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Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20171094
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book…
Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Annora Brown
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
History / Biographical
Annora Brown was born outside of Red Deer in 1899 and died at the age of 88 in Deep Cove, British Columbia in 1987 where she retired. Brown is one of the Alberta’s foremost early artists. Based for much of her life in historic Fort Macleod, Brown played a major role in creating a ‘picture’ of Southern Alberta: its wild landscape, First Nations, pioneer rural communities, local history- above all its wondrous nature symbolized by the wildflower. Her work was able to capture the culture of the First nation communities that she lived near. Her father was Edmund Foster Brown and mother was Elizabeth Ethel (Cody) Brown. Her mother supported and encouraged Brown’s love for art and from 1925-1929 Brown attended the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. She returned in 1929 and developed and art program for Calgary’s Mounted Royal College but later had to leave due to her mother’s illness. A student of the celebrated landscape painters, known as the Group of Seven (1920-1933), Brown’s artistic practice spans the 1930s to mid-1980s. During that time, she cobbled together a living as an artist, often by teaching, illustrating books and magazines, and selling, whenever she could, her captivating paintings in watercolor, tempera oil and later serigraph prints. In 1945-1950, brown worked as a respected artist and teacher at the Banff School of Fine Arts. She was also commissioned to paint over 200 western wild flowers for the Glenbow Foundation. Brown’s work was also included in Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, University of Alberta in Edmonton, United College in Winnipeg, and the Canadian Handicrafts Guild in Montreal. She was also awarded a prize in the Alberta Government’s 1955 Jubilee Contest for Alberta painters. In 1965 Brown retired to Deep Cove British Columbia to paint and garden. She had given a “voice” to a region that had been rarely presented in Canadian art. Her attention to the unique aspects of Old Man’s Country like Niitsitapi, the character and isolation of its small rural communities as well as its unforgettable environment was expressed mainly through her focus on wildflowers and native plants. Buoyed by the conviction that a woman’s activities “need not be limited to polishing furniture and raising babies”, Brown was also a writer and author of two books: the Western Canadian classic Old Man’s Garden and her autobiographical Sketches from Life. She was the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1971 for her contribution to “western art and living.” (written by Mary-Beth Laviolette; Summer 2016 Gallery Exhibit at Galt Museum)
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book- Canaries on the Clothesline (1974) 009: Sketch of Annora Brown oversized 010: 26 Photos of the Rockies 011: 2 Photos, Editorial, Crighton photocopy with description 012: 8 Photos of her house and her graduation 013: 17 Photos of the cabin, 5 prints, letters about her house in Fort Macleod, and letters from the Town of Fort Macleod 014: Research notes of Annora Brown by Joyce Sasse 015: 215 Photos building the cabin 016: 250 Photos of her art, excerpt of Sketches from Life, and later years; 3 Newspaper cutouts Language: English
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20171094
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Photograph
Accession No.
20001004000
Physical Description
22 Colour photographs
Scope and Content
001-005 Various views of the Alberta Terminal Elevator on Crowsnest Trail 1999 006—009 Unveiling signs marking mine sites Labour Day 1999; 006 Professor James Tagg University of Lethbridge. Location by Galt #* Mine. Members of the Historical Society in attendance, 007 Left to right: Ernie Snowden L…
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Material Type
Photograph
Description Level
Item
Creator
Irma Dogterom
Physical Description
22 Colour photographs
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Irma Dogterom is a local historian, community activist, author of several books and a long-time active member of the Lethbridge Historical Society. Mrs. Dogterom was born in Raymond, Alberta, and moved to Lethbridge a few years later. She attended Westminster School and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. She was employed by A.E. Cross Studio as photographic lab assistant. She married Jacob Dogterom in 1950. After the four children reached school age, Mrs. Dogterom started working as secretary and library technician at a country school. In 1968 she transferred to Galbraith School as Library Clerk and later to Paterson School. During the summer break, Mrs. Dogterom volunteered at the Galt Museum. After her retirement in 1989, Irma Dogterom dedicated her time to local history research. She helped compile a district local history (Maclean School and Wilson/White School area). In the early 1990s, she took the job of Secretary and Newsletter editor of the Lethbridge Historical Society. As a member of the LHS executive she was involved in preparation of several historical publications and the Newsletter. She is the author of "Where Was It: A Guide to Early Lethbridge Buildings". Irma Dogterom spearheaded the initiative to recognize the contribution of women in the city, which resulted in the Legacy Ridge Project.
Scope and Content
001-005 Various views of the Alberta Terminal Elevator on Crowsnest Trail 1999 006—009 Unveiling signs marking mine sites Labour Day 1999; 006 Professor James Tagg University of Lethbridge. Location by Galt #* Mine. Members of the Historical Society in attendance, 007 Left to right: Ernie Snowden LHS, Julius Peta miner, Willie Plomp Fraternel Order of Eagles and unknown person. 010 – 015 Mine site signs 1999 016 - 022 Coutts, Alberta Railway Station moving to new location east of Stirling. The building is owned by the Great Canadian Plains Railway Society
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20001004000
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Accession No.
20051073
Physical Description
Manuscripts and photographs
Scope and Content
Political cartoons drwn by Ted Hagell and appeared in the Calgary Herald 7 sepia-toned photographs. View of Galt Gardens and Opera House from 5th Street & 3rd Avenue corner; 6 views of the Frank Slide. "Case Lethbridge" is printed at the bottom of ech image. Biography of Edward Hagell typed and wr…
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Item
Creator
Edward Fredrick "Teddy" Hagell (E.F. Hagell)
Physical Description
Manuscripts and photographs
History / Biographical
Edward Fredrick "Teddy" Hagell was born June 20, 1895 in Coaldale, Alberta. His father, Edward Hagell, arrived in Lethbridge from England in about 1890. He started the first newspaper called “Lethbridge News”. He came with his wife, who died with the birth of her first child, Cora. Edward and Ellen (2nd wife) had four children: Violet, Freda, Albert, and Edward Fredrick “Teddy”. Growing up in southern Alberta, Hagell roamed the prairies sometimes working as a cowboy, indulging his love of horses and the prairie. Thoughout his life he pursued passion of visual art and writing. The major artistic themes in his work were the prairie landscape, animals and the pioneer era of western Canada. He studied in New York and Los Angeles, and lived in Vancouver and on a farm near Toronto before returning to southern Alberta in 1952 to live in Pincher Creek. During his lifetime Ted Hagell produced about 1,500 works of art, wrote poetry and short stories, and published one book. He began writing in 1930. His first works was a collection of poems and short stories. Later a chapter book entitled “When the Grass was Free…” published in January 1954. The "Harker of the Fiddleback" has never been published.
Custodial History
Donated by Dalton Hagell
Scope and Content
Political cartoons drwn by Ted Hagell and appeared in the Calgary Herald 7 sepia-toned photographs. View of Galt Gardens and Opera House from 5th Street & 3rd Avenue corner; 6 views of the Frank Slide. "Case Lethbridge" is printed at the bottom of ech image. Biography of Edward Hagell typed and written page 2 loose scrapbook pages regarding Edward Hagell and events in 1953-1954
Notes
The scrapbook pages are separated from the donation and placed in the grey boxes due theri size
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20051073
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