35 Results Found
The Old Forts of Winnipeg, 1738-1927
The Prairie West
1985. The Prairie West. Edmonton:Pica Pica Press. ..
The Red River Settlement: Its Rise, Progress and Present State
1972. The Red River Settlement: Its Rise, Progress and Present State. Edmonton:Hurtig Publishers..
The Red-Assiniboine Junction: A Land Use and Structural History, 1770-1980
This manuscript provides a comprehensive land use and historic summary of The Forks area. Discussion includes: First Inhabitants (1640-1900); French presence (1730-1760); Pedlars and Nor’Westers (1765-1811); Fur Trade and Settlement (1812-1821); Hudson’s Bay Company (1821-1850); Red River Settlement (1821-1869); The Forks and Red River Resistance (1869-1870); The Junction (1870-1908); Winnipeg’s Union Station and East Yards (1908-1980). Early land usage is presented with historical documents and maps. Post-1800 structures are presented through plans, paintings or photographs, with commentary on: the need for the structures of each historic period; the 1846 occupation of Fort Garry by the Sixth Regiment of Foot and subsequent military residences; the formation of Manitoba and resulting structures; and railway structures of a declining commercial area.
The romantic settlement of Lord Selkirk's colonists: The pioneers of Manitoba
Upper Fort Garry An Historical Overview
1977. Upper Fort Garry An Historical Overview. Winnipeg:Hilderman, Feir, Witty and Associates. [ Booklet (33pp) (MM) ].
Winnipeg: A Social History of Urban Growth, 1874-1914
1975. Winnipeg: A Social History of Urban Growth, 1874-1914. Montreal:McGill-Queen's University Press. ..