University of Manitoba

Archives & Special Collections

View over 10,000 digitized archival documents relating to immigration and immigration policy in western Canada from the holdings of the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections and the University of Saskatchewan Archives.
View three hundred images from the holdings of the archives of Oseredok, the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre. The images are presented along with an accompanying historical narrative pertaining to the experience of Ukrainian immigrants in western Canada.
Experience this learning tool designed for students and teachers in grade six. Contains lesson plans and activities for teachers, a historical text with accompanying images of archival material, and a fun, yet educational, game for students relating to immigration and immigration policy in the early-twentieth century.

Note: To view the digitized material within the Prairie Immigration Experience website you will have to enable pop-up windows on
your computer's web browser.

If using Internet Explorer (XP SP2), Go to "Tools"|"Pop-up Blocker"|"Turn Off Pop-up Blocker" OR Keep the Control (Ctrl) key
pressed down while clicking on the links to the digitized material.

If using Mozilla Firefox, Go to "Tools"|"Options"|"Web Features" and uncheck "Block Popup Windows."

If using Safari, Go to "Safari"|"Block Pop-up Windows" and make sure that menu option is unchecked.

You may also have to remove your Google toolbar which also contains a pop-up blocker. To do so, access "Control Panel" in "My Computer", select "Add or Remove Programs", and select "Google Toolbar".

Archives & Special Collections
University of Manitoba Libraries
Room 331, Elizabeth Dafoe Library
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2 Canada
Tel 204-474-9986  Fax 204-474-7913  Email