World War I

1914 - 1918

A review of the World War I experience from a local point of view.

Veterans' Experience

184th Battalion - Edward John Kroetsch (1914)

A collection of documents including attestation papers and invalid documentation  summarizing his WWI experiences.

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    184th Battalion - Kroetsch, Franklin Louis (1914)

    Photo and attestation papers, including invalid records associated with his WWI experience.

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      Letters

      184th Battalion - Lovell, Walter_ Letters and Attestation Documents (1914)

      Walter Lovell wrote letters back to his sister Lou while he was overseas during the First World War. Interspersed among these letters are are military documents pertaining to his enlistment with the 184th, his war experience, and his death on the battle field.

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        1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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          Business & Public Affairs

          184th Battalion - Nominal Roll (1914)

          A listing of the personnel of the 184th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1916.

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            184th Battalion - Photo Collection (1914)

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

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              Photos & Art Work

              184th Battalion - Photo Collection (1914)

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

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                184th Battalion C. E. F. - A History in Pictures (1914)

                A selection of photos and documents outlining the experience of the members of the 184th as they prepared to embark for Europe.

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                  Memoirs & Memories

                  184th Battalion C. E. F. - A History in Pictures (1914)

                  A selection of photos and documents outlining the experience of the members of the 184th as they prepared to embark for Europe.

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                    1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                      Community Histories

                      184th Battalion CEF - Recognition Day 2016 (1916)

                      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.

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                        18th Mounted Rifles (1914)

                        Local news items regarding the muster of the 18th Mounted Rifles in 1914.

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                          Audio & Video

                          1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                            Architectural Heritage

                            1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                              Obituaries

                              1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                                Cemetery Maps/Lists

                                1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                                  St Luke's Pembina Crossing Cemetery List (1880)

                                  This list of those buried in St. Luke's Pembina Crossing Cemetery is current to January 2019.

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                                    Maps

                                    1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                                      Available On Line - Manitoba's Newspapers (1880)

                                      This is a listing of all Manitoba newspaper which we currently are aware are available online. We will pdate the listing as we become aware of changes.

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                                        Journals

                                        1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

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

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                                          A Diary of Snowflake, Manitoba (1880)

                                          A collection of quotes from the newspapers referring to events in the community of Snowflake during its first hundred years.

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                                            Newspapers

                                            Manitou's Main Streets - 1880 to 1920 (1880)

                                            A collection of photographs of the business districts of Manitou during the settlement period.

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                                              Manitou's Main Streets - 1880 to 1920 (1880)

                                              A collection of photographs of the business districts of Manitou during the settlement period.

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                                                Nellie McClung Collection

                                                McClung - VRBCA - 1915 - Camping in the Mountains (1914)

                                                A journal of a journey to the north of Jasper via an old Indian trail. The writing is sufficiently distinct to suggest that the writer is Wes McClung. 

                                                The original document can be found in the Royal British Columbia Archive.

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                                                  McClung - VRBCA - 1915 - Guiding the Child's Imagination (1915)

                                                  Rough draft of a speech on one's reaponsibilities to the next generation.

                                                  The original document can be found in the Royal British Columbia Archive.

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