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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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Barr Colony tent encampment.

There are two images depicting Barr Colonist settlers and tents.

Date: ca. 1903.

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Barr Colony Camp, Saskatoon 1903.

Tent settlement of the Barr Colonists near Spadina Crescent. A Union Jack is planted in foreground.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: DIll, Ralph.

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Barr Colonists' tents.

Barr Colonists' tents along the railway tracks, with CPR car at right. Immigration Hall at left.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: James, W.J.

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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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Photo 8 of 31. | | |

Barr Colonists buying outfits for their farms.

Barr Colonists buying outfits for their farms after arriving in Saskatoon by train. Once they had purchased all that was needed to take them west and to begin farming, they began the trek toward Lloydminster area.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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Photo 9 of 31. | | |

Reverend Isaac Barr in horse-drawn wagon.

Reverend Isaac Barr in horse-drawn wagon. Two men are in the wagon, and one man looks on.

Date: April 1903.

Photographer: Unknown.

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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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Photo 11 of 31. | | |

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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Photo 12 of 31. | | |

Barr Colonist camp.

Men, and one woman stand and look on as man is ready for a shave. Sign in front of bell tent reads "Shaving..."

Date: 1903.

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Photo 13 of 31. | | |

Barr Colonist camp.

Parked Canadian Pacific boxcars with many Barr Colonist tents set up behind.

Date: 1903.

Photographer: Dill, Ralph.

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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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