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Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181070
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
McIntosh Family
History / Biographical
James "Jimmy" McIntosh was born in 1888 in Brandon, Manitoba and died on November 10, 1961. He was involved with the Grand Trunk Railway from 1907 before joining the Canadian Northern Railway in 1908 as a member of the audit department and would join the Grand Trunk Railway again in 1910 as a clerk in the superintendent's office in Melville, Saskatchewan. He would join the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1911 in Calgary and was transferred to Lethbridge in 1914. He would work with the CPR for 42 years before retiring in 1956. On December 26, 1914 he married Elsie Van Slyke. Elsie was born in 1889 and passed away in 1963. She was the honourary president of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge and a member of the Shrine Auxiliary. They were both survived by their daughter Jean. Jean Keys (McIntosh) was also a member of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge. Jean passed away on October 20, 1989 and was survived by her two daughters and one son.
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Accession No.
20181070
Collection
Archive
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Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20171094
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book…
Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Annora Brown
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
History / Biographical
Annora Brown was born outside of Red Deer in 1899 and died at the age of 88 in Deep Cove, British Columbia in 1987 where she retired. Brown is one of the Alberta’s foremost early artists. Based for much of her life in historic Fort Macleod, Brown played a major role in creating a ‘picture’ of Southern Alberta: its wild landscape, First Nations, pioneer rural communities, local history- above all its wondrous nature symbolized by the wildflower. Her work was able to capture the culture of the First nation communities that she lived near. Her father was Edmund Foster Brown and mother was Elizabeth Ethel (Cody) Brown. Her mother supported and encouraged Brown’s love for art and from 1925-1929 Brown attended the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. She returned in 1929 and developed and art program for Calgary’s Mounted Royal College but later had to leave due to her mother’s illness. A student of the celebrated landscape painters, known as the Group of Seven (1920-1933), Brown’s artistic practice spans the 1930s to mid-1980s. During that time, she cobbled together a living as an artist, often by teaching, illustrating books and magazines, and selling, whenever she could, her captivating paintings in watercolor, tempera oil and later serigraph prints. In 1945-1950, brown worked as a respected artist and teacher at the Banff School of Fine Arts. She was also commissioned to paint over 200 western wild flowers for the Glenbow Foundation. Brown’s work was also included in Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, University of Alberta in Edmonton, United College in Winnipeg, and the Canadian Handicrafts Guild in Montreal. She was also awarded a prize in the Alberta Government’s 1955 Jubilee Contest for Alberta painters. In 1965 Brown retired to Deep Cove British Columbia to paint and garden. She had given a “voice” to a region that had been rarely presented in Canadian art. Her attention to the unique aspects of Old Man’s Country like Niitsitapi, the character and isolation of its small rural communities as well as its unforgettable environment was expressed mainly through her focus on wildflowers and native plants. Buoyed by the conviction that a woman’s activities “need not be limited to polishing furniture and raising babies”, Brown was also a writer and author of two books: the Western Canadian classic Old Man’s Garden and her autobiographical Sketches from Life. She was the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1971 for her contribution to “western art and living.” (written by Mary-Beth Laviolette; Summer 2016 Gallery Exhibit at Galt Museum)
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book- Canaries on the Clothesline (1974) 009: Sketch of Annora Brown oversized 010: 26 Photos of the Rockies 011: 2 Photos, Editorial, Crighton photocopy with description 012: 8 Photos of her house and her graduation 013: 17 Photos of the cabin, 5 prints, letters about her house in Fort Macleod, and letters from the Town of Fort Macleod 014: Research notes of Annora Brown by Joyce Sasse 015: 215 Photos building the cabin 016: 250 Photos of her art, excerpt of Sketches from Life, and later years; 3 Newspaper cutouts Language: English
Access Restrictions
Public
Accession No.
20171094
Collection
Archive
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Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
20061047011001
Physical Description
1 photo, black and white.
Scope and Content
Class photo for class of 1949-50, Miss Frayne Teaching Names on page in order of appearance: Back row - Larry Drobot Donald Engle Eddie Peterson Kenneth Leitch Billy Glover Maynard Roelots Bobby Gray Middle row - George Walker Jack Wesselman Glen Bolokoski Robert Revak Bruce Tru…
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Material Type
Manuscript
Creator
Avice Frayne Anderson
Physical Description
1 photo, black and white.
Physical Condition
Fair
History / Biographical
Miss Frayne was a schoolteacher at Westminister School from 1949 to 1965.
Language
English
Scope and Content
Class photo for class of 1949-50, Miss Frayne Teaching Names on page in order of appearance: Back row - Larry Drobot Donald Engle Eddie Peterson Kenneth Leitch Billy Glover Maynard Roelots Bobby Gray Middle row - George Walker Jack Wesselman Glen Bolokoski Robert Revak Bruce Truckstad Patrick Bruce Bobby Shippobotham Michael Onofrychuk Front row - Judy Harriman Pat Harris Joan Zasadny Lucy Skikawich Marilyn Steiner Ruth Walker Geraldine Kast Karen Dunn Shirley Anderson Note: More names on class register 1949-1950 Wayne Gray Marian Gushowaty Douglas Hendrie Rance Miller Beatrice Mcnichol Lois McNichol Nijolie (Leona) Ryekir Marlene Schumaker Lynette Tuff
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20061047011001
Collection
Archive
Images
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Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
20061047
Physical Description
14 files
Scope and Content
001 - School Registers 1898-1899 002 - Paterson School and Mr. White 12 slides 1965 003 - Room pictures, Paterson School 23 slides 004 - Centenial School Parade, Opportunity Class 15 slides 1967 005 - Teachers Contract 1967 006 - Letter to Premier Laurier from Rev. Father Van Tighem on the Halfbree…
Material Type
Manuscript
Creator
Avice Frayne Anderson
Physical Description
14 files
Physical Condition
Fair
History / Biographical
Miss Frayne was a schoolteacher at Westminister School from 1949 to 1965.
Language
English
Scope and Content
001 - School Registers 1898-1899 002 - Paterson School and Mr. White 12 slides 1965 003 - Room pictures, Paterson School 23 slides 004 - Centenial School Parade, Opportunity Class 15 slides 1967 005 - Teachers Contract 1967 006 - Letter to Premier Laurier from Rev. Father Van Tighem on the Halfbreed Commission not keeping the scheduled visit and causing problems for Lethbridge, NWT. (Aug 1900) 007 - Lethbridge on the Map, pamphlet with four maps.1921 008 - Unidentified building with "Alberta Hotel" cart parked in front of it. 009 - "Reflections" book listing all the students in Miss K. Frayne's classes from 1949 to 1965 010 - Four photographs sent by the Lethbridge Herald to Miss Frayne 011 - Class photos for Miss Frayne's classes 1949 to 1963, including staff pictures. 012 - 2 "The Spotlight" yearbooks (1926+1928) marked 'Property of Avice Anderson, 2302-10th Ave. S Lethbridge' and 'Kathleen L. Frayne'. 013 - "The Valedicta" June 1933 Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Kathleen Frayne is listed on page 27. 014 - "Class Creations" a book of collected short stories written by Miss Frayne's students and dedicated to her in 1965.
Notes
There are several items listed on the Accession form that are not among the Anderson files.
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Public Access
Accession No.
20061047
Collection
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