Series - Photographs

Brandon City Council, 1931 Kinsmen Convention Provincial Exhibition The Haymaker Four Nurses John Masters Painting Woman's Portrait Woman's Portrait (Nettie B. Jordan?) Brunswick Hotel Brandon Hydroelectric Dam
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  • c.1890-1950; predominantly 1921-1941 (Creation)
    Hoffman, Henry Robert

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13 photographs; 3 postcards; 3 paintings; 1 print.

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H.R. “Bob” Hoffman was born April 5, 1928 to parents Martha and W.R. Hoffman. He grew up in Brandon and moved to Toronto at age 15. There, he joined the Merchant Marines and sailed with Shell Oil from age 16 to 25. After this, he returned to Brandon to work with his father selling typewriters. He eventually took over the business and H.R. Hoffman Limited became the largest office equipment dealership in Western Manitoba. Hoffman married Elsie Neilson and had two sons, Cal and Brad. After retiring from the office equipment business, Hoffman owned and operated a Health and Fitness Club, was part owner of Metev Woolen Mills, worked for the Federal Business Development Bank, and was Chairman of the Westman Media Co-Operative Board of Directors. He was also a member of many different community organizations including the Brandon Kinsmen Club, the K-40, the Brandon Flying Club, the Royal Canadian Legion, and the Masonic Lodge. Hoffman passed away in Brandon, Manitoba on March 8, 2001.

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The items in this series were donated to the Daly House Museum by Bob Hoffman between 1979 and 2000.

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This series is predominantly composed of photographs of Brandon, Manitoba. It includes views of the city, local businesses, local organizations, and clubs. The series also includes paintings and portraits.

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Object ID Numbers: 1979.114.2-3; 1980.114.5, 8-13, 16-17, 20-21; 1998.114.43.1, 51, 61, 65; 2000.114.54-55, 60.

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