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.

Community Histories

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.

      Archibald District History (1880)

      A selection of photographs, memoirs, and historical sketches concerning the Archibald Methodist (United) Church, the Archibld School District, and its early settlers in Southern Manitoba.

        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.

            Barclay School Reunion Documents (1880)

            A collection of photos and documents collected at the time of the Barclay School Reunion.

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

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

                Cavers, Evelyn - Life, As I Remember It (1900)

                The story of the Nestibo family of the Goodlands district of southwestern Manitoba. It includes description of the work in the coal fields of the district.

                  Clearwater Red & White 1930 - Sale Bill (0)

                  This sale bill from 1930 gives an idea of the prices paid for goods in rural Manitoba during the Depression.

                    Darlinfdord School Heritage Museum Accession Files - Part 18 (1880)

                    Contains a listing of the collection items at the museum, accession numbers, description of items, and occaional photographs.

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