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Cypress School District

A school district south of Clearwater, Manitoba.

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A Story for Every Mile

This 140 page history of Southern Manitoba by Ed Ledohowski contains many photographs never before seen in publications and features many memoirs from Manitoba's past.

It is for sale from the PMA by contacting

Price $60

Shipping and Handling $25.


    Community Histories

    Archaeology in the Rock and Pelican Lake Area of South Central Manitoba

    Chris Vickers completed a series of archaeological digs in the Mound Builder and Assiniboine sites in Southern Manitoba between 1940 and 1950.

    These reports were prepared for the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba and are now in the collection of the University of Manitoba.


      Canadian Pacific Railway

      CPR Pembina Mountain Branch Line - Railway Post

      INitially, before Canada Post existed, mail was carried by rail to many communities which later faded away.


        Memoirs & Memories

        Cypress School District # 175 - Memoirs (1882)

        A school district near Clearwater, Manitoba.


          Family Narratives

          Grant, Agnes - No End of Grief - Indian Residential Schools in Canada (1880)

          An account addressing the experiences of First Nations children in the residential schools.


            Photos & Art Work

            Hime H L - Photographer - Hind Expedition (1858)

            The collection of photographs taken by H. L. Hime during the summer of 1858 while in service of the Hind Expedition to Red River, Manitoba and Assiniboia.


              Historical Atlas of Manitoba

              Historical Atlas of Manitoba

              Table of Contents and Preface

              by John Warkentin and Richard I. Ruggles

              Over the next few months we will be uploading high definitions of the atlas page by page to preserve the depth of detail of the maps contained in the atlas. For the moment, the atlas is available in a chapter by chapter format. 



                Manitoba Buffalo Hunting Trails (1880)

                This short article outlines the two best known trails used by the buffalo hunters as they wended their way from the Red River Settlement to the Missouri for the annual buffalo hunt.


                  Veterans' Experience & War Effort

                  North-West Mounted Police - Route Map 1874-75

                  Map published in conjunction with 'The North-West Mounted Police 1873-1893. Vol.1 by John Peter Turner.



                    What They Wore - A Visual History of Dress - Douglas Gorsline

                    An excellent resource for anyone interested in period costumes.