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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Amana School No. 928 (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

The Amana School District was organized formally in January 1898 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NW12-15-10W in the Rural Municipality of Lakeview. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Langruth Consolidated School District and later the Pine Creek School Division.

Among the teachers of Amana School were N. M. Campbell (1907), M. J. Moffatt (1931-1932), Alma Hazel Smith (1933-1935), Olive Cameron (1935-1936), F. Ross Kinley (1936-1937), Albert Carnelley Brook (1938-1939), Marshall William Joyce (1939-1940), Agnes Lillias Stewart (1940-1942), Victoria A. Bobick? (1942-1943), Esther Dorothy Baissie (1943-1944), Sam Sigurdson (1944), H. Russell Moffatt (1944-1945, 1951, 1956), Gwendolyn May Young (1945), Laura Mildred Karlenzig (1945-1946), Edward Clarence Malazdrewicz (1946-1947), Tena Rempel (1947-1948), Nellie Lucille Keast (1948-1950), W. Podruski (1950), Frederick Charles Larwood (1951-1952), Lena Thorleefson? (1952-1953), Sheila Wenonah Moffat (1953-1954), Grace H. Black (1954-1955), Alice T. Puddicombe (1955-1956), and Betty Oliver (1956-1960).

Amana School

Amana School (no date) by C. K. Rogers
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 24.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.26276, W98.72960
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Amana School District No. 928], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

Departmentally appointed school trustee files (E 0034), GR1629, Amana School District No. 928 Daily Registers, Archives of Manitoba.

Departmentally appointed school trustee files (E 0034), GR1629, Amana School District No. 928 Cash Book, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 10 February 2017

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