Photograph of a train carrying settlers from South Dakota. The train is stopped with people standing on top and in front. Bound for the Canadian North-West, this CPR train arrived in Winnipeg on May 1st, 1891. The following messages were written on the sides of the train: "Good-bye South Dakota. Bound for the Canadian North-West. Free land. Plenty of timber. Pure water. No more 2 bushels per acre. No more opaline fuel. No more 5 mile water haul. No more grinding machine agents. Hurrah for Canada."
Metropolitan Andrij Sheptytckyj (Andrei Sheptytskyj) with Reverend Lev Sembrayovych in Winnipeg, Manitoba, during the Metropolitan's second visit to Canada. The back of the card bears identification written in pencil.
Black and white photo postcard of seven clergy seated in a field, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 1921. Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytskyj is seated in the centre of the photo and Bishop Nykyta Budka seated third from the right.
[On the back of the postcard:] “Good old Ruh! Where are you hiding? I waited for you in vain – even though you’ve ploughed through everything and are unconquered, they give you no respect. Therefore come soon – we’re waiting for you. God be with you. Your Anton Sylla, OMI. [To] Rev. Fath. Ruh[,] Box 44[,] Portage la Prairie[,] Man."
Photo postcard of the Holy Ghost Polish Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Joe Stutt of St. John the Baptist Parish, in his role as Jesus in The Passion Play which was written and directed by Father Ruh and performed throughout local communities to raise money to continue construction of the new church which was rededicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1952 as the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.