Front: A native Canadian man and two children sit atop a cart drawn by a horse. A man leans against a bicycle beside the cart. Several other men crowd around the cart. "Red River Cart with Chief Longclaws and James Johnston, c. 1902 Chief Longclaws of the Lizard Point or Waywayseecapo Reserve sits in the cart. James Johnston, who served as captain of the Birtle Troop of Boulton’s Mounted Infantry during the Northwest Rebellion and constructed a number of buildings in Birtle, including the Stone School and the Castle, leans on the bicycle. Also featured are George Mitchell, Cal. Clemens, V. Schwalm, Mervyn Markle [View of the Birdtail, 26]. In 1887, Longclaws was reported as being 83 years old, hence the tentative date [Birtle Observer, July 22nd, 1887, page 1]." (10) Source: http://www.birtleheritage.ca/pdfs/pubsandreports/Cover%20and%20Body,%20January%2023rd,%202018.pdf Back: Mr. William Fair Louis Riel Connection This was taken in Birtle 1895. Poor old Longclaws died about 1 year after. We forgot about it being taken until one was sent to Laura. From friends in Sonningdale, Battleford, Sask.
Front: Pre-printed: If you want to know more about Mart write to Martin Automatic Fish Reel Co. Ilion NY Written message: Belvedere, NJ I wish you were here to play with me do you ever go to school? Rebecca Child pictured fishing. Back: To: Miss Marion Linton
Front description: People in a canoe rowing. "The Finish" Henley Regatta. Toronto Canoe Club 1st, Orillia 2nd. Both Dean Canoes. Souvenir of Deans Canoe and Boat Exhibit. Canadian National Exhibition. Compliments of Walter Dean, Toronto. Send for catalogue. Back description: Printed: Dean's Canoes MUST Paddle Easy for they ALWAYS WIN Maple Leaf at top left with company name, 1751 Queen St. W. Toronto
Front description: Photo of canoe race by Gleason. Printed text: Souvenir of Dean's Canoe and Boat Exhibit Canadian National Exhibition. 1907. Compliments of Walter Dean, Toronto. Send for Catalogue. Back description: Bertha A. E. Manning Printed: Dean's Canoes MUST Paddle Easy for they ALWAYS WIN Walter Dean Canoes & Boats 1751 Queen St. W. Toronto
Front: Hitler's Armoured car captured at Bertschesgaden in April 1945 by the Free French Forces under the command of General LeClerc. American and British flag in background. Back: George. Bed. Wu. 7613 M.1. 9248
Front: A small steamboat, full of passengers, is docked bu ready to push off. Various man stand on the dock, and five men in particular stand in the foreground beside a boathouse and two horses. Back: Miss Mary Henderson Have not received the pictures yet, will likely get them to-night, will write a letter today. W.H.
Front: View along bay of corded wood. Dyers Bay is on the Bruce Peninsula and the wood would be awaiting shipping by a steamer that would dock in the village. Back: Hello Bruce, we are going to have our Harvest home on Mon Sept 30. Are you coming up if you are come up Sat. evening and stay over till Mon. Hope your mother is better. Ever your friend Mal H.
Front: Two large fenced-in collections of wheat bushels. A man and his dog walk in front of the wheat. Back: Mr. J. M. Chisholm Dear Joe How are you getting along We like the place and are getting along all […]. Remember us to […] and everybody […]. Bob
Front: Four steamships in port (a fifth in the distance). The only name clearly ledgible is the St. Clair, another begins David M., but the rest are unclear. Each ship also flies a flag that appears to have its name on it. Back: To: Mr. J.R. Fryer, BCE Thursday morning. Your letter came yesterday. Mr. Clark is here on his way East. Nothing, of course will be done until he gets home will be here until July 30th and will be home Aug 1st until about the 20th probably (Kerwood). Shall write you at length in a day or so. JRT STAMP: Fort Willian, Ont.
Front: A man stands in the center-foreground watching the horse train wind along a fence-lined path into a lucsious forest. Back: Mrs. M.J. Brown My dear wife […] you and wired to the bank to you hope you get it OK yours M.J.B.
Front description: picture of a lagoon with trees around Back description: Mr. and Mrs. John T. Hancox Dear Mother and Dad, Arrived safely + had nice time Saturday swimming + dancing with Paul and another boy he brought. Bill Spicer called this morning to say Agnes isn't coming until tomorrow. If you want to write or forward mail, send it Heaps of love, Jacqueline Two stamps affixed at top right; one cent King George Vl, two cent King George Vl
Front: Face shot of MacDonnell framed atop a maple leaf. Back of card with Patriotic logo. One of a large interesting series published by A. H. Cooper, Toronto. Canadian Views over Large Maple Leaf. Front of card illustrated p. 184 Canadian Patriotic and Heraldic Postcard Handbook Vol. 1 by Mike Smith. Back: A.C. MacDonnell Respectfully Solicits Your Vote and Influence. Polling Day, Monday, October 26th Polls Open from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.