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All the Moose ... All the Jaw

By Knight, Leith

Moose Jaw 100, 1982. VERY GOOD 8.5" x 11" softcover. Very nice wraps, no marks, as-new interiors except for previous owner's name on endpaper. 100 year history of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, with many b&w photos. 80 pages.. Soft Cover.


On the Shores of Scugog: Revised, Enlarged and Illustrated

By Farmer, Samuel

Port Perry, Ontario: The Port Perry Star, 1969. VERY GOOD/No DJ. Third Edition Hardcover, revised, enlarged and illustrated. First 2 editions were in 1913 and 1934. A very nice copy for your collection. Excellent green cloth boards, square and tight binding, crisp & unmarked interiors. A gift inscription on the front paste-down and a couple of minor marks on fore-edge only. Approx. 6" x 9", 256 pages, frontis illustration, frontis portrait, illustrations in the text, b&w photographs. This fascinating local history of the Port Perry Ontario area includes the first settler in Reach Township, black salts and potash, home and social life, early tools and utensils, hotels and whiskey, steamboats on Lake Scugog, schools, the railway, the 1850 tornado, early documents, Scugog island, Seagrave, Cartwright, military matters, local personalities, newspapers.. Hard Cover.


Through the Years in Douro (Peterborough County - Canada)

By Edmison, J. Alex (Editor)

Peterborough, Ontario: A.D. Newson Co,, 1967. FINE/VG- First Edition Hardcover with dust-jacket,. A superb copy in nearly new condition. Crisp, sparkling clean, square & solid. Previous owner's name hand-written in half-title page. DJ has short tears and edge wear. 6" by 8.75", 342 pages, map endpapers, many historical b&w photos. History and geneaology of the township of Douro, close to Peterborough, Ontario. Includes pioneer days in Upper Canada, stories of several well known writers who lived there, and history of communities such as Donwood, Trent University, Lakefield, Young's Point, Warsaw. . Hard Cover.


A Guide to the Study of Manitoba Local History

By Friesen, Gerald; Potyondi, Barry

University of Manitoba Press for the Manitoba Historical Society, 1981. Fine. No markings, no wear, no creases, appears unhandled. 6" x 9", 182 pages, historical photos. Published b the U of M Press for the Manitoba Historical Society, this is a guide book for local and family historians that answers questions regarding sources of information and methods of research, with a particular emphasis on how to access land and settlement records, archives, libraries and information services. . Soft Cover.


Unser Stammbaum (Genealogy - Family Names Neufeldt, Neufeld, Penner, Flaming, Olfert)

By Neufeldt, Roy E

Fort Worth, TX: Miran Publishers, 1976 VERY GOOD First Edition in blue card covers. 6" x 9", 169 pages, illustrated with photos and maps. Light wear to covers, tightly bound, occasional handwritten notes regarding births, deaths and funerals added in the margins. This book is signed by the author Roy E. Neufeldt (1918-1983) underneath his frontispiece photo. "This book was written primarily to identify the descendants of my Great-Grandfather, Johann Neufeldt, who was born in Neukirch, a village in the Molotschna Colonies of South Russia, in 1824. He married Katharina Penner in 1848 and they came to America in 1876 and settled in Jackson County, Minnesota. This book also includes some information about the Flaming and Olfert families. These are the family names of the wives of Isaac and Peter Neufeldt. The Flamings, Olferts and the Neufeldts came from the same area in Russia and settled in the same area in Minnesota at about the same time." - "Some of you spell your name Neufeld instead of Neufeldt. I have used Neufeldt in all cases to avoid confusion with the Neufeld who married into the family." The information in this book is based on more than 3 years of research. The author corresponded with members of this family and read hundreds of micro-film copies of census reports, passenger lists, old church records, old books, old newspapers and Government documents. He also received information from State and County records, newspaper articles written about Mennonites more than 100 years ago, and the Genealogical Library in Salt Lake City, Utah - and their regional branch in Tucson, Arizona - as well as the Mennonite Library and Archives Information and Research Center of North Newton, Kansas - and the Historical Department of the University of Moscow in Russia. . Soft Cover.


Sixty Years in Canada: by an Immigrant of 1910

By Tooth, John E

Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Privately Printed, 1970 VERY GOOD in card covers, SIGNED by the author on the last page. 8.5" x 11", 67 pages. This author's local history in Winnipeg, after immigrating from Surrey, Great Britain in 1910. Includes personal reports of WWI and WWII, and the 1919 General Strike in Winnipeg. . Soft Cover.


Shadows of the Past

By Shulakewych, Bohdan I

Edmonton, AB, Canada: St. Michael's Extended Care Centre, 1986. FINE First Edition HC. Signed by editor Bohdan I. Shulakewych. Crisp, clean, tight. HIGHER QUALITY maroon cloth, 9" x 11.25", 229 pages, liberally illustrated, several maps.This book is a narrative of the reminiscences of 150 residents of the St. Michael's Extended Care Centre in Edmonton - all pioneers of early Alberta. Each story includes a photo of the storyteller, and many include additional historical photos. Text in both Ukrainian and English languages. . Hard Cover.


Stats with Stories, The First Fifty Years of Small Town Canada, Grandview, Manitoba, 1900-1950

By Webb, John H

Saskatoon, SK, Canada: John Hooper Webb, 1999. FINE First Edition, 1st Printing of this scarce book. A brilliant local history of Grandview, Manitoba (north of Riding Mountain National Park & west of Dauphin). This collectors copy is SIGNED and dated by the author on the title page. 8.5" x 11", 287 pages. From the sale of the first lots of land in 1900 to farm homesteads offered in 1907, and from the visit of Prime Minister Robert Borden in 1911 to the growth of a prairie town to 1950, this book tells many interesting and sometimes humorous stories, and includes about 150 histortic photos of the town and its people. An excellent addition to any collection of genealogical and history books.. Large Softcover.


The Molson Saga, 1763-1983

By Woods, Shirley E., Jr

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1983 VERY GOOD+/VG- 1st Edition (stated), 1st Canadian Printing predates 1st U.S. Ed. by one year. A great copy with no corner bumps, no wear to boards, square and solid binding, clean & bright text, ownership marking on front endpaper only. Unclipped DJ has light wear, tiny edge tears. 6.25" by 9.25", 370 pages, 4 sections of b&w plates (64 photographs), family tree, bibliography, index. ---"Spanning six generations and more than two hundred years, The Molson Saga tells the story of the brewery line of the Molson family." The Molson family played vital roles in Canadian steamboats, railways, banking, theatre, McGill University, the Bank of Montreal and Montreal General Hospital. This wonderfully readable family biography includes stories of many famous people the Molson's interacted with, including William McGillivray, Lord Selkirk, Louis-Joseph Papineau, Father Charles Chiniquy, Sir Herbert Holt, Billy Bishop, E.P. Taylor, Jean Beliveau and Joey Smallwood. . Hard Cover.


The Ukrainian Americans: Roots and Aspirations 1884-1954

By Kuropas, Myron B

University of Toronto Press, 1991 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. Brand new condition, appears unhandled and unread, no markings. 6.5" x 9.5", 534 pages, well-illustrated. - "The American melting pot has sought to assimilate ethnic groups from around the world into the cultural values and practices of mainstream American society. But Ukrainian Americans have not been so readily `melted down,' as Myron B. Kuropas demonstrates in this portrait of a people. He charts the course of the Ukrainians of the United States and their metamorphosis from Rusyns with an essentially religiocultural identity to Ukrainians with distinct ethnonational aspirations." ... "Scholarly concern with American ethnic groups has generally focused on the process of assimilation. This study looks at the other side of the coin and explains how one group not only avoided assimilation but actually created a new national identity in the United States." . Hard Cover.


Discovering Your Family History

By Steel, Don

London, U.K.: BBC Books, 1980 NEAR-FINE First Printing, 7.25" x 8.5",172 pages, well-illustrated. Nearly perfect wraps with no creases, as-new unmarked interiors.This book complements the BBC television series presented by Gordon Honeycombe. As an introduction to the principles of researching family histories, this book shows anyone engaged in the process of discovering their family's history how to access civil registrations, census records and directories, newspapers and periodicals, school records, parish registers, etc. . Soft Cover.


The Township of Time

By Bruce, Charles

Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1959 VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD First Edition, 1st Printing. Formerly part of a genealogical library, very nice interiors, excellent maroon boards, unclipped DJ protected in mylar. 5.75" x 8.75", 234 pages, genealogical family trees. A series of related stories about early settlers and the generations they produced in Nova Scotia. Begins with the family of Colin Forester and Lydia Willoughby 1786, and includes family trees and stories about the families of Henry Somers and Mary Primrose Forester, Homer Graham and Melody Forester, Angus Neil and Willoughby Forester, Richard McKee Cameron and Charlotte Forester, John Cameron McKee and Josephine Forester, Baillie Forester and Diana Farren, Alexander Currie and Janet Forester. . Hard Cover.


Dogtown to Dauphin

By Little, Adam S

Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Watson & Dwyer, 1988 FINE/NEAR-FINE First Edition. An exceptional copy: BRAND NEW in all respects except for a former owner's embossed imprint on the title page. DJ is nearly Fine with light edge wear. 6.25" x 9.25", 250 pages, illustrated, index. Very well written local history of the Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada area. The author was born in Dauphin in 1919. Dr. Little records the beginnings of the settlement in 1741 as La Verendrye's Fort Dauphin, to the early fur trading days, to the pioneer families such as the Nagle brothers, the Whitemore family, the Edwards family and Janet McLaughlin - who coped with the floods and blizzards, the hazards of sickness and childbirth without medical assistance. Also included is the arrival of Ukrainian pioneers and the railway. This volume also includes the stories of WWI Ace William George Baker, and quarterback Jimmy Ball. The names of hundreds of Dauphin families are mentioned with some detail of their enduring contribution to the community and country.. Hard Cover.


The Way We Lived

By Boon, Clarence A

Brandon, Manitoba, Canada: Clarence A. Boon, 1983 NEAR-FINE First Edition HC. Crisp and clean, solid, nearly perfect pictorial boards. Front endpaper excised, name obscured wth felt pen otherwise completely unmarked. 6" x 9", 298 pages plus fold-out family trees. - The complete life story of Edna (Mason) Thornby and Jack Thornby, who married in 1898. Edna lived to be more than 100 years of age, and being active and bright, told her incredible life stories to the author - some of which her family had never heard. A fascinating account of social history in late 19th century and early 20th century Canada. . Hard Cover.


Pakenham: Ottawa Valley Village 1823-1860

By McGiffin, Verna Ross

Pakenham, Ontario: Mississippi Publishers, 1963. FINE/VG- First Edition, 1st Printing stated. Pristine book, unmarked, top corners gently bumped otherwise as-new. Unclipped DJ has tiny edge tears and minor edge wear. 5.75" x 8.75", 196 pages, maps, glossy b&w plates. - A highly detailed study of the traditional Ottawa Valley village of Pakenham, situated along the Mississippi River between Almonte and Arnprior, 40 miles from Ottawa. This volume opens with a geographical outline followed by the history of the Laurentian culture, Middle Woodland group and historic Indian tribes. It tells the stories of the early military settlements, the first immigrants and settlers, the religious groups and local governments - and the principal industries of lumbering and farming. Highlighted are the lives of the Honorable Peter Robinson and the father of Oakenham Village, Andrew Dickson. An excellent genealogical and historical source.. Hard Cover.


Reflections and Reminiscences: Ukrainians in Canada, 1892-1992

By Ewanchuk, Michael

M. Ewanchuk, 1995. Very Good First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the title page. 6" x 9", 169 pages, index, vintage and archival photographs. Crisp & clean, nice & tight, no markings other than author's. Light shelfwear, spine creases and lean. - The author, a noted historian on Ukrainians in Canada, has collected personal recollections and experiences of Ukrainian pioneers and their descendants - from all three main phases of Ukrainian immigration to Canada, from 1892-1992. The appendices list military awards and decorations for Ukrainian-Canadian servicemen in WWII, and roll of honour. Also included is information about the Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox churches.. Signed by Author. Trade Paperback.


Gretna, Window on the Northwest
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Gretna, Window on the Northwest

By Enns, F. G

Gretna, Manitoba, Canada: Village of Gretna History Committee, 1987. FINE/Very Good First Edition. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. This is a higher quality book, quite scarce, in spectacular condition. A few short edge tears along bottom edge of DJ. 8.75" x 11.25", 342 pages, maps, many historical photos. 100 year local history of Gretna, Manitoba - on the boundary between Canada and the United States. At one time, one of the most important railway junctions of the Northwest, Gretna has faced fires, flooding of the Red River, smallpox epidemics, wars and depressions, scandals and religious controversies, but throughout it all, the Gretna 'spirit' saw its citizens though the tough times.. Hard Cover.


Dem Herrn Die Ehre: Schonwieser Mennoniten Gemeinde von Manitoba 1924-1968

By Enns, Alt. J; et al

Altona, MB, Canada: Friesen & Sons, 1969. FINE/VG- First Edition, 1st printing. An exceptional copy: crisp, clean, unmarked - in perfect geen boards. Unclipped DJ has a few closed edge tears, light shelfwear. 5.75" by 8.75", 151 pages, many photographs, maps. - History of the Mennonite community in Manitoba from 1924 to 1968, all text in German language. Areas included are: Starbuck, Springstein, Oak Bluff, Pigeon lake, Headingley, Elie, Meadows, Marquette, High Bluff, Westbourne, Foxwarren, Birtle, McAuley, Willen, Manson, Fleming, Kirkella, Elkhorn, Virden, Routledge, Oak Lake, Griswold, Alexander, Rivers, Sperling, Graysville, Gleanlea, Morris, Stuartburn, Gardenton, Steinbach, Niverville, Ste. Anne, Lorette, Prairie Rose, Winnipeg, North Kildonan, Brooklands, Kirkfield Park, Stonewall, Petersfield.. Hard Cover.


The Merivale Cemeteries

By Kennedy, Jim

Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1981 Very Good, Publication No. 81-7. Very nice copy, only a trace of edge wear, a few light marks on covers, previous owner's name on title page. 7" by 8.5", approx. 200 pages, photographs, fold-out map. - Contains historical sketch of Merivale, Ontario in the Nepean area, complete listings of graves and headstones of Merivale United Church Cemetery, St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, the Merivale Cemetery, complete genealogical history of Merivale pioneer Arthur S. Hopper (1784 -1872) and descendants, newspaper obituaries and death notices, burial entries pertaining to the Merivale Cemeteries in the registers of All Saints Church of Westboro & the Parish of St. Matthias Mission of Nepean, photographs, inscriptions, nominal index, index to fraternal societies, index to stonecutters, index to place names, fold-out map of Merivale Cemeteries.. Softcover.


Legacy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Personal History
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Legacy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Personal History

By Spence, Linda

Athens, OH, U.S.A.: Swallow Press - Ohio University Press, 1997. VERY FINE 3rd Printing of First Edition. 6" by 8.5" Trade Paperback, 155 pages. Ownership inscription on first page otherwise AS-NEW in all respects, very nice. - - - The author provides the keys to unlocking the recollections that make up life, and answers the questions 'How?' and 'Where do I begin?' Through supportive coaching, stimulating questions, shared memories, and evocative photographs, the process of producing a personal history becomes intriguing and engaging.. Soft Cover.


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