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Golden Mile Dancers - scrapbook album

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Date Range
1972-1990
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171123
Physical Description
12 cm of photographs, news clippings, descriptions, regulations, and letters.
Scope and Content
20171123/001 - Part 1- Golden Mile Dancers regulations, policies, descriptions, songs, news related stories, and 43 photographs. 1972-1986. 20171123/002 – Part 2 – Holiday cards, elementary drawings, and 63 photographs. 1978- 1987. 20171123/003 – Part 3 – News articles featuring the Golden Mile D…
Date Range
1972-1990
Description Level
Item
Creator
Golden Mile Dancers
Physical Description
12 cm of photographs, news clippings, descriptions, regulations, and letters.
History / Biographical
The “Golden Mile Dancers” were a group of senior’s, who ranged from 65 to 90 years of age and loved to dance for their own enjoyment and the entertainment of others. The group formed between 1971 and 1972. Before their complete formation, they were known as the “Hi Neighbour Club.” However, when the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO) moved to the Southminster United Church basement, the group changed their name to the “Golden Mile Oldtime Dancers.” Originally, the name change was spurred in order to secure a finical grant. As they danced out of the Golden Mile Center, the choice of Golden Mile Oldtime Dancers was truly fitting. Although they received the financial grant, the dancers collectively took to bake sales and janitorial work around the Golden Mile Center to secure future funding. The name was officially changed to the Golden Mile Dancers when the LSCO moved to its present location. The group was well structured, having a set of rules for the president, treasury, and dancers. These guidelines were to remain essential as the dancers highly valued equality among all members. In addition to performing at elderly homes, lodges and public functions, the club sought to promote friendship between the LSCO and other senior groups. For numerous years, they performed at the Canada Day Celebrations in Lethbridge, Whoop-Up Days, Heritage Days, Fort Whoop-Up and the Ag Expo. Michael Pisko, a member of the Golden Mile Dancers, is known for designing the Downtown LA logo. The Golden Mile Dancers also performed in the United States of America. They were widely known throughout the communities of Cut Bank, Shelby, and Billings, Montana. The club danced for nearly 30 years. They disbanded in 2000 due to loss of members and failing health.
Custodial History
Donated by Virginia Birss
Scope and Content
20171123/001 - Part 1- Golden Mile Dancers regulations, policies, descriptions, songs, news related stories, and 43 photographs. 1972-1986. 20171123/002 – Part 2 – Holiday cards, elementary drawings, and 63 photographs. 1978- 1987. 20171123/003 – Part 3 – News articles featuring the Golden Mile Dancers, Michael Pisko, membership, obituaries, and 45 photographs. 1982 – 1990.
Accession No.
20171123
Collection
Archive
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Anne Campbell Fonds: Personal Papers

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Date Range
1979
Material Type
Mixed Media
Accession No.
20161085
Physical Description
Manuscripts, photographs
Scope and Content
001 – Address Book, Material belonging to John & Thominsina Cowie, Anne’s parents Long service pass for John Cowie for Canadian Pacific Rail dated 1964-65; newspaper item Thank you note regarding John Cowie’s passing; a poem “Shut-in: Banking information – list of Safety Deposit box con…
Material Type
Mixed Media
Date Range
1979
Creator
Anne Campbell
Physical Description
Manuscripts, photographs
Physical Condition
Very Good
Language
English
Scope and Content
001 – Address Book, Material belonging to John & Thominsina Cowie, Anne’s parents Long service pass for John Cowie for Canadian Pacific Rail dated 1964-65; newspaper item Thank you note regarding John Cowie’s passing; a poem “Shut-in: Banking information – list of Safety Deposit box contents; Investment Record from J.H. Walker & Company; photocopy of portion of John Cowe’s will list of bonds; John Cowie’s estate; letter and list from the Galt Museum dated 1974 for artifacts donated and lists of out of town guests dated May 17,1989; Also Receipt from Parish of Dalzel Registry to Mr John Cowie 1910; Booklet for Engineers newspaper article about engineers and foreign trade; page from book entitled “a Study in Statistics” Booklet written by Thomasina Cowie of the family’s time in Vancouver. 002 – 1 lesson account book and 1 l expenses book in the name of Anne Cowie [Anne Campbell] from Saskatoon Saskatchewan; Nametag for Music Convention 1975 and business card for Anne Campbell Singers.. 003 – Report cards for Mac Campbell 1949-1952 &195501956; Mac Campbell Resume 1968; Correspondence 1987 & 1992. The 1987 letter is on the back of a program for Shusway Singer Homecoming Concert dated May 9th, 1987.3 editorials “The West Wind” 004 – 2 “My Trip Books” Expo 1967 and Church Trip 1984; 4 passports 1979-1996 005 – Musical Programs from Vancouver that Annie Campbell attended 1949-1952 and the Winnipeg Ballet program 006 – Letters, postcards and telegrams1968-1983 007 – Letters with photographs, cards get well, sympathy. 1970s-1980s 008 – Letters some with photographs, cards postcards 1980s-1990s 009 – Cards get well, hospitalization 010 – Cards Anniversary 1989 011 Letters, cards and photographs 1997 012 Devotional Booklets – Christmas Thoughts and Vision; Life Eternally Yours; God Bless You on your Birthday; A Treasury of Birthday Thoughts; Mother’s Day Greetings 013 – Memorial Booklet and cards, newsclipping death notice 014 – Bible Book “Come Unto Me” present to Mrs T. Cowie from a friend in memory of her husband John Cowie.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161085
Collection
Archive
Less detail