•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...
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...
Law Enforcement -- NWMP
News and Reporting -- Articles
A transcribed newspaper article from the Saskatchewan Herald of 11 May 1885. It describes the battle between Lt. Col. Otter's troops and those of Chief Poundmaker at Cut Knife Hill. Item found within folder 1 of file Rebellion, 1885.
aboriginal war veterans - political influence World War II - native war veterans - Saskatchewan aboriginal peoples - social status aboriginal rights movement
It has been accepted in the historical discourse that a direct link existed between the participation of Aboriginal people in the Second World War and a new political consciousness of Aboriginal people in Canada generally, and Saskatchewan...
Pamphlet produced by the Great War Veterans' Association, Saskatchewan Command. A year book for the years 1921-1922. Contents include various messages from prominent members of the Association, memorials, a list of branch committees, and songs. ...
Written in a "worm's eyeview" that takes for granted that everyone knows about the daily routine and accomplishments of the army. The memoirs of a general - from preface; follows the war exploits of Howard Mitchell during WWII with the S.L.I.
Excerpts from the magazine Christmas in Regina, from 1919. The magazine refers to the Christmas of 1919 as "the Peace Christmas", and celebrated in part the end of World War I. Relevant articles include: The Christmas of Peace; Greetings from...
The history of the 28th (Northwest) Battalion, C.E.F. : (October 1914-June 1919) from the memoirs of Brigadier General Alexander Ross ... the official war diary, the regimental part II orders [and] the official lists (Canadian Militia) 1907-1920
In the autumn of 1918 a deadly pandemic swept the world. The so-called "Spanish" influenza epidemic, and its most deadly side-effect, pneumonia, killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide.
The epidemic created havoc in...