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Souris Valley Plains - A History

This document is a survey of research into the early human settlement in south eastern Manitoba.

    Speeches Scribler - Suffragists & McClung

    This book contains a series of speechies which seem to be the opening arguments for a series of debates. Their topics are varied, but one is on the issue of Suffrage for Women. They were written in 1914 and 1915, just before the granting of suffrage in Manitoba.

     

      St John the Baptist Anglican in Manitou - 25th and 50th Anniversary Celebrations

      A news article concerning the 25th Anniversary of the Parish and a commemorative program from the 50th Anniversary Celebrations.

        Star Mound

        Star Mound has been a well known gathering site for centuries and was one of the sites consistently mentioned by the early explorers of Manitoba. On the height of the hiss is a turtle shaped mound. The Star Mound school originally stood below the height of the hill, but was moved to the height by the community to provide a focus for their heritage site. 

          Storm, Gudrun Jonsdottir - Homestead Papers

          Gudrun Jonsdottir Storu was one of the few women who were granted Homesteads in Manitoba. These documents include some of the reports on her homestead application collected by the Homestead office.

            Tales of the Red River

            An early Red River history written for use in the schools. 

              The Former Manitou Gas Company Plant

              Manitou was served by an acetylene gas plant from 1906 to 1926. The gas plant building still stands in north west Manitou. Lorne Thompson researched this architecural artefact as part of a Heritage Manitoba project.

                The High Mountain - An Altamont History - Beula Swain

                A short history of the Altamont district in South Central Manitoba.

                  The Nor'West Farmer - 1928 Selections

                  Published in Winnipeg, the Nor'West Farmer emphasized the latest in agricultural research and applied these ideas to real farms. Articles taught do-it-yourself repair and maintenance and raught new techniques in animal husbandry and seeding/harvesting. Along with this there was a sense of fun and games, a real family-based farming digest.

                    The Nor'West Farmer - 1929 Selections

                    Published in Winnipeg, the Nor'West Farmer emphasized the latest in agricultural research and applied these ideas to real farms. Articles taught do-it-yourself repair and maintenance and raught new techniques in animal husbandry and seeding/harvesting. Along with this there was a sense of fun and games, a real family-based farming digest.

                    Use our site's search capability for a list of the Nor'West Farmer issues on file.

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