Jesse, Bernie -- Captivity, 1941-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Canadian
Prisoners of war -- Canada -- Biography
Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Biography
Bernie Jesse's experience as a POW in Hong Kong, as told to Norm Park.
A guide to Saskatchewan sites of historical interest related to the Northwest Resistance of 1885. It was released by the Northwest Advisory Committee and approved by the Government of Saskatchewan in the hope that it would "heighten public interest...
The article describes the events after the battle of Duck Lake and leading up to the attack on Battleford. As well, it gives an account of the discussions between William McKay and Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Poundmaker) concerning the Crees' grievances.
Folder of clippings relating to the 50th anniversary of the Northwest Resistance. All clippings from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix except where noted. Clippings glued to paper: 1. Almighty Voice's Prison; 2. Poundmaker's Surrender Highlight of...
A typed copy of Inspector Francis Dickens's North West Mounted Police journal from Fort Pitt in 1885. Recounts the events of the Resistance, the skirmish and subsequent abandonment of Fort Pitt by Dickens who was in command of the installation when...
This article describes the attempt of Superintendent L.N.F. Crozier, with his command of the North West Mounted Police at Battleford, to capture Kapapamahchakwew (Wandering Spirit) on Poundmaker's reserve. The article is illustrated by C. W....
Report of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Saskatoon council for War Auxiliary Services. The Council sought to provide for and meet the needs of the "men of the Services." In addition to reports from the Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer, there...
Colour lithograph of the Officer's Mess at the barracks at the Royal North West Mounted Police barracks in Regina, Saskatchewan. There is a handwritten note on the back addressed to an aquaintance in England.
David Ross, Military Curator of Parks Canada, writes that "this diary ...was donated to Fort Battleford National Historic Park, Parks Canada in 1973 by Lieutenant Wadmore's grandson Dennis E. Harris of Victoria, B.C. along with his N. W. Canada...
Early European Settlers
Indigenous Peoples General
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
A series of articles by Z.M. Hamilton published in such Saskatchewan newspapers as the Rouleau Enterprise, Pense Herald, Broadview Express, and Milestone Mail in early 1922. Includes information on buffalo hunting parties,the NWMP and early Prince...
•Second World War
In the last decade historians have focused greater attention on the Canadian home front during the Second World War. This increased scrutiny has led to studies of not only the war’s impact on the nation at large, but also on specific...
Colour lithograph of the Royal North West Mounted Police barracks in Regina, Saskatchewan. The tower is the one where Louis Riel was hanged. The handwritten note on the back relates to the poor financial status of the sender.