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Monday, 24 December 2012

Christmas Fiction from Manitoba's past

December 24, 1906, Brandon Sun (source)

Ho Ho Ho ! Merry Christmas everyone ! Here's a selection of Manitoba Christmas fiction from long ago for your enjoyment !

Here's a short story published in 1935 by author, poet and HBC employee Robert Watson entitled When Christmas Came to Fort Garry.

From a 1931 collection of short stories by teacher, author and activist Nellie McClung: The Milkman's Christmas. McClung also penned When Christmas Crossed "The Peace."

This Christmas 1892 edition of the Brandon Times includes The Lost Cameo - A Manitoba Christmas Tale by Dixi. 

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