Barbour & Lehr win 2011 Margaret McWilliams Awards!

By U of M Press

Last week, the Manitoba Historical Society announced that UMP authors had won awards in two Margaret McWilliams Awards categories!

Dale Barbour’s Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967, tied with Ron Stevens’ Much Ado About Squat: Squatters and Homesteaders Ravage Riding Mountain Forest in the Local History category.

Winnipeg Beach was also recently awarded a AMA Manitoba Day Award and was shortlisted in two categories at the Manitoba Book Awards, McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award and the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award.

In addition, John C. Lehr’s Community and Frontier: A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland received the Margaret McWilliams Award in the Scholarly History category.

Community and Frontier was also shortlisted for the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction at the Manitoba Book Awards.

Congratulations to both Dale and Jock!

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Posted on
May 14th 2012
at 4:15pm

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