Item 2017-89 - Scan of poster 'A Future in Canada for British Boys'

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CA ON00156 2017-89


Scan of poster 'A Future in Canada for British Boys'


  • c.1926 (Creation)

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1 PDF file, 268KB

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Poster owned by Alfred Palmer, who came to Canada from Britain in 1926 at the age of 15 as part of a colonization scheme. Loaned for scanning by David Palmer in October 2017. Alfred worked for Harry and Eliza Thompson on a farm in Huntingdon Township, Hastings County between 1926 and 1930.

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Poster for a Canadian National Railways colonization program aimed at British boys.

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