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Icelandic Archival Photos

Nelson Gerrard  collects archival studio photos of early Icelandic immigrants  to Manitoba. He has an exhibition of these photos in Hofsos, Iceland, since 1994 called Silent Flashes.
Nelson Gerrard collects archival studio photos of early Icelandic immigrants to Manitoba. He has an exhibition of these photos in Hofsos, Iceland, since 1994 called Silent Flashes.
Girls in Icelandic costume pose in the Interlake.
Girls in Icelandic costume pose in the Interlake.
The Lakeview Hotel in Gimli, Manitoba
The Lakeview Hotel in Gimli, Manitoba
Studio photo of the Husavik family.
Studio photo of the Husavik family.
Hunters of wild dogs that were killing the livestock of Icelandic farmers in Manitoba's Interlake.
Hunters of wild dogs that were killing the livestock of Icelandic farmers in Manitoba's Interlake.
Immigrants from Iceland crowd into a room to pose drinking coffee.
Immigrants from Iceland crowd into a room to pose drinking coffee.
Gimli, Manitoba
Gimli, Manitoba
Photographer John Blondal shot many of the studio pictures of Icelanders who moved to Manitoba and North Dakota,
Photographer John Blondal shot many of the studio pictures of Icelanders who moved to Manitoba and North Dakota,
Bjornson farm in North Dakota
Bjornson farm in North Dakota
Fjola Olansson in her confirmation dress, 1908 photo. Olansson is a relative of Nelson Gerrard, who collects archival studio photos of early Icelandic immigrants  to Manitoba.
Fjola Olansson in her confirmation dress, 1908 photo. Olansson is a relative of Nelson Gerrard, who collects archival studio photos of early Icelandic immigrants to Manitoba.
Unknown woman with baby.
Unknown woman with baby.
Post office at Arnes, Manitoba
Post office at Arnes, Manitoba

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