The First World War changed Canadian society profoundly, and transformed the University of Toronto no less. A quiet teaching university became first a military training camp for thousands of young volunteers, then a research powerhouse as buildings, resources and brilliant minds were turned over to the greater war effort.
These collected vignettes follow commemorate the diverse contributions made a century ago by the U of T community during the war. They offer a window into private moments, acts of kindness, bravery and personal sacrifice. Above all, they illustrate a common commitment to find reasons for hope even in a time of loss.
|>“Nothing Lacking but the Roar of Battle”|
|>Farmerettes Help at Home|
|>Forgotten Warriors: Animals at War|
|>Waging War on Infection|
|>Objects of Salvation|
|>An Artist at War|
|>Letter From the Front|
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