Manitoba History: Number 85, Fall 2017

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The last wooden grain elevator at Killarney falls, 26 September 2017

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Source: John Hendry,

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Labour Conflict During Construction of the Kelsey and Grand Rapids Hydroelectric Generating Stations
by Doug Smith

“The Roughest Time the Board Ever Saw”: CUPE Local 1063 and the Crisis at the Manitoba Workers Compensation Board, 1981-1982
by Christopher Kshyk

Daniel Carlyle Grant and the Ku Klux Klan in Winnipeg, 1928
by Anthony Waldman

Erwin Johnson: The Giant of Sinclair
by Rob McInnes

Historic Sites of Manitoba: The Grain Elevator Countdown
by Gordon Goldsborough

Book reviews:

Patrice Dutil, Prime Ministerial Power in Canada: Its Origins under Macdonald, Laurier, and Borden
by David G. Burley

Linda J. Quiney, This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War
by Dianne Dodd

Paul Litt, Trudeaumania
by Paul G. Thomas

Joan Sangster, The Iconic North: Cultural Constructions of Aboriginal Life in Postwar Canada
by Jenna Klassen

Marilyn Barber and Murray Watson, Invisible Immigrants: The English in Canada since 1945
by Kate MacFarlane

Brandon R. Dimmel, Engaging the Line: How the Great War Shaped the Canada-US Border
by C. J. Taylor

Maureen Matthews, Naamiwan’s Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe Artefacts
by Patricia Harms

Cool Things in the Collection: Cecil Guest and the Town of Hamilton
by Al Thorleifson

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