After a pleasant transatlantic voyage and long train journey, many immigrants must have been surprised to encounter the reality of Prairie life. The CPR's immigration advertisements promoted inaccurate ideas of the western homestead experience. #travel #vintage #poster

Homesick for Canada

o Canada. Own Your Own Home in Canada vintage Canadian Pacific Poster to encourage immigration

A poster distributed by the government intended to attract Europeans To Western Canada © National Archives of Canada

A poster distributed by the government intended to attract Europeans To Western Canada © National Archives of Canada. The Stories, Histories and Peoples of Alberta.

I love travelling by train! Very very sad this mode is getting more rare, rather increasing in ease!

I love travelling by train! Very very sad this mode is getting more rare, rather increasing in ease!

Here's an artifact analysis worksheet from the National Archives and Record Administration.

Here's an artifact analysis worksheet from the National Archives and Record Administration.

First Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada, 1891-1914. Ukrainian settler with oxen and wagon in east-central Alberta. 1900

First Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada, Ukrainian settler with oxen and wagon in east-central Alberta.

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