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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

In October 2004, Windsor Public Library launched the Windsor Mosaic website project. Itís a Job Creation Partnership Program, funded by The Government of Canada and developed by Windsor Public Library, Windsorís Community Museum, Italian Community and Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County. Windsor Public Library envisions this project as the beginning of a series of websites, which will share with our entire community, the heritage, customs and contributions of Windsorís cultural mosaic. Completion of this project is October 2005.
The Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is the founder of the Windsor Mosaic Project
Windsor Public Library
Windsor Public Library is a partner in this project. Windsor Public Library includes 9 branch libraries, the Central Library, Windsor's Community Museum and Windsor's Community Archives. Windsor Public Library has materials in over 20 languages. Some of the services offered include literacy tutoring, an expanded children's collection and area, audio and large print books, 49 public computer stations, free Internet access, service to the homebound, career and employment information, community meeting space, current bestsellers and reference and research materials and services up to the university level.

Windsorís Community Museum
Windsor’s Community Museum is a partner in the Windsor Mosaic Project. Windsor’s Community Museum is housed in the François Baby House, one of the oldest buildings in Windsor. The Museum has a wide array of collections that document the rich history of Windsor and Essex County including artifacts, paintings, drawings, prints, postcards, photographs, books, newspapers, maps and archives. The Museum offers exhibitions, public programs and educational programs for schools and community groups that wish to explore the many individuals, cultures and events that contributed to the development of Windsor. The Italian Community Exhibition at the Windsor’s Community Museum was developed by

Madelyn Della Valle – Curator
Mary Elizabeth Marentette - Researcher
Heather Butt – Exhibition Assistant
Leisa Dawson – Exhibition Assistant
Mary Ann Eppert - Exhibition Assistant
Mike Muzzin - Preparator
Italian Community Committee and St.Angela Merici Church
Caterina Lopez Fr., August Feccia, Gilbert Barichello, Joan Bonato, Maria Battagin, Rosina Sorge, Domenica Mandarino, Vanna Evola, Rita Bison
The Windsor Mosaic Group
Etleva Sofroni - Researcher/Exhibit Designer/Translator
Lily Hong Yan - Web Developer


The opinions and interpretations in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.


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