Manitoba History: Number 51, February 2006

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“Prairie bouquet ”
This colorful assemblage of prairie plants and animals was rendered in 1906 by pioneering Manitoba entomologist, Norman Criddle. Image provided by the Sipiweske Museum, Wawanesa.

Salt-Making in Manitoba
by Virginia Petch

Norman Criddle: Pioneer Entomologist of the Prairies
by N. J. Holliday


A Promise of Redemption: The Soeurs du Bon Pasteur and Delinquent Girls in Winnipeg, 1911-1948
by Tanya Woloschuk

The Broadway Site of the University of Manitoba: Origins and Demise
by Richard A. Johnson

A Union of Manitoba Municipalities
by Gordon Goldsborough

National Commemoration for Hangar No. 1 of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, Brandon, Manitoba
by Parks Canada

Digital Mapping of Historical Data
by Larry Laliberte

Citizenship Ceremony, 10 January 1947
by Kurt Korneski

An Interview with Graham Spry, 1972
by Michael Dupuis

Letters to the Editor


Jim Blanchard, Winnipeg 1912 Diary of a City
by Robert Wardhaugh

Gisli Palsson, Travelling Passions: The Hidden Life of Vilhjalmur Stefansson
by Christopher Trott

Bob Irving (ed), Blue & Gold: 75 Years of Blue Bomber Glory
by Colin Oakes

Peter Geller, Northern Exposures: Photographing and Filming the Canadian North
by Len Kuffert

Stephen Clarkson, The Big Red Machine: How the Liberal Party Dominates Canadian Politics
by Ted Meighen

Carol Matas, Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein
Stefanie Goldsborough

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