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Before the Railways
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- Textual record
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- Kreutzweiser, Erwin
- Saskatchewan Archives Board
- Saskatoon (Sask.)
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3 p. of textual records
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Item component is an article by Erwin Kreutzweister that appears in volume I, issue 1 of Saskatchewan History from page 8 to 10. Article briefly outlines the process of land settlement and community growth and agricultural development in western Canada prior to the construction of railways in western Canada, including describing the hardships encountered, costs incurred, business ventures started. Article includes reminiscences of Gerald Willoughby (as described in his work Retracing the Old Trail) of his travel by cart from Moose Jaw to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in April of 1883. Brief mention is made in the article on the impact settlement of "white people" in the west had on First Nations People and the Metis.
Author intended material to be appropriate for use in the classroom, particularly in social studies at the grade nine level.
Records are in good physical condition.
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Scanned copies of issues are available at: https://file.ac/bVVZ6WWFP10/
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Records are open for research use.
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Copyright to the collective work in each Saskatchewan History issue is held by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. Copyright in individual articles may be held by: the author; by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan; or in some cases, an article may be in the public domain. Questions about copyright may be directed to Reference and Outreach Services staff at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan.
An index to feature articles is available online at: https://www.saskarchives.com/sites/default/files/sh_feature_articles_tableofcontents_fin_2017_12_12.pdf
The reference code/identifier for components is comprised of a unique number for the serial Saskatchewan History followed by a dash, the volume number, a full stop (period), the issue number, a space, and a sequence number for the component of the issue enclosed in parentheses.
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Name access points
- Willoughby, Gerald (Subject)
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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.
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