Forgotten History: The Untold Stories of Manitoba’s First Provincial Jail, 1881-1930

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Treusch, Kristen J.

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Treusch, Kristen J. Forgotten History: The Untold Stories of Manitoba’s First Provincial Jail, 1881-1930. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Privately Printed, 2018. First edition. ISBN: 9781775073208. pp. 187. 8vo. Some creasing, rubbing to covers, contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; good. “Standing in downtown Winnipeg is an old building that was once a foreboding icon to would-be criminals. This book, “Forgotten History: The Untold Stories of Manitoba’s First Provincial Jail, 1881-1930″, will illuminate the stories of the men, women and children the were incarcerated there, as well as place it into a broader Canadian prison system context. The key to the building’s futures to inform the public fit’s unique historical value and need for preservation with a historic designation attached to it, as there is non as of 2017. This book, all its research, has been a long journey of fifteen years to assemble. It is the hope of the author that this information will inspire those interested in history and specifically in preserving built heritage and the importance of keeping all our buildings, regardless of it past experiences, alive and well.” Softcover. (#630) $15.00