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image no.: 51248
contact sheet: A1549
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Ammeter Clan Enroute From Russia Via Quebec To Winnipeg. This Picture Was Taken At A Railroad Station Most Likely At North Bay, On. The Story Of Christian Ammeter And His Clan Began In Isenfluh, Switzerland, In 1849. From There They Emigrated In 1879 To The Caucasus Of Russia. In 1929, During The Russian Revolution, They Were Forced To Flee Leaving All Their Assets And Land Behind. They Fled To Canada And Settled In Starbuck, Mb. Photo Courtesy Of The Ammeter Family
subject(s): ImmigrationRailwaysRussiansStationsWomen
date: 1929, July
 
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image no.: 51249
contact sheet: A1549
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Christian Ammeter, The Patriarch Of The Ammeter Family Who Brought His Children And Their Families To Starbuck, Manitoba From Russia After The Revolution. Seventy-Four In All Left Karabulach, Russia For Canada
subject(s): ImmigrationPersonalitiesRussiansWomen
date: 1929, July
 
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image no.: 5222
contact sheet: A0166
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Greek Orthodox Church & Russian Contingent For Overseas Service
subject(s): BuildingsChurchesRussians
date: 1914-1918
 
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image no.: 13725
contact sheet: A0424
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Hon. William Hespeler Born In Baden Baden, Germany, Dec. 29, 1930. He Came To Canada In 1850 And Joined His Brother In Preston, On, In The Milling Distilling And Merchandising Business. He Acted As An Agent To Convince Mennonites To Settle In Manitoba. The Outcome Was In 1874, 284 Families Of German - Russian - Mennonite Extraction Came To Settle The First Mennonite Settlement East Of The Red River. In 1883 He Was Appointed German Consul For Manitoba And Northwest Territories
subject(s): GermansMennonitesPersonalitiesPoliticsRussians
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 17580
contact sheet: A0556
collection: J.H. Ashdown Collection
description: Men Who Worked At Cleaning Up Debris After Fire Which Destroyed J.H. Ashdown Hardware Retail Store, Main Street, Winnnipeg, Mb. Front Row: Ruthenian Labourer; Jas. S. Oliiphant; Mr. Ellis (Later Left For Edmonton); Mr. Mckay (Later Managed Hudson'S Bay Sporting Goods Dept); Man With Beard, A Personal Friend Of Mr. Ashdown (Worked At Odd Jobs Around The Store); Young Boy, Worked In Tinshop, Norman Sly; Man With Gold Club, Worked In Tinshop; Man With Baseball Bat, C.H. Lightly (Later Operated A Tinsmithing Business In Winnipeg. Second Row: Mr. George Wilson (Store Department Manager, Builders' Hardware); Man In Fedora Hat (E. Richot) Acted As French Interpreter; Boy Sitting Is Donald Manson, Worked In Sporting Goods, (Later Employed By A Hardwre Merchant In Town Near Calgary. Seated In Rear: Two Ruthenian Labourers
subject(s): FiresLabourRussiansStoresWinnipeg BuildingsWinnipeg Streets
date: 1904, October 11
 
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image no.: 5121
contact sheet: A0163
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Russian Or Ukrainian Families On Board Ship “Page Toles”, Toronto
subject(s): ImmigrationRussiansShipsUkrainiansWomen
date: 1910c