Check out our resources on the history of Brantford's immigrant communities.
A document by Jean Gringorten Gelb, one of the children of a Brantford Rabbi, recounting her childhood in Brantford.
A brief biography of Dr. Gerald Tulchinsky
Italian immigrants to Brantford brought a lot of their culture and traditions along with them. Italian festivals in the Brant region are some of the main events in which we can see this.
A celebration of 2019's successful Memories of Brantford's Jewish Community event
Lisa Dietrich's (nee Pignotta) tribute to her grandfather - Louis Torti
Learn about the history of Catholic churches for Brantford's Italian community
An article by Jack Jackowetz
Learn about the history of Brantford's Italian Village
Learn about Brantford Italian's social and cultural hub - Rossini Lodge
Family history by John Centorrino
The Immigration Story of Grazia Petitti Grazia Petitti (Bolognone)
Pinchero Family Customs and Traditions as told by Linda Kuyper nee Pinchero
My Father Thomas Joseph Carbone, POW 311 by Martin Carbone
Learn about important local historian Sadie Stren & her work to document the activities of Brantford's Jewish community.
The College Fruit Market Story as told by his daughter Linda Kuyper nee Pinchero
Learn about Madonna della Libera and her connection to Brantford's Italian community
Learn about San Rocco, patron saint of Brantford's Italian community
Famous Food Blog Nonna's Way by Brantford's Angela DeSalvo and Anna Romano that celebrates Italian cuisine, family, and community!