By: Delainey, William P.; Duerkop, John D.; Sarjeant, William A.S.
Price: $20.00 USD
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1982
Seller ID: 28789
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
177 pp, 11 1/4" H. "Saskatoon began as a vision of the Temperance Colonization Society. Its members formulated a scheme for a colony in the West where a way of life free from the evils of alcohol might be fostered. Early in the spring of 1882, an advance party travelled by rail and wagon to examine their grant of land and to choose the administrative site for the settlement. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the temperance ideals had become secondary to boosterism. By 1905 discussions were underway to amalgamate the original Nutana settlement with 'Saskatoon' and Riversda... View More...