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Fred Pringle's farm, Veteran, Alberta, 1912
|Series 1||Diaries. -- 1908-1945|
|Series 2||Photographs. -- 1910-1927|
|Series 1||Diaries. -- 1908-1945. -- 6 volumes|
Diary. -- 1908-1912. -- Consists of the diary of Frederick O. Pringle, a young American immigrant who homesteaded near Veteran, Alberta. The brief but pithy diary entries describe his trip to Canada, work as a farm labourer for others, his social life (primarily dances on Saturday nights), work on his homestead, and his growing business as a barber. Note: The 1908 entries appear at the very end rather than the beginning of the diary; the scans begin in 1909 when he started his trip to Canada.
Diary. -- 1912-1915. -- Consists of the second diary of Fred Pringle, in which he described homesteading activities, fixing up his house, marriage to Ida Bower, birth of his daughter, and setting up of his barber shop in Veteran.
|M-1008-3||Diary. -- 1915-1918|
|M-1008-4||Diary. -- 1918-1930|
|M-1008-5||Diary. -- 1931-1937|
|M-1008-6||Diary. -- 1943-1945|
|Series 2||Photographs of the family, Pringle farm and Veteran. -- 1910-1927. View now.|