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    • Zapataland

    • Dukhobors--Canada--Religious life and customs; Indians of Mexico--Social conditions.
    • An article in the Semi-Weekly Tribune, Vol.1No 89 Victoria, B.C. titled 'Zapataland' compares the community of Zapatans in Maxico and Doukhobors in Canada as an example of the co-operative communities that manage to subvert the capitalist system.
    • 8/21/1919
    • Why Oust Doukhobors?

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada, Veterans--Settlement--Canada, Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • A clipping from Evening Telegraph, subtitle: 'Prof. Mavor Defends Them, Protests Against Forcible Removal From Their Settlements to Provide Lands for Returning Soldiers.'
    • 5/5/1919
    • Welcomed by Winnipeggers

    • Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Land settlement--Prairie Provinces--Dukhobors
    • An article from 'The Evening News' describing the Dukhobors' arrival in Winnipeg and their temporary settlement at the Immigration Hall there. Rev. R. G. Macbeth read a welcome address on behalf of the Winnipeg community and the Dukhobors' replied...
    • 4/5/1899
    • Weary plod to Solsgirth

    • Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada
    • An article from 'Manitoba Free Press' informing about the physical condition of the Dukhobor pilgrims who are on their way from Foxwarren to Solsgirth, Manitoba.
    • 11/4/1902
    • Weary pilgrims see their wives

    • Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada
    • An article from 'Manitoba Free Press' describing the measures which the Canadian Government had undertaken to transport the Dukhobor pilgrims (mostly women and children) to their homes and to prevent future pilgrimages. The Government officials had...
    • 11/5/1902
    • Visits of U.S. farmers

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Farmers, American--Canada
    • A newspaper article offering testimonials of American farmers where they discuss the advantages of settling at Canadian Prairie Provinces. Illustrations of a Galician family and Dukhobor children are included.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Verigin sanctioned Koptinoff statement

    • Dukhobors --Canada--Social conditions; Dukhobors--Income tax--Canada; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924; Koptinoff, Michael. M.;
    • A clipping from of the article from the Vancouver Sun which confirms that the open letter published in the Canadian newspapers and signed by Michael. M. Koptinoff on behalf of the Dukhobor community is approved by Peter Verigin. The open letter...
    • 2/22/1922
    • Verigin rules prosperous colony

    • Dukhobors--Canada--Government relations; Collective settlements--Canada; Mavor, James, 1854-1925; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924
    • Another version of the article is found in Mavor_a_0134. For full description see notes for Mavor_a_0134.
    • 5/17/1904
    • Verigin rules prosperous colony

    • Dukhobors--Canada--Government relations; Collective settlements--Canada; Mavor, James, 1854-1925; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924
    • An article from 'The Telegram' informing about Prof. Mavor's successful trip to the Dukhobor villages. Prof. Mavor acted as an arbitrator in a dispute between the Dukhobors and the Canadian Government concerning 'the repayment of certain Government...
    • 5/17/1904
    • Veregin Refuses to Give Up Lands

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada; Veterans--Settlement--Canada; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924.
    • Item is a newspaper article reporting on a meeting between Peter Verigin and the members of the Grand Forks reconstruction board. In this meeting the board attempted to secure Verigin's acceptance of the statement made by the Doukhobors of...
    • 4/10/1919
    • Veregin Describes Doukohobor Lands

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada; Veterans--Settlement--Canada
    • Item is a newspaper article discussing the proposal to turn over Douhobor lands to soldiers returning from World Wa I. In this article, Peter Verigin states that the proposal to give the land to war veterans emanated from the women members of The...
    • 3/28/1919
    • Urge Government to Deport Doukhobors

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada; Veterans--Settlement--Canada
    • Item is a newspaper article discussing the resolution made by the Nelson Branch of the G.W.V.A. (Great War Veterans Association), urging the government to deport the Doukhobors on the grounds that they 'refused to abide by the laws of the...
    • 4/7/1919
    • Trouble with Doukhobors

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan- Land tenure; Dukhobors -- Canada -- Government relations
    • Article from the newspaper ('The Mail and Empire') dated April 17 and titled 'Trouble with Doukhobors'.
    • 4/17/1907
    • Trip to Yorkton District

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Emigration and immigration--Canada; Emigration and immigration--United States
    • A newspaper article reporting on a trip of American officials who wish to promote immigration to Canada (Yorkton district) and outlining geography, vegetation and economy of the region. Dukhobors are noted as one of the groups who took up land and...
    • 1/1/1899
    • Trek by Doukhobors reported from west

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Kamsack; Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Russia
    • An article from the 'Globe' informing that 3000 Dukhobors from Kamsack area, Saskatchewan are preparing to sell all their property and emigrate to Soviet Russia and referring to the article from the 'Free Press' of 29 January, 1924. The Federal...
    • 1/30/1924
    • Translation of letter to Percy E. Nobbs

    • Dukhobors--Canada; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924; Nobbs, Percy Erskine, 1875-1964
    • A manuscript copy of translated letter to Percy E. Nobbs where the unnamed author complains that Peter Verigin ordered him to leave the Dukhobor village that he visited. Another version of the translated letter is found in Mavor_t_0575.
    • 4/8/1906
    • Translation of letter from Reibin to Mavor

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Social life and customs; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • Translation of the letter from Reibin to Mavor where he informs Mavor that the Dukhobor community at Verigin, SK is doing well.
    • 11/30/1907
    • Translation of letter from Heintze to Mavor

    • Danes--Emigration and immigration--Prussia (Germany); Danes--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • Handwritten English translation of a letter from Heintze to Mavor. Heintze replies to Mavor's letter of December 17, 1898 commenting on the state of affairs in the Danish-speaking part of the province Schleswig-Holstein and noting that it is...
    • 12/29/1898
    • Transfer of immigrants

    • Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Dukhobors--Social life and customs
    • A newspaper article outlining the details of provisioning and transportation of the newly-arrived Dukhobor immigrants during their transfer from St. John to the Prairie Provinces.
    • 1/24/1899

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