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Canadian Wartime Experience: The Documentary Legacy of Canada at War

The differing roles played by Canadians during times of conflict, at home and abroad, are featured in this website. The website provides access to a portion of wartime-related textual records and photographs that have been selected from larger collections within the holdings of the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections and digitized for research purposes. Click on the names of the collections or their associated images below to view a description of the entirety of these collections. Scroll to the bottom of these descriptions and click on the phrase “View Canadian Wartime Experience Material” for a file listing of the material that has been digitized. Click on the thumbnails to view larger images and their archival references.

You will also notice a link below to our education website featuring student curriculum and teachers’ guides for: Grades 4 and 6; Senior 1 and 3 (Grades 9 and 11).

Material on this website and the educational site may be used for personal, educational, and research purposes.

 
Red River Resistance (1869-1870)
Josiah Jones Bell fonds

      Josiah Jones Bell fonds

Kenneth Hayes - Northwest Rebellion fonds

     Kenneth Hayes - Northwest Rebellion fonds

Louis Riel fonds

     Louis Riel fonds

 
Boer War (1899-1902)
I. Maclaren Thompson fonds

I. Maclaren Thompson fonds

 
World War I (1914-1918)
Canadian Officers Training Corps fonds      Canadian Officers Training Corps fonds
John W. Dafoe fonds

     John W. Dafoe fonds

Charles William Gordon fonds

     Charles William Gordon fonds

William Harold Hunt fonds

     William Harold Hunt fonds

Jellis Family fonds

     Jellis Family fonds

Jellis Family fonds

     Alice Millidge fonds

    Pitblado Family fonds

Archie Polson fonds

     Archie Polson fonds

Winnipeg Tribune fonds

     Winnipeg Tribune fonds

Vaughan David Watt fonds

     Vaughan David Watt fonds

 
World War II (1939-1945)
Mary Lyle Benham fonds

     Mary Lyle Benham fonds

Canadian Officers Training Corps fonds

     Canadian Officers Training Corps fonds

William Harold Hunt fonds

     William Harold Hunt fonds

Margaret Konantz fonds

     Margaret Konantz fonds

Henry Kreisel fonds

     Henry Kreisel fonds

Jack Ludwig fonds

     Jack Ludwig fonds

Sybil Shack fonds

     Sybil Shack fonds

Winnipeg Tribune fonds

     Winnipeg Tribune fonds

Reverend Canon Laurence F. Wilmot fonds

     Reverend Canon Laurence F. Wilmot fonds

 
Korean War (1950-1953)
Winnipeg Tribune fonds

      Winnipeg Tribune fonds

 
Vietnam War (1957-1975)
Winnipeg Tribune fonds

     Winnipeg Tribune fonds

   
Educational Site (Grades 4, 6, 9, & 11)
   

A complimentary website created by the Mennonite Heritage Centre related to the role of Canadian conscientious objectors in the Second World War can be found at: htttp://www.alternativeservice.ca/

Department of Canadian Heritage link

We greatly acknowledge the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Program, the National Archives of Canada and the Canadian Council of Archives.

National Archives of Canada link
Canadian Council of Archives link
 

We also acknowledge the financial support of the Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson Archival Fund.

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