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Memorable Manitobans: Phyllis Field Cooper (1894-?)

Artist, writer.

Born at Chicago, Illinois on 22 July 1894, she arrived in Canada in March 1918 with her brother Henry. She attended the Art Institute in Chicago from age ten to seventeen. She married Archibald Cooper in 1933. She wrote articles for the Winnipeg Tribune and Winnipeg Free Press. She was an honorary member of the Winnipeg Sketch Club, and a member of the Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir.

Sources:

Voices of Yesteryear [Audiocassette], 1982. Westman Oral History Collection by the Westman Oral History Association (Effie McPhail, Chair). S. J. McKee Archives.

This page was prepared by Angela Graham and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 March 2018

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