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Frank Shippobotham and Venla Shafer

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Date Range
May 12, 1937
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Accession No.
20191128021
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Scope and Content
Frank Shippobotham and Venla Shafer posing in front of the Lucile Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
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Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Frank Shippobotham and Venla Shafer posing in front of the Lucile Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
Accession No.
20191128021
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May 12, 1937
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20191128022
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Venla Shafer posing in front of Lucile's Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Venla Shafer posing in front of Lucile's Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
Accession No.
20191128022
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
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20191128023
Physical Description
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Scope and Content
Tank planter in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Tank planter in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
Accession No.
20191128023
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Backyard of 427 12 St. A North

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128024
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
Accession No.
20191128024
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Backyard of 427 12 St. A North

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128025
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
  1 image  
Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
Accession No.
20191128025
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Backyard of 427 12 St. A North

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128026
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
  1 image  
Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
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20191128026
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Margaret Shippobotham Gardening in Backyard of 427 12 St. A North

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128027
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Margaret Shippobotham gardening in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Margaret (Campbell) Shippobotham was born in 1880 in Larne, Ireland. She married Charles Christopher Robert Shippobotham in 1902. She immigrated to Lethbridge with her first born son, Douglas in 1910 joining her husband who had immigrated to Lethbridge the previous year. She had 3 sons in total. Margaret was quite active in the Lethbridge social scene and was a member of many women's organizations like the Travellor's Aid Society and the IODE. She passed away in 1953. Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Margaret Shippobotham gardening in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North. The house was built in 1909. The Shippobotham family moved into the residence in 1925 and lived there until Frank's widow, Garnette, passed away in 2009 and the family sold the home.
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20191128027
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
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20191128028
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Puff the cat sitting in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Puff the cat sitting in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
Accession No.
20191128028
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Barrack Room (RCSA), Fort Osbourne, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Date Range
April, 1937
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128029
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Soldiers in their barrack room at Fort Osborne (Winnipeg). Left side of photo starting at the front and going back: Harrington, Stewart, R. Henderson (Lethbridge), L. Staysco (Lethbridge), F. Shippobotham (Lethbridge), H. Donaldson (Lethbridge), Steinhauer (Calgary), Chamberlin (Winnipeg), H. Morgeā€¦
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Date Range
April, 1937
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Soldiers in their barrack room at Fort Osborne (Winnipeg). Left side of photo starting at the front and going back: Harrington, Stewart, R. Henderson (Lethbridge), L. Staysco (Lethbridge), F. Shippobotham (Lethbridge), H. Donaldson (Lethbridge), Steinhauer (Calgary), Chamberlin (Winnipeg), H. Morgensen (Calgary). Right side of photo starting at the front and going back: MacPherson (Vancouver), MacLean (Edmonton), Laine (Calgary), Abell (Calgary), W. Grant (Calgary), Scott (Calgary), C. Savage (Winnipeg), W. Linn (Calgary).
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20191128029
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Unidentified Woman Posing on a Swing

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Date Range
1929 - 1930
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128015
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Unidentified woman posing on a swing.
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Date Range
1929 - 1930
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Unidentified woman posing on a swing.
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20191128015
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Date Range
1935 - 1938
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20191128016
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Ethel Bartlett, a local girl's league baseball player, posing with a baseball bat and wearing a baseball cap marked with the letter "L".
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Date Range
1935 - 1938
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Ethel Bartlett, a local girl's league baseball player, posing with a baseball bat and wearing a baseball cap marked with the letter "L".
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20191128016
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Date Range
1935 - 1938
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20191128017
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Unidentifed Woman posing beside a brick building.
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Date Range
1935 - 1938
Description Level
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Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Unidentifed Woman posing beside a brick building.
Accession No.
20191128017
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
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Accession No.
20191128018
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Venla Shafer posing in the Oldman River Valley
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
Description Level
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Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Venla Shafer posing in the Oldman River Valley
Accession No.
20191128018
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
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20191128019
Physical Description
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Scope and Content
Venla Shafer posing in front of the Lucile Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Venla Shafer posing in front of the Lucile Beauty Shop at 514 - 7 St. South.
Accession No.
20191128019
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Frank Shippobotham, age 23

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Date Range
May 12, 1937
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128020
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Frank Shippobotham posing in front of an unidentifed house.
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Date Range
May 12, 1937
Description Level
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Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
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History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Frank Shippobotham posing in front of an unidentifed house.
Accession No.
20191128020
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Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham Gardening

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191128002
Physical Description
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Scope and Content
Margaret Shippobotham working in the garden at 427 - 12 St A North.
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
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History / Biographical
Margaret (Campbell) Shippobotham was born in 1880 in Larne, Ireland. She married Charles Christopher Robert Shippobotham in 1902. She immigrated to Lethbridge with her first born son, Douglas in 1910 joining her husband who had immigrated to Lethbridge the previous year. She had 3 sons in total. Margaret was quite active in the Lethbridge social scene and was a member of many women's organizations like the Travellor's Aid Society and the IODE. She passed away in 1953. Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Margaret Shippobotham working in the garden at 427 - 12 St A North.
Accession No.
20191128002
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Unidentified Woman in a Garden

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191128003
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Unidentifed woman standing in an unidentifed location.
  1 image  
Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Unidentifed woman standing in an unidentifed location.
Accession No.
20191128003
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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
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Accession No.
20191128004
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Puff the cat standing in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
  1 image  
Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Puff the cat standing in the backyard of 427 - 12 St. A North.
Accession No.
20191128004
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Unidentifed Group of Women

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Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191128005
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Unidentified group of women in an unidentified location.
  1 image  
Date Range
1935 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Unidentified group of women in an unidentified location.
Accession No.
20191128005
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Date Range
1937 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20191128006
Physical Description
bw photo
Scope and Content
Victor Shippobotham posing with unidentifed piece of machinery.
  1 image  
Date Range
1937 - 1939
Description Level
Item
Creator
Frank Shippobotham
Physical Description
bw photo
History / Biographical
Victor Shippobotham was born in 1921. He was the youngest of the Shippobotham brothers. Victor was heavily involved with sports as a youth and served as a Gunner during the Second World War and was stationed in Italy. Upon his return to Lethbridge he started working with the Fire Department and rose to the rank of Captain. He passed away in 1999. Frank Shippobotham was born on October 31, 1914 in Lethbridge Alberta to C.C.R. Shippobotham and Margaret (nee Campbell) Shippobotham. Frank was the second son of three. He had an Older brother Douglas and a younger brother, Victor. He was an amateur photographer, a member of the Orange Lodge and Scouts Canada, as well as St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Shippobotham enlisted with the 2- 20th Antitank Battery in 1928/1929 and served with them during the interwar years through into the Second World War. Unfortunately a bout of polio as a child left him with a weakened left arm and leg. This affected his ability to serve actively overseas during the war. During his military career he served at Camp Shilo in Manitoba, Camp Sarcee in Calgary and here in Lethbridge at the barracks training new officers and gunners for service overseas and working in Stores. He attained the rank of Quartermaster Sargeant. In June of 1942, Frank married Garnette Lillian Gamble and the couple had one son, Robert Howard, born to them on March 18, 1943. Polio also affected his employment options after his military career. He ended up working various odd jobs like Canadian Western Hardware and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Frank Shippobotham died on September 12, 1979 of a heart attack at the age of 66 and is buried in Mountainview Cemetery in the field of honour.
Custodial History
Photographed by Frank Shippobotham and kept in the Shippobotham Family.
Scope and Content
Victor Shippobotham posing with unidentifed piece of machinery.
Accession No.
20191128006
Collection
Archive
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