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Steps to a Homestead - Land Companies
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R-A23809
Item Date
1911


"William Pearson, of the William Pearson Land Company, and his field manager speak with a prospective settler."


"While the majority of homesteads were taken by individuals, there were large companies, such as the William Pearson Land Company, who brought out large numbers of prospective settlers to examine and buy land."

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Reference Number:
R-A23809
Media Type:
photograph
Keywords:
William Pearson Company; Land Seekers; Last Mountain Valley


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Image Preview S-C37 Photograph 1 - A letter from the York Farmers Colonization Company appointing C.J. McFarline as their land agent.
Image Preview R-A23809 Photograph 2 - "William Pearson, of the William Pearson Land Company, and his field manager speak with a prospective settler."
Image Preview R-1109: File 4 Map 3 - "A map of William Pearson's land holdings that was part of the company publication ""Last Mountain Valley: Prairie Wheat
Image Preview R-1109: File 4 PDF Document 4 - "Last Mountain Valley: Prairie Wheat Lands", compiled by Edward C. Amblud. William Pearson Co., Ltd., Winnipeg.
Image Preview R-A23806 Photograph 5 - An excursion train for land seekers.
Image Preview R-A23808 Photograph 6 - Interior of a private rail car used by land seekers.
Image Preview R-A14473 Photograph 7 - Pearson's main camp at Devil's Lake.
Image Preview R-A14472 Photograph 8 - Land seekers preparing for the day.
Image Preview R-A23811 Photograph 9 - A group of land seekers leaving Bulyea to see land around Last Mountain Lake.
Image Preview A-1279 Audio 10 - An interview with Ralph Huggins - steamboat operator on Last Mountain Lake.
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