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Manitou's Gas House (1906)

Lorne Thompson's report on the Manitou Gas House, which provided lighting to the homes and businesses of the community from 1906 to 1928, contains illustrations and photograph of the machinery used to produce the acetylene gas. The Gas House itself is one of Manitou's heritage buildings.

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    Manitou's Notable People - by Bette Mueller (1880)

    A survey collection of short biographies of some of the many people who have influenced the lives of the people of the Manitou community, researched and compiled by Bette Mueller.

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      McClung - 1942 Articles - Scrapbook Collection

      A scrapbook of McClung's syndicated articles from ca 1942, collected by a fan.

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        McClung - Charles Oke Reminiscences

        Charles Oke's reminiscences of Nellie McClung as published in the Western Producer.

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          McClung - Crystal Beach Speaking Engagement - ca 1925 (1920)

          Nellie McClung was a well known speaker across Canada throughout the 1910-40 period. Here is a photo and short report of one such engagement from the 1920's.

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            McClung - her Wedding Gown (1896)

            An article from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix concerning the gown McClung wore at her wedding in 1896. 

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              McClung - Historic Resources Branch 1985 (1880)

              A revision of the 1981 pamphlet documenting the life and legacy of Nellie McClung prepared by the Historic Resources Branch in 1985.

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                McClung - Historical Resources Branch 1981 (1880)

                A pamphlet on the life and legacy of Nellie McClung prepared by the Historical Resources Branch in 1981.

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                  McClung - House Move 1967 (1967)

                  A captioned photo from the Manitou Western Canadian documenting the move of the McClung house from Manitou to LaRiviere in 1967.

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                    McClung - Influential Winnipeg Women (1880)

                    A clipping from the Winnipeg Free Press which names Mark Twain as an influence in McClung's writing.

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