About the Author

Emily Burton


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Emily Burton has a PhD in Canadian History (Dalhousie University, 2016) that included a Gilder Lehrman Fellowship with the New York Historical Society. She contributed to the Canadian component of the International Exhibition: Hello Sailor! Gay Life on the Ocean Wave for the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and has also collaborated with the S.S. Atlantic Interpretation Center in Terence Bay. She has worked as an Oral Historian at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 since 2014.