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140 for 140: Snapshots of Our History – January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 — 

The University of Manitoba was first founded on February 28, 1877, becoming the first degree-granting body in Western Canada. Over the course of the University’s 140th year, Archives & Special Collections will be sharing 140 historical images of the University of Manitoba.

Today’s photo is of a former curling team on campus!

Women's Intercollegiate curling team, 1955: Holly Kent (Lead), Mary Jane Rasmussen (Second), Shirley Wilkie (Third), and Marilyn Davis (Skip)<br />
Source: Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation fonds.

Women's Intercollegiate curling team, 1955: Holly Kent (Lead), Mary Jane Rasmussen (Second), Shirley Wilkie (Third), and Marilyn Davis (Skip)
Source: Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation fonds.

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