Winkler Heritage Archives

Located in the Winkler Library.

Role and Mission

The Archives serves the entire population of Winkler & district by protecting information and archival media of fundamental significance in establishing, maintaining, and developing community identities.

We accept:

  • Items pertaining to the history of Winkler and district
  • Items that are unique to our archive mandate.
  • Paper items, documents,(journals, correspondence, certificates, wills, records, pertaining to Winkler)
  • Pictures (photos, paintings – pertaining to Winkler) slides? negatives?
  • Maps (no old school maps; they could be found somewhere else)
  • Books (no text books, except maybe for exhibit)
  • History magazines (having to do with Winkler & district)
  • Year books (city of Winkler, people who lived in Winkler & district, school districts)

Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
or by appointment contact:
Ed Falk: 204-325-8929
Marjorie Hildebrand: 204-325-8644

The archives has many old photos of Winkler’s past businesses, one of which is the D.D. Epp Flour Dealer dealership. He started the business in 1938 in this small shack. When his sons grew up it became D.D. Epp and Sons.

Contact

Randy Rietze, Winkler Heritage Society
185 Main Street
Winkler, MB R6W 1B4
Cell: 204-325-2983 
Work: 204-325-7342 
Email: randyrietze@hotmail.com

Or drop-off at the Winkler Centennial Library desk.