Online exhibits

Explore the stories of Vancouver Island people through original photographs and written documents:

Gordon Head Athletic Club 1916-1922 – A handwritten minute book from 1916, contemporary news items and images bring to life the story of a wartime Saanich community working together for the good of its young people.


Dick Warner’s Burma Campaign diary and photos – Dick Warner of Victoria’s WWII experiences in India and Burma are brought to life through his daily diary and photo album.


The Harold Monks Story – The story of a Lancashire accountant who emigrated to Canada’s west coast, ranched on a Vargas Island, went to war, came back and fished for Clayoquot Sound Cannery, told through Harold’s own photos, diaries and mementos saved in an old travelling trunk.