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Year

Category

Title

Author

Publisher

2013

Popular history

The Wittenbergs

Sarah Klassen

Turnstone Press

Scholarly history

Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One

Aimée Craft

Purich Publishing

2012

Popular history

Silver Screens on the Prairie: An Illustrated History of Motion Picture Theatres in Manitoba

Russ Gourluck

Great Plains Publications

Scholarly history

Inside the Ark: The Hutterites in Canada and the United States

Yossi Katz & John Lehr

University of Regina Press

Local history

For Elise: Unveiling the Forgotten Woman on the Criddle Homestead

Oriole A. Vane Veldhuis

Oriole A. Vane Veldhuis

2011

Popular history

The Home Front: Hopscotch and Heartache While Daddy was at War

Margaret Dennis Owen

Heartland Associates

Scholarly history

Community and Frontier: A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland

John C. Lehr

University of Manitoba Press

Local history

Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967

Dale Barbour

University of Manitoba Press

Much Ado About Squat: Squatters and Homesteaders
Ravage Riding Mountain Forest

Ron Stevens

Heartland Associates

2010

Scholarly history

Manitoba Premiers of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Barry Ferguson and Robert Wardhaugh (editors)

Canadian Plains Research Centre

Local history

The Mosaic Village: An Illustrated History of Winnipeg’s North End

Russ Gourluck

Great Plains Publications

Popular history

Winnipeg’s Great War: A City Comes of Age

Jim Blanchard

University of Manitoba Press

2009

Scholarly history

Negotiating the Numbered Treaties: An Intellectual and Political Biography of Alexander Morris

Robert J. Talbot

Purich Publishing Ltd.

Local history

Between Earth and Sky: Steinbach, the First 50 Years

Ralph Friesen

The Steinbach Heritage Committee

Popular history

Coming of Age: A History of the Jewish People in Manitoba

Allan Levine

Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada and Heartland Publications

2008

Scholarly history

The Importance of Being Monogamous: Marriage and Nation Building in Western Canada in 1915

Sarah Carter

University of Alberta Press

Lord Selkirk: A Life

J. M. Bumsted

University of Manitoba Press

Local history

Pauline Boutal: Destin d’artiste, 1894-1992

Louise Duguay

Les Éditions de Blé

Laurent Desjardins: Un sportif en politique

Bernard Bocquel

Les Éditions du Blé

Popular history

A Son of the Fur Trade: The Memoirs of Johnny Grant

Gerhard J. Ens

University of Alberta Press

2007

Scholarly history

Influenza 1918: Disease, Death, and Struggle in Winnipeg

Esyllt Jones

University of Toronto Press

Local history

A Place Out of Time

Alfred Silver

Great Plains Publications

Popular history

Arc of the Medicine Line: Mapping the World's Longest Undefended Border Across the Western Plains

Tony Rees (1948-2012)

Douglas & McIntyre Publishing Group

First-person memoir

A Glowing Dream: A Memoir

Roland Penner

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

2006

Scholarly history

“I Will Fear No Evil:” Ojibwa-Missionary Encounters Along the Berens River, 1875-1940

Susan Elaine Gray

University of Calgary Press

Mennonites, Politics, and Peoplehood: Europe - Russia - Canada, 1525 to 1980 (honourable mention)

James Urry

University of Manitoba Press

Organizational history

St. John’s College: Faith and Education in Western Canada

J. M. Bumsted

University of Manitoba Press

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church: Celebrating 100 Years, Together for Tomorrow

St. Nicholas Church & June Dutka

St. Nicholas Church

Local history

Vista Tales from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba

Gerald R. Brown

 

Popular history

Going Downtown: A History of Winnipeg’s Portage Avenue

Russ Gourluck

Great Plains Publications

2005

Scholarly history

The Courts and the Colonies: The Litigation of Hutterite Church Disputes

Alvin J. Esau

University of British Columbia Press

Institutional history

Memoir of a Living Disease: The Story of Earl Hershfield and Tuberculosis in Manitoba and Beyond

Maurice Mierau

Great Plains Publications

Local history

Phantom Lake: North of 54

Birk Sproxton

University of Alberta Press

Au Pays de Gabrielle Roy (honourable mention)

Annette Saint-Pierre

Éditions des Plaines

Historical fiction

Turned Away: The World War II Diary of Devorah Bernstein

Carol Matas

Scholastic Canada

Popular history

Winnipeg 1912: Diary of a City

Jim Blanchard

University of Manitoba Press

A View From the Ledge: An Insider’s Look at the Schreyer Years (honourable mention)

Herb Schulz

Heartland Associates

Audiovisual presentation

Ken Leishman: The Flying Bandit

Jamie Brown & Lynne Skromeda

Frantic Films

2004

Scholarly book

Formidable Heritage: Manitoba’s North & the Cost of Development

Jim Mochoruk

University of Manitoba Press

Popular book

A Store Like No Other: Eaton’s of Winnipeg

Russ Gourluck

Great Plains Publications

Local history

Saint-Laurent, Manitoba – Evolving Métis Identities 1850-1914

Nicole St-Onge

Canadian Plains Research Center – University of Regina

Organization

St. Charles Country Club: A Centennial History

Barbara Huck & Doug Whiteway

Heartland Associates Inc.

Historical fiction

Louis, fils des Prairies

Noëlie Palud-Pelletier

Les Éditions des Plaines

Short article

Indigenous Knowledge, Literacy and Research on Métisaage and Métis Origins on the Saskatchewan River: The Case of the Jerome Family

Ruth Swan & Edward A. Jerome

Prairie Forum, volume 29, number 1 (Spring 2004), pages 1-24.

2003

Scholarly book

Archbishop A.-A. Taché of St. Boniface: The “Good Fight” and the Illusive Vision

Raymond Joseph Armand Huel

University of Alberta Press

Popular book

The Canadian Crucible: Manitoba’s Role in Canada’s Great Divide

Frances Russell

Heartland Associates Inc.

Local history

Crossroads of the Continent: A History of the Forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers

Barbara Huck (editor)

Heartland Associates Inc.

2002

Scholarly book

Walk Towards the Gallows

Reinhold Kramer & Tom Mitchell

Oxford University Press

Popular book

1000 Miles of Prairie

Jim Blanchard

University of Manitoba Press

Historical fiction

Footsteps in the Snow

Carol Matas

Scholastic Canada

Local history

From Fire to Flood: A History of Theatre in Manitoba

Kevin Longfield

Signature Editions

Local history
(honourable mention)

David Heinrich Friesen Family

Lynne Ward

Organization
(honourable mention)

Riverview Health Centre: The First Century of Legacy and Care

Riverview Health Centre Educational Special Projects

2001

Scholarly book

A Year Inland: The Journal of a Hudson’s Bay Company Winterer

Barbara Belyea (editor)

Wilfrid Laurier Press

Popular book

In Search of the Western Sea: Selected Journals of La Vérendrye

Denis Combet

Great Plains Publications

Historical fiction

Over the Prison Wall: The Story of Percy Moggey

John Warms

Riviera Publishing

Local history

Mission to Little Grand Rapids: Life with the Anishinabe 1927-1938

Reverend Luther L. Schuetze

Creative Connections Publishing

University thesis

The Rossville Scandal, 1846: James Evans, the Cree and a Mission on Trial

Raymond Morris Shirrit-Beaumont

University of Manitoba / University of Winnipeg

Organizations

The University of Manitoba: An Illustrated History

Dr. J. M. Bumsted

University of Manitoba Press

2000

Scholarly book

The Road to the Rapids: Nineteenth Century Church and Society at St. Andrew’s Parish

Robert J. Coutts

University of Calgary Press

Popular book

Misthay Sakahegan, The Great Lake: The Beauty and the Treachery of Lake Winnipeg

Frances Russell

Heartland Associates Inc.

Historical fiction

A Reckoning of Angels

Stuart James Whitley

Great Plains Publications

Organizations

The People’s Co-op: The Life and Times of a North End Institution

Jim Mochoruk with Nancy Kardash

Fernwood Publishing

Local history (honourable mention)

Niddrie of the North-West

John J. Chalmers & John W. Chalmers

University of Alberta Press

Local history (honourable mention)

Rites of Passage (Eriksdale)

Lucy B. Lindell

Special projects

Heritage Stew

Boissevain and Morton Regional Library and Community Archives

1999

Scholarly book

A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System 1879-1986

John S. Milloy

University of Manitoba Press

Local history

Winnipeg: Heart of the Continent

Christopher Dafoe

Great Plains Publications

Popular book

Cartoon Charlie: The Life and Art of Animation Pioneer Charles Thorson

Gene Walz

Great Plains Publications

Historical fiction

The Blood Libel

Allan Levine

Great Plains Publications

Popular book (honourable mention)

Fur Trade Wars: The Founding of Western Canada

J. M. Bumsted

Great Plains Publications

Historical fiction (honourable mention)

The Red-Headed Woman with the Black Black Heart

Birk Sproxton

Turnstone Press

1998

Scholarly book

T. A. Crerar: A Political Life

James Edgar Rea

McGill-Queen’s University Press

Popular book

Barker VC: William Barker, Canada’s Most Decorated War Hero

Wayne Ralph

Doubleday Canada Ltd.

University thesis

Friesens Corporation: Printers in Mennonite Manitoba 1951-1995

Janie Thiessen

University of Manitoba

Institutional project

Building on a Tradition of Caring - The Sharon Home

Jim Carr (editor), Annalee Greenberg (research and writing)

The Sharon Home Inc.

Popular book (honourable mention)

Faces of the Flood: Manitoba’s Courageous Battle Against the Red River

Jake MacDonald and Shirley Sandrel, photos by Tom Thomson

Stoddart Publishing Co.

1997

Scholarly book

The Red River Rebellion

J. M. Bumsted

Watson & Dwyer / J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

Profiles in Dissent: The Shaping of Radical Thought in the Canadian West

Harry Gutkin & Mildred Gutkin

NeWest Publishers Ltd.

Local history

Voices from Hudson Bay - Cree Stories from York Factory

Flora Beardy & Robert Coutts

McGill-Queen’s University Press

Institutional history

Our Heritage - The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, 1883-1995

The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg Historical Society

The Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg Historical Society

University essay (honourable mention)

Silver Crosses and Victory Loaves: The Rural Municipality of Morton at War, 1914-1918

Major Marc Wilson James George CD

University of Manitoba

Audio-visual

To Cross a Frozen Sea

Alexander Dmytryszyn

Parks Canada

1996

Scholarly book

“As Their Natural Resources Fail:” Native Peoples and the Economic History of Northern Manitoba, 1870-1930

Frank Tough

University of British Columbia Press

Popular book

Shoestring Glory: A History of Semi-Pro Ball on the Prairies 1886-1994

Lewis St. George Stubbs

Turnstone Press

Institutional history

A City at Leisure: An Illustrated History of Parks and Recreation Services in Winnipeg 1893-1993

Catherine Macdonald

City of Winnipeg Parks and Recreation Department

1995

Scholarly book

Severing the Ties that Bind: Government Repression of Indigenous Religious Ceremonies on the Prairies

Katherine Pettipas

University of Manitoba Press

Subjects or Citizens? The Mennonite Experience in Canada, 1870-1925

Adolf Ens

University of Ottawa Press

Local history

The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

J. M. Bumsted

Watson & Dwyer Publishing Ltd.

Scholarly book (honourable mention)

The Ojibwa of Western Canada, 1780 to 1870

Laura Peers

University of Manitoba Press

1994

Popular book

Elijah: No Ordinary Hero

Pauline Comeau

Douglas & McIntyre

Local history

Crescentwood: A History

The Crescentwood Home Owners Association & Randy Rostecki

The Crescentwood Home Owners Association

University thesis

The Hudson Bay Lowland Cree in the Fur Trade to 1821: A Study in Historical Geography

Victor Petro Lytwyn

University of Manitoba

Popular book (honourable mention)

Sagkeeng

George T. Lalor

Pemmican Publications Inc.

Local history (honourable mention)

The First Hundred Years, 1893-1993. R.M. of Rosser

The R.M. of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee

The R.M. of Rosser Centennial History Book Committee

University thesis (honourable mention)

The Public Career of Stuart Garson: The Manitoba Years

Mark Eric Vajcner

University of Manitoba

1993

Scholarly book

Tell the Driver: A Biography of Elinor F. E. Black MD

Julie Vandervoort

University of Manitoba Press

Popular book

The Iron Rose: The Extraordinary Life of Charlotte Ross MD

Fred Edge

University of Manitoba Press

University essay

Restoring Order: The RNWMP and the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Eric Angel

Queen’s University

University thesis

Quiet Dignity: Aspects of Building Schools in the Winnipeg School Division No. 1, 1871-1928

Giles Bugailiskis

University of Manitoba

Special project (honourable mention)

Tapestry: Winnipeg West End

Gordon Bell Grade 12 Students

Gordon Bell High School

Audio-visual

Il Regalo Degli Amatesi: A Social History of Italians in Winnipeg

Stanislao Carbone

1992

University thesis

Something More Than Mere Ornament: Cloth and Indian-European Relationships in the Eighteenth Century

Erica Smith

University of Manitoba / University of Winnipeg

University essay

Origins and Influences: The First Years of the Reverend Henry Budd

Raymond M. Beaumont

University of Winnipeg

Scholarly book

Metis Lands in Manitoba

Thomas Flanagan

University of Calgary Press

Scholarly book (honourable mention)

Margaret McWilliams - An Interwar Feminist

Mary Kinnear

McGill-Queen’s University Press

University thesis (honourable mention)

Ethnicity and the Canadianization of Red River Politics

Ruth Swan

University of Manitoba / University of Winnipeg

Popular book (honourable mention)

Sigfusson’s Roads

Svein Sigfusson

Watson & Dwyer Publishing Co.

Special project

Where the Spirit Lives

Neal Putt

Pemmican Publications

1991

Popular book

Joe Zuken: Citizen and Socialist

Doug Smith

James Lorimer & Co.

University thesis

Manitoba Mennonites and the Winnipeg Mobilization Board in World War II

Kenneth Wayne Riddig

University of Manitoba

University essay

Images of Peguis as a Manitoba Folk Hero and Ojibwa Leadership Patterns

Ingrid Botting

Great Plains Publications

University thesis (honourable mention)

Constructing Corporate Images of the Fur Trade: The Hudson’s Bay Company, Public Relations and The Beaver Magazine, 1920-1945

Peter G. Geller

University of Manitoba / University of Winnipeg

1990

Scholarly book

Curling Capital: Winnipeg and the Roarin’ Game, 1876-1988

Morris Mott and John Allardyce

University of Manitoba Press

University thesis

The Keewatin Inuit and Interband Trade and Communication, 1717-1900

Renee Fossett Jones

University of Manitoba / University of Winnipeg

University essay

Farming the Frontier: Agriculture in the Fur Trade, A Case Study of the Provisional Farm at Lower Fort Garry

Carolyn Podruchny

McGill University

Scholarly book (honourable mention)

Singing Mennonite: Low German Songs Among the Mennonites

Doreen Helen Klassen

University of Manitoba Press

Popular book (honourable mention)

Trader, Tripper, Trapper: The Life of a Bay Man

Sydney Augustus Keighley

University of Winnipeg / Watson & Dwyer

1989

Scholarly book

As Long as the Rivers Run: Hydroelectric Development and Native Communities in Western Canada

James B. Waldram

University of Manitoba Press

University thesis

The Anglo-Protestant Churches of Manitoba and the Manitoba Schools Question, 1889-1896

Christopher Hackett

University of Manitoba

University essay

Family Memory, Photography and the Fur Trade: The Sinclairs at Norway House, 1902-1911

Peter Geller

Local history (honourable mention)

Dogtown to Dauphin

Adam S. Little

Watson & Dwyer

Local history (honourable mention)

Thompson, A City and Its People

Graham Buckingham

Thompson Historical Society

Scholarly book (honourable mention)

The Plains Cree: Trade, Diplomacy, and War, 1790-1870

John S. Millroy

University of Manitoba Press

1988

Scholarly book

First Days, Fighting Days: Women in Manitoba History

Mary Kinnear

Canadian Plains Research Center

Popular book

The Worst of Times, The Best of Times

Harry Gutkin & Mildred Gutkin

Fitzhenry and Whiteside

University thesis

An Ethnohistory of the Western Ojibwa, 1780-1830

Laura L. Peers

University of Manitoba

Local history

Gretna: Window on the Northwest

F. G. Enns

Village of Gretna History Committee

Institutional history

Search for Renewal: The Story of the Rudnerweider/EMMC

Jack Heppner

Popular book (honourable mention)

A Mennonite Odyssey

Rhinehart Friesen

Hyperion Press

1987

Scholarly book

Indian-European Trade Relations in the Lower Saskatchewan River Region to 1840

Paul C. Thistle

University of Manitoba Press

Popular book

People of the Interlake

Andrew Blicq and Ken Gigliotti

Turnstone Press

University thesis

Business, Art and Labour: Brigden’s and the Growth of the Canadian Graphic Arts Industry 1870-1950

Angela E. Davis

University of Manitoba

Local history

The Wheat King: The Selected Letters and Papers of A. J. Cotton, 1888-1913

Wendy Owen

Manitoba Record Society

Special project

Planting the Garden: An Annotated Archival Bibliography of the History of Women in Manitoba

Mary Kinnear and Vera K. Fast

University of Manitoba Press

Popular book (honourable mention)

The Foot of the River

George Lalor, illustrated by Real Berard

Pemmican Publications

1986

Scholarly book

Symbol in Stone: The Art and Politics of a Public Building

Marilyn Baker

Hyperion Press

Popular book

Pride of the Land: An Affectionate History of Brandon’s Agricultural Exhibitions

Ken Coates and Fred McGuinness

Peguis Publishers

University thesis

Methodist Indian Day Schools and Indian Communities in Northern Manitoba

Susan Elaine Dueck

University of Manitoba

Local history

Icelandic River Saga

Nelson Gerrard

Saga Publications

Special project

Ghost Towns of Manitoba

Helen Mulligan and Wanda Ryder

Heritage House

Institutional history

The Lion Rampant: A Pictorial History of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, 1910-1985

Grant C. A. Tyler

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Institutional history (honourable mention)

The Story of Home Street Mennonite Church 1957-1982

Dennis Stoeszfor

Home Street Mennonite Church

1985

Local history

Volost and Municipality, The Rural Municipality of Rhineland 1884-1984

Gerhard John Ens

Popular book

The North I Love

Gerald W. Malaher

Barns of Western Canada

Bob Hainstock

Adult essay

The Jewish Farmers of Western Canada

Cyril E. Leonoff

Special project

Treasures and Traditions, A Catalogue and Exhibit

Manitoba Multicultural Museums Committee

Institutional history

Footprints of a Pilgrim People

Peter D. Zacharias

Local history (honourable mention)

Lasting Impressions: Historical Sketches of the Swan River Valley

Swan Valley Historical Society

Scholarly book (honourable mention)

The Battle of Batoche

Walter Hildebrandt

The Icelandic Unitarian Connection

Rev. V. Emil Gudmundson

Popular book (honourable mention)

The Native Link

R. Leslie Taylor

University essay

Mayoralty Candidates of Winnipeg

Henry Huber

1984

Institutional history

A Boundless Horizon: The Winnipeg Art Gallery

Virginia Berry

Institutional history

BGH - 100: A History of Brandon General Hospital 1883-1983

F. Madeline Perry

Local history

Altona: The Story of a Prairie Town

Esther Epp-Tiessen

Special project

Canadian Airways Limited

Shirley Render

Local history (honourable mention)

Blumenort, A Mennonite Community in Transition

Royden Loewen

Book (honourable mention)

The Vernacular Architecture of Three Ethnic Groups in Manitoba: A Comparative Analysis

Gwendolyn Edna Dowsett

Little Black Devils, A History of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Bruce Tascona and Eric Wells

Institutional history (honourable mention)

Winnipeg’s Villa Rosa: Total Assistance for Single Parents

Gina Sylvestre

1983

Institutional history

100 Years of Caring: The History of the Convalescent Home of Winnipeg 1883-1983

Lesley Thomson

Local history

The Rural Municipality of Dufferin 1880-1980

June M. Watson (compiler & editor)

Institutional history (honourable mention)

Once More Unto the Breach: St. George’s Anglican Church 1880-1980

Mary Lile Benham

Local history (honourable mention)

Reapers of the Valley 1882-1982, History of the Municipality of Montcalm

Bernard R. Ayotte (coordinator)

A Century of Living Hartney 1882-1982

Hartney and District Historical Committee

Hartney and District Historical Committee

Ox Trails to Blacktop

Oak Lake History Committee

University essay (honourable mention)

The Building of Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Giles Bugailiskis

University of Winnipeg

1982

University thesis

Disorder, Dependency and Fiscal Responsibility: Unemployment Relief in Winnipeg, 1907-1942

Michael R. Goeres

Reform, War and Industrial Crisis in Manitoba: F. J. Dixon and the Framework of Consensus, 1903-1920

Duncan Norman Irvine

Local history

Selkirk: The First Hundred Years

Barry Potyondi

Book

Porridge and Old Clothes

Eileen M. Scott

Student essay

Ukrainian Immigration to Western Canada

Scott Armstrong

Book

The ‘Feminist’ Movement in Canada, 1880-1920, and its Manifestation by Winnipeg Women

Margaret McPherson

The Internment of Ukrainians in Canada During the First World War

Peter Melnycky

The Conditions Within and Outside Manitoba that Led to the Destruction of Denominational Schools Within Manitoba and the Creation of a Public School System

Doreen M. Craton

Local history

 

Come Into Our Heritage

Rural Municipality of Argyle

Beckoning Hills Revisited

Boissevain History Committee

Reflections 1882-1982: A Community History of the Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain and the Town of Killarney

J. A. Victor David Museum and New Horizons

Brandon: A Prospect of a City

Mary Hume (editor)

Golden Memories of Bissett

R. J. Minton

Book

Andrew and Agnes Rutherford and Their Descendants 1882-1982

Agnes L. Florence

Local history

Hugging the Meridian: A Manitoba Municipal History 1881-1981

Betty Dyck

Book

Pioneer Profiles: Ukrainian Settlers in Manitoba

Michael Ewanchuk

Audio-visual

Flight Into the 20th Century

Department of Education

1981

Book

Journey Into Our Heritage

Harry Gutkin

Local history

Memories of Lorne 1880-1980

Yvette Brandt and the R.M. of Lorne

University thesis

The Growth of Winnipeg 1870-1886

Randolph Rostecki

Student essay

Religious History of Winnipeg

David Lowry

Local history

Golden Memories, History of the Pioneers of the School Districts of Golden Stream, Palestine, Steele Bridge, and Woodside

The Four Districts History Group

Local history

Home to Harding 1879-1981

Constance Howey

Institutional history

By Steps Not Leaps, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, Brandon 1881-1981

St. Augustine’s History Committee

Special project

Beckoning Hills Historical Calendar

Boissevain and Morton Regional Library

Adult essay

Vignettes of the Working Poor in Winnipeg 1920-1928

Anna McDonald

Student essay

The Icelandic Settlement in the Interlake of Manitoba

Gordon Strachan

Student essay

Winnipeg: A History

Manley Chan and Allan Moore

Student essay

Manitoba’s Aviation in History

Barbara Grant

Student essay

The History of Wheat in Manitoba

Margaret Racz

Student essay

Mennonites in Manitoba

Julia Kim and Michelle Archambeau

1980

Special project

Western Canada Pictorial Index

Eric Wells

Local history

Manitoba Agricultural Museum, 25 Years of Progress

Penny Ham

Manitoba Agricultural Museum

Scholarly book

John Bracken, A Political Biography

John Kendle

University of Toronto Press

University thesis

Manly Sports and Manitobans, Settlement Days to World War One

Morris Kenneth Mott

Queen’s University

Local history (honourable mention)

Trails to Rails to Highways, A History of the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth

Bob Porth and Craig MacKenzie

Local history (honourable mention)

Deloraine Scans a Century 1880-1980

Verna Hasselfield

Local history (honourable mention)

Our First Hundred Years, History of St. Francois Xavier Municipality

Historical Committee of St. Francois Xavier Municipality

Book (honourable mention)

The Militia of Manitoba, A Study of Infantry and Cavalry Regiments Since 1883

Bruce Tascona

1979

University thesis

A Political History of the Ukrainian Community in Manitoba 1899-1922

Peter Melnycky

Adult essay

Single Tax, Socialism and the Independant Labour Party of Manitoba: The Political Ideas of F. J. Dixon and S. J. Farmer

Allen Mills

Local history

Yesteryears - Woodlands Municipal Memoirs

Opan Langrell

Local history

Spruce, Swamp and Stone - A History of Ukrainian Settlements in the Gimli Area

Michael Ewanchuk

University essay (honourable mention)

The Conservation of Historic Buildings

Robert John Moskal

Student essay (honourable mention)

Reflections on a Manitoba Heritage: Short Biographies of Three Early Manitobans

Robert Clark

1978

University essay or thesis

Alexander Morris and the Creation of the Office of Premier: A Historical Analysis of the Evolution of Responsible Government in Manitoba

Laurence F. Wilmot

University essay or thesis

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganizations and Dissolution (1878-1971)

Mary B. Perfect

University essay or thesis

The Commissioned Officers of the Hudson Bay Company and the Deed Poll in the 1870s with Particular Emphasis on the Fur Trade Party (1878-1879)

Robert V. Oleson

University essay or thesis

Country Town: The History of Minnedosa

Barry S. Potyondi

University essay or thesis (Honourable mention)

Winnipeg: A Theatrical History

John Kiernan

Local history

Riverton and the Icelandic Settlement

Steinn O. Thompson

Local history

Gimli Saga

Gimli Women’s Institute

Local history

Mennonite Memoires

L. Klippenstein and J. G. Toews

Local history

Springfield: First Rural Municipality in Manitoba, 1873-1973

Dugald Women’s Institute

Local history

The Grosse Isle Story

Gross Isle Women’s Institute

Popular book

The Nonsuch

Laird Rankin

Clarke, Irwin & Co.

Popular book

Winnipeg: An Illustrated History

Alan F. J. Artibise

James Lorimer

Popular book (honourable mention)

Off and Running

Keith Wilson and Antoine S. Lussier

Peguis Publishers

Popular book (honourable mention)

The Diary of Mary Louise Pickering-Thomson

Norman Williamson (editor)

Norman J. Williamson

1977

Popular book

Mrs. Doctor, Reminiscences of Manitoba Doctors Wives

Audrey Peterkin and Margaret Shaw

Institutional history

Learned Friends, Reminiscences, Pitblado & Hoskin, 1882-1974

Ethel Anna Sankey Tillenius

Pitblado & Hoskin

Local history

Reinland - An Experience in Community

Peter D. Zacharias

Scholarly book

Dictionary of Ukrainian Canadian Biography

Vladimir J. Kaye (editor and compiler)

Adult essay

Early Electric Street Lighting in Winnipeg

Herbert W. Blake

Special project

The Restoration of the Bank of Montreal, Main Branch, Portage and Main

Bank of Montreal

Local history (honourable mention)

Hazeldell in Review 1890-1960, School District 611, Sec 27 Twp 2 R15W

Elva McDonald

Student essay (honourable mention)

Peter Ratuski, The Story of a Ukrainian Immigrant

Andrea Ratuski

1976

Adult essay

A Hundred Years of Health - A Brief Survey of the Winnipeg General Hospital

Beatrice Fines

University essay

The Knights of Labour in Winnipeg, 1883-1891

David Spector

Local history

It’s Time to Remember, 1874-1974. A Hundred Years of Progress, Tremain-Hunterville Area

J. Tully McKenzie

Tremain Activity Group

Local history

Strathcona - Portrait of a Prairie Municipality

Freida Rajotte

United Churches of Belmont and Hilton

Scholarly book

The University of Winnipeg, A History of the Founding Colleges

A. G. Bedford

University of Toronto Press

Scholarly book

Winnipeg in Maps 1816-1972

Alan F. J. Artibise and Edward H. Dahl

Public Archives of Canada

Local history

Criddle-de-diddle-ensis, A Biographical History of the Criddles of Aweme, Manitoba Pioneers of the 1880s

Alma Criddle

Adult essay (honourable mention)

Carriages at 10:45, The History of Early Winnipeg Theatres

Dorothy Garbutt

Adult essay (honourable mention)

My Father - A Remembrance

Rita C. Trudel

Individual contributions (honourable mention)

Research and writing on Hudson’s Bay Company’s “Winter Packet”

Rev. Rupert Leslie Taylor

1975

Popular book

Winnipeg Architecture 100 Years

William Paul Thompson and Henry Kalen

Queenston House

Local history

A View of the Birdtail

Marion Abra (compiler and editor)

History Committee of the Municipality of Birtle

Local history

A History of Winkler, 1892-1973

Frank Brown

University thesis

The Influence of Religion on Education for Native People in Manitoba Prior to 1870

Arthur Rempel

Adult essay

Transportation in the Western Fur Trade Era

H. B. Brehaut

Individual contributions

Personal achievement in the field of Manitoba history

Real Berard

Individual contributions

Personal achievement in the field of Manitoba history

Nan Shipley

Individual contributions

Personal achievement in the field of Manitoba history

Wilson F. Green

Local history (honourable mention)

The Old Stone Church. The History of Little Britain United Church (est. 1852)

K. Schneider and Gwen Fox

Local history (honourable mention)

St. Laurent, Manitoba

Soeur Pauline Mercier

1974

Audio-visual

In Memory of Margaret McWilliams

University Women’s Club of Winnipeg

Individual contributions

Seven articles in Jewish Post and The Canadian Jewish News on Jewish immigration to Manitoba in the 1880s

Abraham J. Arnold

University essay

Emerson During the 1880s: The Town, the People and the Railroad

James McClelland

Local history

Homesteaders and Homemakers: A History of Elton Municipality in its First Century

The Elton Historical Committee

Adult essay (honourable mention)

The Fort Brandon Story

Roy Brown

Adult essay (honourable mention)

Reports and Letters of the Reverend W. H. Taylor

Anita Schmidt

Adult essay (honourable mention)

The Railroads of Manitoba: The First Forty Years

George A. Moore

Individual contributions (honourable mention)

“Historical Diary” broadcast on CBC radio since 1970

Maurice Burchell

1973

Scholarly book

By Section, Township and Range

John L. Tyman

Popular book

Reflections On Our Heritage

Abe Warkentin

University essay

Walk For Labour

Randolph Rostecki

Local history

Collection of Family Histories

“200” History Class of Tuxedo-Shaftesbury High School

Special project

The Golden Thread: Or, The Last of the Pioneers. A Story of the Districts of Basswood and Minnedosa, Manitoba, from Community Beginnings to the Present Day

Reverend George H. Hambley

Local history (honourable mention)

Next Stop - Winnitoba!

D. A. Patterson and A. L. Crossin

Local history (honourable mention)

Grandmother Isaac

A. G. Isaac

1972

University thesis

The Urban Development of Winnipeg 1874-1914

Alan F. J. Artibise

Adult essay

The Brandon Teachers “Strike”

Margaret Mann

Student essay

Russian Jewish Immigration Into Manitoba and its Effects Upon

Mara Ludwig and Janice Karlinsky

Special project

Red River House Museum, St. Andrew’s

Dr. E. C. Shaw

Special project

Dugald Fashion Review

Mrs. Van Slyck

Popular book

The Era of Streetcars in Winnipeg 1881-1895

Herbert W. Blake

University essay

To Evangelize? To Civilize

N. Jaye Goossens

Adult essay

Canadian Mennonites and World War I

George H. Reimer

Adult essay

What’s in a Manitoba Place Name

Penny Ham

1971

Scholarly book

Manitoba Mosaic of Place Names

J. B. Rudnyckyj

Special project

Short History of the Minnedosa Post Office

E. M. Macdonald

Special project

Significant work in the History of Assiniboine Valley Boats

Roy Brown

Special project

Lorette Collegiate students under the direction of Sister Lucie Arpin

Local history

Newdale, A History from 1870 to 1970

Newdale Historical Society

University essay

South Central Manitoba: A Study of Rural Society

Mel Mitchell

Local history (honourable mention)

Between Mountain and Lake

Ochre River Women’s Institute

Special project (honourable mention)

Centennial 100 Essays

G. Kroeker and students of Grant Park Collegiate

Special project (honourable mention)

Time Tunnel

G. Langton and students of Cartwright Collegiate

Special project (honourable mention)

St. Vital History

Students of Glenwood Junior High School

Special project (honourable mention)

Louis Riel - A Play

Francis Peterman, Greenway School

1970

Popular book

The Prairie W.A.S.P.

J. A. D. Stuart

University essay

James Ross - An English Speaking Halfbreed in the Red River Settlement

Leonard Remis

University essay

The Emergence of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation in Manitoba, 1932-1936

N. Paul Cloutier

University essay

Depression, Civic Politics and Market Square: Jake Penner’s First Year on Council

Brian McKillop

Adult essay

The Saga of Turtle Mountain Coal

Anthony D. Doerksen

Local history

Local history of Benito

Benito Collegiate Grade 11 class

Individual contributions

Long-time residents and works on Churchill history

Mr. and Mrs. Angus MacIver

Individual contributions

Contribution to history and geography of Manitoba

Martin Kavanagh

Individual contributions

Recording and promoting history of Selkirk and area

Elsie McKey

Special project

Restoration and preservation of Newmac Building, 436 Main Street, an example of Winnipeg 1890 architecture

Newman, MacLean and Associates

Local history

Ripples From the Creek

Mrs. F. D. Baragar

Adult essay

The St. Boniface Cathedral-Basilica

E. G. Lysak

University essay

Rev. Dr. Salem G. Bland. A Study of His Activities and Influence in the Politics, Reform, Church and Society of Manitoba and Western Canada, 1903-1919

Dennis L. Butcher

University essay

Archibishop Langevin, Schools and Politics in Manitoba 1895-1915

Gilbert L. Comeault

University essay

The Dissolution of the Coalition - Roblin’s Rise to Leadership 1949-1954

D. McCormick

1969

Scholarly book

Les La Verendrye et la Poste de l’Ouest

Father Antoine Champagne

Popular book

Heart of the Continent

E. S. Russenholt

Local history

Banner Country

Russell Centennial Committee

Local history

Trails Old & New

R. L. Taylor (editor)

MacGregor and District History Committee

Individual contributions

Writing in Winnipeg Free Press, including “It Happened Here”

Edith Paterson

Individual contributions

Work for Manitoba museums

Barbara Johnstone

Individual contributions

Work for Manitoba archaeology

Chris Vickers

Individual contributions

Writings about Jewish community in Western Canada and elsewhere

Louis Rosenberg

1968

Book

Through Narrow Gates

Simon Belkin

The Eagle Publishing Company (Montreal), 1966

Book

A Clear Spirit

Canadian Federation of University Women

University essay

The Temperance Issue in Manitoba 1892-1916

John H. Thompson

University of Winnipeg

Adult essay

James Evans, Missionary (1801-1846)

Rev. J. Cameron Reid

Newspapers

A Sociological History of Government House in Winnipeg

Kaye Rowe

The Brandon Sun, Centennial Edition, Section B, 30 June 1967

Newspapers (honourable mention)

Peguis

Betty Woods

The Western Producer, 18 August 1966

Newspapers (honourable mention)

Alexander Kennedy Isbister

Betty Woods

The Western Producer, 6 July 1967

Local history

A Rear View Mirror, A History of Austin and Surrounding Districts

Anne M. Collier

Friesens, Altona, 1967

Local history (honourable mention)

Golden Memories

Dand Women’s Institute

Leech Printing, Brandon, 1967

Local history (honourable mention)

Banner Country

Russell Women’s Institute

Derksen Printers, Steinbach, 1967

Organizations

90 Years of Jewish Life

Canadian Jewish Congress

High school essay (honourable mention)

Cold Copper City

Sir Maurice Roche School Centennial Project

Flin Flon, 1967

1967

Local history

Trails and Crossroads to Killarney

Aileen Garland

Popular book

Peter Fidler: Canada’s Forgotten Surveyor

J. G. MacGregor

Popular book

The Winter Years

James H. Gray

University essay

Manitoba Politics and the Origins of the North West Mounted Police 1870-1873

R. C. Macleod

Queen’s University

University thesis

Some Aspects of the Historical Geography of the Red River Settlement 1812-1870

Barry Kaye

University of Manitoba

Adult essay

Why Did Donald Creighton Cut Short His ‘Long View’?

Abraham J. Arnold

Individual contributions

Establishment of “Peguis Publishers” and publication of various books

Mary Scorer

Individual contributions

Historical writing

Roy Stubbs

1966

Scholarly book

All Things Common

Victor Peters

University thesis

Dominion Railway Policy and Manitoba Politics, 1870-1883

Leo A. Johnson

University of Toronto

Adult essay

Voices in the Wilderness

Rev. F. W. Armstrong

Individual contributions

Teaching and numerous publications

W. L. Morton

Individual contributions

“In The Beginning” and series “This Week in History”

Gwain Hamilton

Individual contributions

The Bison and promotional work for the Society

Frank Hall

1955

Local history

Foxwarren: The Little Red Schoolhouse Grows Up

George S. Belton

Local history

Short History of the Town of Winkler

Frank Brown

Local history

New Light on the Old Forts of Winnipeg

William Douglas

Local history

Story of Dauphin Pioneer Days

Eva M. Ferguson

Local history

St. Andrews - Retired Fur Traders’ Parish

Barbara A. Johnstone

Local history

The Pemmican War, 1813-1815

G. Cameron McMillan

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