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Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20001004000
Physical Description
22 Colour photographs
Scope and Content
001-005 Various views of the Alberta Terminal Elevator on Crowsnest Trail 1999 006—009 Unveiling signs marking mine sites Labour Day 1999; 006 Professor James Tagg University of Lethbridge. Location by Galt #* Mine. Members of the Historical Society in attendance, 007 Left to right: Ernie Snowden L…
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Material Type
Photograph
Description Level
Item
Creator
Irma Dogterom
Physical Description
22 Colour photographs
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Irma Dogterom is a local historian, community activist, author of several books and a long-time active member of the Lethbridge Historical Society. Mrs. Dogterom was born in Raymond, Alberta, and moved to Lethbridge a few years later. She attended Westminster School and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. She was employed by A.E. Cross Studio as photographic lab assistant. She married Jacob Dogterom in 1950. After the four children reached school age, Mrs. Dogterom started working as secretary and library technician at a country school. In 1968 she transferred to Galbraith School as Library Clerk and later to Paterson School. During the summer break, Mrs. Dogterom volunteered at the Galt Museum. After her retirement in 1989, Irma Dogterom dedicated her time to local history research. She helped compile a district local history (Maclean School and Wilson/White School area). In the early 1990s, she took the job of Secretary and Newsletter editor of the Lethbridge Historical Society. As a member of the LHS executive she was involved in preparation of several historical publications and the Newsletter. She is the author of "Where Was It: A Guide to Early Lethbridge Buildings". Irma Dogterom spearheaded the initiative to recognize the contribution of women in the city, which resulted in the Legacy Ridge Project.
Scope and Content
001-005 Various views of the Alberta Terminal Elevator on Crowsnest Trail 1999 006—009 Unveiling signs marking mine sites Labour Day 1999; 006 Professor James Tagg University of Lethbridge. Location by Galt #* Mine. Members of the Historical Society in attendance, 007 Left to right: Ernie Snowden LHS, Julius Peta miner, Willie Plomp Fraternel Order of Eagles and unknown person. 010 – 015 Mine site signs 1999 016 - 022 Coutts, Alberta Railway Station moving to new location east of Stirling. The building is owned by the Great Canadian Plains Railway Society
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20001004000
Collection
Archive
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Oral History Video Interview - Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20141073004
Physical Description
1 U-matic 30 min tape (digital copy available)
Scope and Content
10 min video She was born in 1891. Her father was a member of the NWMP and station at Fort Macleod. It was her childhood dream to be a nurse. She got enrolled in the first class of the Galt Nurse School and combined duties with lectures and practical execises. She responded the call for help when …
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Elizabeth Patteson Taylor
Description Level
Item
Creator
Access Alberta Alberta Educational Communications Corporation
Physical Description
1 U-matic 30 min tape (digital copy available)
History / Biographical
Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor is known to be the first nurse at the Galt Hospital.
Scope and Content
10 min video She was born in 1891. Her father was a member of the NWMP and station at Fort Macleod. It was her childhood dream to be a nurse. She got enrolled in the first class of the Galt Nurse School and combined duties with lectures and practical execises. She responded the call for help when the Hillcrest disaster took place. One of the challenges was preparation of patients for operation by shaving them with a razor. Red light district patients, contribution of women in the pioneer times
Accession No.
20141073004
Collection
Archive
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