30. Diary of O.H. Johnson

30 - 1908 Diary of O H Johnson


South Peace Regional Archives

This diary is a day-by-day account of 53-year-old Oliver Johnson from June 1, 1908 to January 31, 1909, as he labours to clear land and build a log cabin for his family, who were to join him in the spring. The diary includes entries regarding working with other people in the area including Metis families, European settlers, and members of the Beaver First Nation.