Homestead and trees partially submerged by floodwaters. People building a makeshift levee from boards and sandbags, floodwaters flank them on both sides.
To: Mrs. S. Brooman From: Henry Address: 11 Telephone Road, Southsea, Hants, England Message: Friday May.5.1916, My dear Bessie:- Your letter rec'd this wk and many thanks for same -altho. brief - appreciated as much as a longer one. The weather today is lovely - it is nice to feel some heat after such a long, cold winter. The nights are still cold, but we like that can sleep well. I heard fr. Francis & believe I replied if not intended doing so. We have just had this pl. spring-cleaned. Sammy's note or reply to Mrs. Wilson was expected today, but the morning paper did not give it. My hrs are one wk fr 9.30am till 6.30 (City time) really 8.30 to 5.30 & the other wk. fr. 9.30 - 1.30 & 5.30 to 9.30 (8hrs constitution a days wk. Have an appointment with the Dentist so must say good bye for now. Best love, Henry Postmark Date: Winnipeg, Man., 1916-05-06 Description: Homestead and trees partially submerged by floodwaters. People building a makeshift levee from boards and sandbags, floodwaters flank them on both sides.