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184th Battalion - Photo Collection

Collection of photographs of the 184th and of the installation of the cenotaph in 1921.

    184th Battalion CEF - Recognition Day 2016

    In May 2016, the community of Manitou paid tribute to the 184th Battalion CEF on the 100th Anniversary of the Farewell Muster held in Manitou on the May Long Weekend 1916. A memorial service was held at the Manitou Opera House and a Heritage Fair in the Gymnasiom of the Nellie McClung Collegiate.

      1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource

      This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

        Cruthers Scrapbook - William Maurice Cruthers

        This scrapbook, collected by William Maurice Cruthers, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Mary Cruthers, begins with his departure for school in Ontario in 1906. Later in the book, articles documenting family events from earlier times are mixed in with current, as if they were included when they came into his posession.

          MaGee, Gordon F - and the Manitou Opera House

          Gordon MaGee and his father built homes around Manitou from about 1890 to 1911. Gordon moved to Winnipeg, but was asked to design the 'new' Opera House when it was built in 1930.

            Manitou - Bi-Plane Visits 1920

            Ida Handford took these photographs of the bi-plane which toured Manitou in the summer of 1920.

              Manitou Opera House 2015 - Blueprints

              Designed by Steckley and Associates of Winkler, with much help from the Manitou Opera House Foundation, these drawings reflect the intent of the Foundation - to ensure the new building complemented the original design of the Manitou Opera House.

                Manitou Western Canadian - 1909-07-22

                An issue of the Manitou Western Canadian newspaper.

                • References to Kaleida, Darlingford, Selkirk and Altamont.
                McClungs in Manitou - 1890 to 1911

                This source document is intended to provide background to the McClungs in Manitou Exhibit held at the Backstage Gallery of the Manitou Opera House from August 8 to September 15, 2017. 

                Its purpose was to reflect on some of the people who influenced Nellie McClung's development as a social activist, and to remark on the very positive influence the McClungs had on Manitou and community while they were in Manitou.

                  The Arras Photo Album

                  A collection of photos taken by a member of the Manitoba Regiment between October 1918 and July 1919 in England and Northern France. The photos emphasize the destruction evident on the battlefileds and the include many photos of other soldiers in his regiment.

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