Manitoba History: Number 56, October 2007

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The intersection of Brandon’s Tenth Street and Rosser Avenue, just south of the CPR station, bustles with activity in this postcard scene from 1913.
Source: Jack Stothard

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Brandon’s Quasquicentennial
by Tom Mitchell

“Enemies Within Our Gates:” Brandon’s Alien Detention Centre During the Great War
by George Buri

Called to the Bar: An Historical Geography of Beverage Rooms in Brandon, 1881-1966
by Doug Ramsey and John Everitt

“To Bestir Themselves:” Canadian Baptists and the Origins of Brandon College
by Tommy McLeod

Brandon History in Postcards
by Jack Stothard

Martin Kavanagh Arrives in Brandon
by Martin Kavanagh, Kevin Kavanagh, and Sean Kavanagh, introduced by Jim Blanchard

“Three Mere Housewives” and the History of the Brandon Friendship Centre
by Scott M. Kukurudz

Documents & Archives: The Forkin Letters
introduced by Errol Black

General Rosser’s Legacy
by Ken Storie

Editorial: The Worst Canadian: When Popular History Turns Nasty
by Robert Coutts

Exhibit: Mollie-Irene Ives: Dressing for Court
by Sharon Reilly


Susan Elaine Gray, “I Will Fear No Evil:” Ojibwa-Missionary Encounters Along the Berens River, 1875-1940
by Richard Preston

David G. McCrady, Living with Strangers: The Nineteenth-Century Sioux and the Canadian-American Borderlands
by Colin G. Calloway

Louis Bird, The Spirit Lives in the Mind: Omushkego Stories, Lives, and Dreams
by John S. Long

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