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Homeseekers who kept vigil for 40 hours for Doukhobors land. 

Date(s)

2 June 1907

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Positive - paper - silver
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-025694
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
54
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Box
05334
90: Open
Other accession no.
1968-048 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada /
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

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

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

Described by the RECON project.

Subject heading

IMMIGRATION & COLONIZATION - DOUKHOBORS.

Government

Other system control no.

3367669