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Title Le Manitoba. Champ d’Immigration
Author Bernier, Alfred T
Date 1887
Document Type Map; Pamphlet
Reference RSL.2010.038.002.1-2
Library / Archive Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp
Description Includes a foldable railway and guide map of Manitoba.
Series Description The Red Star Line Museum Collection consists of ephemera, objects, and items documenting the lives and everyday experiences of it's passengers travelling to America from 1873-1934.
Biographical Note / History In 1887, Bernier published a pamphlet entitled Le Manitoba, champ d’immigration (Ottawa), with the aim of encouraging citizens in Quebec and New England to settle in the west.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Places Ottawa, Ontario, Manitoba, Canada
Nationality French; European
Keywords overland migration, emigration scheme, emigration, emigrant, government, advice literature, employment, working conditions, travel guide
Language French
Document(s) linked to La Fortune pour Les Cultivateurs Belges. Émigration au Canada. Avantages Offerts par Le Gouvernment Canadien: 64 Hectares de Bonnes Terres Gratis!
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