University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. Winnipeg Tribune Photograph Collection. “The Viking statue in Gimli Manitoba”, 1975 (Gimli Manitoba, 1946-1980).

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Archives of Manitoba
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Centre du patrimoine
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City of Winnipeg Archives
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Mennonite Archival Image Database
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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
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University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
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