Chapin Fonds Photos

Chapin Fonds Photos

Rev. Roscoe T. Chapin (1889-1988) was ordained and began teaching school in Norway House, Manitoba in 1920. From 1922 to 1930, Rev. Chapin did missionary work at Island Lake Mission, Manitoba, and from 1930 to 1934 he served the Rossville Mission in Norway House. In 1934, Rev. Chapin became principal of the Indian Residential School […]

Mary Bruce Fonds Photos

Mary Bruce Fonds Photos

Mary Bruce, born on a Manitoba farm in 1902, worked as a matron at Norway House Residential School (United Church of Canada) in Norway House, Manitoba from 1929 – 1932. Miss Bruce was a photographer and also a watercolour painter. She also developed and printed the photographs that she took. Several of the photographs have […]

Margaret (Reid) May Fonds Photos

Margaret (Reid) May Fonds Photos

Margaret (Reid) May (b. 1935) attended the University of Alberta from 1954 – 1956 for teacher training and after a year of teaching in Edmonton, went to teach at the Norway House Day/Residential School, in Norway House, Manitoba. She taught at Norway House from 1957 – 1959. The images in the fonds are from her […]