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  1. Posters, images, periodicals, ephemera, and a genealogy documenting the punk rock movement in Vancouver, British Columbia. Includes material relating to the movement's support and promotion of various social political causes, such as the environment, women's rights, and opposition to racism.
  2. Search across four collections on popular entertainment in the 19th and early 20th centuries: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema.
  3. Correspondence of early to mid-Victorian British women writers.
  4. A collection of oral history interviews that discuss the migration of the Vietnamese "Boat People" to Canada in 1979 and 1980 and their adaption to Canadian society. It includes hundreds of hours of oral history interviews covering the topics of migration from Vietnam to Canada and life in both countries, as well as adaptation to Canadian society and maintaining links to Vietnamese traditions and religious practices. Approximately 30% of the content is in English and 70% is in Vietnamese.
  5. Survey data on print and digital media exposure, product usage (including brand-level information), lifestyles, and attitudes of Canadian consumers. Coverage includes a wide range of consumer product and service sectors, such as personal care, travel, apparel, finance, leisure, beverages, etc., as well as the readership of specific Canadian magazines and newspapers.
    Vividata requires your email address to allow you to export any charts, or reports; as these exports will be sent to the email address you provide.
  6. Canada's national catalogue (union catalogue). Search for published materials held at Library and Archives Canada and in public and academic libraries across Canada. Includes books, magazines, newspapers, government documents, theses, sound recordings, and maps, as well as materials in electronic formats, and in braille and large print.
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