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Item i03872 - Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – cover Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – inside cover Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 1 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 2 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 3 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 4 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – loose photo of St. Paul’s College Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – loose photo of St. Paul’s College Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 5 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 6 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 7 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 8 Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 9

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Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace

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  • Apr. 1940 (Creation)
    Wallace, John

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1 scrapbook : 10 pages

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([ca. 1920]-[after 1996])

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John Wallace was a corporal in a branch of the Canadian military during and sometime before the Second World War. He lived in Fort Osborne Barracks before the War.

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Originally part of City of Winnipeg Archives Museum Collection (MU-314), donated by John Wallace in 1996.

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A scrapbook of photographs taken by Corporal John Wallace of Winnipeg in April, 1940. The scrapbook is 9 pages consisting of 48 photographs, 2 of which are loose. The photographs depict Fort Osborne Barracks, Old St. Paul’s College, the Memorial Boulevard area, Gladstone MB, and fellow soldiers Wallace was acquainted with, as well as their families. The scrapbook is annotated and is accompanied by notes written by Wallace explaining some of the photos and those featured in them. Some photos are missing.

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Copyright : Public domain

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Consists of 48 photographs

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