The Dirty Thirties

1930 - 1939

This was a time of poverty, of making do with what you had. Farms were less than productive and motorized vehicles were reconstructed to be pulled by horses - Bennett buggies.

Business & Public Affairs

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.

    AD-Darlingford_Darlingford Town Scenes (1900)

    A collection of photos from the Darlingford School Heritage Museum emphasizing architecture and community activities.

      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.

        Barclay School Reunion & Historical Notes (1880)

        News articles and speech texts prepared for delivery at the Barclay School Reunion.

          Beygrau Paul T & Luther Burbank In Memorium (1920)

          Beygrau, in later life, worked with Luther Burbank in his gardens. Their friendship led to Beygrau managing the development of Burbank's Gardens after Burbank's death.

          Document from the Sonoma County Library.

            Buchanan Collection - This Business of Farming - Part 2 (1925)

            A collection of documents concerning the Buchanan farming operation from the 1920s to the 1940s.

              Canada Post - 1930s Poster Collection (1935)

              A collection of posters displayed at rural Manitoba post offices during the 1930s.

                Farming at Fairbrook (1880)

                This collection of Lea Family photographs indicates how farming practices, and especially machinery, has changed over the past hundred years.

                  IOOF Lodge #42 Manitou - Membership Records (1880)

                  This is a listing of the members of the International Order of Foresters Lodge #42, Manitou Manitoba.

                    Johns Family - This Business of Farming (1900)

                    A collection of documents and photos, spanning a century, which emphasize the process of building and paying for a grain elevator on the family farm in 1908.

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