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Oot and Aboot Holiday Edition

12/11/2018
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You don't have to stray ootside your living room to experience this week's topic. Considered one of the worst movies of all time, the 1964 Christmas film Santa Conquers the Martians contains some interesting historical tidbits. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory

Duration:00:12:15

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

12/4/2018
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This week, we explore a favourite holiday tradition: the Santa Claus Parade! Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory

Duration:00:36:07

Oot and Aboot #10

11/27/2018
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Find out what one of our listeners noticed "oot and aboot" in Cobden, Ontario. This small town's claim to fame? The 1867 discovery of an astrolabe that allegedly belonged to French explorer Samuel de Champlain. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory

Duration:00:10:35

A Stain on the Constitution

11/20/2018
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In 1983, Toronto art student Peter Grayson threw paint onto the Canadian Constitution while consulting the document at Library and Archives Canada, defacing it for all time. Join Nick, Robin, and Keely as they notice the ‘colourful’ story of the Constitution, and examine Grayson's act of protest and the heightened archival security measures that it inspired. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at...

Duration:00:36:23

Social Media and the Holocaust, with Meghan Lundrigan

11/5/2018
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Guest host Meghan Lundrigan, a PhD candidate at Carleton University, explores the ways in which social media informs visitor experience and engagement with Holocaust memorials, museums, and historic sites. In particular, she studies the dissemination of Holocaust memory through digital image-sharing platforms such as Instagram. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on...

Duration:00:46:47

Haunted Talks Takeover!

10/19/2018
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Get spooked on this very special episode of Notice History! We've collaborated with Haunted Talks, the official podcast of Haunted Walks Inc, to take you along on the Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa tour. Brittney Bos, former Haunted Walk tour guide and current Know History associate, chats with Creative Director Jim Dean about Haunted Walks' success, and the histories upon which tours are founded. Along the way, you'll hear snippets of the spine-chilling stories featured on the Original...

Duration:00:40:51

Oot and Aboot #9

10/16/2018
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Learn about the wreck and discovery of the J.H. Jones off the Bruce Peninsula in this episode of Oot and Aboot. Thanks to Samantha Clark for sending in the topic suggestion! Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:09:55

Canadian Thanksgiving

10/9/2018
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What do the Mi’kmaq, Samuel de Champlain, canned meats, Nova Scotian food, and the god Neptune all have in common? They have each played a role in the origins of Canadian Thanksgiving celebrations. Join our hosts as they notice the complicated history behind this simple holiday. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:28:22

Interview with Dr. Andrew Burtch, Canadian War Museum

10/2/2018
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“What distinguishes museums is the encounter with the physical.” Dr. Andrew Burtch shared these words, along with many more insights, during an interview with Robin Mullins. Dr. Burtch is the post-1945 historian at the Canadian War Museum; the author of an award-winning book, Give Me Shelter: The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence; and has vast experience in the museum sector. In this special episode, Dr. Burtch takes us on a journey through the day-to-day of a Canadian War Museum...

Duration:00:32:55

Heritage Tourism

9/18/2018
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Guest host Tom Bigelow joins Robin and Keely as they travel through the topic of Heritage Tourism. What attracts us to heritage sites? Who does heritage tourism appeal to? What is the future of this type of attraction? Join us and find out. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:28:16

Oot and Aboot #8

9/12/2018
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In this episode, we discuss digital engagement strategies used by museums like the Royal Ontario Museum to attract and engage visitors. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:14:17

A Part of Our Heritage

9/4/2018
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We are joined by Alice Glaze to discuss "a part of our heritage" that most Canadians will be familiar with: Historica Canada's Heritage Minutes. Heritage Minutes are part of our Canadian psyche. These 60-second films seek to teach us about Canadian history and heritage and, in doing so, they themselves have become part of our heritage. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or...

Duration:00:34:30

Oot and Aboot #7

8/28/2018
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Inspired by a Canada-themed playlist, this episode of Oot and Aboot discusses the role of folk music in preserving historical events and creating collective memory. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:11:57

History of Playing Cards

8/21/2018
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Be it euchre, poker, cribbage, or crazy eights, card games have been a staple pastime for centuries. Join Robin, Nick, and Keely as we learn more about the handheld history of playing cards! Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:29:59

Oot and Aboot #6

8/14/2018
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Exploring the efforts of museums and heritage sites to increase visitors, particularly by offering free or discounted rates. For this episode, we are joined by heritage professional Tom Bigelow. Listen for Tom in a future full episode of Notice History. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:13:28

Oot and Aboot #5

7/31/2018
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If you enjoyed our episode on repatriation in Marvel's Black Panther movie, you'll enjoy this episode of Oot and Aboot where we dive back into artifact repatriation. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:08:09

History in Fantasy

7/24/2018
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If you're a fan of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, or other popular fantasy works, you might have noticed that these worlds have many parallels to human history and myth. Join us as we explore some of the history that inspired and is embedded in these worlds. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:34:58

Oot and Aboot #4

7/17/2018
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If you're Oot and Aboot in New York City, you might encounter a MICRO museum. Listen to this feature to learn more about these six-foot museums, and then check out MICRO's website at micro.ooo. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NoticeHistory.

Duration:00:07:19

Making Census of the Census

7/10/2018
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It might seem like just another piece of paperwork to fill out, but the census is an important document in both the present and the past. Join Notice History as we learn more about the history of the census, its use by historians today, and the impact that the return of the long-form census will have on future generations. Notice History is the official podcast of Know History, a historical research company based in Ottawa. Visit our website at knowhistory.ca/podcast, or follow us on...

Duration:00:26:55