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Knights of Pythias Lodge.

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Date Range
1890-1970s
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191125
Physical Description
4 sheets textual materials
Scope and Content
2 letterhead sheets - Dramatic Knights of the Order of Khorassan - Omar Khayyam Temple #141, Lethbridge. 2 pages from book "Pythian History" describing the Lethbridge Lodge. (supplies by Collections).
Date Range
1890-1970s
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4 sheets textual materials
Scope and Content
2 letterhead sheets - Dramatic Knights of the Order of Khorassan - Omar Khayyam Temple #141, Lethbridge. 2 pages from book "Pythian History" describing the Lethbridge Lodge. (supplies by Collections).
Accession No.
20191125
Collection
Archive
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East Warner Neighborhood Club

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Date Range
1939-1991
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191124
Physical Description
34 photographs, textual records, 1 brown paper sign.
Scope and Content
Assorted records related to the East Warner Neighborhood Women's Club: 34 photographs: 9 black and white photographic prints, 1 colour print, 5 negative strips containing 17 photographs of parade floats and club picnics, 7 - 55 mm film negatives. 19 club notebooks 3 postcards textual records relat…
Date Range
1939-1991
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
34 photographs, textual records, 1 brown paper sign.
Scope and Content
Assorted records related to the East Warner Neighborhood Women's Club: 34 photographs: 9 black and white photographic prints, 1 colour print, 5 negative strips containing 17 photographs of parade floats and club picnics, 7 - 55 mm film negatives. 19 club notebooks 3 postcards textual records related to the club. 1 sign on brown paper: "Sunshine Centennial Celebration. East Warner Neighborhood Club. 1867-1967."
Accession No.
20191124
Collection
Archive
Less detail
Date Range
1925-1999
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191096
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records, 34 photographs
Scope and Content
001 Essay Todd Creek School #2968 as I remember it; Education Yesterday and Today 002 Memorabilia - cards, newspaper clippings related to J. Emery school; notebook 003 Class of '58 - R.I. Baker School Coaldale Reunion 1999; St. Martha's Parish 1988 004 School transcripts, certificates, letters of r…
Date Range
1925-1999
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Jennie Emery
Jennie Marie Emery
Jennie M. Emery (nee Heibein)
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records, 34 photographs
History / Biographical
Jennie Emery worked in elementary education for 40 years. She started her teaching career in Pincher Creek area and later taught in Coaldale for over thirty years. She taught mostly Grade 1 and also started the first special education class in the County of Lethbridge. Mrs. Emery was involved with the Coaldale Little Theatre, as an actor and organizer. A new Coaldale elementary school was named after Jennie Emery Elementary School in 1993. Mrs. Emery visited the school regularly, attending Christmas concerts and assemblies. Jennie Emery passed away in 2013. She was 102 years old.
Scope and Content
001 Essay Todd Creek School #2968 as I remember it; Education Yesterday and Today 002 Memorabilia - cards, newspaper clippings related to J. Emery school; notebook 003 Class of '58 - R.I. Baker School Coaldale Reunion 1999; St. Martha's Parish 1988 004 School transcripts, certificates, letters of recommendation, diplomas 005 Honours, awards, non-education certificates 006 Records related to Joan Emery (Joan Johnson), daughter of Jennie Emery 007 School inspection reports (1931-1961) 008 Coaldale Little Theatre - programs, posters, newspaper clipping, etc. 009 Jennie Emery birthday celebrations - cards, memorabilia 010 Photographs
Accession No.
20191096
Collection
Archive
Less detail
Date Range
1931-2009
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191038
Physical Description
26 cm of textual records; 57 photographs; 1 digital audio recording
Scope and Content
An oral history interview (20191038/024) was conducted with Carol Darmody. The content centered around family photographs and family history. Below is a brief summary, for more details see item 20191038024 Oral History Interview - Carol Darmody. During the interview that was conducted in 2019 with…
Date Range
1931-2009
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Frouws Family
Physical Description
26 cm of textual records; 57 photographs; 1 digital audio recording
History / Biographical
John Jr. Frouws and Irene Nagy both grew up in Southern Alberta. The Frouws family moved from the Netherlands in 1925 and eventually settled Lethbridge in 1928. The Nagy family moved from Hungary to Taber in 1905, and settled in Diamond City in 1908. John Jr. Frouws and Irene Nagy met in Lethbridge as teenagers and began a 70+ year love affair, with each other and their community. Irene Nagy worked as a hairdresser during the 1930s in Calgary, Lethbridge, Chicago, and Windsor. Meanwhile, John Jr. Frouws stayed in Lethbridge working in the Galt Gardens for the City of Lethbridge. Keeping in touch throughout this time, Irene and John reunited in Lethbridge just before WWII. John Jr. enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces and served in WWII from 1941-1945, while Irene stayed in Southern Alberta. Throughout their separation, the couple exchanged letters. While John was on military leave in 1943, they married, and he returned to England days later to receive demolition training. After the war, Irene and John Jr. Frouws were reunited and settled in Lethbridge, where John worked for the City of Lethbridge as a streetcar motorman and bus driver. In the same year, the Frouws’ purchased a new veteran’s home at 134 Dieppe Blvd in Parkdale, and started a family with two daughters, Carol and Diane. John Jr. retired from the City in 1977. Throughout their lives, John and Irene Frouws enjoyed tending their garden, which won multiple Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society awards through the 1950s. Dedicated to their family, their community, and to each other, John Jr. and Irene Frouws donated generously to local and overseas organizations.
Scope and Content
An oral history interview (20191038/024) was conducted with Carol Darmody. The content centered around family photographs and family history. Below is a brief summary, for more details see item 20191038024 Oral History Interview - Carol Darmody. During the interview that was conducted in 2019 with Carol Darmody, daughter of Irene and John Jr. Frouws, Carol spoke about the importance of the strength of John and Irene’s bond. She described how both of her parents came from poor Southern Alberta families, and that it was their modest upbringings that united the couple. Their family experiences and similar lifestyles provided the foundation of their relationship and their own family values. Carol stated that a central element of their relationship was their mutual love of gardening and the Southern Alberta landscape. After purchasing their 134 Dieppe Blvd home in Lethbridge in 1945, John Jr. and Irene Frouws tended their prized garden. The garden won numerous awards during the 1950s, and Carol emphasized that it brought their whole family, and community, together. During the summer months as the girls were growing up, all of the neighborhood kids from Parkdale would come to play, and tend, the Frouws’ garden; endearing the Frouws’ to their community. 2019.1038/001: Frouws Family History, background information on the Nagy’s, the Frouws’, and Irene and John Jr.’s lives. 2019.1038/002: Photographs of the Frouws family home, 134 Dieppe Blvd, 3 photographs, ca.1947. 2019.1038/003: Newspaper articles about 134 Dieppe Blvd, including the Frouws’ Horticultural award winnings, and John Jr.’s canning winnings, 1950-1951. 2019.1038/004: Frouws family photographs Part 1/3, Irene and John Jr., 16 photographs, 1850-2003? 2019.1038/005: Frouws family photographs Part 2/3, John Jr. at War, 9 photographs, 1940-1943? 2019.1038/006: Frouws family photographs Part 3/3, John, Irene, Carol and Diane, 21 photographs, 1949-1980? 2019.1038/007: Nagy family photographs, 6 photographs, ca. 1921 -1942 2019.1038/008: Miscellaneous Articles on Frouws family members; includes the Lethbridge Herald John Jr. Transit Superintendent, Your Foundation John and Irene Frouws, Lethbridge Herald 60th Wedding Anniversary Announcement, War reflections articles from John Jr. 1945-2006? 2019.1038/009: Irene Frouws’ Diary and Autograph book, 1931-1938. 2019.1038/010: Irene Nagy’s Hairdressing Notebook, 1938. 2019.1038/011: John Jr.’s Miscellaneous Wartime Handbooks; including Soldier’s Pay Book, Standard Tests of Elementary Training, Clothing and Equipment Statement, Dependents’ Allowance and Assigned Pay slip, 1942-1945? 2019.1038/012: Irene Nagy’s Hairdressing Manual, 1955? 2019.1038/013: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 1/8, 1940-1941. 2019.1038/014: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 2/8, 1942. 2019.1038/015: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 3/8, 1942-1944? 2019.1038/016: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 4/8, 1943. 2019.1038/017: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 5/8, 1943-1944. 2019.1038/018: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 6/8, 1944. 2019.1038/019: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 7/8, 1944-1945? 2019.1038/020: Letters from Johnny to Irene during WWII Part 8/8, 1945? 2019.1038/021: Miscellaneous Letters; Letter to Irene Frouws from Vera Reesor, 1945. 2019.1038/022: Letters from John to Irene, Carol, and Diane at Peace River, 1951. 2019.1038/023: War Diary Presented to John Jr. Frouws 1942-1945. 2019.1038/024: Oral history interview with Carol Darmody 2019. 1038/025: Agreements for Sale of Land, and Live Stock and Equipment, 1947.
Accession No.
20191038
Collection
Archive
Less detail
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL, CANVAS, FABRIC, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20200029005
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Materials
METAL, CANVAS, FABRIC, PAPER
No. Pieces
9
Height
4
Length
16
Width
8.5
Description
A) BROWN CANVAS POUCH WITH A METAL SNAP CLOSURE. THE BAG FLAP HAS A LIGHTER BROWN BIAS TAPE EDGE. THERE IS A FABRIC HOLSTER SEWN ON THE BACK OF THE BAG. THERE ARE SOME FRAYS AND THE EDGE ON THE FLAP IS TORN. OVERALL THE POUCH IS IN GOOD CONDITION. B) BROWN HARD TIN CASE THAT FITS INTO THE POUCH. THE CASE READS “TRAVELKIT THE OFFICIAL FIRST AID KIT OF THE BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA PREPARED BY JOHNSON & JOHNSON LIMITED MONTREAL,—CANADA MADE IN CANADA” IN RED AND BLACK ON THE FRONT. THE CASE HAS ROUNDED EDGES, A HINGE, AND GROOVED OPENING MECHANISM. THE CASE IS GOLD ON THE INSIDE. THE PAINT HAS WORN OFF ON THE OUTSIDE IN SEVERAL SPOTS, BUT THE CASE IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. C) GREY PAPER BOOKLET WITH THE TITLE “FIRST AID IN OUTLINE”. THE FRONT ALSO SAYS “A BRIEF GUIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF FIRST AID IN EMERGENCY PREPARED FOR BOY SCOUTS, AMBULANCE MEN, AND LAY USE PUBLISHED BY JOHNSON & JOHNSON, LTD. MONTREAL, CANADA. PRINTED IN CANADA”. THE BOOKLET DESCRIBES FIRST AID TECHNIQUES WITH BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS INSIDE. LENGTH: 12.5CM WIDTH: 7.5CM D) SEALED ENVELOPE WITH “PERFECT ABSORBENT COTTON TRIAL SIZE JOHNSON & JOHNSON LIMITED MONTREAL CANADA” PRINTED IN BLACK AND RED ON THE FRONT. THE FRONT OF THE ENVELOPE HAS A RED, ORANGE, AND YELLOW CROSSHATCH AND CHAIN LINK DESIGN. LENGTH: 10.7CM WIDTH: 6.5CM E) UNOPENED TRANSLUCENT BAG THAT READS “MEDIUM BANDAGE COMPRESS…SIZE…DIRECTIONS…MONTREAL CANADA”. THE BAG CONTAINS THE ORIGINAL WHITE FABRIC. THE BAG IS WRINKLED AND DISCOLOURED. LENGTH: 8.5CM WIDTH: 8.5CM F) UNOPENED TRANSLUCENT BAG THAT SAYS “ASEPTIC GAUZE PAD (SURGICAL WIPE)…MADE IN CANADA”. THERE IS THE ORIGINAL WHITE MATERIAL INSIDE THE BAG. THE BAG IS SLIGHTLY FOLDED UP AT ONE END AND DISCOLOURED. LENGTH: 9CM WIDTH: 9CM G) METALLIC TUBE WITH PAPER LABEL THAT READS “SAVON CREAM FOR IVY OR OAK POISON PUNCTURE SEAL WITH CAP…MADE IN USA” ON THE FRONT. ON THE BACK THERE IS DIRECTIONS FOR USE “COVER…REPEAT”. THE TUBE IS FULL AND THE LABEL HAS A RED, ORANGE, AND YELLOW CROSSHATCH AND CHAIN LINK DESIGN. THE TUBE HAS A SMALL PUNCTURE ON THE FRONT NEAR THE BOTTOM, WHERE THE CONTENTS HAVE LEAKED OUT AND SOLIDIFIED. LENGTH: 7.5CM WIDTH: 2.5CM H) COTTON SMELLING SALT CYLINDER WITH A WHITE PAPER LABEL THAT SAYS “CRUSH AMMONIA INHALANT JOHNSON & JOHNSON”. LENGTH: 4.5CM WIDTH: 0.7CM I) TWO METAL SAFETY PINS ATTACHED TO A SMALL PIECE OF WHITE PAPER. THE PAPER IS DISCOLOURED. LENGTH: 4CM WIDTH: 2CM
Subjects
MEDICAL & DENTAL T&E
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
HEALTH SERVICES
PERSONAL CARE
LEISURE
History
KENNETH RUSSELL, WHO PASSED AWAY IN 1983, WAS A LETHBRIDGE BOY SCOUT IN HIS YOUTH; A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS; AND LATER BECAME A SCOUT LEADER AND SCHOOL TEACHER. HE WAS ONE OF 150 CANADIAN CONTINGENT BOY SCOUTS TO ATTEND THE 3RD WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE IN ENGLAND IN 1929, ALSO CALLED THE “COMING-OF-AGE” JAMBOREE DUE TO IT FALLING ON THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE PUBLICATION OF “SCOUTING FOR BOYS”. ACCORDING TO A MAY 9, 1929 LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE, KEN RUSSELL WAS SELECTED TO ATTEND THE WORLD JAMBOREE BY THE DISTRICT BOY SCOUT COUNCIL ALONG WITH FELLOW LOCAL KING SCOUT NORMAN MIDDLETON. THE COST OF THE TRIP WAS COVERED THROUGH FUNDRAISING EFFORTS. A SEPTEMBER 7TH, 1929 LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE MENTIONED THAT THE ATTENDEES FROM CANADA TRAVELLED BY BOAT ABOARD THE ANTONIA TO ENGLAND, THEN CONGREGATED WITH AROUND 50 000 SCOUTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN A CAMP IN ARROWE PARK. THE JAMBOREE CONSISTED OF VARIOUS EVENTS AND INCLUDED APPEARANCES FROM FOUNDER OF THE SCOUTING MOVEMENT BADEN-POWELL, THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT, AND THE PRINCE OF WALES. ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2020 COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN MET WITH SIBLINGS KENNA ASPLUND, DALE RUSSELL, GRAEME RUSSELL, AND CHRISTOPHER (KIT) RUSSELL TO DISCUSS THEIR LATE FATHER KENNETH RUSSELL’S BOY SCOUT ITEMS THAT KENNA DONATED TO THE MUSEUM. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS DERIVED FROM THEIR MEETING. KENNA SAID HER MOM BRIEFLY SPOKE ABOUT THE SCOUT MATERIALS BEFORE HER PASSING: “…[MY MOM] TOLD ME…THAT IT WAS [DAD’S] STUFF FROM THE WORLD JAMBOREE. SOMEHOW I KNEW BEFORE THAT HE HAD ATTENDED IT… SHE DIDN’T SAY ANYTHING ABOUT SPECIFIC ITEMS, BUT SHE SEEMED VERY AWARE WHAT ALL THE ITEMS WERE.” KENNA EXPLAINED WHY SHE DECIDED TO DONATE THE ITEMS TO THE MUSEUM: “…ALTHOUGH MY MOTHER PASSED AWAY, HER HOUSE WAS NOT TOTALLY CLEANED OUT. SO WHEN GOING THROUGH ALL OF THE THINGS, SOME OF WHICH I HAD AT MY HOUSE…AND REALIZING THIS WAS SOMETHING VERY COOL…I JUST THOUGHT IT WOULD BE [VALUABLE] TO SOUTHERN ALBERTA BECAUSE IT ORIGINATED HERE. IT ALL HAD TO DEAL WITH BEING A CANADIAN SCOUT AND BEING ABLE TO GO TAKE PART IN THIS [JAMBOREE]. THERE WAS ONLY [A RELATIVELY SMALL NUMBER OF] SCOUTS FROM CANADA. I FOUND A BOOK THAT TOLD ME…OUT OF ALL OF ALBERTA THERE WERE ONLY SIX THAT WERE ALLOWED TO GO.” KENNA EXPLAINED HOW SHE WAS ACQUAINTED WITH A TRUNK THAT HOUSED THE SCOUT ITEMS: “…AS A CHILD I REMEMBER THE TRUNK IN…MY FIRST HOUSE IN DIAMOND CITY DOWN IN THE BASEMENT BY THOSE STEEL CABINETS… I KNEW IT WAS A TRUNK OF DAD’S STUFF, BUT NOBODY EVER SHOWED ME AT THAT TIME WHAT WAS IN IT. IT WASN’T UNTIL LATER AT THE SECOND HOUSE WHEN WE TOOK IT OUT AND PUT IT INTO A ROUGH TOTE, THAT MOM EXPLAINED WHAT ALL OF THE STUFF WAS AND I HAD PINNED ON THINGS SO THAT I KNEW WHERE THEY WERE FROM.” WHEN ASKED IF THE OTHER SIBLINGS REMEMBERED SEEING THEIR FATHER’S SCOUT ITEMS AS KIDS, GRAEME RESPONDED: “I REMEMBER SEEING THEM BUT THEY WERE PACKED AWAY IN…A SPECIAL TRUNK THAT WAS HIS SCOUT TRUNK, AND THIS [DONATED] STUFF WAS IN THERE.” DALE ALSO REMEMBERED THE TRUNK OF SCOUT MATERIALS BEING IN HIS GRANDPARENT’S HOME AT AN EARLIER TIME: “I REMEMBER THE TRUNK WHEN IT WAS IN OUR GRANDFATHER’S HOME UPSTAIRS… DAD TOOK ME UP THERE TO LOOK AT IT. HE WAS PULLING STUFF OUT…” DALE CONTINUED: “HE DID NOT TALK ABOUT IT, HE JUST PULLED IT OUT AND SHOWED ME SOME OF IT. I WAS A BOY SCOUT AT THE TIME...” DALE REMEMBERED ANOTHER ITEM BEING IN THE TRUNK AT SOME POINT IN TIME: “…THERE USED TO BE A ROPE IN THAT BOX AS WELL, BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO IT. HE WAS DOING ROPE TRICKS WHEN HE WAS OVER IN ENGLAND AS A DEMONSTRATION.” DALE PROVIDED MORE DETAILS AND THE TEACHING HIS DAD SHARED ALONG WITH THE ROPE: “…[IT WAS] A WHITE BRAIDED COTTON ROPE. HE TOLD ME THE STORY THAT HE WAS ON A STREET CORNER IN LONDON DOING ROPE TRICKS AS PART OF THEIR ASSIGNMENT, AND A MAN CAME UP AND STARTED TALKING TO HIM WHO ACTUALLY HAPPENED TO BE FROM LETHBRIDGE. HE SAID THE…LESSON HE WAS TRYING TO EMPHASIZE TO ME AT THE TIME WAS, ‘NO MATTER WHERE YOU GO PEOPLE PROBABLY KNOW YOU [SO] ACT ACCORDINGLY.’ I DON’T KNOW WHERE THE ROPE IS, I HAVEN’T SEEN IT FOR YEARS, BUT I DID SEE IT ONE TIME IN THAT BOX.” DALE ADDED: “I WAS PROBABLY A SCOUT, ABOUT TWELVE [OR] THIRTEEN YEARS OLD [WHEN HE TOLD ME THE STORY].” KIT RECOLLECTED WHAT HIS FATHER SHARED ABOUT THE WORLD BOY SCOUT JAMBOREE: “…WHEN I WAS IN SIXTH GRADE [MY DAD] TAUGHT ME IN COALHURST, AND HE TOLD THE WHOLE CLASS ABOUT BEING IN ENGLAND AND…BEING SHOWN AROUND SHERWOOD FOREST. I CAN’T REMEMBER WHO HE SAID THE OWNER OF THE PLACE WAS, SOME DUKE OR EARL, BUT HE SAID THE GUY TOOK GREAT PLEASURE IN TAKING [THE SCOUTS] AROUND. HE ENJOYED SHOWING THEM HOW IN SHERWOOD FOREST, THERE WERE CAVES COVERED IN VINES, WHICH ADDED TO THE MYSTIQUE OF ROBIN HOOD, SO TO SPEAK... THOSE ARE THE…[MEMORIES] I HAVE.” KENNA ALSO REMEMBERED SOME FRAGMENTS HER DAD HAD TOLD HER ABOUT THE JAMBOREE: “…HE TOLD ME ABOUT RUNNING AROUND THE TENT AND RUNNING INTO THE PRINCE OF WALES, AND HOW EMBARRASSED HE WAS AND HOW ‘UN-SCOUT-LIKE’ HIS CONDUCT WAS. HE WAS REALLY IMPRESSED, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN EDWARD AT THE TIME…AND HE WAS JUST ANOTHER ONE OF THE GUYS. I DO REMEMBER HIM QUITE OFTEN MESSING AROUND AND TRYING TO DO THE SWORD DANCE USING STICKS AND THE STUFF HE HAD BEEN TAUGHT WHEN HE WAS IN ENGLAND. IT IS INTERESTING, BECAUSE I AM READING THIS ONE BOOK; IT IS WRITTEN BY LORD BADEN-POWELL AND IS A REPORT ON THE CANADIANS TO HIS EXCELLENCY COUNT WELLINGTON WHO WAS THE CHIEF SCOUT FOR CANADA. HE TALKS ABOUT HOW THE CANADIAN SCOUTS AND THE VISITORS THEY HAD TO THEIR CAMP AND…ABOUT HOW THE SCOTTISH CONTINGENT CAME OVER AND TAUGHT THEM ALL THEIR FOLK DANCING. I AM WONDERING IF THAT IS WHERE THAT CAME FROM, HOWEVER [MY DAD] NEVER ACTUALLY SAID THAT.” DALE SHARED ANOTHER OUTING HIS FATHER WENT ON WITH BOY SCOUTS: “…I THINK HE DID SPEND A SUMMER IN GLACIER PARK WITH THE AMERICANS AND HE WAS SHORT HIS SWIMMING [BADGE] TO GET HIS EAGLE SCOUT ON THE UNITED STATES SIDE. THE REASON HE SAID HE COULD NOT DO THAT WAS BECAUSE THE WATER WAS TOO COLD AND HE KEPT LOSING HIS BREATH WHEN HE WAS DIVING IN THE WATER TRYING TO PASS THEIR SWIMMING REQUIREMENTS. OTHERWISE, HE WOULD HAVE BEEN AN EAGLE SCOUT IN ADDITION TO A QUEEN SCOUT…OR KING SCOUT, WHATEVER IT WAS AT THAT TIME. HE ALSO TALKED ABOUT THAT CAMP. THEY HAD A CUB COME INTO THE CAMP, SO THE BOYS FORMED A CIRCLE AROUND IT TO TRY AND CATCH IT. SO THESE SCOUTS ALL GOT IN A CIRCLE AND WENT AROUND THIS CUB, THINKING THEY WERE GOING TO CORRAL [AROUND] IT, AND THE CUB TOOK OFF AND IT JUST KNOCKED THE BOYS OVER. HE SAID, ‘NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE STRENGTH OF A BEAR’… I THINK THAT AND BUILDING THE TRAIL ARE ABOUT ALL I CAN REMEMBER OF WHAT HE SAID ABOUT DOWN THERE…” WHEN ASKED TO SPEAK ABOUT THEIR DAD’S INVOLVEMENT IN BOY SCOUTS, KIT SAID: “…WHEN I BECAME A SCOUT LEADER, HE WAS TOTALLY SUPPORTIVE OF ME DOING IT ALL. HE REALLY LIKED THE SCOUT PROGRAM.” KIT WENT ON: “I THINK BECAUSE [SCOUTING] GAVE KIDS DIRECTION… IT ALSO GAVE CITY KIDS SOMETHING TO KEEP THEM OUT OF TROUBLE. IT GAVE THEM SOMETHING TO DO THAT WAS WORTHWHILE. IT IS A WORTHWHILE PROGRAM.” DALE ALSO INTERPRETED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SCOUTS TO HIS DAD: “…HE WAS A VERY SMALL INDIVIDUAL. WHEN HE WENT TO UNIVERSITY HE WAS NINETY-EIGHT POUNDS. IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD THERE ARE MANY REFERENCES TO HIS AWARDS IN TRACK-AND-FIELD, SO HE WAS VERY ATHLETIC, BUT HE WAS VERY TINY. THE SCOUTING PROGRAM GAVE HIM SELF-CONFIDENCE. THERE ARE MANY ARTICLES ON HIM IN HIGH SCHOOL IN…THE PAPER…AT THE TIME, ACKNOWLEDGING HIS AWARDS IN TRACK-AND-FIELD.” DALE CONTINUED: “…I NEVER WENT VERY FAR IN SCOUTING. I ENJOYED IT, BUT I DID NOT ACCOMPLISH EVEN CLOSE WHAT HE DID.” DALE SPOKE ON HOW HIS DAD USED THE LESSONS HE LEARNT THROUGH SCOUTS IN HIS PARENTING: “…HE WAS VERY RETICENT TO PUSH HIMSELF FORWARD; HE PREFERRED TO BE ON THE BACK SEAT OF THINGS. HE HAD A LOT OF PRIDE IN [THESE OBJECTS] OBVIOUSLY BY KEEPING [THEM], BUT HE WAS NEVER GOING TO DEMONSTRATE IT… HE ONLY TALKED ABOUT IT IN PASSING WHEN THERE WAS A TOPIC THAT IT WAS RELEVANT TO. OTHER THAN THAT, HE DID NOT. FOR EXAMPLE, GIVING ME A LECTURE ON MY CONDUCT, EVEN WHEN I WAS AWAY FROM HOME, AND WITH THAT REFERENCE, THE ROPE TRICK. THAT WAS HIS STYLE, IT WASN’T TO TELL US HOW HE WAS ON THE CORNER DOING ROPE TRICKS, IT WAS TO TELL ME TO PAY ATTENTION.” KENNA ADDED: “AND I THINK THAT IS THE SAME REASON WHY I HEARD ABOUT HIM RUNNING AROUND THE TENT, BECAUSE SOMETIMES I WOULD RUN TO THINGS OR PEOPLE HEAD-LONG.” KENNA CONTINUED TO SPEAK ABOUT GROWING UP WITH THEIR DAD UTILIZING LESSONS LEARNED THROUGH BEING A SCOUT: “…I JUST REMEMBER BEING REALLY JEALOUS THAT MY BROTHERS HAD THESE COOL [SCOUT] HATS… [I WAS] READING HIS JOURNAL…LAST NIGHT AND THEN I FOUND THIS NOTEBOOK THAT HE HAS HANDWRITTEN ALL THAT IS REQUIRED OF A SCOUT LEADER AND THE TRAINING COURSE... AS I WAS READING THROUGH IT, I REALIZED THAT THE TRAINING AND KNOWLEDGE THAT HE HAD, HE DID USE THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE. IT WAS LITTLE THINGS, LIKE HOW TO WALK DOWN THE COULEE AND CHECK FOR RATTLESNAKES. IT WAS THE KNOWLEDGE THAT HE HAD LEARNED AS A SCOUT AND AS A SCOUT LEADER. HE WAS JUST CALMLY PASSING ON, JUST LIKE DALE SAID, AS THE MOMENT [WARRANTED] IT, NOT NECESSARILY AS A BIG THING.” FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO ACCESS THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS, PLEASE SEE THE DONATION’S PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20200029005
Acquisition Date
2020-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1927
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
FELT, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P20170023004
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1927
Date Range To
1950
Materials
FELT, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
22.6
Width
19
Description
BLACK FELT PATCH WITH RED HORSESHOE AT TOP, GOLD BISON HED IN CENTER, AND GOLD BANNER AT BASE; WHITE TEXT ON HORSESHOE READS “CALGARY”, GOLD TEXT BELOW BISON READS “GINGER ALE”, RED TEXT ON BANNER READS “LETHBRIDGE HOTEL” AND BLACK TEXT ON BANNER READS “LETHBRIDGE”. BACK OF PATCH HAS WHITE BACKING THAT IS DETACHING; BACKING EXTERIOR IS STAINED WITH BLACK MARKER AND BACKING INTERIOR IS STAINED FROM ADHESIVE. OVERALL GOOD CONDITION.
Subjects
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Historical Association
BUSINESS
COMMEMORATIVE
History
ON JULY 21, 2017, COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED GLENN AND JOANNE ALLEN REGARDING THEIR DONATION OF RCMP AND LETHBRIDGE MEMORABILIA. GLENN ALLEN WAS RAISED IN LETHBRIDGE, AND COLLECTED THE OBJECTS AS A CHILD IN LETHBRIDGE. ON THE PATCH, ALLEN RECALLED, “THIS IS THE CREST FOR THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL. MY UNCLE TED [TED FISK] WHEN HE WAS YOUNG…WORKED FOR THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL, AND HIS JOB WAS [HE DID ALL SORTS OF ODD-JOBS] TO GO WITH A CART AND A HORSE, OR LATER AN AUTOMOBILE, TO THE STATION TO PICK UP ARRIVING GUESTS, TAKE THEM FROM THERE WITH THEIR BAGS OVER TO THE HOTEL, GET THEM IN THERE, TAKE THEIR BAGS UP TO THE HOTEL. “ “THE STREETCARS CAME ALONG BY GALT GARDENS, SO [THE HOTEL] WAS DIRECTLY TO THE SOUTH OF GALT GARDENS…[IT WAS THE] GARDEN HOTEL.” “HE WAS A ROOM CLERK, UNTIL HE RETIRED. IN THOSE DAYS, HE WORKED 7 DAYS A WEEK, NO TIME OFF AT ALL, AND HE WORKED A 12 HOUR SHIFT. THEY LIVED IN NORTH LETHBRIDGE, SO THEY WALKED ACROSS THAT BRIDGE THAT WENT ACROSS THE TRACKS. HE WOULD HAVE TO DO THAT AT NIGHT BECAUSE, UNLESS HE WAS ON DAY SHIFT.” “I JUST KNOW THAT TED HAD IT, AND IT WAS GIVEN TO ME.” JOANNE ALLEN ADDED, “HE STARTED [AT THE HOTEL], AND THEN WORKED THERE UNTIL HE RETIRED IN HIS ‘60S.” ALLEN ELABORATED ON HIS FAMILY’S HISTORY IN LETHBRIDGE, NOTING, “MY MOTHER’S FAMILY CAME TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1923, AND SHE WAS ABOUT 12 AT THE TIME. SHE DIDN’T GO TO SCHOOL ANY FURTHER AT THAT POINT IN TIME, AND SHE WAS HIRED ON AS A HOUSE GIRL FOR THE STOLZ FAMILY.” “MY DAD’S NAME WAS TOM, THOMAS SPENCE ALLEN, AND MY MOTHER WAS DOROTHY EMMA SCHIELS. MY DAD’S FAMILY - HIS FATHER AND, A FEW YEARS LATER MY DAD AND HIS MOTHER - CAME TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1910, AND THEY SETTLED IN NORTH LETHBRIDGE, AT 707 12A ST. NORTH. THERE WERE THREE BOYS AND ONE GIRL. THEY ALL WENT THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AT GALBRAITH HIGH SCHOOL, AND MY DAD WORKED FOR THE RAILWAYS. HE STARTED AS A MESSENGER…HE WAS 15 YEARS OF AGE. HE PROGRESSED IN THE FREIGHT CPR BUSINESS, AND BECAME A FREIGHT INSPECTOR IN LETHBRIDGE, AND THEN, IN 1948, WAS TRANSFERRED TO CALGARY. MY MOTHER WAS ALWAYS A HOUSEWIFE. THEY LIVED ON 3RD AVENUE NORTH, BY THE LEALTA THEATRE. THEY HAD JUST ONE CHILD. I GREW UP [IN THAT HOUSE] UNTIL I WAS ABOUT AGE FIVE. AT THAT TIME, THE END OF THE WAR WAS COMING, AND SOLDIERS WERE RETURNING. RENTAL HOUSING BECAME ALMOST NOT AVAILABLE. ANYBODY WHO WAS RENTING AT THAT TIME, IF YOU HADN’T BEEN IN THE FORCES, YOU WERE REQUIRED BY ORDINANCE TO FIND ANOTHER PLACE. IT WAS A HOUSE WHICH WE HAD TO GIVE UP. WE’D BEEN THERE SINCE I WAS BORN. THEN WE MOVED OVER TO 12TH STREET C, THE 500 BLOCK. WE LIVED TEMPORARILY THERE, AND THEN THAT HOUSE WAS SECONDED. WE WERE ONLY THERE MAYBE 6 MONTHS, AND THEN WE MOVED INTO AN ATTIC SPACE AT 507 12TH STREET A NORTH, AND LIVED IN THE 2 ROOMS IN THE ATTIC - NO INSULATION, AND VERY COLD IN THE WINTER, AND HOT IN THE SUMMER.” “[MY FATHER] GOT A PROMOTION [IN 1948]. HE GOT A PROMOTION TO CALGARY…A BETTER JOB.” “MY MOTHER AND DAD LIVED IN LETHBRIDGE, GREW UP IN LETHBRIDGE. MY MOTHER WAS THE COLLECTOR IN THE FAMILY. WHEN I WAS MARRIED [IN 1962], ALL OF THESE THINGS SHE GAVE ME TO JUST TAKE ALONG, BECAUSE THEY HAD BEEN GIVEN TO ME. THEY ARE JUST LITTLE ITEMS THAT WE JUST DON’T KNOW WHETHER THEY HAVE ANY VALUE, AND RATHER THAN HAVE THEM JUST GO TO LAND FILL, WE’D LIKE YOU TO HAVE A LOOK AT THEM.” “TODAY IS OUR FIFTY-FIFTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, AND WE’RE RETURNING TO LETHBRIDGE BECAUSE WE’VE HAD THESE THINGS IN OUR POSSESSION FOREVER, AND WE WANT TO SEE IF THEY HAVE ANY VALUE TO THE MUSEUM. THEY ARE RELICS THAT WE’VE [GATHERED] FROM PAST YEARS.” ACCORDING TO LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES, THE GARDEN HOTEL, WHERE EDWARD FISK WORKED AS A CLERK, WAS CONVERTED FROM A CHINA SHOP AND APARTMENTS INTO A HOTEL IN 1925. AL FREED (THE GARDEN HOTEL MANAGER) AND THE KIRKHAM BROTHERS (THOMAS S. AND J.S. KIRKHAM) FORMED THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPANY IN 1927 AND REMAINED THE OWNERS OF THE HOTEL UNTIL 1956. MRS. J.S. KIRKHAM, THEN PRESIDENT OF THE GARDEN HOTEL COMPANY, SOLD THE HOTEL IN 1956 TO A BOARD OF FOUR HOTELLIERS FROM ACROSS ALBERTA, WITH MORRIE MILNER AS MANAGER AND BOARD MEMBER. A LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE FROM MAY 17, 1927 NOTED THAT RENOVATIONS IN THE GARDEN HOTEL WERE COMPLETED TO INCLUDE A BEER PARLOR FOR GUESTS. ACCORDING TO A JANUARY 29, 1926 LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE, THE CALGARY BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY PURCHASED THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL IN 1926. CALGARY BREWING MAINTAINED OWNERSHIP OF THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL UNTIL 1964 WHEN THE HOTEL WAS SOLD TO SAM AND RICHARD SCHULTZ AND OSCAR SABASCH. THE SCHULTZ BROTHERS AND SABASCH OPERATED THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL UNDER THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA HOTEL COMPANY LIMITED, AS NOTED IN A LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLE FROM 1964 DOCUMENTING THE SALE. ALBERTA BREWERIES BECAME INVOLVED IN PURCHASING AND MANAGING HOTELS UNTIL 1957, WHEN THE ALBERTA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT PASSED A LAW THAT HOTELS COULD NOT BE OWNED BY BREWERIES. BREWERIES HAD TEN YEARS TO SELL THEIR EXISTING HOTELS AND WERE UNABLE TO PURCHASE NEW HOTELS, ACCORDING TO THE MOLSON BREWERIES, WESTERN DIVISION FONDS HELD BY THE GLENBOW MUSEUM (HTTPS://WWW.GLENBOW.ORG/COLLECTIONS/SEARCH/FINDINGAIDS/ARCHHTM/MOLSON.CFM). FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION, PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE P20170023001-GA.
Catalogue Number
P20170023004
Acquisition Date
2017-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL
Catalogue Number
P20170028000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
73
Diameter
27
Description
SILVER STANDING FLOOR ASHTRAY WITH ROUND DISH AT TOP SECURED TO SILVER METAL POLE AND ROUND SILVER BASE; TOP DISH HAS SILER ORNATE HANDLE WITH LEAF AND BEADS PATTERN AND RAISED POINT IN CENTER. ROUND BASE HAS FOUR FEET; BASE ORNATELY ENGRAVED WITH FLUTED PATTERN; METAL STAND POLE FIXED TO TOP DISH WITH METAL BRACKET AND TWO SCREWS. SILVER HANDLE TARNISHED; INSIDE DISH IS TARNISHED AND WORN; UNDERSIDE OF BASE IS SOILED; EDGES OF PATTERN ON BASE ARE TARNISHED. OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION.
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Historical Association
FURNISHINGS
History
ON AUGUST 23, 2017, COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED ANDY AND JO KOCSIS REGARDING THEIR DONATION OF A STANDING, FLOOR-MODEL ASHTRAY. THE ASHTRAY WAS USED IN ANDY KOCSIS’S FATHER’S HOME, AND WAS TAKEN BY ANDY AND JO KOCSIS FOR USE IN THEIR HOME WHEN THEY MOVED. ON THE ORIGINS OF THE ASHTRAY, JO NOTED, “ALL THAT I KNOW ABOUT THEM IS THAT THEY WERE [IN MY PARENTS' HOME AT 109-7TH AVE. SOUTH] WHEN I GOT MARRIED, WHICH WAS 53-54 YEARS AGO. [WE KEPT THEM] IN THE FRONT ROOM.” ANDY ELABORATED, “THEY WERE THERE [IN THE HOME ALREADY]. MY DAD WAS THE OWNER [OF THE HOUSE]. I ALWAYS THOUGHT THEY COME WITH THE HOUSE…[THE ASHTRAY] GOT TIPPED OVER SOMEHOW, IT USED TO HAVE A [DARK BOWL].” ANDY NOTED, “I QUIT [SMOKING] WHEN I WAS THIRTY … YEARS OLD. [JO] SMOKED EVER SINCE SHE WAS SIXTEEN.” ANDY RECALLED HIS FAMILY’S HOME, STATING, “MY DAD [STEVE KOCSIS] BROUGHT US OUT FROM HUNGARY. HE OWNED THE MAYOR [CHARLES A.] MAGRATH HOUSE [AT 109-7TH AVE. SOUTH]…THAT’S HOW WE ENDED UP THERE.” “MIKE ANGYAL [THE OWNER BEFORE MY DAD] WAS A GOOD FRIEND OF HIS, ANOTHER HUNGARIAN, BIG FARMER, SO I GUESS HE HELPED THEM GET INVOLVED. WHEN [DAD] BOUGHT THE HOUSE…THE HUNGARIANS USED TO HAVE BUSINESS THERE. IT WAS A BIG EMPTY LOT AND HE SUB-DIVIDED, SO HE GOT SOME MONEY AND SOLD A BUNCH OF LOTS.” “[MY DAD MADE THEM INTO APARTMENTS BECAUSE] HE COULDN’T LIVE IN ALL OF IT SO HE GOT A BUNCH OF HUNGARIAN COAL MINERS DOWN IN THE BASEMENT. THERE [WERE] SIX OR SEVEN OF THEM. THEY ALL LIVED DOWNSTAIRS. SOME, THEIR WIVES KICKED THEM OUT.” “[IT WAS MADE INTO] FOUR SUITES. WE WERE RENTING FOR A WHILE, WE HAD GOOD TENANTS. THEN THERE WAS ONE COUPLE…THEY STOLE THE LAMP. … SO FINALLY, WE RENTED NO MORE. IT GOT SO BAD. I SAID I CAN’T TAKE THIS ANYMORE.” JO ADDED, “[THERE WERE SUITES] TWO UPSTAIRS, AND THEN THERE WAS ONE ON THE SIDE AND ONE ON THE LOWER FLOORS… MY MOTHER-IN-LAW, WHEN WE GOT MARRIED, MOM KOCSIS, SHE SAID “THIS PLACE I’M IN [IS] TOO BIG” SO SHE MOVED INTO THE SMALLER SUITE ON THE GROUND FLOOR AND WE GOT THE BIGGER SUITE. THEN IT WAS RENTED OUT, THE TOP, UNTIL, THEN THE KIDS GOT BIGGER, BECAUSE WE HAD TWO CHILDREN. THEN WE TOOK OVER THE SUITE AT THE TOP, CLOSED OFF THE KITCHEN, PUT A DOOR THERE. THEN WE HAD HALF OF THE HOUSE…THE OTHER SUITE STAYED EMPTY ‘TIL IT WAS SOLD.” WHEN ASKED ABOUT THEIR MOTIVATIONS TO DONATE THE ASHTRAY, ANDY NOTED, “[IT’S] A KIND OF REMINDER OF…THE OLD TIMES…THE OLD HUNGARIANS USED TO COME AND PLAY POKER IN THE FRONT ROOM…A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THEIR ‘50S.” JO ADDED, “WE’RE HAVING TO SELL OUR [CURRENT] HOME AND WE HAVE NO MORE USE FOR IT…WE WANT IT TO GO…[IT’S] OLD, SO WE’D LIKE [IT] TO GO SOMEWHERE. MY KIDS ARE NOT INTERESTED IN THEM, NOR ARE MY GRANDKIDS. THEY DON’T WANT THIS OLD STUFF.” FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION, PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE P20170028000-GA.
Catalogue Number
P20170028000
Acquisition Date
2017-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range
1935-1960
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191043
Physical Description
4.5 cm textual material
Scope and Content
Assortment of magazines from the late 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s including: Song Hits, Home Chats Book of Christmas Knitting, 1937, and a variety of needlework, knitting, and crochet magazines.
Date Range
1935-1960
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
4.5 cm textual material
Scope and Content
Assortment of magazines from the late 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s including: Song Hits, Home Chats Book of Christmas Knitting, 1937, and a variety of needlework, knitting, and crochet magazines.
Accession No.
20191043
Collection
Archive
Less detail
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1942
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, METAL, LEATHER
Catalogue Number
P20190012000
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1942
Materials
BRASS, METAL, LEATHER
No. Pieces
1
Length
92
Width
42
Description
BRASS TUBA WITH SILVER METAL TRIM, FITTINGS, AND KEYS; TUBA HAS FOUR VALVE KEYS ON THE SIDE; TUBA HAS A BLACK RUBBER MOUTHPIECE WITH CORK FITTING; TUBA HAS A BROWN LEATHER SHOULDER STRAP WITH SILVER BUCKLE. TUBA HAS ETCHED TEXT AT THE BASE OF THE BELL “SPRINZ & SCHMOHL, BERLIN”; TUBA HAS RUBBER BAND TIED AROUND THE WATER KEY AT THE BASE OF THE MAIN TUBE. TUBA HAS DENTS IN MAIN TUBE; TUBA HAS CORROSION ON MAIN TUBE AND VALVES, AND AT THE BASES OF VALVE KEYS; INSIDE OF TUBA BELL HAS CHIPPING, RUST, AND DENTS; LEATHER STRAP HAS MINOR STAINING ON SUEDE UNDERSIDE; OVERALL GOOD CONDITION.
Subjects
MUSICAL T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
MILITARY
History
ON JUNE 20, 2019, COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED ROBERT FINDLAY REGARDING THE DONATION OF A TUBA. THE INSTRUMENT WAS USED IN LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY BANDS AND AT THE LETHBRIDGE PRISONER OF WAR CAMP, CAMP 133. ON THE TUBA, FINDLAY ELABORATED, “[THE TUBA] WAS VERY UNIQUE WITH THE FOUR ROTARY VALVES…WHEN THEY GOT FOUR ROTARY VALVES INSTEAD OF PLAYING FIRST AND THIRD VALVE YOU JUST HIT THE FOURTH VALVE AND IT MAKES IT A LOT EASIER. IT’S A REAL QUALITY INSTRUMENT THAT TUBA. IT WOULD BE SORT OF THE PREDECESSOR OF WHAT THEY CALL A MIRAPHONE TUBA WHICH IS A REAL EXPENSIVE TYPE. YOU CAN SEE THE SILVER TRIM AROUND THE TOP…IT WAS WELL MADE IN ITS DAY.” “[I GOT THE TUBA]…IN THE [LATE] SEVENTIES…I GAVE SOME OF [THE INSTRUMENTS] AWAY WHEN MR. FRANK HOSEK WAS MY BAND DIRECTOR AND HE WAS THE COMMUNITY BAND FELLOW IN LETHBRIDGE AND HE GAVE THEM TO ME SO I THOUGHT WELL SOME SHOULD END UP IN THE MUSEUM…I KEPT A COUPLE [OTHER INSTRUMENTS] JUST FOR MY OWN BENEFIT [THE HELICON AND THE TUBA]. WE USED TO PLAY THE TUBA OUT FOR CHRISTMAS CAROLS EVERY YEAR.” FNDLAY CLAIMED, ON THE ORIGIN OF THE TUBA, “[THE TUBA IS] AN ANTIQUE…[DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR] ROMMEL’S DESERT CORPS BAND WAS CAPTURED…IN NORTH AFRICA AND THEY BROUGHT THEM OVER HERE TO THE PRISONER OF WAR CAMP IN LETHBRIDGE AND THESE INSTRUMENTS CAME WITH THE GERMANS…[THE MILITARY HISTORY IS] PART AND PARCEL OF THE HISTORY OF THE [TUBA], LETHBRIDGE HAD ONE OF THE LARGEST PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN ALBERTA…IT WAS A BIG ONE ANYWAYS.” ON HOSEK AND HIS ACQUISITION OF THE TUBA FROM HOSEK, FINDLAY RECALLED, “I THINK [HOSEK] STARTED A COMMUNITY BAND IN LETHBRIDGE AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND THESE WERE THE INSTRUMENTS THEY USED TO START [THE BAND]…THE IDEA [FOR THE BAND WAS] EVERYTHING COULD BE MOBILE, A MOBILE BAND.” “I WAS IN THE LETHBRIDGE CITY BAND IN THE ‘50S…THAT’S WHERE I GOT MY LESSONS FROM, FROM [HOSEK]…[THEY WERE USING] THE TUBA.” “[I DIDN’T PLAY THE TUBA AT THE TIME] I PLAYED SAXOPHONE BUT I GOT TO BE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS WITH MR. HOSEK AND WHEN HIS WIFE DIED HE HAD TO MOVE OUT HIS HOUSE, AND THAT’S WHEN HE WANTED TO KNOW IF I WANTED THE INSTRUMENTS, SO THAT’S WHEN I GOT THEM.” “[HOSEK OFFERED THE INSTRUMENTS TO ME] BECAUSE I WAS STARTING A COMMUNITY BAND…[AT] COALDALE…AND WAS STARTING A BAND PROGRAM OUT THERE AT THE SCHOOLS AND WE DIDN’T HAVE ANY MONEY FOR INSTRUMENTS AND THERE WAS A BASE DRUM [THAT] BELONGS…TO THE SAME VINTAGE AS [THE TUBA]. I THINK IT WAS HIS REGIMENTAL BASS DRUM STILL SITTING OUT IN COALDALE...[I WASN’T USING ALL OF THEM FOR THE COALDALE SCHOOL BAND BECAUSE] SOME [OF THE INSTRUMENTS] DON’T WORK VERY GOOD.” “[I TOOK FROM THE GARAGE] A GOOD TEN INSTRUMENTS. [THERE] MUST HAVE BEEN TEN OR TWELVE THERE…I KNOW THEY WERE [SOURCED AT THE SAME TIME AS OTHERS FROM THE POW CAMP].” FINDLAY SHARED HIS INTEREST IN THE TUBA, NOTING, “[THE INSTRUMENT IS INTERESTING TO ME] JUST THAT [IT’S] MEMORABILIA OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. [THE INSTRUMENT IS] STILL HERE AND [IT WILL] STILL PLAY. IT’S PRETTY AMAZING.” “[MY FAVOURITE INSTRUMENT OF THE COLLECTION WOULD BE THE TUBA] BECAUSE I PLAY THE TUBA. THAT’S WHY. NOT TOO MANY PEOPLE PLAY THE TUBA…IT’S THE SAME FINGERING AS A TRUMPET [BUT] THEY READ IT IN THE BASE CLEFT…YOU CAN MOVE OFF IF YOU NEED SOMEBODY TO PLAY A TUBA…THEY CAN PLAY IT PRETTY QUICK IF THEY’RE A TRUMPET PLAYER…THERE WAS A BUNCH OF OTHER STUFF. SOME OF IT GOT SOLD…THERE [WERE] OTHER OLD TUBAS THERE BUT THAT WAS THE NICEST ONE.” IN AN EMAIL TO THE GALT MUSEUM COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN, KEVIN MACLEAN, ON JANUARY 22, 2020, MURRAY MASON RECALLED THE TUBA AND ROBERT FINDLAY. MASON NOTED, “ROBERT [FINDLAY] AND I LIVED WITHIN A BLOCK OF ONE ANOTHER IN THE 1990’S IN THE GILBERT PATERSON/MCKILLOP CHURCH AREA. ON NEW YEAR’S EVE AT MIDNIGHT…WE DID THIS FOR SEVERAL YEARS…WE WOULD FO OUT ONTO THE STREET…ROBERT LEADING THE WAY PLAYING THE TUBA WHILE THE MEN AND WOMEN FOLLOWED AND SANG. OCCASIONALLY I WOULD LIGHT A FIRE CRACKER…AND DROP IT INTO THE TUBA AND IT WOULD EXPLODE AND SPARKS WOULD FLY OUT OF IT. AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, PEOPLE CAME OUT OF THEIR HOUSES TO LISTEN AS THE TUBA IS VERY LOUD…AND WE WERE INVITED IN TO SOME OF THE HOUSES FOR DRINKS BEFORE WE CARRIED ON OUR MARCH. ONE [NEW YEAR’S EVE] WE WERE IN A HOUSE AND I RAN ACROSS AN AUSTRIAN WHO HAD BEEN IN THE AFRIKA KORPS AND A POW IN [LETHBRIDGE] AND CAME BACK…I THINK ROBERT PLAYED EDELWIESS ON THE TUBA BEFORE WE HEADED ON OUR WAY.” MASON FURTHER RECALLED, ON THE HISTORY OF THE TUBA, “…IT’S A 4-VALVE TUBA WHICH IS RARE TO BEGIN WITH AND THE GERMANS HAD IT FITTED SO THAT THE TUBA PLAYER COULD ALSO RIDE A MOTORCYCLE…ALL MEMBERS OF THE AFRIKA KORPS BAND RODE MOTORCYCLES AND MANY OF THEIR INSTRUMENTS WERE SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR THAT PURPOSE…THE BAND WAS PART OF A PANZER ARMY AND THEY MOVED FAST…” FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND MURRAY MASON’S EMAIL, PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE P20190012000-GA. IN OCTOBER 2007, FRANK HOSEK, THE ORIGINAL CONDUCTOR OF THE LETHBRIDGE A.C.T. JUNIOR BAND, WAS CONTACTED TO CLARIFY QUESTIONS REGARDING TWO INSTRUMENTS CLAIMED BY BOB FINDLAY TO HAVE USED BEEN BY THE BAND AND INMATES IN CAMP 133. HE STATED, “THE INSTRUMENTS WERE GIVEN TO THE ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN TRAVELERS (A.C.T.) (WHICH), WANTED TO DO SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE (BOYS AND GIRLS) OF LETHBRIDGE. SINCE THERE WAS NO BAND IN LETHBRIDGE AT THE TIME, AND MUSIC WAS NOT TAUGHT IN THE SCHOOLS, THE ASSOCIATION DECIDED THAT THIS IS WHERE THEY WOULD MAKE THEIR EFFORT.” HOSEK RECALLED THAT THE INSTRUMENTS WERE LEFT BEHIND AT THE CAMP WHEN ITS INTERNEES WERE REPATRIATED BACK TO GERMANY. THE INSTRUMENTS WERE GIVEN TO THE A.C.T. BY FEDERAL AUTHORITIES PRIOR TO THE CAMP’S DISMANTLEMENT AND DEMOLITION. AN EQUIVALENT NUMBER OF INSTRUMENTS WERE ACQUIRED BY THE A.C.T. TO FORM A COMPLETE BAND – EVERYTHING, CLAIMED HOSEK, “FROM A SOUSAPHONE TO A CORNET (TRUMPET)”. HOSEK STATED THAT THE CAMP INSTRUMENTS WERE PROVIDED FOR THE PRISONERS BY THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS. THE FLUGELHORN, HE REMEMBERED CORRECTLY, WAS MADE IN GRASLITZ, GERMANY. SUCH INSTRUMENTS, HE COMMENTED, WERE “MADE IN CIRCULAR FORM” AND FIT OVER THE SHOULDERS OF THE PLAYER. THIS DESIGN ALLOWED PLAYERS THE ABILITY TO FINGER THE INSTRUMENT WITH ONE HAND WHILE, FOR EXAMPLE, STEERING A BICYCLE WITH THE OTHER. AFTER THE A.C.T. ACQUIRED THE INSTRUMENTS, IT HAD TO FIND A TEACHER AND CONDUCTOR. TO THAT END, HOSEK SAID THE ASSOCIATION ADVERTISED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND HE, HAVING JUST RETURNED FROM ACTIVE DUTY IN THE OVERSEAS, “NEEDED A JOB”. AN AGREEMENT WAS REACHED BETWEEN HOSEK AND THE ASSOCIATION PERTAINING TO HIS SALARY AND HE THEREAFTER MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE TO BECOME THE BAND’S TEACHER AND CONDUCTOR. LATER, HE DECIDED TO PLACE HIS FATHER, FRANK SR., AS THE BAND’S HEAD LEADER. HOSEK, IN TURN, STARTED A BAND IN COALDALE AND PINCHER CREEK IN ADDITION TO FORMING A SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN LETHBRIDGE, CONSISTING OF HIS PRIVATE STUDENTS. WHEN THE DUTY OF SPONSORING THE BAND BECAME TOO HEAVY A BURDEN FOR THE A.C.T., THE BAND WAS TAKEN OVER AND SPONSORED BY THE KIWANIS CLUB. HIS FATHER CONTINUED ON AS THE BAND’S DIRECTOR. THE BAND’S DEMISE CAME WHEN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC WAS INTRODUCED IN THE SCHOOLS. HOSEK BELIEVED THAT INSTRUMENTS’ DONOR, BOB FINDLAY, ”TOOK OVER LEADERSHIP OF THE BAND AFTER HIS FATHER WENT INTO RETIREMENT.” HE THOUGHT THAT THE INSTRUMENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DISCARDED AT HAMILTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL AFTER THE BAND DISBANDED. WHEN ASKED ABOUT HIS KNOWLEDGE OF CAMP 133 ACCORDIONS, HE RECALLED, “I HAD FOR A TIME A LARGE CLASS OF ACCORDION STUDENTS. THIS PARTICULAR INSTRUMENT YOU REFER TO MAY HAVE BEEN MIXED UP WITH ALL THE INSTRUMENTS.” PLEASE REFER TO PERMANENT FILE P19900049001-GA FOR MORE INFORMATION. IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON DEVELOPED THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF PRISONER OF WAR CAMP 133 WITH INFORMATION FROM THE GALT MUSEUM BROCHURE "LETHBRDGE'S INTERNMENT CAMPS" AND THE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA WEBSITE. DURING WORLD WAR II THERE WERE 40 PRISONER OF WAR (P.O.W.) CAMPS CONSTRUCTED ACROSS CANADA TO HOUSE THE LARGE NUMBER OF INCOMING POWS - ENEMY MILITARY PERSONNEL THAT WERE CAPTURED IN COMBAT. CAMPS WERE BUILT IN ONTARIO, QUEBEC, THE MARITIMES AND ALBERTA. THE CAMPS IN LETHBRIDGE AND MEDICINE HAT WERE THE LARGEST, TOGETHER HOUSING 22,000 MEN. THE LETHBRIDGE CAMP, NO. 133, WAS BUILT IN THE SUMMER OF 1942, AND BY NOVEMBER OF THAT YEAR HOUSED 13,341 PRISONERS. THE CAMP WAS DIVIDED INTO SIX SECTIONS, EACH WITH SIX DORMITORIES, MESS HALLS, KITCHENS, AND ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES. MEALS WERE IN SHIFTS WITH PRISONERS SERVING AS COOKS. TAILOR, BARBER AND SHOE REPAIR SHOPS WERE ALSO STAFFED BY PRISONERS, AND NON-COMBAT POWS PRACTICED THEIR PRE-WAR PROFESSIONS AS MEDICAL DOCTORS AND DENTISTS. HOUSING AND RATIONS WERE THE SAME STANDARD AS FOR THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES, WHICH SOMETIMES CAUSED RESENTMENT AMONG LETHBRIDGE CIVILIAN RESIDENTS, WHO WERE UNABLE TO OBTAIN MANY OF THE SAME SUPPLIES ON THEIR STRICT WARTIME RATION ALLOWANCES. WITH MANY YOUNG LOCAL MEN AWAY AT WAR, LOCAL FARMERS BEGAN TO REQUEST LABOUR ASSISTANCE FROM THE CAMP, ESPECIALLY FOR THE SUGAR BEET INDUSTRY. BY 1943 AN AGREEMENT WAS REACHED AND SOME OF THE PRISONERS WORKED ON FARMS THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN ALBERTA. MOST OF THESE PRISONERS WENT FROM THE CAMP TO THE FARMS DAILY, BUT SOME WERE KEPT AT 'LODGES' AT THE MORE DISTANT FARMS FOR DAYS AT A TIME, WITH MINIMAL GUARDING. FOR THEIR LABOUR, THE PRISONERS WERE PAID 50 CENTS PER DAY. WITH WAR'S END, CAMP 133 CLOSED IN DECEMBER 1946 AND ITS PRISONERS WERE SENT BACK TO GERMANY. THE AREA WHERE THE CAMP STOOD EVENTUALLY BECAME AN INDUSTRIAL PARK AND PART OF THE FEDERAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTRE.
Catalogue Number
P20190012000
Acquisition Date
2019-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail

Garnette Gamble and Bill Peebles

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions98118
Date Range
1937
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191128120
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Garnette Gamble and Bill Peebles posing on a piling of the CPR High Level Bridge.
  1 image  
Date Range
1937
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour. Garnette (Gamble) Shippobotham was born on the family farm outside of Radville Saskatchewan on May 11, 1916. She moved to Lethbridge in 1937 to be closer to her sister,Ruby Gamble. She trained to be a nurse and worked at the Galt Hospital and the Auxiliary Wing of the Municipal Hospital until her retirement in 1981. She passed away on November 29, 2009 at the age of 93.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Garnette Gamble and Bill Peebles posing on a piling of the CPR High Level Bridge.
Notes
The photo in the file folder is a reprint of the original. The orginal was lost during scanning.
Accession No.
20191128120
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McIntyre Ranch Newspaper Profile

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Date Range
1930
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Accession No.
20191108
Physical Description
1 newspaper issue.
Scope and Content
A copy of the Nor'-West Farmer magazine dated May 20, 1930, containing a full-page article on the McIntyre Ranch.
Date Range
1930
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 newspaper issue.
Custodial History
Found in a house wall.
Scope and Content
A copy of the Nor'-West Farmer magazine dated May 20, 1930, containing a full-page article on the McIntyre Ranch.
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20191108
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Magazines and Newspapers.

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Date Range
1885-1985
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191069
Physical Description
3 cm. textual materials.
Scope and Content
2 women's magazines from 1967 ("True Story" and "Modern Romance"). 2 Lethbridge Herald Special Editions, 1985. "The First 50 Years", and "The Second 50 Years".
Date Range
1885-1985
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
3 cm. textual materials.
Scope and Content
2 women's magazines from 1967 ("True Story" and "Modern Romance"). 2 Lethbridge Herald Special Editions, 1985. "The First 50 Years", and "The Second 50 Years".
Notes
The newspaper special editions are stored in the Reading Room File Cabinets in the Newspaper Special Editions drawer.
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20191069
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Southern Alberta Cooperative Association - administrative records

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Date Range
1924-1988
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191017
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Meeting Minutes Book, 1924-1988. The Board of Directors of Cooperatives Manual Prospectus for the Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. 1988
Date Range
1924-1988
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Southern Alberta Cooperative Association
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Limited was a retail and consumer cooperative operating in Southern Alberta towns. It was a consumer’s cooperative that primarily engaged in retail trade and other small local businesses. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association was incorporated under the Co-operative Association Act of the Province of Alberta on April 30, 1924. It dealt primarily with selling hardware, petroleum, and agricultural products to Southern Alberta farmers, ranchers, and town residents. The Cooperative’s head office was in Lethbridge, and they operated in towns such as Bow Island, Taber, Barons, Coaldale, Picture Butte, and Lethbridge. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association was responsible for purchasing lands for retail store facilities in these towns. They also allocated funds for building materials and farming supplies to these centers. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association represented farmers and ranchers throughout the southern portion of the province from 1924-1983. In 1976, the Cooperative’s administration consisted of President Tymen Donkersgoed (Coaldale), Vice-President Tom Parker (Picture Butte), Secretary Eugene Wauters (Lethbridge), General Manager Ray Dyken (Lethbridge), and Controller Ken Smith (Lethbridge). The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. was liquidated in the fall of 1983.
Scope and Content
Meeting Minutes Book, 1924-1988. The Board of Directors of Cooperatives Manual Prospectus for the Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. 1988
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20191017
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Coleman vs. Leafs 1938-39

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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191055037
Physical Description
9 X 6 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
The Coleman Canadians were a Senior Amateur hockey club based in Coleman, AB. The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were also a hockey club based in Lethbridge. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League from 1938-1940/41. The photographic print shows a game between Coleman and the Leafs. Present i…
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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
9 X 6 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
The Coleman Canadians were a Senior Amateur hockey club based in Coleman, AB. The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were also a hockey club based in Lethbridge. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League from 1938-1940/41. The photographic print shows a game between Coleman and the Leafs. Present in the photographic print: Andy Young, Johnny Ursaki, Kenny Stewart, Pat Hill, Toad Klein, Doug French, Benny Redisky.
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20191055037
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Calgary Stampeders vs. Lethbridge Maple Leafs 1938-39

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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191055038
Physical Description
9 X 5.5 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were a hockey club based in Lethbridge. The Calgary Stampeders were a hockey club based in Calgary, that existed from 1938-1972. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League. The photographic print shows a game between Stampeders and the Leafs. Present in the ph…
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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
9 X 5.5 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were a hockey club based in Lethbridge. The Calgary Stampeders were a hockey club based in Calgary, that existed from 1938-1972. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League. The photographic print shows a game between Stampeders and the Leafs. Present in the photographic print: Alex Kaleta, Jimmy Wilson, Sheldon Buckles (Referee), Billy Reay, Bob Kirkpatrick.
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20191055038
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Calgary Stampeders vs. Maple Leafs 1938-39

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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191055054
Physical Description
9 X 5.5 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were a hockey club based in Lethbridge. The Calgary Stampeders were a hockey club based in Calgary, that existed from 1938-1972. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League. The photographic print shows a game between Stampeders and the Leafs. Present in the ph…
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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
9 X 5.5 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
The Lethbridge Maple Leafs were a hockey club based in Lethbridge. The Calgary Stampeders were a hockey club based in Calgary, that existed from 1938-1972. Both teams played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League. The photographic print shows a game between Stampeders and the Leafs. Present in the photographic print: Jimmy McNamara, Doug French (Scores), Alex Kaleta, Jimmy McIndoe.
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20191055054
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Drumheller Miners Hockey Club

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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191055039
Physical Description
10 X 8 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
The Drumheller Miners were a senior hockey team based in Drumheller, AB. The team played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League in the late 1930s. The team featured the five Bentley brothers from Saskatchewan. Doug, Max, and Reg Bentley went on to play in the NHL. Top Row: "Scoop" Bentley, Reg. Bentl…
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Date Range
1938-1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
10 X 8 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
The Drumheller Miners were a senior hockey team based in Drumheller, AB. The team played in the Alberta Senior Hockey League in the late 1930s. The team featured the five Bentley brothers from Saskatchewan. Doug, Max, and Reg Bentley went on to play in the NHL. Top Row: "Scoop" Bentley, Reg. Bentley, Roy Bentley (Coach), Max Bentley, Doug Bentley, Bob Kennedy. Third Row: G. Powell (Time Keeper), A.V. McLean (Vice President), E.A. Toshach (President), Dr. T.R. Ross (Executive), T.T. Boyes (Rink Manager). Second Row: Dave Pow, Bill Wright, "Babe" Hemming, "Irish" O'Brien, Liston Anderson, Percy Coates. Bottom Row: "Jock" Pennycook (Trainer), Joe Tchir, H.J. McCulloch (Secretary Treasurer), Rudy Bobrosky, E.A. Toshach, Jr. (Mascot).
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20191055039
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Andy Young Lethbridge Maple Leafs

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Date Range
1938-1942
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191055040
Physical Description
9.5 X 7 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
Andy Young grew up in Regina, SK playing football and hockey. He had a very successful football career, playing for the Regina Roughriders from 1932-1937, winning Western titles and playing in the Grey Cup. He also played hockey with the Regina Aces, Weyburn Beavers, and the Lethbridge Maples Leaf…
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Date Range
1938-1942
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
9.5 X 7 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
Andy Young grew up in Regina, SK playing football and hockey. He had a very successful football career, playing for the Regina Roughriders from 1932-1937, winning Western titles and playing in the Grey Cup. He also played hockey with the Regina Aces, Weyburn Beavers, and the Lethbridge Maples Leafs. Young was the goaltender for the Maple Leafs from 1938-1942. The print shows Young making a save for the Lethbridge Maple Leafs, and it is also signed by Young.
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20191055040
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Detroit Red Wings 1939-1940

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Date Range
1939-1940
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Accession No.
20191055041
Physical Description
9 X 7 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
The Detroit Red Wings are a successful NHL team and one of the Original Six teams. Sitting Right to Left: Syd Howe, Eddie Wares, Don Grosso, Tiny Thompson, Jack Adams (Manager), Phats Perras, Connie Brown, Cecil Dillon, Jimmy Orlando. Second Row: (Assistant Trainer) Joe Fisher, Alex Motter, Ebbie G…
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Date Range
1939-1940
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
9 X 7 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
The Detroit Red Wings are a successful NHL team and one of the Original Six teams. Sitting Right to Left: Syd Howe, Eddie Wares, Don Grosso, Tiny Thompson, Jack Adams (Manager), Phats Perras, Connie Brown, Cecil Dillon, Jimmy Orlando. Second Row: (Assistant Trainer) Joe Fisher, Alex Motter, Ebbie Goodfellow, Butch McDonald, Ken Kilrea (Trainer). Back Row: Syd Abel, Mud Bruneteau, Jack Stewart. The print is signed by Joe Fisher to Ken Ringland.
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20191055041
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1938-1943
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Accession No.
20191055049
Physical Description
7.5 X 9.5 bw photographic print
Scope and Content
Bob Kirkpatrick was born in 1911 in Regina, SK. He was a professional hockey player who played for the New York Rangers in the NHL in 1942-43. He later enlisted in the Army and fought in WWII, after he returned to Lethbridge. He played for the Lethbridge Maple Leafs in 1938-1940. The photographic p…
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Date Range
1938-1943
Description Level
Item
Creator
ENMAX Centre
Physical Description
7.5 X 9.5 bw photographic print
History / Biographical
The ENMAX (formerly Sportsplex) Centre is a multipurpose facility operated by the City of Lethbridge. The complex was built in 1975 in preparation for the Canada Games.
Scope and Content
Bob Kirkpatrick was born in 1911 in Regina, SK. He was a professional hockey player who played for the New York Rangers in the NHL in 1942-43. He later enlisted in the Army and fought in WWII, after he returned to Lethbridge. He played for the Lethbridge Maple Leafs in 1938-1940. The photographic print shows Kirkpatrick in his New York Rangers uniform, and is signed to Ken Ringland.
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20191055049
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