Fonds 1988.12, 1988.123, 1988.139, 1988.167, 1989.49 - GEORGE HENDERSON fonds

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CA CPA 1988.12, 1988.123, 1988.139, 1988.167, 1989.49

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  • 1904-1976 (Creation)

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7 photographs

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George Andrew Henderson (1890-1976) collected historical material on his community. He married Lila B. Switzer. His parents were Elizabeth and Robert Henderson. On an unknown date, he moved from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to the Castle Point district of Manitoba. He started a grocery store in 1925 in Carberry, Manitoba, and later opened a men's clothing store across the street. Further biographical material is unknown.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Museum in 1988 by George Henderson of Carberry which transferred the material to the Archives. 1988.167 was presented to the Museum by George Hamilton of an unknown place.

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Fonds consists of black and white photographs showing Petrel Baseball Club (1904), Carberry Cadet Band (1908), Henderson's Grocery Store interior, George Henderson and Fred Switzer, Robert Henderson's residence. Textual material includes a calendar (1928), and a news clipping on Henderson's life written by Penny Ham (1976).

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