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Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GOLD PLATING
Catalogue Number
P19651927000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1910
Materials
GOLD PLATING
No. Pieces
1
Length
13.3
Width
2.7
Description
STAR SHAPE "J.B." 2 FLEUR-DE-LIS, STAMPMARK ON BACK. (REGISTRATION MARKS)
Subjects
FOOD SERVICE T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
Catalogue Number
P19651927000
Acquisition Date
1965-09
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
SUGAR SHELL
Date Range From
1879
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER
Catalogue Number
P19739131000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SUGAR SHELL
Date Range From
1879
Date Range To
1900
Materials
SILVER
No. Pieces
1
Length
15.3
Width
4.4
Description
STAMPMARK ON BASE "1847 ROGERS BROS. A.L." GRAPE & LEAF DESIGN ON FRONT AND BACK OF BOWL.
Subjects
FOOD SERVICE T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
1847 ROGERS BROS ESTABLISHED A BRANCH COMPANY IN HAMILTON IN 1879, LATER, 1900 INCORPORATED AS MERIDIAN BRITTANIA CO. PARENT CO. 1847 ROGERS BROS. ESTABLISHED IN ENGLAND.
Catalogue Number
P19739131000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1825
Date Range To
1879
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD (CHERRY?), METAL, IVORY
Catalogue Number
P19790028000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1825
Date Range To
1879
Materials
WOOD (CHERRY?), METAL, IVORY
No. Pieces
6
Diameter
33.0
Description
VERTICAL FRAME STYLE WHEEL. WHEEL HAS OBVIOUS SIGNS OF AGE & USE. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT. MISSING SOME PIECES. TWO HOLES THROUGH SPOOL. ARM PLUGGED WITH ORGANIC MATERIAL (HUSK?). WHEEL LINED WITH CLOTH TAPE. FOLDING ARM HAS STRING ATTACHED, WHICH IS VERY WORN.
Subjects
TEXTILEWORKING T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONOR ACQUIRED WHEEL 2 YRS. AGO (1979) FROM FATHER'S ESTATE IN HAMILTON, ON. WHEEL BELONGED TO HER PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER. GRANDPARENTS ORIGINALLY CAME FROM HAIGHLANDS (BAVARIA-GERMANY). THEY IMMIGRATED TO U.S.A. LATER COMING TO CANADA. DONOR HAS RESIDED IN LETHBRIDGE SINCE 1953, NOW RETIRED, PREVIOUS POSITION AS DISTRICT HOME ECONOMIST FOR ALBERTA DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE.
Catalogue Number
P19790028000
Acquisition Date
1978-09
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
HEARTH RAKE
Date Range From
1869
Date Range To
1874
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WROUGHT IRON
Catalogue Number
P19693931000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HEARTH RAKE
Date Range From
1869
Date Range To
1874
Materials
WROUGHT IRON
No. Pieces
1
Length
48.8
Width
8.6
Description
HAND MADE FROM 1.4 CM WROUGHT IRON, RODS. 5 TINED FORK, PARTIALLY CORRODED.
Subjects
METALWORKING T&E
Historical Association
TRADES
History
FOUND AT ORIGINAL FORT WHOOP-UP SITE
Catalogue Number
P19693931000
Acquisition Date
1969-05
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19790105000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
88.0
Width
160.0
Description
MACHINE MADE, WHITE SLIGHTLY DISCOLORED. CUTWORK TEXTILE. BORDER MACHINE MADE. SEWING IS PULLING AWAY FROM CLOTH IN SOME PLACES. YELLOW STAIN IN CENTER. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT. SPIRAL AND FLORAL PATTERN INTERWOVEN WITH GEOMETRIC SHAPES. ONE END HAS HOLE IN IT FOLLOWING THE DIRECTION OF WEAVE. ONE CORNER DAMAGED; YELLOWING.
Subjects
FOOD SERVICE T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
MADE FOR CARDTABLE. SEE P19790103000-GA FOR DONOR HISTORY *UPDATE* THE DONATION OF BARBARA BASTEDO WAS RESEARCHED AS PART OF A 2018 ARTIFACT SURVEY CONDUCTED BY COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK. ATTEMPTS MADE TO CONTACT THE DONOR TO ATTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE ITEMS' USE WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. LETHBRIDGE-BASED ARCHIVAL RESEARCH CONDUCTED TO LOCATE FURTHER INFORMATION OF THE GLAZIER AND STEWART FAMILIES DID NOT COME UP WITH FURTHER RESULTS. *UPDATE* IN 2021 TWO COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTS, RYLEY GELINAS AND O. E., CONDUCTED AN AUDIT OF THE ROLLED TEXTILE COLLECTION, INCLUDING THIS ARTIFACT. RESEARCH CONDUCTED INTO THE DONOR WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS MADE AVAILABLE AS A RESULT OF THE AUDIT WORK. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
Catalogue Number
P19790105000
Acquisition Date
1978-10
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
KEY WINDING
Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER, GLASS, BRASS, COPPER
Catalogue Number
P19641088000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
KEY WINDING
Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Materials
SILVER, GLASS, BRASS, COPPER
No. Pieces
5
Width
1.3
Diameter
5.1
Description
.1 WATCH. SILVER, GLASS. SERIAL #646416. ROMAN NUMERALS. GLASS FACE (OPENS). "LION", "SHIELD", "ANCHOR", "SQUARE(PICTURES) "6", "4", "6", "4", "1" AND "6" STAMPED ON INSIDE OF BACK. NOT FUNCTIONAL .2 WATCH KEY. 3.3 CM DIA. BRASS, COPPER .3 WATCH KEY. 3.5 CM DIA. BRASS, COPPER. .4 WATCH KEY. 3.5 CM DIA. BRASS, COPPER .END IS SPLIT. .5 WATCH KEY. 3.2 CM DIA. BRASS, COPPER. END IS SPLIT. CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
TIMEKEEPING T&E
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19641088000
Acquisition Date
1964-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MANTEL
Date Range From
1840
Date Range To
1850
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19738435000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MANTEL
Date Range From
1840
Date Range To
1850
Materials
WOOD
No. Pieces
3
Height
24.8
Length
28.6
Width
14.3
Description
PINE. REMOVABLE REAR PANEL W/"CODY" (UNDERLINED). DIRECTIONS FOR SETTING UP CLOCK. UNPACK KEY AND PENDULUM BALL WHICH WILL BE FOUND UNDER THE BASE. REMOVE RUBBER BAND WHICH HOLDS PENDULUM ROD IN PLACE. HANG BALL ON ROD AND SET CLOCK IN POSITION. WIND CLOCK THROUGH KEYHOLE UNDER 4 AND 8. START BALL IN MOTION AND LEVEL CLOCK SO THAT THE BALL SWINGS FREELY, ? NO FRICTION, AND WITH A REGULAR AND EVEN BEAT. SET CLOCK TO RIGHT TIME OF DAY BY MOVING MINUTE HAND SLOWLY AROUND THE DIAL ALLOWING TIME FOR CLOCK TO STRIKE THE HOUR EACH TIME MINUTE HAND PASSES 12. DIRECTIONS FOR REGULATING CLOCK: TO MAKE CLOCK RUN FASTER INSERT SMALL END OF KEY IN KEYHOLE OVER 12 AND TURN KEY TO THE RIGHT, TO MAKE CLOCK RUN SLOWER TURN KEY TO THE LEFT. ONE COMPLETE TURN OF KEY WILL CHANGE RUNNING TIME ABOUT 5 MINUTES IN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. IN CASE CLOCK FAILS TO STRIKE HOUR TO WHICH HOUR HAND POINTS, MOVE THE HOUR HAND TO THE HOUR AT WHICH CLOCK IS STRIKING, AND SET CLOCK TO RIGHT TIME OF DAY BY MOVING MINUTE HAND SLOWLY AROUND THE DIAL ALLOWING THE HOUR EACH TIME MINUTE HAND PASSES 12. CLOCK SHOULD BE WOUND REGULARLY ONCE A WEEK, AND IF PROPERLY TREATED WILL LAST A LIFETIME. GUARANTEE. THIS CLOCK IS GUARANTEED TO RUN AND KEEP GOOD TIME FOR ONE YEAR IF NOT SUBJECTED TO MISUSE OR ABUSE, AND FAILING TO DO SO WILL BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED (AT OUR OPTION) WITHOUT CHARGE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE CLOCK AGAINST MISUSE OR ABUSE, NOR AGAINST DAMAGE IN TRANSIT AND WHERE REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENTS ARE REQUIRED DUE TO SUCH CAUSES, A MODERATE CHARGE WILL BE MADE THEREFORE. ANY COMMUNICATION CONCERNING THIS CLOCK SHOULD GIVE ITS NAME OR NUMBER AND BE ADDRESSED TO: THE E. INGRAHAM COMPANY BRISTOL, CONN. THE E. INGRAHAM CO. BRISTOL, CONN. U.S.A. MANUFACTURERS OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES ESTABLISHED 1823" ON LABEL ON BACK. "INGRAHAM" ON FACE OF CLOCK. "MANUFACTURED BY THE E. INGRAHAM CO., BRISTOL, CONN., U.S.A." ON FACE.
Subjects
TIMEKEEPING T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
Catalogue Number
P19738435000
Acquisition Date
1973-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19640925000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Materials
WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
20.3
Length
20.3
Width
14.0
Description
HOLDS SIX PIPES. AN OAK BASE HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE ORIGINAL STAND. CONSISTS OF TWO TIERS AND BASE. WALNUT STAND AND PARTS. 2ND TIER IS BURNED & CHIPPED. HOLE IN SECOND TIER WHERE BASE IS ATTACHED WITH ROD OF WOOD. BASE IS STAINED LIGHTER THAN TOP TWO TIERS. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
FURNITURE
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DATE IS DONOR'S INFORMATION. NOT CONFIRMED. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING THIS PIPE STAND DONATED BY GEORGE KINDER. RESEARCH CONDUCTED TO PROVIDE FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE DONOR AND THIS DONATION WAS UNSUCCESSFUL. INFORMATION ON THE DONOR WAS NOT FOUND.
Catalogue Number
P19640925000
Acquisition Date
1964-04
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WICKER
Catalogue Number
P19651766000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1877
Materials
WICKER
No. Pieces
3
Length
12.7
Width
10.2
Description
CONSISTS OF THREE COMPARTMENTS WHICH FIT TOGETHER. CORNERS ARE CRACKED AND HAVE HOLES.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR'S HUSBAND ACQUIRED CASE. DATE PROVIDED BY DONOR. MARGARET MCNABB, NEE HARVIE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA FROM GLASCOW SCOTLAND IN 1904 WITH HER FAMILY & SETTLED IN THE TURIN/IRON SPRINGS AREA TO FARM. LATER MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE & MARRIED CLIFF MCNABB ABOUT 1918. AS A RESULT OF RESEARCH DONE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SCOTTISH-THEMED EXHIBIT IN 2009, THE GALT CONDUCTED NEW INFORMATION ON THE HARVIE FAMILY, ADDING THE FOLLOWING TO THE RECORD. ROBERT AND MARGARET HARVIE LEFT SCOTLAND IN 1904 AND IMMIGRATED TO CANADA, DESTINED FOR LETHBRIDGE, WITH THEIR FAMILY. THE FAMILY CONSISTED OF TWO SONS (JOHN AND CHARLIE) AND A DAUGHTER (MARGARET). MR. HARVIE’S MINING EXPERIENCE IN HIS NATIVE SCOTLAND PROVED VALUABLE IN LETHBRIDGE AND DIAMOND CITY WHERE, HE FOUND WORK MINING COAL. IN 1907, MR. HARVIE MOVED HIS FAMILY ON TO THE PRAIRIE AFTER HE DECIDED THAT FARMING WAS HIS CALLING. HE OCCUPIED LANDS IN AND AROUND LETHBRIDGE BEFORE SETTLING PERMANENTLY NEAR TURIN. MRS. MARGARET MCNABB WAS THE LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF THE HARVIE FAMILY. SHE PASSED AWAY AT AGE 86 IN 1979. FOR MORE BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS ON THE FAMILY, PLEASE REFERENCE P19651761000-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILE ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING THIS CIGAR CASE. THE ATTEMPTS MADE TO LOCATE AND CONTACT THE DONOR'S NEXT-OF-KIN TO SPEAK ABOUT THE ARTIFACT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. AS THE INTIAL RECORD STATES, THIS ARTIFACT WAS ACQUIRED BY THE DONOR'S HUSBAND CLIFFORD (CLIFF) C. MCNABB. HIS OBITUARY, FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, PROVIDED FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE. IT STATES: "A LETHBRIDGE NATIVE AND OLD-TIMER, CLIFFORD C. MCNABB, PASSED AWAY IN A LOCAL HOSPITALON SUNDAY (APRIL 3, 1955)... HE WAS 62. MR. MCNABB WAS BORN IN LETHBRIDGE ON FEB. 18, 1893, THE SON OF THE LATE THOMAS MCNABB, WHO BECAME MAYOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR..." HE WAS EDUCATED IN LETHBRIDGE AND IN 1908 BEGAN TO WORK FOR THE AR AND I RAILROAD AND LATER FOR ITS SUCCESSORS, THE CPR. IN 1910 HE MOVED TO THE TURIN DISTRICT AND FARMED THERE FOR SOME YEARS, RETURNING TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1928 TO JOIN THE STAFF OF SICKS' LETHBRIDGE BREWERY. IN 1924 HE MARRIED MARGARET (MAGGIE) HARVIE IN TURIN." FOR FULL OBITUARY, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19651766000
Acquisition Date
1965-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19705622000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1870
Materials
WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.1
Length
4.9
Width
1.9
Description
BLACK LACQUERED WOOD WITH SILVER ORNAMENTATION ON LID.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
PURCHASED IN ENGLAND OVER 100 YEARS AGO ACCORDING TO DONOR (1970). REFER TO FILE P19694910000-GA *UPDATE* IN 2017, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILES AND ACCESSORIES, INCLUDING THIS SNUFF BOX DONATED BY MICHAEL JOHN BENNETT IN 1970. ON 11 DECEMBER 2017, PUNDYK CONDUCTED AN INTERVIEW WITH BENNETT’S ELDEST GRANDDAUGHTER, ALICE MAY DUHAMEL. THROUGH THIS INTERVIEW FURTHER INFORMATION WAS RECORDED ABOUT THE DONOR AND THE USERS OF A NUMBER OF ARTIFACTS DONATED BY MICHAEL JOHN BENNETT. ABOUT THE DONOR, DUHAMEL SAID, “WE CALLED HIM ‘POP’. THAT’S BECAUSE [ONE OF THE GRANDCHILDREN], MICHAEL, COULDN’T SAY ‘GRANDPA’, [SO] HE SAID ‘POP’. HE’S ‘POP’ TO EVERYONE IN THE COUNTRY. UP UNTIL HE WAS ONE HUNDRED AND ONE OR SO.” SHE CONTINUED, “POP WAS IN ENGLAND [WHEN] HE MARRIED HIS WIFE - [AND MY] GRANDMOTHER - ALICE MAY EDWARDS BENNETT. [SHE] CAME TO CANADA IN 1911 IN SEPTEMBER ON THE SHIP AND LANDED IN CANADA. GRANDMA BROUGHT UNCLE JACK, WHO WAS THE OLDEST, AND MY MOTHER… [MICHAEL AND ALICE] HAD SEVEN CHILDREN: JACK, EDNA MAY, FRANK JAMES, HARRY HUGH, ART – I DON’T KNOW, DORIS ALICE, AGNES MARY, AND SYDNEY EDWARD. MY MOTHER WAS EDNA.” IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THIS SNUFFBOX BELONGED TO DUHAMEL’S GRANDMOTHER, ALICE MAY EDWARDS BENNETT. OF THE SNUFFBOX, DUHAMEL STATED, “WELL, [MY GRANDMOTHER] HAD ALL THIS OTHER EBONY STUFF… I NEEDED TO KNOW WHAT TYPE OF MATERIAL [THE SNUFFBOX] WAS MADE FROM, BECAUSE IT APPEARED TO ME TO BE WOODEN AND I HAVE AN IVORY DRESSER SET WITH THE BRUSH, THE COMBS, [AND] THE MANICURE POLISHING [SET] FOR YOUR NAILS… [THEY ARE] BEAUTIFUL… [THE MANICURE SET AND THE SNUFFBOX] MIGHT HAVE GONE TOGETHER BECAUSE IT WAS EBONY AND THAT’S WHAT SHE HAD.” WHEN ASKED ABOUT HER GRANDMOTHER’S USE OF CHEWING TOBACCO IN RELATION TO THE SNUFFBOX, DUHAMEL STATED, “GRANDMA, AS FAR AS I KNOW, NEVER TOUCHED [TOBACCO]… IF SHE’D HAVE USED [THE SNUFFBOX] FOR ANYTHING IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A RING OR A SPECIAL PIN OR SOMETHING, BUT [IT] WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN FOR SNUFF… IT’S POSSIBLE THAT’S WHAT IT WAS, BUT THAT MIGHT NOT BE WHAT SHE USED IT FOR.” ON 13 FEBRUARY 2018, PUNDYK CONDUCTED AN ADDITIONAL INTERVIEW WITH ANOTHER GRANDCHILD OF MICHAEL J. BENNETT, MIKE BENNETT, ALONG WITH HIS WIFE DIANE. WHEN BENNETT WAS ASKED ABOUT THE SNUFFBOX, HE EXPLAINED, “I RECOGNIZE IT. IT USED TO SIT ON MY GRANDMOTHER’S BEDROOM DRESSER. AND I WAS JUST A LITTLE GUY AT THE TIME BECAUSE I WAS ONLY BORN IN 1941. BUT, I DO REMEMBER IT SITTING THERE. I DON’T REMEMBER IT BEING USED FOR ANYTHING.” BENNETT REMEMBERED HIS GRANDPARENT’S HOUSE: “THEY HAD THE HOTEL SHAUGHNESSY, WHICH IS NOT THE SHAUGHNESSY HOTEL THAT IS ON THE HIGHWAY, BUT SHAUGHNESSY THAT BURNT DOWN. IT WAS A HOTEL CLOSER TO THE MINE. ON THE SAME STREET, BUT IT DIDN’T HAVE ALCOHOL. IT WAS JUST A THIRTEEN-ROOM BOARDING HOUSE MORE THAN A HOTEL. IT WAS CALLED HOTEL SHAUGHNESSY AND IT WAS BUILT BY MY GRANDFATHER BEFORE I WAS BORN.” HE CONTINUED, “THEY MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE FROM MEDICINE HAT IN EARLY 1920’S AND [MY GRANDFATHER] WAS A STREETCAR DRIVER IN THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE. HE LEFT THAT... [THEN] HE WORKED FOR BECKER LUMBER IN LETHBRIDGE AND IN PICTURE BUTTE. IN PICTURE BUTTE, HE GOT THE LUMBER AS HE WORKED AND BUILT THE HOTEL. MY GRANDMOTHER LOOKED AFTER ROOMS TO MINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO WERE PASSING THROUGH. AND OPERATED IT AS A BOARDING HOUSE, THE HOTEL SHAUGHNESSY, AND THE FRONT PART WAS A GENERAL STORE…” HE CONTINUED, “THEY MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE FROM MEDICINE HAT IN EARLY 1920’S AND [MY GRANDFATHER] WAS A STREETCAR DRIVER IN THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE. HE LEFT THAT... [THEN] HE WORKED FOR BECKER LUMBER IN LETHBRIDGE AND IN PICTURE BUTTE. IN PICTURE BUTTE, HE GOT THE LUMBER AS HE WORKED AND BUILT THE HOTEL. MY GRANDMOTHER LOOKED AFTER ROOMS TO MINERS AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO WERE PASSING THROUGH. AND OPERATED IT AS A BOARDING HOUSE, THE HOTEL SHAUGHNESSY, AND THE FRONT PART WAS A GENERAL STORE…” IN A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO A QUESTION THE MUSEUM INITALLY POSED TO THE FAMILY ABOUT THE ARTIFACT'S DATES OF USE, MICHAEL BENNETT WROTE THAT IT WAS USED "PRIOR TO 1944." PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTIONS, INCLUDING INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTS OF THE BENNETT FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19705622000
Acquisition Date
1970-05
Collection
Museum
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