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Newdale YesterYear Archival Photographs
Photos from the Newdale History Book Collection at Bill Hillman’s Manitoba Photo Archive.

Rural Municipality (RM) of Harrison
Newdale, (Oldale), and Sandy Lake, Manitoba.

Manitoba Genealogical Society

Manitoba Historical Society

Manitoba Historical Maps, on Flickr

Manitoba, Canada Vital Statistics
Index (free) for births over 100 years ago, marriages 80 years ago, deaths 70 years ago. (There is a charge for copies.) For more recent births, marriages and deaths (BMD), follow the links there to the Department of Vital Statistics main website.
Great free resources – historical newspapers, photographs, maps. Browse or search. (French & English)

Archives of Manitoba – Family History Research

Canadian Genealogy Centre, at Library and Archives Canada

Western Manitoba Genealogical Project

Peel’s Prairie Provinces
Free resources from Bruce Peel’s Bibliography of the Canadian Prairies

Digital Archives, University of Manitoba
Includes archives of the ‘Agricultural Experience’, ‘Landmarks, Monuments and Built Heritage’, ‘Historical Maps’, ‘Northwest Rebellion’, ‘Louis Riel’, Immigration Experience’, and more. Also the Winnipeg Tribune collections with a photograph and news clipping index and digitized issues of the paper from 1939-1945.

Note – Both Google News Archive,, and NewspaperARCHIVE (pay sites) include some Manitoba newspapers.

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