Timeline

1933 - 1968

1960s

McLuhan and the ROM
  • technician prepares casts for dinosaur gallery
1960s

Lindsay Sharp tells a Marshall McLuhan story. See also the story "New Technology".

1960s

The Yellow Line
  • School busses parked outside the Queen's Park entrance to the Royal Ontario Museum.
1960s

School busses are a constant at the ROM. In addition to the coach styling, notice the sign over the front doors.

1960s

My First Visit!!!
  • dinosaur skull silhouette
1960s

The year was 1961, I was 10 and in grade 5 (or 6?). At that time our public school, Highview, in Hamilton, had a wonderful man for a Principal, Mr. Howard.

1960s

Charlie and Fido
  • lizard in glass case with children
1960s

In the 1960s my father was seconded to the ROM from the Toronto Board of Education and the immediate effect of this career move for me was access to the Royal Ontario Museum after closing hours....

1960s

The View from 'Home'
  • bird's eye view of building
1960s

ROM was one of my favorite haunts growing up in the '60's. Dad was executive manager of the Park Plaza Hotel across the street, and we lived on the 11th floor of the south wing.