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A previously unrecorded autograph letter of Louis Riel, written at a most important juncture of the first Red River Rebellion, a mere seven days after Riel's band of Metis rebels had captured Dr. Schultz and his party at Fort Garry and imprisoned them, and just six days after the publication of the famous Declaration of the Inhabitants of Rupert's Land.
Here's hoping you get to walk past a field of turkeys and pumpkins this Thanksgiving weekend! 11 octobre 2013
The first issue of La Liberté was published on May 20, 1913.
Today, that issue, and many, many more, are available on the Peel site!
Two years ago, we partnered with the Société historique de Saint-Boniface, the owner of the La Liberté archives, to digitize the entire 100 years of the francophone newspaper La Liberté, in honour of its 2013 centennial celebrations. In addition to the coordination efforts of the Société historique de Saint-Boniface, this project benefited from the help of the Manitoba Legislative Library, which provided microfilm reels of the early years of the newspaper, and from funding support from the Société franco-manitobaine and the Université de Saint-Boniface. After many, many scanning and processing hours, the full run of issues will be ready for the June gala launch! 22 mai 2013
Published from 1905 to 1915 in Edmonton, Alberta, this newspaper was at one time the only French language newspaper created in Western Canada. (Alberta's Online Encyclopedia)
La Survivance was first published in 1928 and along with Le Franco-Albertain and Le Franco, represent the main weekly newspaper of the French community in Alberta. It offers an invaluable account of the francophone community.
|Bibliographic records :||10,527|
|Nombre total de documents :||7,533|
|Nombre total de pages :||757,834|
|Numéros de journaux :||66,209|
|Pages de journaux :||623,884|
|Newspaper Articles :||4,858,865|