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Beygrau Paul T - Manitou Works of Art - 1896-1905

Paul Beygrau, artist, engineer, left an impressive legacy in the three years he was in Manitou. His art works on the walls of the Cassin House Hotel impressed guests until its fiery destruction in 1959. 

Details of his work on the Robson House have been photographed by the Sharpe family during renovations on the house. His only remaining work is the drawing he did of the Manitou Curling Club members, drawn in 1894.

    Beygrau Paul T -in Berkeley California - The Inspired Madness of the Plaster Palace

    This tour through the house Beygrau designed, built and decorated in Berkeley, Californis gives a sense of the style of his art works.

      Bird, Dorothy - Memories

      One of a series of interviews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

      This one features Dorothy Bird.

        BRICK Myrtle - Personal Memories

        This document contains a collection of memories of life in this district.

          Brick, Myrtle - Memories

          One of a series of interviews of Manitou community elders compiled by Bette Mueller.

          This one features Myrtle Brick.

            Buchanan Collection - Photos of Early Generations

            A collection of photos of the Buchanan and Windsor clan from their first decades in the McKenzie District.

              Buchanan Collection - Recollections

              An anonymous series of recollections about early days in the district.

                Buchanan Collection - This Business of Farming - Part 1

                A collection of documents concerning the Buchanan farming operation from the 1890s to the 1920s.

                  Buchanan Collection - This Business of Farming - Part 2

                  A collection of documents concerning the Buchanan farming operation from the 1920s to the 1940s.

                    Buchannan, Frank J - McKenzie District Recollections

                    Recollections of Frank J Buchannan who arrived in the McKenzie District of Southern Manitoba as a child in the 1880s.

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