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MHS Celebrates: Manitoba 150 in the Winnipeg Free Press

These weekly articles in the Winnipeg Free Press are mostly drawn from the archives of the Manitoba Historical Society.

Date

Article

4 January

Edward Darbey, Taxidermy, and the Last Buffaloes by James Burns
Manitoba History, Number 63, Spring 2010

11 January

On Board the Steamer “Northwest”, Saskatchewan River
Manitoba History, Number 17, Spring 1989

18 January

A Thousand Words: Winnipeg’s Silent Film Star by Gordon Goldsborough
Manitoba History, Number 50, October 2005

25 January

A Thousand Words: The Yukon Party from Manitoba by Gordon Goldsborough
Manitoba History, Number 49, June 2005

1 February

The Black Killer
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 5, Number 1, September 1959

8 February

Winnipeg's Horse-Car Service by Walter E. Bradley
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 3, April 1959

15 February

Place Names by Hartwell Bowsfield
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 1, September 1960

22 February

The Past Meets the Present by Molly McFadden
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 2, January 1961

29 February

So Times Have Changed
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 2, January 1961

7 March

When Mail Came Only Twice a Year by Peter Thomson
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 3, April 1961

14 March

Plate #53: The Rescue of a Brother Firefighter by Rick Northwood
Manitoba History, Number 67, Winter 2012

21 March

John Higgins and Higgins Avenue by Ross Mitchell
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 2, January 1961

28 March

Our First Newspaper by Aileen Garland
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 2, January 1958

4 April

Medicine on the Rocks, The Strange Tale of the Ojibwa Mosaics by Frank Hall
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 3, April 1961

11 April

First Lady of the Rails by Fred Morrison
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 1, September 1958

18 April

The Legend of the White Horse Plain by Margaret Arnett MacLeod
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 2, January 1958

25 April

Early Winnipeg Boom Makes History by Harry Shave
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 10, Number 3, Spring 1965

2 May

Mosquito Control in Winnipeg by Dr. Ross Mitchell
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 12, Number 2, Winter 1967

9 May

Captain Ross - Laird of the River by R. J. Taylor
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 2, January 1958

16 May

Extra! Extra! Hear All About It! by Garry Moir

23 May

Sheep Drive From Kentucky by Alexander Ross
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 5, Number 2, January 1960

30 May

A New Monument on the Legislative Building Grounds by Paul Yuzyk
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 7, Number 1, September 1961

6 June

The Medical Pooh-Bah of Rupert’s Land by a descendant of Dr. John Bunn
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 1, September 1960

13 June

On Stage: Theatre and Theatres in Early Winnipeg by James B. Hartman
Manitoba History, Number 43, Spring/Summer 2002

20 June

Disappearance of Hector Jordan by Margaret Van Dusen
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 17, Number 1, Autumn 1971

27 June

The Boy With the Boot by Betty Jane Wylie
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 2, January 1959

4 July

The Medium was the Murky Message by Garry Moir

11 July

Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s Pioneer Woman Doctor by Helen Pollitt Smith
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 21, Number 1, Autumn 1975

18 July

Sadie Grimm: First Canadian Woman Motorcycle Medalist by Ross Metcalfe
Manitoba History, Number 84, Summer 2017

25 July

Press Play by Dwight MacAuley

1 August

150 History Bits by Jim Ingebrigtsen

8 August

The Criddle Family by Lillian Gibbons with postscript by Alice Brown
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 2, January 1961

15 August

All Within My Power: The Life of William Forbes Alloway by Tim Higgins
Manitoba History, Number 67, Winter 2012

22 August

Manitoba Enters the Air Age by Bill Zuk

29 August

The Man Who Made Birch Bark Talk by Irene Craig
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 2, January 1959

5 September

Andrew Graham Ballenden Bannatyne (1829-1889): First Citizen of Winnipeg by Ross Mitchell
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 11, Number 1, Autumn 1965

12 September

The Boy Who Lived in a Badger Hole by Hartwell Bowsfield
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 5, Number 2, January 1960

19 September

Indian Tales by Hartwell Bowsfield
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 10, Number 3, Spring 1965

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