Company Town Expanding Bibliography

Aplin, Julia. Artist who supported early development of the work and research through the Alternating Currents program (Peterborough).

"Astounding Journey: Watch How a 55,000 kg Motor Takes Flight on One of the World's Largest Aircraft." Youtube, uploaded by GE Canada, 22 Nov. 2016,

Bengali, Shashank. "GE says it's going green. Overseas, it's still pushing coal." L.A. Times. 2 March, 2020. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Clysdale, Taylor. "Future uses of General Electric site may be limited due to chemical contamination." Peterborough This Week. 31 August, 2017. Accessed 6 July 2020.

Clysdale, Taylor. "GE retirees, wives and children continue fight with WSIB despite hardships." Peterborough This Week. 19 April, 2020. Accessed 6 July 2020.

Clysdale, Taylor. "One of earliest, most prominent GE Peterborough activists has died." Peterborough This Week. 23 May, 2018. Accessed July 6, 2020.

Clysdale, Taylor. "Peterborough GE former workers and advocates waiting for Ford government to step in on WSIB claims." Peterborough This Week. 25 July, 2018. Accessed July 6, 2020.

Clysdale, Taylor. "The history of General Electric in Peterborough." Peterborough This Week. 30 Nov. 2018, Accessed 6 July, 2020.

DeMatteo, Dale, Robert DeMatteo, et al. The Report of the Advisory Committee on Retrospective Exposure Profiling of the Production Processes at the GENERAL ELECTRIC PRODUCTION FACILITY in Peterborough, Ontario 1945-2000. Published by the Advisory Committee and UNIFOR, 2017.

Doherty, Brennan. "Peterborough GE plant to stop manufacturing, shed 358 jobs." CityNews. 25 August, 2017. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Fred Wilson and Mark A. Graham. "An Interview with Artist Fred Wilson." The Journal of Museum Education, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2007. 211-219.

"GE asbestos potentially hidden in hundreds of Ontario homes." Youtube, uploaded by CBC News: The National, 18 September, 2019.

Hartai, Katie. "Peterborough toxins swept under the sediment." Ottawa Insight. 19 November, 2017. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

James, Sue. "Fw: WSIB numbers and April 28 preview." Received by Anne White, 18 June, 2020.

James, Sue. Personal interview conducted by Anne White. 16 Oct. 2019

James, Sue. Personal interview conducted by Anne White. 16 Nov. 2019

James, Sue. Personal interview conducted by Anne White. 6 Mar. 2020

James, Sue. Zoom meeting with Company Town artists. 4 June, 2020

Jones, Elwood. "A current running through Peterborough: Looking back at GE's history in the city." Peterborough Examiner. 9 Sept. 2017, Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Kovach, Joelle. "After nearly 24-year wait, WSIB approves claim in 1995 cancer death of General Electric Peterborough worker." Peterborough Examiner. 12 Nov. 2018. Accessed 6 July, 2020. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Kovach, Joelle. "General Electric Peterborough to demolish smokestack." Peterborough Examiner. 6 January, 2020.

"Last motor tested at GE peterborough December 17, 2018." Youtube, uploaded by Steve Hall, 17 Dec. 2017,

Littman, William. "The Production of Goodwill: The Origins and Development of the Factory Tour in America." Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, Vol. 9: (2003), pp. 71-84.

Lopez, Lisa Junkin. "Introduction, 'Open House: Reimagining the Historic House Museum.'" The Public Historian, vol. 37, no. 2, 2015, pp. 10-13. JSTOR, Accessed 9 July 2020.

Luckhardt, Natasha. "Go to Work on Monday One More Time": An analysis of the compensation process for occupational disease at General Electric in Peterborough. MA Thesis. McMaster University, 2014. Web. 10 July, 2020.

MacLean, Kevin. "BCMA Webinar - Putting Sustainable Artefact Collecting into Practice." Youtube, uploaded by BC Museums Association 21 February 2019,

Mojtehedzadeh, Sara. "GE quietly removing asbestos from Peterborough homes." Toronto Star. 17 September, 2019. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Mojtehedzadeh, Sara. "Peterborough GE plant with lethal legacy closing down." Toronto Star. 25 August, 2017. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Mojtehedzadeh, Sara. "WSIB reverses majority of denied GE Peterborough cancer claims." Toronto Star. 17 December 2017. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

Müller, Hanna Sybille. Movement Tendencies, a choreographic exercise. Learned at Studio 303, at Müller's DIY Choreography class. May 2019.

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Inc.

Body Map & Legend. Occupational Disease Clinic. Peterborough, 2004.
Clinic Intake Forms. Occupational Disease Clinic. Peterborough, 2004.

Oldham, Jon. "CGE Motors." Received by Anne White, 11 March 2020.

Peterborough Museum & Archives. 998.5.1 "armature motor" Donated by Bruce Piercy in March, 1998. 1/3 HP Made in Peterborough Model 11F882F type KCP Frame 65 H.P 1/3 Amps 4.2/2.1 Volts 110/220 R.P.M 1140 C.S.A approved No.922. 1940.

Peterborough Museum & Archives. 2009.4.1 "motor" donated by CGE in 2009. 1 "Cylindrical, navy blue pump motor. Ends have attached silver rims. Top end has 4 screw holes along the rim edge. 1 half of the top end is smooth; the other half has blades. A 7.0cm rod with plastic tip protrudes from the top. The navy blue body of the motor pump has a product label, protruding attachment, and holes for ventilation and wiring. 2 black wires with metal attachments protrude from the circular hole. Bottom silver end bolted on. Fanned recess detailing. Additional panel attached on bottom. Circular piece protrudes from centre of base. Motor may sit on base in use." Accessed from Peterborough Museum and Archives Collections. "AC Motor GE, CGE. MOD:3J584LX17. FRCAR:39. Type: KC. PH:1. HP: 1/2. V: 115/230. A: 8.4/4.2. SF FS: 1.6. RPM: 3450. HZ: 60. SFA/FSA: 10/5. CSA ENCL/ENVELOPPE ACNOR: DP. MAXAMB/AMBMAX: 40c. INSUL CLASS/CLASS D'ISOL: B. Thermally protected. Motor must be grounded and terminal cover in place to reduce electrical shock hazard."

Peterborough Museum & Archives.
Albert Millard fonds.

Balsillie Collection of Roy Studio Images. Particularly: 2000-012-000444-1, 2000-012-001026-2, 2000-012-001027-3, 2000-012-001311-3, 2000-012-001369-1, 2000-012-001369-2, 2000-012-001369-7, 2000-012-001369-11, 2000-012-001369-12, 2000-012-002112-1, 2000-012-002147-1, 2000-012-015936-1, 2000-012-015936-2, 2000-012-015936-6.

Insurance Plan of the City of Peterborough, Ont. Sept., 1968. Canadian Underwriters' Association. Toronto.

Insurance Plan of the City of Peterborough, Ont. May, 1929. Revised & Reprinted July, 1943. Underwriters' Survey Bureau, Ltd. Toronto.

Insurance Plan of the City of Peterborough, Ont. Aug., 1915. Revised to Feb., 1924. Underwriters' Survey Bureau, Ltd. Toronto.

Works News. Vol. 7(1), Vol. 7(2), Vol. 8(36), Vol. 11(22-23, 25, 26, 33, 40).

Town of Peterborough By-Law 617, passed 29 September, 1890.

Peterson, Liz, Evan Webber and Christopher Willes. Real Questions, a dramaturgical exercise. Learned at Studio 303, at Public Recordings' workshop "what's collective?" January 2020.

Photographs from Roy Studio. Accessed December 2019 from Peterborough Museum and Archives.

Sheetz, Michael. "GE shares pop after earnings beat expectations, CEO Culp reaffirms 2019 forecast." CNBC. 30 April, 2019. Accessed 8 July, 2020.

"Talks break down between General Electric, Unifor on GE Peterborough plant closure agreement; workers upset they are being asked to help overseas plants in taking over their jobs." Peterborough Examiner. 22 Nov. 2017. Accessed 8 July, 2020.

Taylor, Shannon. "Project Caribou: historic buildings of General Electric." Kawartha Now. 24 July, 2016. Accessed 8 July, 2020.

Thomas, Jesse. "Chemical cleanup at Little Lake complete but contingency measures stay in place." Global News. 2 May, 2018. Accessed 8 July, 2020.

Tough, David. "The Half-Life of Canadian General Electric." Electric City Magazine. 4 October, 2017. Accessed 6 July 2020.

Town of Widows. Directed by Natasha Luckhardt and Rob Viscardis. Bread & Roses Creative Productions, 2020.

"Standards of the Highest: From Edison to GE Canada, Peterborough 1891-1991", Centennial Committee, GE Canada, Peterborough, ON: 1991. Peterborough Museum and Archives Ref: APB 4.

Weafer-Schiarizz, Sera. "Review of occupational and environmental health studies in Peterborough, Ontario." Trent Centre for Community Based Education. 2009. Accessed 6 July, 2020.

White, Anne. Project Email 3: Research & Entry Points. Private Google Doc. March 2020.

  1. According to archivist Jon Oldham, it is highly unlikely that Canadian General Motors donated this object because GE is notoriously secretive about its own materials and has almost never donated to Peterborough Museum and Archives.