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Royal North West Mounted Police (R.N.W.M.P.) holding back a crowd in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. 1907. 

Date(s)

1907

Place

Yorkton, SK

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-001313
90: Open
Other accession no.
1968-048 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Canada. Dept. of the Interior / Library and Archives Canada / C-001313
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

This rush for homesteads occurred when the Doukhobors refused, based on their objection to taking an oath of allegiance, to register the homesteads they occupied.

In June of 1907, the Dominion Government confiscated the land and made it available to others.

Described by the RECON project.

Subject heading

1. Immigration & Colonization - Doukhobors.
2. SK - Yorkton - Parts.
3. Law Enforcement - Police - Federal.

Government

Other system control no.

3367630