Heinrich Holtmann fonds [textual record]

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    R1806-0-7-E, MG30-C153
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    • Heinrich Holtmann fonds
      Heinrich Holtmann fonds
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    Fonds consists of correspondence sent by H. Holtmann to his wife in Rosser, Manitoba, as well as letters received by him from relatives in Germany while he was interned, 1940-1942.
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    Biography/Administrative history:
    Holtmann, Heinrich, 1902-1994: Heinrich Holtmann, farmer, born in 1902 at Diestedde, Germany, immigrated to Canada in 1928. After a year as farm laborer he purchased his own farm near Little Britain, Manitoba. Here he became actively involved in German Canadian social life, and was President of the local Schutzenverein when he was interned in the summer of 1940. He was first confined to Camp Kananaskis, Alberta, and in January 1941 was transferred to Fredericton Internment Camp, in New Brunswick. He was released in January 1942, following an appeal to the then Minister of Justice, Louis St. Laurent.
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    Received in 1977 from Heinrich Holtmann of Rosser, Man.
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