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POW Horty Heinrich photo album

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Date Range
1943-1946
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181033
Physical Description
44 black and white photographic prints
Scope and Content
Photographs during his service in Wehrmacht Heer (Land Forces) show light armored vehicle with its crew. Later photographs show POW Camp 133-Lethbridge and transit camps -- Ozada camp 133 or the Kananaskis/Seebe Camp 130. Lethbridge Camp 133 was the largest Prisoner of War Camp in the Dominion of C…
Date Range
1943-1946
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Horty Heinrich
Physical Description
44 black and white photographic prints
History / Biographical
The owner of the album, Horty Heinrich was Gefreiter Service Heer (first rank after completion of basic training, OR-2 on the NATO rank scale) during WWII in Wehrmacht.
Scope and Content
Photographs during his service in Wehrmacht Heer (Land Forces) show light armored vehicle with its crew. Later photographs show POW Camp 133-Lethbridge and transit camps -- Ozada camp 133 or the Kananaskis/Seebe Camp 130. Lethbridge Camp 133 was the largest Prisoner of War Camp in the Dominion of Canada encompassing 638 acres and housing 13, 500 prisoners. The photographs from Camp 133 show gymnastics and soccer sports teams, musical and theatrical performances/productions, prisoners in German uniforms, military funeral, Nazi salute, flag and symbols, and Reichsadlers (Imperial Eagles) as hall interior décor. Camp 133 closed in 1946, and all remaining POWs were repatriated to Germany.
Accession No.
20181033
Collection
Archive
Less detail
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