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Hamilton Junior High Staff 1998-1999

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Date Range
1998-1999
Accession No.
20181047066
Physical Description
Board 22” X 29” with 43 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Hamilton junior high staff pictures 1998-1999
Date Range
1998-1999
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 22” X 29” with 43 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Hamilton junior high staff pictures 1998-1999
Notes
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Hamilton Junior High Staff 1997-1998

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Date Range
1997-1998
Accession No.
20181047067
Physical Description
Board 36” X 24” with 48 Colored photographs 2.5" X 3.5" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Hamilton junior high staff pictures 1997-1998
Date Range
1997-1998
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 36” X 24” with 48 Colored photographs 2.5" X 3.5" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Hamilton junior high staff pictures 1997-1998
Notes
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Hamilton Junior high School 1996-1997: Staff and graduating students

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Date Range
1996-1997
Accession No.
20181047069
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 270 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1996-1997 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Date Range
1996-1997
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 270 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1996-1997 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Notes
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Hamilton Junior high School 1993-1994: Staff and graduating students

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Date Range
1993-1994
Accession No.
20181047070
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 270 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1993-1994 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Date Range
1993-1994
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 270 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1993-1994 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Notes
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20181047070
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Hamilton Junior high School 1990: Staff and graduating students

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Date Range
1990
Accession No.
20181047071
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 230 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1990 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Date Range
1990
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 34” X 45” with 230 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Staff and graduating students from Hamilton Junior high School 1990 . "Each for All" written in the center of the board surrounded by the photographs.
Notes
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20181047071
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Grade Seven graduates of Hardieville School 1969

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Date Range
1969
Accession No.
20181047074
Physical Description
Paper 10” X 14” with 12 3.5" X 2.5" black and white photographs
Scope and Content
Photographs of the grade seven graduating class of 1969 Hardieville school: Ronnie Filgas, Donald Romaniuk, Lilli Reule, Colleen Yamamoto, Alan Goldthorpe, Melody Sallenbach, Donald Nelson, David Cote, Renate Marten, Donald Mehrer, Glen Davies, and Gerald Gamracy.
Date Range
1969
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Paper 10” X 14” with 12 3.5" X 2.5" black and white photographs
History / Biographical
Hardieville School opened on January 2 1912. Hardieville school was seperated from the Lethbridge School District 51 in 1922 in which the school came under the jurisdiction of Lethbridge School Division No.7. In 1952, Hardieville School became incorporated into the city's school system. In 1963, the by-laws #20/63 and #21/63 allowed for a new bigger school to be created. The annexation by the City of Lethbridge of the village of Hardieville in 1979 caused a change in the school systems. Hardieville was then incorporated into the Lethbridge School District No. 51. The school finally closed in 1986 after much debate between the School Board and the Hardieville community. For more information about the Hardieville School and the Lethbridge School District No. 51 look at the book: Lethbridge School District No. 51 The First 100 Years from Cottage to Composite 1886-1986 at the Archive reference library.
Scope and Content
Photographs of the grade seven graduating class of 1969 Hardieville school: Ronnie Filgas, Donald Romaniuk, Lilli Reule, Colleen Yamamoto, Alan Goldthorpe, Melody Sallenbach, Donald Nelson, David Cote, Renate Marten, Donald Mehrer, Glen Davies, and Gerald Gamracy.
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20181047074
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Hamilton Junior high School Staff

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Date Range
1990-1999
Accession No.
20181047073
Physical Description
Board 30” X 24” with 43 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
Scope and Content
Staff from Hamilton Junior high School unknown date
Date Range
1990-1999
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 30” X 24” with 43 Colored photographs 1.5" X 2" and individuals' names
History / Biographical
Hamilton opened in 1950 and was the first junior high school in Lethbridge located on 5th Avenue and 15th Street South. Mr. G. C. Miller was named principle and Mr. George Watson Sr., was named vice principle of the school. In August of 1951 the school was named Hamilton junior high by the board of trustees. This was in honor of Mr .W. A. Hamilton who had been principle of the high school from 1904-1910, he then held the Superintendent position until 1915, and served in the board of trustees in 1921-1924. In 1957 the school was overcrowded and plans were drawn for an expansion of the school. This decision had some backlash and changes to the plans had to be made. In 1959 the Board agreed on the final plans for the addition to the school. The school eventually closed in 2003 and the students were moved to the new junior high school in West Lethbridge (G.S. Lakie). Today the building houses the headquarters of Lethbridge School District 51 and Allan Watson School.
Scope and Content
Staff from Hamilton Junior high School unknown date
Notes
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20181047073
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Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 fonds

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Date Range
1889-2017
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181064
Physical Description
Over 1,000 photographs; 0.8 m of textual records
Scope and Content
001: 25 Portraits of Chairmen part 1 (1889-1989) 002: 9 Portraits of Chairmen part 2 (1989-2007) 003: Newsletters, banquet program, Christmas cards, Coaldale mission statement, and 3 photographs (1934-1994) 004: Junior Red Cross incident book, newsletters, correspondence, certificates and 2 certifi…
Date Range
1889-2017
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4
Physical Description
Over 1,000 photographs; 0.8 m of textual records
History / Biographical
The declaration of the Lethbridge Catholic Separate School District No. 9 was established on January 18, 1889. The first Catholic school opened on April 1, 1889 with 33 students in attendance. A second school opened in 1891 which was run by five Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus. The Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 runs 13 schools in Lethbridge, Taber, Coaldale, Picture Butte and Pincher Creek. Students in the Holy Spirit Catholic Schools follow the curriculum of Alberta Learning within a Christ-centered environment. Souce: Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 website; "Lethbridge Catholic Separate School District No.9: The First One Hundred Years 1889-1989" by Bosco Baptista.
Scope and Content
001: 25 Portraits of Chairmen part 1 (1889-1989) 002: 9 Portraits of Chairmen part 2 (1989-2007) 003: Newsletters, banquet program, Christmas cards, Coaldale mission statement, and 3 photographs (1934-1994) 004: Junior Red Cross incident book, newsletters, correspondence, certificates and 2 certificates oversize (1947-1975) 005-008: St. Basil School Scrapbooks (1905-1988) 009: 1990-1994 Photo Album 74 photographs of various Board events 010: 1970-1975 Photo Album 54 photographs of various school events at St. Basil School 011: 1958-1990 Photo Album 48 photographs of various Board events 012: 1999-2002 Photo Album 162 photographs of Teresa Grice retirement tea, and hanging of her portrait at St. Basil School 013: St. Joseph’s Coaldale School newspaper clippings (1992-1994) 014: Newspaper clippings (1981-1992) 015-016: 1990-1992 St. Paul School photo album 325 photographs of various school programs 017-019: 1992-1996 St. Paul School photo album 64 negatives and 328 photographs of various school programs 020: 51 Negatives and 52 photographs of Christmas Concerts and a letter by a Japanese student 1989-1994 021: 34 Photographs of a Halloween event and class photographs (1982-1983) 022: 66 Photographs of Christmas concert, education week, and field trips (1986-1987) 023: 80 Photographs of events from Halloween, Christmas and Our School Day (1988) 024: 178 Photographs of various school programs (1989) 025-026: 169 Photographs of various school programs (1990) 027: 75 Photographs of St. Paul School Classes and staff (1992-1994) 028: 76 Negatives and 87 photographs of St. Paul School staff party and various school events (1992-1996) 029: 62 photographs of St. Paul School classes and staff (1989-2000) 030: 381 Student identification cards (1976-1998) 031: Photographs of students (198-) add photos to 35mm sleeves 032: Photographs of students and staff of St. Paul School (1999) add photos to 35mm sleeves 033: 66 Photographs of St Basil School’s classes and staff, and booklet for Ukraine 100 years of Christianity (1972-2001) 034: List of teachers and 43 photographs of various school events (1914-2003) 035: 34 Negatives and 83 photographs of various school programs at various schools (1940-1955) 036: 79 Photographs of various school programs (1954-1960) 037: 105 Photographs of various school programs at St. Basil School (1960-1965) 038: Photographs and negatives of various programs at St. Basil School ()add photos to 35mm sleeves 039: Negatives of ()add photos to 35mm sleeves 040-041: 2 cassettes 042-043: 354 Slides of Outdoor Education programs (1973-1991) 044: 71 Slides of various school programs at St. Basil School (1973-198-) 045: 100 Slides of various school programs, classes and staff of St. Basil School, and 20 plaques of honor roll students (1940-1968) 046: 110 Photographs and negatives of St. Basil School, mass, CCH Drama Center/ old Board office, and (1978-1994) add photos to 35mm sleeves 047: 11 Photographs of three deconstructed posters showing the classes of 1986-1987 (13.5 X 19) and newspaper articles from a deconstructed poster (30 X 25) (1986-1994) 048: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates and 9 photographs of student class pictures, events, and playing (1971-1996) 049: Newspaper clippings, photocopy of photographs of social events, and 91 photographs of students, staff, and Board members (1952-2000) 050: History of St. Paul’s School and information about Robert A. Kimmitt (1980-1987) 051: Portrait of Robert A. Kimmitt oversize (1972) (20 X 16) 052: Poster of staff and class photos at St.Paul’s School oversize (2001-2002) (24.5 X 16.5) 053: Poster with photographs of all honor roll students from the different Catholic schools with their names oversize (1961) (21.5 X 16) 054: Portrait of Emil Stephen (Steve) Vaselenak oversize (1932-1971) (20 X 16) 055: Portrait of Walter Jacob Ruff oversize (1971-1982) (20 X 16) 056: Portrait of Father Leonard Van Tighem (OMI) oversize (21.5 X 16.5) (1889-1890) 057: Portrait of John Aberle oversize (20 X 16) (1959-1988) 058: Portrait of Sister Gertrude Isabelle buss oversize (20 X 16) (1954-1971) 059: Poster of St. Basil’s Separate School Junior Hockey Champions 1946 with a 9 x 7 photograph oversize (21 X 15)(1946) 060: Poster of St. Basil’s Separate School Junior Football Champions 1946 with a 9 x 7 photograph oversize (21 X 15)(1946) 061: Enlarged photograph of a class from 1920 oversize (18 X 12) (1920) 062: Portrait of Teresa Diane Grice oversize (nee Berte) oversize (20 x 16) (1982-1971) 063: Students and staff photograph outside on a field oversize (13 X 10) (2000-2001) 064: St. Paul’s School oversize (14 X 7) (1954) 065: Photograph of students racing oversize (11 X 14) (195-) 066: Assumption School oversize (20 X 10) (1955) 067: Poster with picture of the Lethbridge Catholic Separate School Board oversize (1947-1949) (18 X 17) 068: Portrait of Most Rev. Frederick Henry oversize (1998-2017) (20 X 16.5) 069: Photograph of Board members oversize (1993) (17 X 24) 070: St. Basil School staff photographs with names oversize (200-) (17 X 12) 071: Portrait of Hubert Pyne from Taber oversize (199-) (14 X 11) 072: Photograph of children at St. Patrick’s Church likely during first communion oversize (189-) (13 X 11) 073: Photographs of Taber Board members oversize (1955-1965) (13.5 X 18) 074: Photographs of Taber Board members oversize (1966) (13.5 X 18) 075: Photographs of Board members standing in front of St. Mary’s School oversize (1950-1952) (11 X 14) 076: Portrait of Robert Hagel oversize (197-) (8 X 10) 077: Portrait of Mr. O. Malo Chairman oversize (1957-1964) (10 X 13.5) 078: Portrait of Mr. J. Chomany, Chairman oversize (1955-1964) (10 X 13.5) 079: Photographs of Board members oversize (197-) (20 X 16) 080: Photographs of Board members oversize (198-) (20 X 16) 081: Laminated newspaper article oversize (1977) (15 X 23) 082: Sketch from Jill Quinn “The Other Author, Arthur” oversize (199-?) (9 X12) 083: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1993-1994) (19 x 36) 084: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1996-1997) (19 x 36) 085: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1995-1996) (23.5 x 36) 086: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1994-1995) (25 x 10) 087: St. Paul’s School students and staff photograph (2000-2001) (20 X 30) 088: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1990-1991) (23.5 x 36) 089: Public education works in Alberta Catholic Schools poster with photographs of students and staff oversize (1995) (31 X 28) 090: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1992-1993) (24 X 28) 091: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1988-1989) (26 X 27) 092: St. Paul’s School class and staff photos oversize (1987-1988) (26 X 27) 093: St. Basil’s School class and staff photos oversize (1977-1978) (30 X 20)
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20181064
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Lethbridge Fire Department fonds

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Date Range
1978-2011
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181062
Physical Description
Over 500 photographs, 0.8 m of textual records
Scope and Content
001: Chief for a Day 20 Photos (1987) 002: 76 photos 44 Negatives of safety programs, awards, flipped semi, and training exercise (1996-1997) 003: 284 photos of awards, training exercise, family day, and unidentified people (1978-1999) 004: 1993-1995 Newspaper clippings 005: 1995-1997 Newspaper cli…
Date Range
1978-2011
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Lethbridge Fire Department
Physical Description
Over 500 photographs, 0.8 m of textual records
History / Biographical
The Lethbridge Fire Department began in the town of Lethbridge in 1885 with the Bucket Brigade. There were several factors for this. The buildings were chiefly wood, rainfall in the area was low and the westerly winds were prevalent in the region. One factor to deter fires were the 100 foot wide streets. The first organized fire protection was provided by the NWMP in 1886. In 1887 a volunteer hook and ladder company was formed with W. D. Whitney as chief, A. J. Scot, first assistant chief, E. J. Hoddert, second assistant chief. J. D. Higinbotham was secretary-treasurer. When Lethbridge was incorporated as a town in 1891, the new town council had fire protection as their first order of business. In that same year a Volunteer Fire Brigade with William Colpman as chief was formed. In subsequent years other Fire Brigades were organized each with their own chief, assistant chiefs and members. The fire brigade was reorganized in 1902 and those elected became paid members. By 1909 a professional fire department was created. The men were on duty 24 hours per day seven days per week. Minute Books were introduced by Chief Kilkenny in 1909 listing the duty officer, persons on leave, exact time of fire calls and action taken, changes in location of men and equipment. Uniforms were introduced in 1909 and in 1912 the first Firemen's Association Contest between towns took place. In 1912, the Fire Department also began the combined model of fire suppression and emergency medical services. As the town grew incorporation was once again realized. In 1906 Lethbridge became a city. The population grew in three directions, north south and east and more fire stations were built to service the areas. No. 2 was built on the north side of the tracks at 2nd Avenue and 13th Street. A third fire hall was built in the 1960's. By 1920 the Lethbridge Fire Department was a fully professional body who could handle any emergency that occurred. Fire Prevention Programs begun as early as 1935 when Chief Lindsay introduced inspections to individual homes and fire drills began in the schools. Through the war years, the fire department held various courses teaching military firemen to handle pumpers and large equipment. The fire Department ambulance was constantly used for transported trainee crash victims to the Galt Hospital. Following the war improvements were made to both the member numbers and equipment including a two-way radio communications system and fire alarm boxes. Restrictions on sales and use of fireworks were dealt with in the late 1950's and by the early 1970's the sale of fireworks were banned. New fire stations were built in the 1970's. One to replace the old No. 2 which became the fire headquarters and training center located on 5th Avenue and 28th Street North and another on the west side at Jerry Potts Boulevard. The fire box system was abandoned in favor of a more effective communication-the telephone. Wooden ladders were replaced by lighter, stronger more serviceable aluminum ones. In 1985, computers were introduced to the fire department and were used to provide a preplan of many of the larger buildings, hydrant locations, fire department connections, sprinkler controls, exits, hazards etc. City Council also approved the implementation of an advance life support program and hired the first advanced care paramedics. In 1986 the Lethbridge Fire department celebrated its 100 anniversary. A lot of changes, improvements had occurred and with the modern fire fighting techniques many young men were becoming fire fighters to protect the public from any disasters such as fire, flood, explosion, cyclone of mechanical disaster. 1994 Police moves into its own building. In 1998 the department hired the first female firefighter, Bonnie Williams. Her great grandfather Jack King was a Lethbridge firefighter in the 1920-30’s. 2001 fire department gets thermal imaging cameras. 2002 Chief T. Wickersham retires and the city hires Brian Cornforth as the new chief. The dispatch centre of fire/EMS merged with police dispatch to form the Public Safety Communications Centre (PSCC). 2003 Council approved $250,000 for a one-time funding for Advanced Life Support equipment. These units were placed on all frontline fire apparatus. Having advanced care paramedics on fire vehicles allow them to respond to emergency calls anywhere in the city and provide lifesaving care even when an ambulance is unavailable. 2005 Revised disaster services plan and bylaw. Plan outlines three levels of emergencies. Level one, less than eight hours and has little impact on the city. Level two, less than eight hours and moderate impact on city that may require additional support from other services. Level three, longer duration and will have high impact on the city which will require government support. Rope rescue training exercise also implemented. 2009 Alberta Health Services assumes governance of all emergency medical services (EMS) in the province. The city of Lethbridge becomes a contracted provider of EMS for the city of Lethbridge. 2011 New Headquarters (station 1) opens on 4th avenue south and renovations are completed on station 4 located at 5 avenue and 28 street north. Large grassfire starts on the Blood Reserve and threatens the west side of the city when it crosses the Oldman River on November 27 (Grey Cup day). 2012 The department celebrates 100 years providing EMS services in an integrated system. From our research, Lethbridge is the oldest integrated (fire/EMS) system in North America. A weeklong celebration of events were planned and an art piece was commissioned to remember the event. September 10 another large grassfire starts on the Blood Reserve and threatens the west side of the city and the town of Coalhurst when it crosses the Oldman River. 2013 flooding in High River and Calgary creates significant damage to the respective communities. Lethbridge sends numerous individuals to assist in the recovery efforts. Lethbridge also experiences high water but infrastructure is protected. 2014 The department receives EMS accreditation through Accreditation Canada – first integrated service in Canada to achieve accreditation. December - Chief B. Cornforth takes a position with Edmonton Fire Rescue Service. 2015 Rich Hildebrand is promoted to chief of the department. The Fire Smart Program begins to be implemented as a way to decrease fire risk in the transition zone where wild land and urban development meet. 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires damage huge areas of the city and forces the evacuation of 88,000 people. Lethbridge sends individuals to provide incident management support, critical incident stress management (CISM) support, dispatch assistance and inspection services over several weeks. 2017 Council gives support to build another station on the west side of the city. When station 2 was first built on the west side of the city in 1980 there was a population of around 4000 however today the west side population is approaching 40 000. Hiring will take place in 2018, 1019 and 2020 to have staffing ready to fill the hall in 2020 when it is scheduled to be completed. 2018 – Department receives “accreditation with commendation” from Accreditation Canada. First hiring for the new station begins – 10 recruits
Scope and Content
001: Chief for a Day 20 Photos (1987) 002: 76 photos 44 Negatives of safety programs, awards, flipped semi, and training exercise (1996-1997) 003: 284 photos of awards, training exercise, family day, and unidentified people (1978-1999) 004: 1993-1995 Newspaper clippings 005: 1995-1997 Newspaper clippings and 14 negatives of emergency vehicles 006: 1997-1999 Newspaper clippings 007: 1999-2000 Newspaper clippings 008: 2001 Newspapers and Facebook post pertaining to September 11 009: 2000-2002 Newspaper clippings, 12 photographs, and 8 negatives of kids program and emergency vehicles 010: 2003-2004 Newspaper clippings 011: 1973-2006 Newspaper clippings 012: 2003-2004 Certificates and temporary tattoo for kids 013-015: 2008-2011 Cds of opening Ceremonies for the new headquarters and Lethbridge Fire Operations 101 016: 166 negatives and 151 photographs of training exercises, emergency vehicles, awards, and kids programs (1987-1994) 017: 36 negatives and 34 photos of fire chief for a day and awards (1999) 018: 62 photos of group photographs, fire extinguisher training program, water training, kids program, fire inspections, and emergency vehicles (1986-1989) 019: 61 photos of training exercises, parade, fire inspection, information booth, and after fire photographs (1990-1992) 020: 138 photos and 89 negatives awards, emergency vehicles and buildings, and social events (1993-1995) 021: 67 photos and 63 negatives health and safety programs, kids programs, and pictures with the mayor (1994) 022: 42 negatives and 34 photos teachers program, and safety booth (1996) 023: 60 negatives and 62 photos of kids program, fire alarms, raising of the flag, and awards (1997) 024: 70 negatives and 102 photos Lakeview School program, awards, risk watch program, kids programs, and seniors program (1998) 025: 89 photos training exercises, awards, and family day (2000-2006) 026: 146 negatives and 39 photos of lake, smoke, emergency vehicles, and Wilson School hose event (1988-199-) 027: 23 photos of Fire aftermath used for education (1966-199-) 028: 28 photos emergency vehicles and headquarters, fires, and kids program (200-?) 029: Guide for owners of fire damaged property, Safety news source, stickers, Service recognition, fire training and customer service training for fire chief, and 3 photographs of two plaques (1991-1999) 030-036: 7 photographs on foam board showing public programs (199-?) 037-042: 5 photographs on foam board showing emergency vehicles (199-) 043- 067: 24 photographs on foam board showing emergency personnel during calls and training scenarios (199- 068 - 081: 13 photographs on foam board used for educational purposes showing a variety of fires and damages (1987-1991) 082: 11” X 16” colored photograph of the headquarters on 4th Avenue South oversize (2011) 083-086: 4 logos oversize (200- - 2012) 087: 24” X 10” black and white photograph of the fire department with Harley Davidson bikes and shirts oversize (199-) 088: 17” X 7” colored photograph of emergency vehicle and personnel with young boy. At the back it says Thank you Tony Stannard oversize (199-) 089: 18” X 24” poster with different emergency vehicles and their years: 1978 IHC Cargostar-1950B, 1986 IHC Cargostar-1950B, 1980 IHC Cargostar-1950, 1975 IHC Superior Hendrickson, 1973 Mack CF-600 Thibault, 1979 IHC Cargostar-1950B, 1978 Scott Pierreville-CIFD, 1982 Ford F600, 1970 Ford Cabover 900, 1985 Ford Econoline XL350, 1977 IHC 4X4 Loadstar, and 1979 IHC Cargostar 1950B oversize (1970-1986) 090: 17” X 28” poster talking about the Fire Department Mission, Vision and Values oversize (199-) 091: 22” X 29” poster talking about the Advance Life Support (ALS) pump response model and its advantages oversize (200-) 092: 24” X 30” poster mentioning five members of the department that passed away: Clifford Daniel Heaton, Douglas Henry J. Herbers, Edward Kenneth Kurtz, John Sterenberg, and Ted “Shakey” Gordon Bochan oversize (201-) 093: 24” X 30” poster of fire department staff oversize (2002) 094: 20” X 16” poster of fire department staff photographs taken by T. Bochan oversize (1978) 095: 24” X 30” poster of fire department staff photographs taken by Terry Bland Photography LTD oversize (1986) 096: 24” X 32” poster of fire department staff photographs taken by Terry Bland Photography LTD oversize (1989) 097: 30” X 20” photograph on wood of the 1995 flood with plaque on bottom left “Flood of the Century June 1995” oversize (1995) 098: 18” X 24” photograph of emergency vehicles in front of fire hall oversize (198-) 099: 28.5” X 82” photograph of emergency vehicles and personnel on the Westside with scenery of the high-level bridge and east Lethbridge oversize (198- - 199-)
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20181062
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Building Construction Projects

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Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
199710807716
Physical Description
488 black and white photographs
Scope and Content
Fort Whoop-Up, the Japanese Gardens and Yates Memorial Center in various stages of construction
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
488 black and white photographs
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Fort Whoop-Up, the Japanese Gardens and Yates Memorial Center in various stages of construction
Notes
The photographs have been removed to sleeves and returned to the photo album 199710807716. Photo numbers now on the back of images. Each image as been assigned their own number.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
199710807716
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Date Range
1957 - 1968
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
201810350137
Physical Description
Color Slide
Scope and Content
View of the rail tracks leading into Lethbridge. The Ninth (9th) Street Bridge is visible in the distance.
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Date Range
1957 - 1968
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Color Slide
History / Biographical
William Hasulak was a resident of Lethbridge all his life. He worked for Eaton's and retired in 1987. His passion was the outdoors and animals. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II. He did much travelling throughout his life taking picutres of the places he'd visited in Canada, and the United States. His hobbies included photography, collecting musical records and stamps. He passed away in 1990.
Scope and Content
View of the rail tracks leading into Lethbridge. The Ninth (9th) Street Bridge is visible in the distance.
Accession No.
201810350137
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“Lethbridge Research Centre” An Educational Program

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181063050
Physical Description
VHS
Scope and Content
Video is a compilation of a variety of research projects that occurred at the Lethbridge Research Centre. Programs include research in fighting weeds, grasshopper research, formation of new crops, and others.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
VHS
History / Biographical
This VHS is among a variety of films used by the Galt Museum & Archives for public and for educational purposes. Some were produced by the National Film Board, local 2&7, CFCN and Global Television stations.
Scope and Content
Video is a compilation of a variety of research projects that occurred at the Lethbridge Research Centre. Programs include research in fighting weeds, grasshopper research, formation of new crops, and others.
Accession No.
20181063050
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“J. Postman” An Educational Program

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181063023
Physical Description
VHS
Scope and Content
Interview by Fleur Sweetman, Volunteer at that Galt Museum and Archives, with J Postman. Hard to hear on VHS might help the audio if digitized. Talked about her time at the Vanharlem Hospital.
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
VHS
History / Biographical
This VHS is among a variety of films used by the Galt Museum & Archives for public and for educational purposes. Some were produced by the National Film Board, local 2&7, CFCN and Global Television stations.
Scope and Content
Interview by Fleur Sweetman, Volunteer at that Galt Museum and Archives, with J Postman. Hard to hear on VHS might help the audio if digitized. Talked about her time at the Vanharlem Hospital.
Accession No.
20181063023
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“The Making of Sushi” An Educational Program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions93004
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181063066
Physical Description
DVD
Scope and Content
Information about sushi. Audio cuts in an out throughout the show. Various fish with their Japanese names. How to make various forms of sushi and their ingredients. Video presented by Sir Alexander Galt Museum. length 45:16
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
DVD
History / Biographical
This VHS is among a variety of films used by the Galt Museum & Archives for public and for educational purposes. Some were produced by the National Film Board, local 2&7, CFCN and Global Television stations.
Scope and Content
Information about sushi. Audio cuts in an out throughout the show. Various fish with their Japanese names. How to make various forms of sushi and their ingredients. Video presented by Sir Alexander Galt Museum. length 45:16
Accession No.
20181063066
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“The Year of the Coal Miner” An Educational Program

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181063067
Physical Description
DVD
Scope and Content
Audio for the Year of the Coal Miner exhibit. Track 1: (3:42) Memories of the hillcrest coal mine explosion that killed 189 men. Talks about the burial of the men and her father was one of those men. Her mother lost her husband, had a child, and lost her home in two days. Track 2: (1:05) story of a…
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
DVD
History / Biographical
This VHS is among a variety of films used by the Galt Museum & Archives for public and for educational purposes. Some were produced by the National Film Board, local 2&7, CFCN and Global Television stations.
Scope and Content
Audio for the Year of the Coal Miner exhibit. Track 1: (3:42) Memories of the hillcrest coal mine explosion that killed 189 men. Talks about the burial of the men and her father was one of those men. Her mother lost her husband, had a child, and lost her home in two days. Track 2: (1:05) story of a prostitute and her not wanting to be a farm wife because it is a lot of work. Track 3: (00:53) Story of an Italian immigrant and how he isn’t heard because he is Italian, not British. Track 4: (00:46) Memory of a miner and his stresses. Track 5: (00:54) Woman talking about her life and her struggles with doing the laundry. Track 6: (00:10) Mine alarm
Accession No.
20181063067
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“Blackfoot Stories” An Educational Program

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions93006
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181063068
Physical Description
DVD
Scope and Content
(59:05) in length Stories told in Blackfoot with shadow puppets. Produced by Access Alberta. Consultant Frances Fraser, Writer Marilyn Scott, Music Lawrence Reese, Puppeteers Maralyn Ryan and David Hennessey, Narrator Don Rollans, Background illustrations Shannon Two Feathers, Art Director Richard …
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
DVD
History / Biographical
This VHS is among a variety of films used by the Galt Museum & Archives for public and for educational purposes. Some were produced by the National Film Board, local 2&7, CFCN and Global Television stations.
Scope and Content
(59:05) in length Stories told in Blackfoot with shadow puppets. Produced by Access Alberta. Consultant Frances Fraser, Writer Marilyn Scott, Music Lawrence Reese, Puppeteers Maralyn Ryan and David Hennessey, Narrator Don Rollans, Background illustrations Shannon Two Feathers, Art Director Richard McDougall, Design Linda Stuhlmiller and Helen Mah, Pictograph hide Rick Beaver, Graphics Gary Rosychuk, Camera Daron Donahue and Ferdinand Dequina, Audio Richard Bajger, Switcher Bill Uren, VTR Editor Frank Moressa, Technical producer Andy Stanton, Production assistants Lynn Gillis and Rose Bene, Associate producer Marilyn Scott, Project coordinator Rose Bene, and Producer-director Gil Cardinal. Pawakksski Kiaayl Iikamo’satoom Koopiisopo Napi Ki Kaanaisskiinaa Napi Ki Oohkotoka Sta’ao Aahkoyinimaan
Accession No.
20181063068
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Date Range
1955-1970
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181080
Physical Description
One 25 x 17 cm. colour photographic print. 1 sheet of textual material.
Scope and Content
Digital copy of a portrait of the Witdouck family, and a printed copy of "My Own Story" detailing the Witdouck family history and the tapestry (located in Collections), by Mary Witdouck.
Date Range
1955-1970
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
One 25 x 17 cm. colour photographic print. 1 sheet of textual material.
Custodial History
Donated by Mary Witdouck.
Scope and Content
Digital copy of a portrait of the Witdouck family, and a printed copy of "My Own Story" detailing the Witdouck family history and the tapestry (located in Collections), by Mary Witdouck.
Accession No.
20181080
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Hans Enoch Nielsen Wight.

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Date Range
1889-1965
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181078
Physical Description
2 cm. textual material.
Scope and Content
This file contains a printout of Volume 1 of a four volume manuscript "A Life of Service: Hans Enoch Nielsen Wight, as revealed by his diaries, and by his family". The entire manuscript is contained in 4 pdf files, located at L:\Electronic Records.
Date Range
1889-1965
Description Level
Item
Fonds No.
20181046
Physical Description
2 cm. textual material.
History / Biographical
Detailed biography of Hans Enoch Nielsen Wight located in 20181046.
Custodial History
Manuscript produced by Howard Shafer, grandson, and is based on transcriptions and information contained in Wight's journals (20181046). The donor reserves the copyright.
Scope and Content
This file contains a printout of Volume 1 of a four volume manuscript "A Life of Service: Hans Enoch Nielsen Wight, as revealed by his diaries, and by his family". The entire manuscript is contained in 4 pdf files, located at L:\Electronic Records.
Accession No.
20181078
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Date Range
1936-1989
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181061
Physical Description
.5 cm. textual material. 2 land surveys.
Scope and Content
Newspaper clippings and a brief biography related to Dr. Gerald B. Probe, a Lethbridge educator after whom the Gerald B. Probe School was named. A 1991 land survey of part of the Mountain Heights subdivision in west Lethbridge, where the Probe school is located. Also included is a land survey of…
Date Range
1936-1989
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
.5 cm. textual material. 2 land surveys.
Custodial History
Material was collected by the donor, Tim Lawson.
Scope and Content
Newspaper clippings and a brief biography related to Dr. Gerald B. Probe, a Lethbridge educator after whom the Gerald B. Probe School was named. A 1991 land survey of part of the Mountain Heights subdivision in west Lethbridge, where the Probe school is located. Also included is a land survey of downtown Lethbridge completed in 1908.
Accession No.
20181061
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Date Range
1960-1969
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
201810350354
Physical Description
Color Slide
Scope and Content
View of 9 Street looking towards Sage's Bridge or the 9 Street Bridge.
  1 image  
Date Range
1960-1969
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Color Slide
History / Biographical
William Hasulak was a resident of Lethbridge all his life. He worked for Eaton's and retired in 1987. His passion was the outdoors and animals. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War II. He did much travelling throughout his life taking picutres of the places he'd visited in Canada, and the United States. His hobbies included photography, collecting musical records and stamps. He passed away in 1990.
Scope and Content
View of 9 Street looking towards Sage's Bridge or the 9 Street Bridge.
Accession No.
201810350354
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