The Manitoba Day Awards were established in 2007 by the Association for Manitoba Archives to “recognize users of archives who have completed an original work of excellence which contributes to the understanding and celebration of Manitoba history.”
For the tenth anniversary of the awards, awards were given out in two categories, Books and Exhibitions & Websites. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, May 19 at the University of Winnipeg Archives.
Dr. Stephen Haddelsey, Operation Tabarin: Britain’s Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica, 1944-46
Mary Jane McCallum, Indigenous Women, Work, and History: 1940 – 1980
Ernest N. Braun and Glen R. Klassen, Historical Atlas of the East Reserve
Glen Suggett and Gordon Goldsborough, Delta: A Prairie Marsh and Its People
Dale Gibson, Law, Life, and Government at Red River (Volume 1 & 2)
Orest Martynowych, The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause. Folk Dance, Film and the Life of Vasile Avramenko
Jacqueline Blay, volumes 1 and 2 of a 5 volume set on French history in Manitoba, Vol. 1: Sous le ciel de la Prairie, des débuts à 1870, and Vol. 2: , Le temps des outrages (1870-1916).
Exhibitions & Websites
Kristin Tresoor, Dr. Morley Cohen Plaque and Exhibit at Cardiac Sciences Unit, St. Boniface Hospital
Christy Henry, Eileen Trott, Graham Street, and Morganna Maylon, “Gowen’s Brandon – Then & Now”
Dr. Roland Sawatzky, exhibit at the Manitoba Museum “Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote”
Mennonite Heritage Centre, a founding partner of the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) website