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The Daily | Feb 1970

The Daily | Feb 1970

The Daily for Feb 1970, in single pages, PDF, or CBR.

The Daily | Jan 1970

The Daily | Jan 1970

I have a large collection of the in house “daily” newsletter. Not ever day but some issues from every month for the years 1970 & ’71, and a few others. I’ve been sorting them, and have started scanning them in lots by month. Here’s January for 1970. A small batch. You can also download them […]

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

This appears to be an in-house newsletter, with text by Wallace Stevens, and/or “from the Rochdale file” by Brian Grieveson. Photos by Alex McDolanld, one of the primary documentarians of the school. It appears to have been published some time in late 1974 though exact dating is hard to tell. The main subjects are the […]

The Odd Connection

The Odd Connection

This is a A Chapter 1 Marijuana Pamphlet/Petition/Flyer. I don’t know much about it other than what you can read in the document directly, will try to get more info later.

The By-laws and welcome flyer

The By-laws and welcome flyer

Along with a 6 inch stack of documents, meetings minutes and the like, I’ve a large shopping bad full of the “daily” [the Rochdale in house newspaper/zine] and assorted pamphlets. Going to take some time to scan all that, we’ll start off with two of the first things you’d pick up arriving as a student/resident at Rochdale in theory. The By-Laws, and this “Rochdale […]

The Daily | Feb 1970
The Daily | Feb 1970

The Daily for Feb 1970, in single pages, PDF, or CBR.

The Daily | Jan 1970
The Daily | Jan 1970

I have a large collection of the in house “daily” newsletter. Not ever day but some issues from every month for the years 1970 & ’71, and a few others. I’ve been sorting them, and have started scanning them in lots by month. Here’s January for 1970. A small batch. You can also download them […]

Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters

This appears to be an in-house newsletter, with text by Wallace Stevens, and/or “from the Rochdale file” by Brian Grieveson. Photos by Alex McDolanld, one of the primary documentarians of the school. It appears to have been published some time in late 1974 though exact dating is hard to tell. The main subjects are the […]

The Odd Connection
The Odd Connection

This is a A Chapter 1 Marijuana Pamphlet/Petition/Flyer. I don’t know much about it other than what you can read in the document directly, will try to get more info later.

The By-laws and welcome flyer
The By-laws and welcome flyer

Along with a 6 inch stack of documents, meetings minutes and the like, I’ve a large shopping bad full of the “daily” [the Rochdale in house newspaper/zine] and assorted pamphlets. Going to take some time to scan all that, we’ll start off with two of the first things you’d pick up arriving as a student/resident at Rochdale in theory. The By-Laws, and this “Rochdale […]

The Housing Corporation of Canada had a plan.
The Housing Corporation of Canada had a plan.

This post is the contents of a folder found amongst my father’s papers, primarily containing a press release from the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation of Canada, announcing their plans for the re-purposing of the Rochdale Collage building as a retirement home. It included a press release, backgrounders, photos of sudo-evidence shots showing the state […]

Files saved from facebook and other parts online
Files saved from facebook and other parts online

So there are a number of sites attempting to document the history and passing of Rochdale. One is a group of old students and residents on Facebook where a huge pile of news clippings and such have been posted. For the sake of having them handy i’m posting this large set of 246 those clippings here. They are mostly […]