Collection 1977.20 - Mrs. Kate Gibson Collection

Kinsmen Club Softball Team, 1930 Brandon's First Waterworks

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Mrs. Kate Gibson Collection

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CA DHM 1977.20

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  • c. 1882-1971 (Creation)
    Kate Gibson

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Two photographs and one document.

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Mrs. Kate Gibson (nee Harrison) was born in 1888 in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. She immigrated to Canada in 1907 and settled in Brandon, Manitoba. In Brandon she married John Gibson and had four children: Vera, Ralph and Cyril. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church and served as the president of the Silver Cross Mothers. She was also involved with the Eastern Star and the Lady Trainmen. Mrs. Gibson passed away in Brandon, 1984 at age 95.

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The items in this collection were donated to the Daly House Museum by Mrs. Kate Gibson of Brandon, Manitoba in 1977.

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The collection contains a short memoir written by Mrs. Eliza Durston and two photographs, one of a Brandon baseball team and the other of Brandon’s first water merchant.

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  • English

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