More than 31,000 Italian-Canadians were designated "enemy aliens" and around 600 were removed from their homes and held in prisons and camps. Many also lost jobs or experienced racism and violence in their communities.
And while you are there, why not take the time to look at their archives (many of which are already online – and there are photos, objects, papers at http://guelph.pastperfectonline.com/).
The museum was started back in the 1960s, and moved to 52 Norfolk Street, the former Loretto Convent in 2012.
Their website is at http://guelph.ca/museum/
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