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Frank Hembrow-Smith in theatre costume.

Portrait of Frank Hembrow-Smith in theatre costume. An original Barr Colonist, he was involved in Little Theatre Club.

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Barr Colonists on ship.

Barr Colonists on board a ship, Reverend. Isaac Barr seated and Reverend. G.E. Lloyd second from left.

Date: [ca. 1903].

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British camp. Saskatoon May, 1903.

Barr Colonist tent camp in "Saskatoon (Riversdale 1903)". Immigration Hall stands at the left. CPR tracks and train.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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White tents of Barr Colonists beside railway track.

White tents of Barr Colonists beside railway track. Historic sites plaque on Spadina Crescent West commemorates spot where colonists camped for two weeks. Some 1500 travelled from Liverpool bound for homesteads near Lloydminster.

Date: 1903.

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Barr Colonists buying outfits for their farms.

Barr Colonists buying outfits for their farms after arriving in Saskatoon by train.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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Barr Colonist tent encampment in Saskatoon.

Barr Colonist tent encampment in Saskatoon. Steam locomotive is visible at right, along with railway tracks arcing into distance. Large tent is visible in middle distance, smaller tents closer to tracks. On horizon is cluster of buildings resembling Leslie and Wilson flour mill.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Barr Colonists with horses and wagons.

Barr Colonists ready to leave Saskatoon for Lloydminster district. Tents in background. Colonists with livestock and loaded wagons in foreground.

Date: 1903.

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Barr colonists with many wagons.

Barr colonists with many wagons by CPR railyards in Saskatoon. Grain elevator in background.

Date: 1903.

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Two Barr colonists.

Two Barr colonists, a man and woman, sitting in oxen drawn cart with words " The Bain" written on side.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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Panoramic view of 1st Avenue.

Panoramic view of 1st Avenue, looking east on 20th Street from the CPR rail yards. The Windsor hotel occupies one corner. A sign on the left side of the hotel reads : "For sale - 100 Barr Colony Photos - W. J. James". Across the street is W. J. Davidson's store, the Union Bank of Canada, James Clinkskill's store and the Queen's Hotel. Tents which possibly provided shelter to Barr Colonists are on the right.

Date: [ca. 1903].

Photographer: James, William John.

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White tents of Barr Colonists beside railway track.

White tents of Barr Colonists beside railway track.

Date: 1903 (April or May).

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Barr colonist encampment at Saskatoon.

Barr colonist encampment at Saskatoon. Colonists' tents predominate, though interspersed with wooded shacks. Immigration Hall clearly visible left background. Ground is snow covered.

Date: April 1903.

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Barr Colonist camp two days after their arrival in Saskatoon.

Barr Colonist camp two days after their arrival in Saskatoon. CPR train in middle. Tents in background. Immigration Hall at left. G.W.A. Potter at right on dray in foreground. Taken from Queen's or Windsor Hotel.

Date: April 1903.

Photographer: James, William John.

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Bird's eye view British Camp Saskatoon 1903.

Long view of Barr Colonists' camp in Saskatoon in 1903, looking southwest over the Qu'Appelle, Long Lake and Saskatchewan (QLLS) railway bridge from the Nutana side of the river.

Date: April 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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Barr Colonist encampment.

Tents of the Barr Colonist encampment at Saskatoon with Immigration Hall at left, Canadian Pacific freight cars, and George Potter on dray in foreground.

Date: April 1903.

Photographer: James, William John.

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Barr Colonists detraining in Saskatoon.

Barr colonists disembarking from a train following its arrival at the Saskatoon station. Fred Guppy and Harry Gillett are identified among the young men with their heads out of the windows of the coach.

Date: April 3, 1903.

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Long shot of Barr Colonist encampment.

Long shot of Barr Colonist encampment with tents and covered wagons, taken in Saskatoon. Men standing about wearing hats and suits suggests unusual formality under the circumstances)

Date: May 1903.

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Barr Colonists and horse standing in front of tent.

Four Barr Colonists standing in front of a typical Barr Colony trek tent. Saddled horse stands next to group. Many more similar tents in background. Third man from left is Reverend. G.E. Lloyd.

Date: May 1903.

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Row of uniformed officers standing at attention.

Officers from the 29th Saskatoon Light Horse Regiment stand at attention. They are holding rifles and gear lay on ground in front of them. An officer stands in front of them. White tents are seen in the background. "29-S.L.H." as well as "Photo by Dill" is printed in white on bottom of postcard.

Date: [ca. 1904].

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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Uniformed officers standing in front of white tents.

Uniformed officers from the 29th Saskatoon Light Horse Regiment casually stand in field around Barr Colony tents. Horses are tethered to a pole.

Date: [ca. 1904].

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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