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Oral History Project: Students’ Reproductive Rights Activism in Southern Alberta during the 1960s and 1970s

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Date Range
2012-2015
Accession No.
20171019
Physical Description
[All materials submitted in digital form]
Scope and Content
The materials contain digital copies of the audio interviews, transcripts and consent forms. The interviewees include Judith Burgess, Larry Hannant, Luba Lisun, Mary Bochenko, Rita Moir, and Terri Forbis.
Date Range
2012-2015
Creator
Karissa Patton
Physical Description
[All materials submitted in digital form]
History / Biographical
Karissa Patton developed and carried out the project as part of her honours thesis at the University of Lethbridge. The thesis entitled "Community, Contraception, and Controversy: A History of the Lethbridge Birth Control and Information Centre (LBCIC) in the in 1970s" examines the history of the LBCIC founded in 1972 and closed in 1978. The oral history interviews collected with members of the Lethbridge community became one of the core primary sources for the research. The project was supervised by Dr. Carol Williams, Department of History and Women and Gender Studies, University of Lethbridge.
Custodial History
Donated to the Galt Museum & Archives in 2017
Scope and Content
The materials contain digital copies of the audio interviews, transcripts and consent forms. The interviewees include Judith Burgess, Larry Hannant, Luba Lisun, Mary Bochenko, Rita Moir, and Terri Forbis.
Accession No.
20171019
Collection
Archive
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Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181070
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
McIntosh Family
History / Biographical
James "Jimmy" McIntosh was born in 1888 in Brandon, Manitoba and died on November 10, 1961. He was involved with the Grand Trunk Railway from 1907 before joining the Canadian Northern Railway in 1908 as a member of the audit department and would join the Grand Trunk Railway again in 1910 as a clerk in the superintendent's office in Melville, Saskatchewan. He would join the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1911 in Calgary and was transferred to Lethbridge in 1914. He would work with the CPR for 42 years before retiring in 1956. On December 26, 1914 he married Elsie Van Slyke. Elsie was born in 1889 and passed away in 1963. She was the honourary president of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge and a member of the Shrine Auxiliary. They were both survived by their daughter Jean. Jean Keys (McIntosh) was also a member of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge. Jean passed away on October 20, 1989 and was survived by her two daughters and one son.
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Accession No.
20181070
Collection
Archive
Less detail