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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003009
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
  1 image  
Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds. Left to right, at CJOC Radio studio for one of their broadcasts are Ruth, Alice, Florence and Marie.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
Accession No.
20161112003009
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Date Range
1941
Description Level
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Accession No.
20161112003011
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
Parents of the Anderson Sisters. Martin and Ida [Johnson] Anderson
  1 image  
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
Parents of the Anderson Sisters. Martin and Ida [Johnson] Anderson
Accession No.
20161112003011
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra fonds

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Date Range
1940-1950
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20161112
Physical Description
78 RPM records; 1 CD; 10 photographs; 10 cm of sheet music publications
Scope and Content
20161112.001 Record album, comprising seven 78 RPM two sided records by the Anderson Sisters Orchestra: All Alone; Bugle Call Rag; Don’t Get Around Much Anymore; Dream of Love; Forgotten; Honeysuckle Rose; I Surrender Dear; If I Loved You; Ja-Da; Life in the Finlands; My Happiness; Naughty Waltz; N…
Date Range
1940-1950
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
78 RPM records; 1 CD; 10 photographs; 10 cm of sheet music publications
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra was one of the most popular groups in Southern Alberta in the 1940s. They played in many towns including summers in Waterton Park and once had their own hall known as The Rainbow Hall in North Lethbridge. The sisters were the daughters of Martin and Ida (Johnson) Anderson, originally of Monitor, Alberta. As very young girls, the sisters (Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth) became accomplished musicians and eventually formed the orchestra, under the watchful eye of their parents. The family moved to Lethbridge and the group quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces, playing to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes Dance Pavilion made them the longest running attraction at that popular venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
20161112.001 Record album, comprising seven 78 RPM two sided records by the Anderson Sisters Orchestra: All Alone; Bugle Call Rag; Don’t Get Around Much Anymore; Dream of Love; Forgotten; Honeysuckle Rose; I Surrender Dear; If I Loved You; Ja-Da; Life in the Finlands; My Happiness; Naughty Waltz; New Orleans; Tea For Two; The End of a Perfect Day; War Tunes taken at Macleod at an Armistice Dance. 20161112.002 Compact Disc comprising 34 musical numbers: All Alone; Angry; Bluin’ the Blues; Breezing Along with the Breeze; Bugle Call Rag; Clarinet Marmalade; Cuban Pete; Don’t Get Around Much Anymore; Down on the Farm; Dream of Love; Forgotten; Honeysuckle Rose; How Deep is the Ocean; I Never Knew; I Surrender Dear; If I Loved You; Interview with Florence Anderson; It’s a Long Way to Tipperary; Ja-Da; Life in the Finlands; Melody of Love; My Happiness; Naughty Waltz; New Orleans; Oh How I Miss You Tonight; Seems Like Old Times; Siboney; Sleep; Talk of the Town; Tea For Two; Tell Me a Story; The End of a Perfect Day; The Sheik; The Very Thought of You; War Tunes taken at Macleod at an Armistice Dance; World is Waiting for the Sunrise. 20161112.003 Photographs of Anderson Sisters Orchestra, 1940s, and portrait of Martin and Ida (Johnson) Anderson, parents, ca. 1915-17, 10 photographs. 20161112.004 Sheet music. 20161112.005 Sheet music. 20161112.006 Sheet music. 20161112.007 Sheet music. 20161112.008 Sheet music. 20161112.009 Sheet music. 20161112.010 Sheet music. 20161112.011 Sheet music. 20161112.012 Child’s Own Books of Great Musicians: Mendelssohn; Verdi; Chopin; Tchaikovsky, four books.
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20161112
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003001
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at Waterton Lakes National Park. The artwork on the drum shows a depiction of Upper Waterton Lake.
  1 image  
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at Waterton Lakes National Park. The artwork on the drum shows a depiction of Upper Waterton Lake.
Accession No.
20161112003001
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003002
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location.
  1 image  
Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location.
Accession No.
20161112003002
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003003
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location.
  1 image  
Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location.
Accession No.
20161112003003
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003004
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location. They are holding clarinets and saxophones.
  1 image  
Date Range
1941 to 1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at an unknown location. They are holding clarinets and saxophones.
Accession No.
20161112003004
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003005
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in the CJOC Studio. Left to right Ruth, Florence, Alice and Marie
  1 image  
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in the CJOC Studio. Left to right Ruth, Florence, Alice and Marie
Notes
Copy 2 is a larger format of image
Accession No.
20161112003005
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

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Date Range
1947
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003006
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at Granum, Alberta.
  1 image  
Date Range
1947
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra at Granum, Alberta.
Notes
Multiple photos in file 20161112003 located in Fonds box.
Accession No.
20161112003006
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions89358
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003007
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra on a flatbed truck possibly for a parade likely in Lethbridge, Alberta
  1 image  
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra on a flatbed truck possibly for a parade likely in Lethbridge, Alberta
Accession No.
20161112003007
Collection
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions89359
Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003008
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
  1 image  
Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
Accession No.
20161112003008
Collection
Archive
Images
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions89360
Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003009
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
  1 image  
Date Range
1945
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds. Left to right, at CJOC Radio studio for one of their broadcasts are Ruth, Alice, Florence and Marie.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra in a home coming parade in Lethbridge.
Accession No.
20161112003009
Collection
Archive
Images
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Anderson Sisters Orchestra

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions89361
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20161112003006
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra on the air at CJOC.
  1 image  
Date Range
1941
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20161112
Creator
Anderson family
Physical Description
1 photographic print
History / Biographical
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra, which included Alice, Florence, Marie and Ruth, became accomplished musicians under the watchful eye of their parents Martin and Ida. The family moved to Lethbridge and the orchestra quickly became a popular draw for dances in Alberta and neighboring provinces. They played to packed houses throughout their career. In addition to a full year-round touring schedule, they had a weekly radio show on CJOC (broadcast live “from high atop the Marquis Hotel”) and performed during the summer months at dance pavilions across the province. Their five-year engagement at Waterton Lakes National Park Dance Pavilion made them one of the longest running attractions at that venue. During the 1940s they also entertained at World War Two training bases and appeared with dignitaries at events to rally support for the war efforts, including the sale of war bonds. Left to right, at CJOC Radio studio for one of their broadcasts are Ruth, Alice, Florence and Marie.
Scope and Content
The Anderson Sisters Orchestra on the air at CJOC.
Notes
A copy of image 005
Accession No.
20161112003006
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