Doukhobor land rush Yorkton, Sask

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    June 1907
    Reference:
    Box number: 5334
    Item no. (creator):
    58
    Type of material:
    Photographs
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    3367666
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    Context of this record:
  • Date(s):
    June 1907
    Place:
    Yorkton, Sask.,
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    1 photograph
    Additional information:
    General Note:
    This rush for homesteads occurred when the Doukhobors refused, based on their objection to taking on oath of allegiance, to register the homesteads they occupie
    In June of 1907, the Dominion Government confiscated the land and made it available to others
    Described by the RECON project.
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Government
    Other system control no.:
    DAPDCAP279202
    Other accession no.:
    1968-048 NPC
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Canada. Dept. of the Interior / Library and Archives Canada / PA-022245
    Restrictions on use: Nil
    Copyright: Expired

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