Henry M. Trachtenberg


Born in Winnipeg, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in History from the University of Manitoba. His doctoral dissertation in History at York University was on anti-Semitism, politics, and the Winnipeg Jewish community from 1882 to1940. Now retired, he was an historian with the Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Winnipeg Jewish Community and Politics: The Inter-War Years, 1919-1939
MHS Transactions, Series 3, No. 35, 1979

Ethnic Politics on the Urban Frontier: “Fighting Joe” Martin and the Jews of Winnipeg, 1893-96
Manitoba History, Number 35, Spring/Summer 1998

Review: Robert A. Wardhaugh, Mackenzie King and the Prairie West
Manitoba History, Number 43, Spring/Summer 2002

The Jewish Community of Winnipeg and the Federal Election of 1935 in Winnipeg North
Manitoba History, Number 61, Fall 2009

Review: Ian McKay, Reasoning Otherwise: Leftists and the People’s Enlightenment in Canada
Manitoba History, Number 65, Winter 2011

Review: Jim Blanchard, Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age
Manitoba History, Number 69, Summer 2012

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