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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
IRON, LEATHER, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P20160020000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
IRON, LEATHER, STEEL
No. Pieces
2
Length
15.5
Width
9.1
Diameter
12.2
Description
METAL COW BELL WITH LEATHER STRAP. BELL IS MADE UP OF 2 PIECES OF METAL FUSED TOGETHER AT SIDES WITH TWO NAILS IN EACH SEAM. TOP IS FOLDED TOGETHER WITH THE ENDS FUSED DOWN THE SIDE IN A TRIANGULAR FOLD. FRONT AND BACK OF BELL ARE RELATIVELY FLAT, COMING OUT SLIGHTLY AT EDGE. WELDING OF BELL IS CRUDE. INSIDE OF THE BELL IS THE CLAPPER WITH A BALL END THAT IS 10.5 CM IN CIRCUMFERENCE. BALL IS ATTACHED TO A ROD THAT IS HOOKED TO THE LOOP INSIDE THE TOP OF BELL. FLAT METAL LOOP AT TOP OF BELL ATTACHING THE BELL TO LEATHER STRAP THAT IS 109.4 CM IN LENGTH AND 2.4 CM IN WIDTH. 9 HOLES PUNCHED IN LEATHER FOR STRAP ADJUSTMENT WITH THE BUCKLE GOING THROUGH THE 10TH HOLE PUNCH. STANDARD METAL BUCKLE WITH LEATHER BELT LOOP FOR THE EXCESS LENGTH OF STRAP. FAIR CONDITION: METAL SEVERELY RUSTED IN COLOUR. AT ONE SEAM NEAR THE BASE, THE METAL HAS OXIDIZED TO A GREEN COLOUR. INSIDE OF BELL METAL SURFACE HAS LOST SHINE AND IS RUSTY. STRAP IS SEVERELY WORN AND HAS SCRATCHES AND LOSS OF FINISH OVERALL. END OF THE STRAP OPPOSITE OF BUCKLE IS TORN OFF.
Subjects
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY T&E
Historical Association
AGRICULTURE
History
ON 14 JULY, 2016, COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED THE DONOR, ELLENNOR PORTER, AND HER DAUGHTER, KAREN PORTER AT THE GALT MUSEUM. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMES FROM THAT INTERVIEW. ELLENNOR’S HUSBAND WAS ROBERT MICHAEL “MICK” PORTER. HE FOUND THE BELL AS ELLENNOR REMEMBERS, “[I REMEMBER] HIM BRINGING IT IN THE HOUSE… I DON’T KNOW JUST HOW LONG AGO… [AND SAYING], ‘LOOK WHAT I GOT.’ THEN IT JUST EVERYONE WAS SAYING, ‘WOW,’ AND PLAYING AROUND WITH IT… [AFTER THAT] IT WAS PUT IN THE BASEMENT WITH THE REST OF THE THINGS.” KAREN AND ELLENNOR BELIEVE THE BELL WOULD HAVE BEEN FOUND BY MICK IN THE 1950S OR THE 1960S. ELLENNOR CONTINUED, “[HE FOUND IT ON] THE RANCH. HE WAS OUT VISITING HIS RELATIVES OUT THERE. HE HAD AUNTS AND UNCLES ON THE BURN RANCH. HE’S PROBABLY JUST RE-VISITING THEIR PLACE THAT HAD BEEN SOLD, SO MAYBE IT CAME FROM PINCHER CREEK. IN THAT AREA ANYWAY, LUNDBRECK OR PINCHER CREEK.” “DAD WOULD GO UP SOMETIMES BY HIMSELF,” KAREN ADDED, “I DON’T THINK ANY OF US WERE WITH HIM WHEN HE CAME HOME WITH THAT. I THINK WE WERE AT HOME WHEN HE BROUGHT IT TO THE HOUSE… IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT HIS FATHER AND MOTHER HAD [THE BELL] AT THEIR HOUSE AND GAVE IT TO HIM. THEY WERE FARMERS AT THE WALDRON RANCH – NOW THE WALDRON RANCH – [BUT IT] WAS THE PORTER RANCH. THEN HAD A HOUSE IN PINCHER CREEK, SO THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT’S ALSO WHERE HE WOULD HAVE GOTTEN IT.” THINKING BACK TO HER HUSBAND’S DAYS IN THE AREA, ELLENNOR EXPLAINED, “[MICK’S] DAD WAS AT THE PORTER/WALDRON RANCH. IT WAS JUST THE PORTER RANCH AND AFTER HE MOVED TO PINCHER, HE SOLD LIKE HIS INTEREST PART OF IT TO WALDRON, SO IT [BECAME] A PARTNERSHIP… THE WALDRON RANCH IS NEAR BLACK MOUNTAIN ON THAT ROAD, TOWARDS THE BAR-U RANCH.” WHEN ASKED ABOUT THE BELL, ELLENNOR SAID, “[THIS BELL] BRINGS BACK MEMORIES FROM WAY BACK WHEN WE USED TO LOOK FOR CATTLE BACK IN THE BUSH, AND I IMAGINE THAT’S WHAT MY HUSBAND MUST HAVE THOUGHT TOO… [IT WOULD BE] A REMEMBRANCE FROM HIS CHILDHOOD. THEY PROBABLY HAD TO BRING IN THE OLD MILK COW AND SHE WOULD BE WEARING THE BELL. THAT’S WHAT THEY DID. THEY PUT IT ON THE BIG MILK COW, SO THAT WHEN THEY WANTED THEM TO COME IN TO MILK THEY COULD FIND THEM. SOMETIMES THEY’D GO HIDE IN THE BUSH, SO THEY KEPT THE BELL ON THEM SO THEY COULD KEEP TRACK OF WHERE THEY WERE AT.” ELLENNOR FURTHER EXPLAINED, “I HAD NO CONNECTION WITH THAT BELL. WE HAD NO CATTLE. WE WERE GRAIN FARMERS.” KAREN ADDED, “MUM AND DAD ON HAD WHEAT FARMING ON [THE K-LAZY-A-RANCH] THERE WERE CATTLE THERE, BUT MUM DOESN’T REMEMBER THERE BEING CATTLE WITH BELLS ON. THEY WERE IN THE FARM YARD… THERE WERE HARDLY ANY TREES. THAT WAS THE RANCH ORIGINALLY AND LATER BECAME A WHEAT FARM. IF THEY KEPT IT AS A RANCH WITH CATTLE AND HORSES, THAT MEANT THEY COULD NEVER EVER LEAVE AND IT WAS PRETTY ISOLATED, SO OVER THE YEARS DAD TALKED THE OWNER INTO LETTING HIM COVERT IT TO WHEAT.” “THERE WAS NO BUSH [THERE FOR THE COWS] TO HIDE IN. SO NO NEED FOR A BELL!” ELLENNOR REMEMBERED. THE DONOR AND HER DAUGHTER REMEMBERED HOW MICK VALUED OBJECTS AND MEMORIES. “HIS EYES WOULD LIGHT UP [AND HE WOULD SAY], ‘LOOK WHAT WE HAVE HERE,’ [WHEN HE SAW SOMETHING ATTACHED TO A MEMORY]. HE HAD ALL KINDS OF MEMORIES OF HIS GROWING UP. SOME WERE NOT TOO HAPPY, SOME WERE VERY HAPPY, BUT HE ALWAYS REALLY LOVED COWS. IT DIDN’T MATTER WHERE WE WENT TRAVELLING IN THE WORLD…” “[HE ALWAYS] STOPPED AND TOOK SOME PICTURES. ‘OH LOOK AT THE COWS!’ HE’D SAY,” ELLENNOR JUMPED IN, COMPLETING HER DAUGHTER’S SENTENCE. “DAD TOOK THOUSANDS OF PICTURES OF COWS. FOR HIM THERE WAS A REAL CORRELATION,” KAREN FINISHED. “[THE BELL IS A TREASURE] BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN IN OUR HOME FOR SUCH A LONG TIME. WHEN DAD BROUGHT IT HOME, IN HIS PERSPECTIVE, HE WOULD HAVE THE SAME KIND OF MEMORIES MY MUM DOES OF HEARING THE COWS…I CAN REMEMBER THEM WHEN I WAS LITTLE ON THE FARM OUT BY SKIFF HEARING COW BELLS OR BEING OUT AT MY GRANDMOTHER’S FARM BY OLDS HEARING COW BELLS… [THIS BRINGS] THE MEMORY OF DAD BEING EXCITED ABOUT [THE BELL] AND TRYING TO WAKE US UP IN THE MORNING RINGING IT, IF WE WERE SLEEPING IN TOO LONG. THAT’S MORE THE MEMORY FOR US… [BUT] I WAS NEVER ON THE RANCH WHEN MY DAD WOULD HAVE FOUND [THIS SPECIFIC] BELL, SO THOSE MEMORIES AREN’T MY MEMORIES, THEY’RE MORE HIS MEMORIES. HE ALWAYS TREASURED IT, HE ALWAYS WANTED IT KEPT AND WE’D LIKE TO HONOUR THAT,” KAREN ADDED. NOTES FROM AN 2008 INTERVIEW WITH MICKEY AND ELEANOR PORTER STATE THE DONOR’S FATHER-IN-LAW, GEORGE ENGLISH PORTER, WAS BORN 1878 IN ORILLIA, ONTARIO AND DIED ON MARCH 16, 1959. HE CAME WEST FROM ONTARIO IN 1896 AT THE AGE OF SEVENTEEN. GEORGE PORTER’S FAMILY SETTLED 30 MILES NORTH OF LUNDBRECK, ON THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. THE FAMILY SETTLED ON THE BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH. GEORGE WAS ONE OF FOURTEEN CHILDREN IN THE FAMILY. HER MOTHER-IN-LAW WAS BORN IN EASTERN CANADA BEFORE MOVING TO OREGON. SHE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA WHEN SHE WAS8 YEARS OLD AND WAS RAISED ON THE BURN RANCH NORTH OF LUNDBRECK, ALBERTA. THE NOTES FURTHER STATE THE DONOR, ELLENNOR PORTER, WAS BORN IN 1922. THE OBITUARY FOR ROBERT MICHAEL “MICK” PORTER READS MICK WAS BORN ON MAY 23, 1921 IN COWLEY, ALBERTA. HE ATTENDED SCHOOL IN COWLEY AND GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL FROM ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL IN PINCHER CREEK. HE JOINED THE RCAF DURING WWII AND UPON AN HONOURABLE DISCHARGE AFTER A HIP INJURY, HE WORKED AS A GRAIN BUYER. HE MARRIED ELLENNOR CHRISTOFFERSEN IN OLDS, ALBERTA. LATER, HE WORKED FOR THE MCINTYRE RANCH FOR 5 YEARS. IN 1953, HE BEGAN FARMING IN THE SKIFF AREA AND RETIRED IN 1984. MICK AND ELLENNOR HAD FIVE CHILDREN: LAWNA ROBART, MICHAEL, RONALD, KAREN PORTER, AND CHRISTOPHER, WHO PASSED AWAY AS AN INFANT. MICK PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 AT THE AGE OF 91 YEARS. AS HISTORY OF THE WALROND CATTLE RANCHE LTD. WAS PUBLISHED IN THE “CANADIAN CATTLEMEN” PUBLICATION IN MARCH OF 1946. IT STATES THE RANCH “COMPRISED ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ACRES OF LAND SITUATED IN SOUTH-WESTERN ALBERTA. IT WAS SITUATED IN A VALLEY EXTENDING BETWEEN THE PORCUPINE HILLS AND OLD MAN RIVER FOR ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH AND SOUTH AND VARYING FROM THREE TO FIVE MILES IN WIDTH.” THE HISTORY STATES THE WALROND CATTLE RANCHE WAS FORMED IN 1883 BY SIR JOHN WALROND WALROND OF BARONET AND LORD CLINTON OF LONDON – BOTH MEN OF ENGLAND. ON JUNE 26TH, 1884, QUEEN VICTORIA GRANTED THE RANCH AN INDENTURE OF LEASE TO SIR WALROND, BARONET. (THE TEXT OF THAT LEASE AGREEMENT WAS PRODUCED AS PART OF THE CATTLEMEN PUBLICATION AND IS ATTACHED TO THE ARTIFACT’S PERMANENT RECORD.) ACCORDING TO THE ARTICLE, THE FIRST PURCHASE OF CATTLE WAS IN 1883 – 3,125 HEAD FOR $100,000. IN 1897, THE COMPANY WAS INCORPORATED UNDER THE CANADIAN JOINT STOCK COMPANIES ACT, MOVING ITS HEAD OFFICE FROM LONDON, ENGLAND. DUNCAN MCEACHRAN WAS APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF THE RANCH AND DAVID WARNOCK FROM GLASGOW BECAME THE LOCAL MANAGER. AT THE TIME OF THIS TRANSITION, IT IS BELIEVED THE RANCH HAD GROWN TO 12,311, THOUGH THIS WAS A MERE ESTIMATE. MCEACHRAN WAS INVOLVED WITH THE COMPANY FROM ITS BEGINNING IN 1883, WHEN HE STARTED AS THE GENERAL MANAGER. HIS LEADERSHIP GOT THE COMPANY THROUGH “PERIODS OF DEPRESSED CONDITION.” AFTER A HARSH WINTER IN 1906-1907, THE RANCH LOST APPROXIMATELY 5,000 HEAD OF CATTLE DUE TO SEVERE TEMPERATURE CHANGES. AFTER THIS, IN THE SUMMER OF 1908, THE RANCHE “DISPOSED OF ALL ITS CATTLE TO PAT BURNS. FOLLOWING THE SALE, THE LAND OF THE WALDRON RANCHE, EXCLUDING 1,000 ACRES WAS LEASED FIRST TO W. R. HULL, THEN TO PAT BURNS. C. W. BUCHANAN WAS APPOINTED THE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF THE RANCHE THAT IN 1923. MCEACHRAN PASSED AWAY IN OCTOBER 1924. ANOTHER HISTORY ON THE RANCHE WAS FOUND BY MUSEUM RESEARCHERS IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. PUBLISHED ON 1 MAY 1954, THE ARTICLE READS, “AT ONE TIME THE WALROND LEASE CONSISTED OF BETWEEN 300,000 TO 400,000 ACRES OF LAND, EXTENDING FROM WHAT IS KNOWN AS STOWE TO THE NORTH FORK OF THE OLDMAN RIVER. IN THE NORTH FORK DISTRICT THE LAND WAS DIVIDED INTO FIVE BRANCHES… AT ITS PEAK IN THE SUMMER OF 1906 THE RANCH HAD 20,000 HEAD OF STOCK.” GEORGE PORTER IS LISTED IN THE HISTORY AS ONE OF THE CATTLE MEN EMPLOYED BY THE WALDRON RANCHE FROM 1883 TO 1908. ABOUT HIM, THE ARTICLE STATES, “GEORGE PORTER [WAS] A GOOD STOCKMAN, [WHO] LATER BOUGHT 12 SECTIONS OF THE COMPANY’S FREEHOLD AT ITS NORTHERN END AND ADJOINING LAND ALREADY OWNED BY HIM.” “GEORGE PORTER AND SONS HAVE SOLD THEIR RANCH AND CATTLE TO JOHN FRANCIS MILLER… THE PORTER RANCH IS ABOUT THIRTY MILES NORTH OF LUNDBRECK AND ADJOINS THE 19,000 ACRE WALDRON RANCH WHICH MR. MILLER ALSO OWNS HAVING PURCHASED IT FROM P. BURNS RANCHES LAST FEBRUARY,” THE HISTORY STATES. AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN THE 21 AUGUST 1953 LETHBRIDGE HERALD ANNOUNCED, “TWO OF THE LARGEST AND MOST FAMOUS RANCHES IN THE SOUTH-WESTERN ALBERTA FOOTHILLS ARE BEING OFFERED FOR SALE. THEY ARE THE WALROND AND PORTER RANCHERS, NORTH OF LUNDBRECK. THESE PROPERTIES ARE OWNED NOW BY JOHN F. MILLER OF LAS VEGAS, NEVADA… [THEY] HAVE BEEN OPERATED BY MR. MILLER’S SON, WHO TOOK OVER THE JOB SEVERAL YEARS AGO WHEN THE MILLERS BOUGHT THE WALROND FROM THE WALROND RANCHING COMPANY AND THE PORTER RANCH PROPERTY FROM GEORGE PORTER…” THE HISTORY OF GEORGE AND NORA PORTER (NEE BURN)’S MARRIAGE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON JUNE 26, 1954 FOR THEIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY. THE COUPLE WERE MARRIED AT THE BURN RANCH IN JUNE 21 1904. THE COUPLE’S FOURTEEN CHILDREN WERE: MARJORIE ANDERSON, NORMAN PORTER, PHYLLIS ROBBINS, KATHLEEN HAMILTON, WINNIFRED BONERTZ, SANDY PORTER, EILEEN IRONMONGER, JEAN ALCOCK, JOSEPHINE ROBINSON, LILLIAN CHRISTIANSON, ISOBEL SINNOT, MICHAEL PORTER, LAWRENCE PORTER, AND CONNIE PORTER. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT RECORD P20080020001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE PORTER AND BURN FAMILIES.
Catalogue Number
P20160020000
Acquisition Date
2016-07
Collection
Museum
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Ladies of the Pioneers Pemmican Club

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions96021
Date Range
1977-2007
Accession No.
20191030
Scope and Content
2019.1030/001: “Secretary Book” – Administrative Records, including meeting minutes, attendance records, newspaper articles, etc., 1989-2007. 2019.1030/002: Miscellaneous Letters, 2000-2001 2019.1030/003: Audited Financial Statements, Part 1/2, 1995-1999. 2019.1030/004: Audited Financial Stateme…
Date Range
1977-2007
Creator
Ladies of the Pioneers Pemmican Club
History / Biographical
The Ladies of the Pioneers Pemmican Club are a group of women that meet together to socialize and participate in community outreach programs. The Club was established in 1953. To be a member of the Club, women must be from families that lived in Southern Alberta prior to December 31, 1910. The Club meets together on the first Wednesday of the month to socialize. The Ladies of the Pioneers Pemmican Club is a branch off the men’s Pemmican Club. On 12 December 1894 the Old Timers Association was created (the name has changed multiple times over the years). The purpose of the men’s club was to arrange a New Years’ Eve Club and the planning/work of the association was to be done by people who had arrived in southern Alberta prior to 1886. Throughout the years the Pemmican Club has had the purpose: “to encourage fellowship, entertainment and social enjoyment for the members; to collect and preserve the early history of Lethbridge and southern Alberta; and provide assistance to members and their families through difficult times in their lives”. In the same way, the Ladies of the Pioneers Pemmican Club follow a similar guideline for membership, traditions and charity work. The Ladies have worked many volunteer hours at the Chinook Regional Hospital making dolls for sick children and other programs, and have participated in charities throughout Lethbridge. They also donate generously to various organizations in Southern Alberta, such as animal shelters and Meals on Wheels.
Scope and Content
2019.1030/001: “Secretary Book” – Administrative Records, including meeting minutes, attendance records, newspaper articles, etc., 1989-2007. 2019.1030/002: Miscellaneous Letters, 2000-2001 2019.1030/003: Audited Financial Statements, Part 1/2, 1995-1999. 2019.1030/004: Audited Financial Statements and Account Book, Part 2/2, 1977-2001. 2019.1030/005: Event Invitations, 2000. 2019.1030/006: Massed High School Choir Concert and Coalhurst background, 1948.
Accession No.
20191030
Collection
Archive
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Music Theatre Programs and Flyers

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions96022
Date Range
1966-2002
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
2019.1068/001: Music Theatre Programs, Part 1/3, 1966-1973. 2019.1068/002: Music Theatre Programs, Part 2/3, 1974-1985. 2019.1068/003: Music Theatre Programs, Part 3/3, 1985-2002.
Date Range
1966-2002
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Lethbridge Musical Theatre grew out of a series of concerts started in 1962 by the Lethbridge Symphony Association. 'Review 62' (later 'Southern Showcase') was a variety show that featured popular music by the symphony orchestra and chorus, as well as performances by other groups and soloists from southern Alberta. The success of the performances sparked discussion about the possibility of staging Broadway musicals, and Lethbridge Musical Theatre (LMT) was formed as an adjunct to the Lethbridge Symphony Association. The association continued until 1968, when LMT became an independent organization Founders of LMT included Albert Rodnunsky, Dick Mells, Gordon Moir, Douglas Card and Ross Whitmore. In the early years of the organization, three people stand out for their creative talents and leadership of LMT: Muriel Jolliffe (choreographer), Dick Mells (producer and director) and Albert Rodnunsky (musical director). Local amateur talent was occasionally supplemented by professional performers brought in for specific shows. In the early years, most of the musicians who accompanied the performances were members of the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra. After 1968 however, when LMT became an independent group, more and more of the musicians were recruited from local school band instructors and the students who played in those bands. The Lethbridge Musical Theatre has been a theatre company for the last 50 years. The company has put on yearly shows and other smaller productions since the inception, and they perform mainly at the Yates Memorial Centre.
Scope and Content
2019.1068/001: Music Theatre Programs, Part 1/3, 1966-1973. 2019.1068/002: Music Theatre Programs, Part 2/3, 1974-1985. 2019.1068/003: Music Theatre Programs, Part 3/3, 1985-2002.
Collection
Archive
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Take an Alberta Break - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92505
Date Range
1987
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111104
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Scope and Content
Riverside waterslide outside of Medicine Hat, River Valley Parks of Medicine Hat, Lethbridge Fort Whoop Up, Indian Battle Park Lethbridge, Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary, Gladstone Mountain Guest Ranch West of Pincher Creek, Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Kananaskis Country Golf Course, and Cypr…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1987
Description Level
Item
Creator
2&7 Lethbridge Television
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
.
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
Riverside waterslide outside of Medicine Hat, River Valley Parks of Medicine Hat, Lethbridge Fort Whoop Up, Indian Battle Park Lethbridge, Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary, Gladstone Mountain Guest Ranch West of Pincher Creek, Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Kananaskis Country Golf Course, and Cypress Hills Provincial Park.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111104
Collection
Archive
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Alberta Trip Through Time - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92513
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111112
Physical Description
1" tape 12 min
Scope and Content
The program is about various historical locations in Alberta. First is the history of Fort Whoop up. Ron Ulrich “Curly” interpreter at the Fort is shown giving a tour through the Fort. The history of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Jack Brink “Senior Archeologist” talks about the archeological site a…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Creator
2&7 Lethbridge Television
Physical Description
1" tape 12 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The program is about various historical locations in Alberta. First is the history of Fort Whoop up. Ron Ulrich “Curly” interpreter at the Fort is shown giving a tour through the Fort. The history of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Jack Brink “Senior Archeologist” talks about the archeological site at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Gladys Serafino “Historical Research” talks about cataloging items in a collection, specifically an Edwardian dress, at the provincial museum in Edmonton. The history of Stephan G. Stephansson – Poet of the Rocky Mountains house and the Markerville creamery museum. Doug Voth “2&7 Newsfirst” talks about Ukrainian village west of Edmonton as costume interpreters reenact what it would have been like to live there. Matt Wispinski an interpreter at the village demonstrates how grain elevators worked.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111112
Collection
Archive
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Alberta Trip Through Time - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92514
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111113
Physical Description
1" tape 29 min
Scope and Content
The program is about the rehabilitation of native drug addicts and alcoholics. John Many Chiefs talks about a program and the reconnection to the world that he went through. Pat Gladue talks about sobriety, going back to school, working with a rehabilitation program, and going to a sweat lodge. Ros…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC Lethbridge Television
Physical Description
1" tape 29 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The program is about the rehabilitation of native drug addicts and alcoholics. John Many Chiefs talks about a program and the reconnection to the world that he went through. Pat Gladue talks about sobriety, going back to school, working with a rehabilitation program, and going to a sweat lodge. Rose Yellowfeet talks about her journey with alcoholism and recovery. Randy Cardinal talks about his experience with alcoholism and recovery. Phyllis Strawberry talks about her experience with alcoholism. Ed Calf Robe talks about his experience with alcoholism and a split family. Wilson Okeymow talks about searching for help in elders with his alcoholism and his recovery.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111113
Collection
Archive
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Dream Dance - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92517
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111116
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Scope and Content
The story is about a girl that leaves home to become a dancer. Meets a friend in the park. During the program they stop at different places and she daydreams that she could dance the various types of dances. She wakes up by herself and joins a ballet class which she was told she was pre-registered.…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Creator
2&7 Lethbridge Television Television
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The story is about a girl that leaves home to become a dancer. Meets a friend in the park. During the program they stop at different places and she daydreams that she could dance the various types of dances. She wakes up by herself and joins a ballet class which she was told she was pre-registered. Her parents show up and it was them that registered her for the class. Performed by Tara Fenton and Wes Stefan.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111116
Collection
Archive
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Education Crossroads - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92519
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111118
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Scope and Content
The program is about the history of education on the Bloods reserve and gaining local control of their education system. Pier De Paola- Education Coordinator speaks about keeping the education in reserves not moved to outside towns or cities. Leo Fox- Principle of Levern Elementary School talks abo…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1989
Description Level
Item
Creator
2&7 Lethbridge Television Television; Blood Tribe Education Board
Physical Description
1" tape 24 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The program is about the history of education on the Bloods reserve and gaining local control of their education system. Pier De Paola- Education Coordinator speaks about keeping the education in reserves not moved to outside towns or cities. Leo Fox- Principle of Levern Elementary School talks about the need for a bigger school. Roger Engelbracht- Principal of Stand-Off Elementary School talks about making the quality of teaching and learning better. Jenny Fox- Registrar at Red Crow College talks about the opening of the college at the reserve and the advantages of staying in the reserve.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111118
Collection
Archive
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Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going Part II - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92522
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111121
Physical Description
1" tape 26 min
Scope and Content
The Program talks about maintaining Aboriginal culture. Alice Makokis talks about sweat lodges and the Indian religion. Kevin Dion went to the sweat lodges in hopes of keeping his family together and his father to stop drinking. Jerry Saddleback talks about the Plains hoop dance a thanksgiving danc…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC Lethbridge Television
Physical Description
1" tape 26 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The Program talks about maintaining Aboriginal culture. Alice Makokis talks about sweat lodges and the Indian religion. Kevin Dion went to the sweat lodges in hopes of keeping his family together and his father to stop drinking. Jerry Saddleback talks about the Plains hoop dance a thanksgiving dance. Martha Many Grey Horses talks about growing up with vibrant ceremonies, her isolation in residential schools, and the ability to share the native culture and community. Lee Brown talks about singing and the spiritual aspect of singing and the importance of maintaining the native culture. Phil Lane talks about the importance of culture, native religion and everyone coming together.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111121
Collection
Archive
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Can Pro Awards 1984 - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92526
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111125
Physical Description
1" tape 18 min
Scope and Content
The video includes stage set up, reenactment of a robbery, and a rodeo during the CanPro Awards 1984. CanPro Television Program Festival.
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1" tape 18 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
The video includes stage set up, reenactment of a robbery, and a rodeo during the CanPro Awards 1984. CanPro Television Program Festival.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161111125
Collection
Archive
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Can Pro Awards 1984 - television program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions92527
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111126
Physical Description
1" tape 7 min
Scope and Content
“We wont let him die” 2 awards, Kendell Gibson accepting the awards. CFACTV Lethbridge won for “Ski West” producer accept award, CFACTV Lethbridge won for “The Sound of Sculpture”. Chairman of the Canadian association of broadcasters presenting an award and winner CFACTV Lethbridge “Drugs, laying i…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC TV Lethbridge
Physical Description
1" tape 7 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
“We wont let him die” 2 awards, Kendell Gibson accepting the awards. CFACTV Lethbridge won for “Ski West” producer accept award, CFACTV Lethbridge won for “The Sound of Sculpture”. Chairman of the Canadian association of broadcasters presenting an award and winner CFACTV Lethbridge “Drugs, laying it on the line.”
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Highlights of CanPro awards 1983 - television program

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Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111127
Physical Description
1" tape 17 min
Scope and Content
Brian Philips host of the show. Fred Sherratt- Vice Pres. Of Operations CHUM Ltd, Toronto; Ross mcCreath-President All Canada Radio & Television LTD; Vincent Gabriele- Program Director CFTM TV Montreal talked about the formation of CanPro. CFTF TV Montreal “Telethon of stars” winner, CKCO TV Kitche…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC TV Lethbridge
Physical Description
1" tape 17 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
Brian Philips host of the show. Fred Sherratt- Vice Pres. Of Operations CHUM Ltd, Toronto; Ross mcCreath-President All Canada Radio & Television LTD; Vincent Gabriele- Program Director CFTM TV Montreal talked about the formation of CanPro. CFTF TV Montreal “Telethon of stars” winner, CKCO TV Kitchener “Scan” winner, 08:07 -09:42 Video black out Jim Robson-CRTC talks about making CanPro more public. Music and drama series awards: CFTM TV Montreal winner, CKUTV Vancouver “Loverboy” winner, CFACTV Lethbridge “The Sound of Sculpture” winner. The Ladies Choice Blue Grass Band sings at the end.
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CanPro Awards 1981 - television program

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Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111128
Physical Description
1" tape 28 min
Scope and Content
CanPro 81 in Victoria BC. Annual festival to give awards to local broadcasters. A look at behinds the scenes of CanPro 81 and a glimpse of that year’s nominations.
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1983
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC TV Lethbridge
Physical Description
1" tape 28 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
CanPro 81 in Victoria BC. Annual festival to give awards to local broadcasters. A look at behinds the scenes of CanPro 81 and a glimpse of that year’s nominations.
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CanPro Awards 1981 - television program

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Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111129
Physical Description
1" tape 30 min
Scope and Content
CanPro Awards 1984 in Lethbridge Alberta. Hosts Therese Champagne and Al McCann and guests Pete Barbutti, The Streetscape Dancers, and The Pro Band. Children’s Programming – Winner Market A CFTO-TV “Welcome to my World”; Winner Market B CKCO-TV “Oopsy”; Winner Market C CKY_TV “All for Fun.” Light E…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC TV Lethbridge
Physical Description
1" tape 30 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
CanPro Awards 1984 in Lethbridge Alberta. Hosts Therese Champagne and Al McCann and guests Pete Barbutti, The Streetscape Dancers, and The Pro Band. Children’s Programming – Winner Market A CFTO-TV “Welcome to my World”; Winner Market B CKCO-TV “Oopsy”; Winner Market C CKY_TV “All for Fun.” Light Entertainment- Winner Market A CFCF Montreal “CFCF Introduces”; Winner Market B CKVU Vancouver “Sleepless Nights”; Winner Market C CKY-TV “Special Request: Francine Kirsch”; Winner Market D CJPM-TV “Mont Ste.Claire”; Winner Market E CFAC TV “Rock Avenue”. Sports & Outdoors- Market A Winner CHCH “Football ‘83’”; Winner Market C CFCN Calgary “Stampede Go-Round”; Winner Market E CFAC Lethbridge “Ski West”. Performing Arts- Winner Market A CFTM Montreal “Place De L’Opera”; Winner Market C CFAC “Musical Portraits”; Winner Market D CKWS “Music Meant For You”. Preforming Arts Dramatic series Winner Market A CHCH Hamilton “Sword of the Prophet”. News & Publis Affairs- Winner Market A CHCH “Special Presentation”; Winner Market B CFRN Edmonton “Blowing in the Wind”; Winner Market C CFAC Calgary “Gift or Curse”; Winner Market D CHEM-TV “One Marche A Travers L’Historie”; Winner Market E CFTK “Young Offenders”. The Award of Excellence Winner City Tv Toronto “City Pulse, Raymond No Fixed Address”.
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CanPro Awards 1981 - television program

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Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
20161111130
Physical Description
1" tape 30 min
Scope and Content
CanPro Awards 1984 in Lethbridge Alberta. Hosts Therese Champagne and Al McCann and guests Pete Barbutti, The Streetscape Dancers, and The Pro Band. Children’s Programming – Winner Market A CFTO-TV “Welcome to my World”; Winner Market B CKCO-TV “Oopsy”; Winner Market C CKY_TV “All for Fun.” Light E…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1984
Description Level
Item
Creator
CFAC TV Lethbridge
Physical Description
1" tape 30 min
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Custodial History
A DVD copy is available.
Scope and Content
CanPro Awards 1984 in Lethbridge Alberta. Hosts Therese Champagne and Al McCann and guests Pete Barbutti, The Streetscape Dancers, and The Pro Band. Children’s Programming – Winner Market A CFTO-TV “Welcome to my World”; Winner Market B CKCO-TV “Oopsy”; Winner Market C CKY_TV “All for Fun.” Light Entertainment- Winner Market A CFCF Montreal “CFCF Introduces”; Winner Market B CKVU Vancouver “Sleepless Nights”; Winner Market C CKY-TV “Special Request: Francine Kirsch”; Winner Market D CJPM-TV “Mont Ste.Claire”; Winner Market E CFAC TV “Rock Avenue”. Sports & Outdoors- Market A Winner CHCH “Football ‘83’”; Winner Market C CFCN Calgary “Stampede Go-Round”; Winner Market E CFAC Lethbridge “Ski West”. Performing Arts- Winner Market A CFTM Montreal “Place De L’Opera”; Winner Market C CFAC “Musical Portraits”; Winner Market D CKWS “Music Meant For You”. Preforming Arts Dramatic series Winner Market A CHCH Hamilton “Sword of the Prophet”. News & Publis Affairs- Winner Market A CHCH “Special Presentation”; Winner Market B CFRN Edmonton “Blowing in the Wind”; Winner Market C CFAC Calgary “Gift or Curse”; Winner Market D CHEM-TV “One Marche A Travers L’Historie”; Winner Market E CFTK “Young Offenders”. The Award of Excellence Winner City Tv Toronto “City Pulse, Raymond No Fixed Address”.
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Building Construction Projects

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Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
199710807716
Physical Description
488 black and white photographs
Scope and Content
Fort Whoop-Up, the Japanese Gardens and Yates Memorial Center in various stages of construction
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
488 black and white photographs
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Fort Whoop-Up, the Japanese Gardens and Yates Memorial Center in various stages of construction
Notes
The photographs have been removed to sleeves and returned to the photo album 199710807716. Photo numbers now on the back of images. Each image as been assigned their own number.
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199710807716
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Somerville Film Collection: Florida Highlights Yy

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Date Range
1965
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043044
Scope and Content
44 Florida Yy, 19 minutes 56 Secs. Shot Log Attached. Re-edited, re-spliced, re-sounded, scene re-distributed between folms XX and YY and commentary added, all in December 1977 and striped "Florida Highlights" 4/5/65 Sign "Budweiser Welcomes You, etc." 25/3/65 Sign "Busch Gardens" CU 25/3/65 Escal…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1965
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
See P19911043001 For Information About The Donor.
Scope and Content
44 Florida Yy, 19 minutes 56 Secs. Shot Log Attached. Re-edited, re-spliced, re-sounded, scene re-distributed between folms XX and YY and commentary added, all in December 1977 and striped "Florida Highlights" 4/5/65 Sign "Budweiser Welcomes You, etc." 25/3/65 Sign "Busch Gardens" CU 25/3/65 Escalator for tourists 1/4/65 Penguins around statue or something 1/4/65 Penguins around statue or something CU 25/3/65 Pelicans 25/3/65 Pelicans 1/4/65 Flamingos 25/3/65 White swan 25/3/65 Macaw on tree 25/3/65 Two macaws on tree 25/3/65 Two macaws on a bench 25/3/65 Elephants 1/4/65 Poetry sign 1/4/65 Water scene 25/3/65 Fountains 25/3/65 Outside view of Aguatarium 3/4/65 Sign "Aquatarium" 25/4/65 Dog towed by porpoise 3/4/65 Porpoise 3/4/65 St. Petersburg from the Aquatarium 3/4/65 Whale 3/4/65 Porpoise jumping 3/4/65 Whale 3/4/65 In tank, Sea Hermit Crab 3/4/65 In tank, L on Fish 3/4/65 In tank, Fish 3/4/65 In tank, Fish 3/4/65 In tank, Sea Horse 3/4/65 In tank, fish 3/4/65 Sign "Sarasota Jungle Garden" 26/3/65 Jungle growth 26/3/65 Macaw 26/3/65 Jungle growth 26/3/65 Alligator 26/3/65 Hisbiscus flower 26/3/65 Jungle growth 26/3/65 Marg with macaw on her arm 26/3/65 Head of a macaw 26/3/65 Jungle park area 26/3/65 Top of Royal Palm 26/3/65 Flamingos 26/3/65 Waterfall in flamingo area 26/3/65 Flamingos walking 26/3/65 Bamboo tree and Marg 26/3/65 Grapefruit tree and grapefruit CU 26/3/65 Peacock 26/3/65 Minah bird in cage 26/3/65 Croton plant or bush 26/3/65 Bananas, zoom in 26/3/65 Sign on building "Circus Hall of Fame" 12/4/65 Sign "Winter Quarters Clyde Bros Circus" 12/4/65 Man on sway pole 12/4/65 "Ringlings Residence and Museum" 21/4/65 Exterior shots of residence 12/4/65 Shots of residence grounds 12/4/65 Interior shots of residence (from postcards) 24/5/65 Exterior shots of museum 12/4/65 On causeway enroute to Cypress Gardens 5/4/65 Sign "Cypress Gardens" 5/4/65 Buildings 5/4/65 Crowds 5/4/65 Knees of Cypress trees 5/4/65 Shots from a boat trip in gardens 5/4/65 Orchids 5/4/65 Girl in an old fashioned costume 5/4/65 Gardens 5/4/65 Bird 5/4/65 Garden 5/4/65 Water skiers 5/4/65 Kiteman 5/4/65 Skiers 5/4/65 Kiteman CU 5/4/65 Skiers posing CU 5/4/65 Air Canada DC8 leaving Tampa 14/4/65 Shot from plane over USA 14/4/65 Ice on Lake Erie from plane 14/4/65 Clouds from plane over Canada 14/4/65 Passengers deplaning at Lethbridge 22/4/65 "End"
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Somerville Film Collection: Vacation In Hawaii, Film Bbb

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Date Range
1966
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043047
Scope and Content
2 8mm Film. Music And Sound Included. Oahu / Kauhi BBB, 27 minutes 53 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Oahu-Kauai" 7/5/66 Harbour from MSS Adventure enroute to Pearl Harbour 26/3/66 Waikiki beach from Kapiolani Park 11/4/66 Waves at Kawela Bay 4/466 Marg and Balfours on the beach 8/4/66 Outrigger can…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1966
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
See P19911043001 For Information About The Donor.
Scope and Content
2 8mm Film. Music And Sound Included. Oahu / Kauhi BBB, 27 minutes 53 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Oahu-Kauai" 7/5/66 Harbour from MSS Adventure enroute to Pearl Harbour 26/3/66 Waikiki beach from Kapiolani Park 11/4/66 Waves at Kawela Bay 4/466 Marg and Balfours on the beach 8/4/66 Outrigger canoe 8/4/66 "Ulu Mau Village" 12/4/66 Village 12/4/66 Girl demonstrating Hawaiian movements, etc. 12/4/66 Papaya tree and fruit 4/466 Jacaronda and Norfolk Pine Trees at Wahiowa 4/4/66 Pineapple harvesting and pine apples 4/4/66 Coconut tree and fruit on kuhio Ave. 8/4/66 Plumeria in Zoo Grounds 11/4/66 Hisbiscus in Royal Hawaiian Hotel grounds 22/3/66 "Academy of Arts" 8/4/66 Arts building 8/4/66 4400 year old statue of an Egyptian and his wife 8/4/66 2000 year old vase 8/4/66 Inner courtyards 8/4/66 "The Willows" 14/4/66 Marg and Jack Jardine in the Willows Restaurant 14/4/66 Anthurium in the Willows 14/4/66 "Polynesian Culture Centre" 23/3/66 Greeters at the centre 23/3/66 On the court through the Centre 23/3/66 "Pearl Harbour Memorial Dec. 7 1941" The attack After the attack Shot from the air Anchor dissolve into title "mV Adcenture's Pearl Harbour Cruise" The boat at the dock Boat entering Pearl Harbour Anti-submarine Warfare Force Commanders HQ Ships under repair USS Arizona Memorial USS Arizona ventilators Ford ISland ferry The Sunken Utah Navy yard cranes Hammerhead cranes with decoration Navy supply centre Submarine Pacific Fleet Submarine Escape Training Tower Destroyer escort picket ships Sailors coffee break Close-up of the picket ships "Produced By Pacific Camera" Title of flight from Oahu to Kauai 7/5/66 "Kauai" 25/4/66 Okaekaa Falls 1/4/66 Wailua River 1/4/66 On boat trip on Wailua River to the Fern Grotto 1/4/66 Patway and flowers to the fern grotto 1/4/66 The fern grotto 1/4/66 Passing a boat on the Wailua River 1/4/66 Red soil of a sugar plantation 1/4/66 Marg and sugar cane 1/4/66 Burning off a sugar cane field 1/4/66 Anahula beach 1/4/66 Pineapple field 1/4/66 Pineapples 1/4/66 Moloai bridge and red soil 1/4/66 A ranch 1/4/66 Waves at Hanoleia Bay 1/4/66 From our room at the Kauai Surf Hotel 2/4/66 Hotel Kauai Surf layout 2/4/66 Bird of Paradise shrub and flower 2/4/66 Hotel Kauai Surf layout 2/4/66 "Spouting Horn" 2/4/66 Spouting Horn 2/4/66 Tulip tree 2/4/66 Field of sugar cane 2/4/66 "Waimea Canyon Lookout" 2/4/66 Canyon 2/4/66 Foggy area at Kalalali lookout overlooking the wettst place on earth, 450 to 650 inches per yr. 2/4/66 Typical bush of the summit area taken from kokee Lodge 2/4/66 "Back to Oahu" 7/5/66 "Squarium" 25/4/66 Dalphin jumping 22/3/66 Seal 22/3/66 "Iolani Palace" 25/4/66 Outside of palace 24/3/66 Inside shot of the throne room (post card) 25/4/66 View from rear of the palace 24/3/66 View from front of the palace 24/3/66 Silk Cotton tree 24/3/66 Tiger Claw Wilcili tree and flower 24/3/66 Kuikui tree planted by President Roosevelt in 1934 24/3/66 "Honolulu Zoo" 18/3/66 Largest rodent, Copaybara, from South America 18/3/66 General shot of the zoo area 18/3/66 California Sea Lions 18/3/66 Tortoise 18/3/66 General shots of zoo area 18/3/66 Some horned animals 18/3/66 Hippopotamus 18/3/66 Water buffalo 18/3/66 Ostrich 18/3/66 General shots of the zoo area 18/3/66 White pigeon 18/3/66 Dromedary Camel 18/3/66 Elephants 18/3/66 People on beach and surf boards 8/4/66 Marg and Balfours talking on the beach 8/4/66 People on the beach 8/4/66 Two bikinis on the beach 12/4/66 Cocktails at the Halukalani Hotel 14/4/66 End"Aloha" 25/4/66 Tape No. 36 Side 1 Channel 1 000-587 (522') 3 3/4 27m-53s Music and sound for movie Oahu-Kauai Side 1 Channel 2 000-587 (522') 3 3/4 27m-53s Voice for movie Oahu-Kauai
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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association Fonds

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Date Range
1932-2012
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
Mixed Media
Accession No.
20181020
Physical Description
96cm of textual records, 58 photographs, and 2 oversized maps
Scope and Content
The donation covers a variety of administrative records from the South Calgary Rotary Club.
Material Type
Mixed Media
Date Range
1932-2012
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
96cm of textual records, 58 photographs, and 2 oversized maps
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association (WGIPPA) is an organization within Rotary International comprised mainly of Rotarians from Districts 5360, 5370 and 5390, although any Rotarian in good standing can be a member of the WGIPPA. The WGIPPA continues to promote the peace park concept, and peace among nations generally, through annual assemblies and ceremonies like 'Hands Across the Border'. "The establishing of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is essentially a Rotary project. At the first annual good-will meeting fostered by the Cardston Rotary Club held at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton Lakes Park, on Saturday, July 4th, 1931, between the Rotarians of Alberta and Montana, the following resolution was presented for consideration and carried, unanimously. Moved by Rev Canon S.H. Middleton, Cardston, and seconded by Harry B. Mitchell of Great Falls. 'Whereas one hundred members of the Rotary Clubs, representing the cities of Cardston, Lethbridge and Calgary of Alberta; Great Falls, Kalispell and Missoula of Montana, and Estevan, Saskatchewan, are assembled together attending meeting at the Waterton Lakes National Park; An Whereas, it has been decided that a similar annual meeting be held alternately at Glacier Park, Montana and Waterton National Park, Alberta; Therefore, be it Resolved, that the proper authorities be petitioned to commence negotiations to establish the two parks indictaed as a permanent International Peace Park, which shall be definitely set aside for this laudable purpose. Pledging our loyalty and allegiance to foster all international relationships.' Negotiations were immediately commenced with the local representatives of the Governments concerned, Brig. General J.S. Stewart, C.M.G., D.S.O., M.P. for Alberta, and the Hon. Scott Leavitt for Montana. Bills were duly presented during the 1932 session before the Federal Government, Washington, and the Dominion Government, Ottawa, both Houses working separately and conjointly in their respective spheres, which resulted in the official proclamation that the two parks be henceforth designated as 'the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park'..." [Source: 'Opening and Dedication of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on Saturday, June 18th, 1932 Glacier Park Montana, U.SA.' in file 20021071002]
Language
English
Scope and Content
The donation covers a variety of administrative records from the South Calgary Rotary Club.
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Other Name
"MARQUIS HOTEL"
Date Range From
1928
Date Range To
2015
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CERAMIC, PAINT
Catalogue Number
P20150037000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
"MARQUIS HOTEL"
Date Range From
1928
Date Range To
2015
Materials
CERAMIC, PAINT
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.08
Width
12.4
Description
BLACK, CERAMIC ASHTRAY. THE INSIDE OPENING OF THE ASHTRAY IS 6.4 CM. THE LETTERING ON THE TOP SAYS “THE MARQUIS HOTEL, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA.” THERE IS AN ABSTRACTED FLORAL DESIGN ON EITHER SIDE OF THIS LETTERING. THE FLOWERS ARE PAINTED RED AND THEIR STEMS PAINTED GREEN. THIS WORDING AND DESIGN REPEATS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE. THE LETTERING ON THE BOTTOM SAYS, “MADE IN JAPAN 29.” VERY GOOD CONDITION. USED WITH SOME WEAR APPARENT. BLACK PAINT IS WEARING OFF ON SOME PARTS OF THE SURFACE. SIGNIFICANT WEAR TO THE RED AND GREEN PAINT OF THE DECALS.
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
BUSINESS
History
ON DECEMBER 16, 2015, DONOR CHRIS MORRISON INFORMED COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN THAT SHE CAME INTO POSSESSION OF THE ASHTRAY WHEN SHE AND HER HUSBAND BECAME STEWARDS OF A WATERTON CABIN IN 1976. THE CABIN, LOCATED AT 103 CAMERON FALLS, WAS OWNED BY HER MOTHER-IN-LAW DOROTHY MORRISON (D. 1995). IT WAS AMONG ASSORTED FURNISHINGS LEFT BEHIND WHEN DOROTHY MOVED OUT AND CHRIS MOVED IN. THE DONOR’S RECOLLECTION OF THE ASHTRAY’S USE IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO IT BECOMING HER PROPERTY WAS AS A CONTAINER. MORRISON SAID, “IT WAS IN A [CABIN] WASHSTAND AND USED TO HOLD LITTLE OBJECTS LIKE ROLLED UP KEROSENE LANTERN TAPE WICKS”. ACCORDING TO MORRISON, IT WAS ALSO KNOWN AS “GRANDPA’S ASHTRAY”. GRANDPA REFERS TO JAMES J. MORRISON OF LETHBRIDGE. “HE ONLY SMOKED CIGARS” SAID THE DONOR, WHEREAS HER MOTHER-IN-LAW DOROTHY DID NOT SMOKE AT ALL. THE ASHTRAY’S USE AS A CONTAINER FOR LANTERN WICKS AND SMALL ITEMS CONTINUED RIGHT UP TO THE DAY THAT IT WAS OFFERED TO THE GALT IN 2015. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, DOROTHY MORRISON, PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE ON NOVEMBER 26, 1995 AT THE AGE OF 83 YEARS. JAMES JACOB MORRISON, DOROTHY’S FATHER-IN-LAW, PASSED ON FEBRUARY 18TH, 1975 AT AGE 93. THE ASHTRAY IS MARKED WITH “MARQUIS HOTEL,” WHICH COULD REFER TO THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL THAT OPENED IN JUNE 1928. REALIZING A NEED FOR A FIRST-CLASS HOTEL IN LETHBRIDGE, ESPECIALLY ONE WITH A BANQUET HALL, THE BUSINESSMEN OF THE BOARD OF TRADE COMMITTED THEMSELVES TO THE HOTEL IN 1927. AFTER ITS OPENING, THE BOARD OF TRADE WOULD HOLD THEIR REGULAR, NOON-HOUR MEETINGS AT THE HOTEL FOR MANY YEARS TO COME. THE HOTEL CLOSED ITS DOORS IN 1985 AND THE BUILDING WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1988. THIS INFORMATION COMES FROM LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES AND A WRITE-UP ABOUT THE HOTEL IN THE PUBLICATION TITLED "WHERE WAS IT? A GUIDE TO EARLY LETHBRIDGE BUILDINGS," BY IRMA DOGTEROM. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES AND A COPY OF THE INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLICATION CITED ABOVE.
Catalogue Number
P20150037000
Acquisition Date
2015-12
Collection
Museum
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