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Scene from the Canadian North West

  • R-A6090
  • Item
  • 18--?

Item is an image showing a group of Indian men, women and children posed in front of a wooden building; possibly not Plains Indians.

Jean-Louis Légaré, fur trader and merchant

  • R-A47
  • Item
  • after 1841

Jean-Louis Légaré (1841-1918) was a fur trader and merchant of Wood Mountain and one of the founding members of Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan. He induced Sitting Bull to surrender.

York Factory, copy of a drawing or engraving

  • R-A4055
  • Item
  • ca. 1853

Copy of a drawing or engraving of York Factory, a settlement and Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) trading post. It was located on the southwestern shore of Hudson Bay in northeastern Manitoba, at the mouth of the Hayes River. Buildt in 1684, York Factory was one of the first fur-trading posts established by the HBC, and was used for more than 270 years.

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