Browse Al Thorleifson
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.
This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.
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.
A series of family photos, ca 1905, taken of the family of Richard and Maggie Shaver.
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.
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.
An issue of the Manitou Western Canadian newspaper.
- References to Kaleida, Darlingford, Selkirk and Altamont.
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.