Multicultural Resources

Croation National Home, opened in the 1930s on Beach Road
Croation National Home, opened in the 1930s on Beach Road

Check in the Where-to-Look in Local History & Archives for the following ethnic groups, which have clipping files, scrapbooks or other material.


Catalogued Books

Here is a list of some books from Local History & Archives that might be of interest in researching ethnic groups:

Anglo-Italian tension in Hamilton, 1921-1946

Ivan Amodeo

University of Guelph



Appendix to Handbook for counsellors of newcomers for Hamilton-Burlington area

Hamilton and District Central Information Service


Diverse racial and cultural groups' access to the social service system

Prepared by Gloria DeSantis

Social Planning & Research Council


R362.84 DES


Ethnic and cultural directory

Central Information Service

1975, 1976, 1977, 1979

R367.9713025 ETH


Ethnic recipes

Hamilton Multicultural Centre


R641.59 HAM


Ethnocultural Director of Hamilton-Wentworth

Hamilton & District Multicultural Council


R367.9713025 ETH


The Filipino Organization of Hamilton presents "Kaugaliang Pilipino" a dance and music festival

R305.89221071 FIL


Germania Club

R305.831 DEU


The Germania Club 1864-1989

R305.831 GER


Hamilton: A Black Perspective

R305.896071352 HAM


Hamilton and District Multicultural Council

Annual Report

R367.971352 HAM


Hamilton Jewish Community Centre 25th Anniversary 1950-1975

R305.89240713 HAM


The Hamilton St. Andrews' Benevolent Society

R305.89163071 HAM


Hamilton Scottish Games

R305.89163071 HAM


Hamilton Wentworth Chinese Directory

Summer Canada Programs


R917.1352 HAM


Immigrant Communities - British and Continental European - in early 20th century Hamilton

J. Synge

R325.71352 SYN


The Immigrant Song: The Spectator special report, Friday October 5, 1990

Hamilton Spectator

R305.8009713 IMM


Multicultural Directory of Hamilton-Wentworth


R305.80971352 MUL


National Bicentenary of Canadian Jewry, 1759-1959

R305.8924071 NAT


National Council of Jewish Women

R305.8924071 NAT


New World Focus

New World Focus Publishing


Hamilton Reference Periodical


An Orientation Kit [prepared by the] Vietnamese Voluntary Group of Hamilton

Vietnamese Voluntary Group


R362.849592 ORI


Our People in These Parts: Scottish immigrant networks and the cultural construction of nationality in nineteenth century Hamilton.

R305.89163 RAM


Our Ukrainian Loyalists: the Ukrainian Canadian Committee

By Watson Kirkconnell

Ukrainian Canadian Committee


R971.00491791 KIR


An Overview of the Hamilton & District Multicultural Council

Hamilton & District Multicultural Council


R367.971352 OVE


The Red Shield

R305.8924071 RED


The Regional Mosaic: a directory of cultural and ethnic groups in the Regional Municipality of Hamilton Wentworth

Central Information Service


R367.9713025 ETH


Report of the Hamilton Anti-racism Committee's Action Line

Hamilton Anti-racism Committee


R301.45109713 H18


Slurs, stereotypes and prejudice

Hamilton Anti-racism Committee

Drawings by Lynn Johnston

R303.38711 HAM


A Survey on the Chinese communities in Toronto and Hamilton

Prepared by Felix Fong [et al]


R301.45109713 SU79


A welcome to newcomers to Hamilton

Social Planning Council of Hamilton and District


R360.9713521 SO12



The 1871 census of Ontario is searchable by ethnic origin


Government Documents

There are many documents relating to demographics, etc. in the Government Documents section. Check the on line catalogue.