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Prairie Immigration Experience: Hallama Family fonds


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Institution: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Collection Identifier: MSS SC 128, PC 123

Title: Hallama Family fonds

Dates: 1900-1938, 1990

Extent: 3.5 cm of textual records. -- 8 photographs.

Biographical Sketch: Wenceslaus Hallama settled in Canada in 1891, and purchased land near Grande Pointe from his Uncle Joseph Schwab four years later. He married Barbara Blahnik from Bohemia and they  had two children. Wenceslaus was the first farmer in the area to own a seed drill, and a gasoline tractor. In 1938, their only son Joseph took over the farm until  1971. In 1971 his son Edward took over the farm.

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the Hallama Family fonds consists of photographs, farm account books and a history of the Hallama family and farm.

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