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Manitoba History No. 89
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tuxedo School No. 1709 (Winnipeg)

The Tuxedo School District was organized formally in January 1914 and a schoolhouse was constructed near the Canada Cement plant, in what is now the Linden Woods suburb of Winnipeg. The school district also operated the Tuxedo School No. 2 (later Tuxedo Park School) with teachers shared between the two facilities. This school closed in the 1950s.

Among the teachers of Tuxedo School No. 1 were D. M. McDougall (1915), Perley A. Murphy (1915), W. Frank Bevell (1915), S. Abrahamson (1916), Mary Abrahamson (1916), O. H. Brown (1916-1917), and Stefan Bjorgvin Stefansson (1916-1921, 1927-1948, 1949-1952, 1953-1954).

Tuxedo School

Tuxedo School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 20.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83430, W97.19350
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Tuxedo Park No. 1709 / Tuxedo Park School (2300 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba School for the Deaf / Wireless School No. 3 / Manitoba Teachers’ College / Tuxedo Model School / Canadian Mennonite University (500 Shaftesbury Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Tuxedo School District No. 1709], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection (GR10356), [Tuxedo School District No. 1709 / Tuxedo School and Tuxedo Park School Daily Registers / School Division No. 3], Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary [Stefan Bjorgvin Stefansson (1889-1971)], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1971, page 36.

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.

This page was prepared by Paige Kowal, Nathan Kramer, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 July 2016

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