Fonds 12-2004 - James Douglas Wall Collection

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James Douglas Wall Collection

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CA MCK 12-2004

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  • 1900-1904. (Creation)

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35 photographs, various sizes
1 map 1.5 m x 1.5m

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James Douglas Wall was born in Brandon, Manitoba on March 22, 1933, the only son of James Jesse Wall and Audrey May Simm. James Wall grew up in Brandon. He attended public schools in the city and graduated from Brandon Collegiate Institute. At an early age, he became a member of the 82nd Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets. In the summer of 1950, he earned his pilot's wings throught the Air Cadets Scholarship Program. Mr. Wall has been employed with the Brandon Flying Club. He has earned a commercial pilot's licence and an aircraft maintenance engineer's licence. In 1957, he became manager of Maple Leaf Aviation Limited. Mr. Wall is a long time member of the South West branch of the Manitoba Genealogical Society, Inc. of which he has served as president for several terms. Mr. Wall has been married to his wife Elizabeth since 1957. They have one son, David. Mr. Wall is a resident of Brandon, Manitoba.

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These items were acquired by Mr. Wall in his capacity as President of the Southwest Branch of the Manitoba Genealogical Society. Custodial history prior to their acquisition by Mr. Wall and his donation of them to the S.J. McKee Archives is unknown.

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Collection contains 35 photographs of Baldur, Manitoba taken ca. 1900. These photographs contain images of buildings, street scenes, and residents (individuals and groups)of Baldur Manitoba. Collection also includes a copy of Christie's Map of the City of Brandon ca. 1900.

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An inventory of the Baldur photographs is available in the James Wall file held in the archives.

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  • English

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