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.

Memoirs & Memories

Durham, Margaret - Memories (1920)

One of a series of intervews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

This one features Margaret Durham.

    Fargey, Isabella - Memories of Other Days - LaRiviere Memoir (1880)

    A short memoir of early 20th century LaRiviere with a collection of period photos.

      Hughes Family in Western Canada (1880)

      A family history of the Hughes Family as told by the descendants in the New Haven District of Pembina Municipality

        Hughes, Geordie - Memories (1920)

        One of a series of intervews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

        This one features Geordie Hughes.

          JACKSON, Richard & Parker, Margaret - Family History (1880)

          The family story of the Jacksons, who loaned their name to the Jckson Hall and commiunity.

            Johnson, Mid - Memories (1920)

            One of a series of intervews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

            This one features Mid Johnson.

              Klassen, Helen - Memories (1920)

              One of a series of intervews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

              This one features Helen Klassen.

                Manitou Normal School 1930 - Photo Album (1929)

                A student's collection of photos to commemorate her year in Norman School in Manitou.

                  Manitou Opera House - A History (1880)

                  Contains a collection of news articles and posters concerning a hundred years of performances at Manitou's Opera Houses.

                    Manitou Youth Training Centre Yearbook 1937-38 (1937)

                    A mimeographed yearbook published in honour of the Manitou Youth Training Centre class of 1937-38.

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