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First School by Protestant School District No. 51 in 1886

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Date Range
1978
Accession No.
20181047060
Physical Description
11.5” X 19.5” black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the first school built with the students standing in front of the school as well as the two teachers standing at the school doors. photograph printed on board paper
Date Range
1978
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
11.5” X 19.5” black and white photograph
History / Biographical
The first school built by the Lethbridge Protestant School District No. 51 in 1886 was located on the north west corner of Glyn and dufferin (7th Street and 4th Avenue South.) It wa built by Donald Fraser and Enoch Blythe at a cost of $1, 565, under authorization of the first elected Board of Trustees - Wm. Stafford (Chairman), H.F. Greenwood (Secretary - Treasurer) and John Craig. The first teacher hired by the Board was Mr. B.L. Latimer who taught in the cottage rented from the Compnay prior to the building of the first school. In June 1887 a second teacher was hired - Miss. Duff. This picture was presented to the Board of Trustees of Lethbridge School District No.51 in September, 1978, by Mr. George Watson, Senior. Mr. Watson taught in Lethbridge for 31 years. Upon his retirement (June 1961) he turned his interest and endeavours to preserving the history of Southern Alberta. Much Credit is due to him for the gathering of information from oldtimers and their decendants. Mr. Watson has been tireless in his efforts to bring the students of our schcools an interesting and informative background of their city. [Description taken from the caption of the photograph]
Scope and Content
Photograph shows the first school built with the students standing in front of the school as well as the two teachers standing at the school doors. photograph printed on board paper
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20181047060
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Date Range
1911-1971
Accession No.
20181047062
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
Scope and Content
On the site located between Barlett Street and Westminister Road (12th and 13th Streets) on McDuff Street (9th Avenue South)southward towards Alexander Street (10 Avenue South) was the location for the Fleetwood School. The school was opened in November 1911. In 1947, the Board was able to attain t…
Date Range
1911-1971
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
History / Biographical
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is the public school board in Lethbridge. Since 1886, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. The District educates over 11,000 students within the City of Lethbridge and employs nearly 1,200 staff members. Lethbridge School District No. 51 takes pride in the breadth of its programs, the expertise of its staff, and the quality of its facilities in 22 schools, and a number of outreach facilities throughout the city. Our schools have a grade structure comprised of Kindergarten to Grade 5 students in elementary schools, Grade 6 to Grade 8 students in middle schools and Grade 9 to Grade 12 students in high schools [Source: Lethbridge School District No. 51 website]
Scope and Content
On the site located between Barlett Street and Westminister Road (12th and 13th Streets) on McDuff Street (9th Avenue South)southward towards Alexander Street (10 Avenue South) was the location for the Fleetwood School. The school was opened in November 1911. In 1947, the Board was able to attain the building known as "No. 25 Supply Depot from the War Assets Corporation. The building was moved from the airport to the site behind Fleetwood. The Addition became known as the Fleetwood Annex. There was still a need for another building and in 1948 the Board bought the Building #4 situated at Kenyon Field which was relocated to a spot beside the annex. The school served for 60 years and was closed and later demolished in 1971. Photograph is laminated. Taken from the front.
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20181047062
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John Harry Fleetwood portrait reproduced from publication

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Date Range
1901-1985
Accession No.
20181047057
Physical Description
16" X 20" Black and White photograph
Scope and Content
Portrait of John Harry Fleetwood that was reproduced from a printed publication. He was elected to the Board in 1901. He served as the Chairman from 1906 to 1911. During his term in 1911 he conceived the idea of a manual training school for Lethbridge. He initiated the formation of a province wide…
Date Range
1901-1985
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
16" X 20" Black and White photograph
History / Biographical
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is the public school board in Lethbridge. Since 1886, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. The District educates over 11,000 students within the City of Lethbridge and employs nearly 1,200 staff members. Lethbridge School District No. 51 takes pride in the breadth of its programs, the expertise of its staff, and the quality of its facilities in 22 schools, and a number of outreach facilities throughout the city. Our schools have a grade structure comprised of Kindergarten to Grade 5 students in elementary schools, Grade 6 to Grade 8 students in middle schools and Grade 9 to Grade 12 students in high schools [Source: Lethbridge School District No. 51 website]
Scope and Content
Portrait of John Harry Fleetwood that was reproduced from a printed publication. He was elected to the Board in 1901. He served as the Chairman from 1906 to 1911. During his term in 1911 he conceived the idea of a manual training school for Lethbridge. He initiated the formation of a province wide trustees' association. Served as Secretary-Treasurer from 1912 till his death in 1936. In 1910, the trustees named the three storey brick and stone school in the Duff Addition after him. When Fleetwood School was demolished, a combination name was given to the new school that housed the staff and students of three schools: Fleetwood, Central, and Susie Bawden. The name then became Fleetwood-Bawden School in honor of two members of the Board. this picture was presented to the School Board on February 26th, 1985 by A. Swedish.
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Lethbridge School District No. 51 Schools' Corner Stone photographs

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Date Range
1909-1971
Accession No.
20181047064
Physical Description
22" X 28" poster and 5" X 7" Black and White photographs
Scope and Content
Photographs of the corner stones of: Westminister, Senator Buchanan, Agnes Davidson, Hamilton, General Stewart, Wilson, L.C.I, Allan Watson, Galbraith, Fleetwood Bawden, Lakeview, Paterson and George McKillop. poster has the photographs on it and is laminated.
Date Range
1909-1971
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
22" X 28" poster and 5" X 7" Black and White photographs
History / Biographical
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is the public school board in Lethbridge. Since 1886, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. The District educates over 11,000 students within the City of Lethbridge and employs nearly 1,200 staff members. Lethbridge School District No. 51 takes pride in the breadth of its programs, the expertise of its staff, and the quality of its facilities in 22 schools, and a number of outreach facilities throughout the city. Our schools have a grade structure comprised of Kindergarten to Grade 5 students in elementary schools, Grade 6 to Grade 8 students in middle schools and Grade 9 to Grade 12 students in high schools [Source: Lethbridge School District No. 51 website]
Scope and Content
Photographs of the corner stones of: Westminister, Senator Buchanan, Agnes Davidson, Hamilton, General Stewart, Wilson, L.C.I, Allan Watson, Galbraith, Fleetwood Bawden, Lakeview, Paterson and George McKillop. poster has the photographs on it and is laminated.
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20181047064
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Date Range
1909-1971
Accession No.
20181047063
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
Scope and Content
The new Central School was built on the same site as the original central school. The original got demolished in order to make room for the new bigger and better school. It is said that the school was one of the biggest in western canada. The school was opened in 1909. It later closed in 1970 after…
Date Range
1909-1971
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
History / Biographical
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is the public school board in Lethbridge. Since 1886, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. The District educates over 11,000 students within the City of Lethbridge and employs nearly 1,200 staff members. Lethbridge School District No. 51 takes pride in the breadth of its programs, the expertise of its staff, and the quality of its facilities in 22 schools, and a number of outreach facilities throughout the city. Our schools have a grade structure comprised of Kindergarten to Grade 5 students in elementary schools, Grade 6 to Grade 8 students in middle schools and Grade 9 to Grade 12 students in high schools [Source: Lethbridge School District No. 51 website]
Scope and Content
The new Central School was built on the same site as the original central school. The original got demolished in order to make room for the new bigger and better school. It is said that the school was one of the biggest in western canada. The school was opened in 1909. It later closed in 1970 after the creation of new schools throughout the city and the drop of students at the school. The site of the school was turned over to the city and the Public Library was later built on the site. Photograph is laminated. Taken from the front.
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20181047063
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Old Westminister addition to the right

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Date Range
1909 - 1968
Accession No.
20181047059
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
Scope and Content
In 1906 the Westminister school opened. This school was built because the North Ward school was becoming over crowded. In 1909 the addition to the school was done as the school needed the space. In 1927 a second addition to the school was created making it the largest unit in the system. In 1968, t…
Date Range
1909 - 1968
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
17" X 22" Black and White photograph
History / Biographical
Lethbridge School District No. 51 is the public school board in Lethbridge. Since 1886, Lethbridge School District No. 51 has offered high quality learning experiences over a broad range of programs to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners. The District educates over 11,000 students within the City of Lethbridge and employs nearly 1,200 staff members. Lethbridge School District No. 51 takes pride in the breadth of its programs, the expertise of its staff, and the quality of its facilities in 22 schools, and a number of outreach facilities throughout the city. Our schools have a grade structure comprised of Kindergarten to Grade 5 students in elementary schools, Grade 6 to Grade 8 students in middle schools and Grade 9 to Grade 12 students in high schools [Source: Lethbridge School District No. 51 website]
Scope and Content
In 1906 the Westminister school opened. This school was built because the North Ward school was becoming over crowded. In 1909 the addition to the school was done as the school needed the space. In 1927 a second addition to the school was created making it the largest unit in the system. In 1968, the students were transfered out of westminister into a vacated junior high school and was renamed Westministed School also known as the new Westminister School. Within a short period of time the original school was demolished as it was sold to the city and it made way for a shopping mall. Photograph is laminated. Taken from the right with children standing around it.
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Photograph of Mr. George Bremner McKillop

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Date Range
1896-1982
Accession No.
20181047051
Physical Description
Board 16” X 20” with a 10.5" X 13" black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Mr. George Bremner McKillop was born in 1896 in Lethbridge. He was a prominent Lethbridge figure with many accomplishments. McKillop went overseas during World War I and when he came back he was able to attain a job as a physical education teacher. He later became the Supervisor of Physical Educati…
Date Range
1896-1982
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 16” X 20” with a 10.5" X 13" black and white photograph
History / Biographical
George McKillop Elementary school was on 22 Street North and between 4 and 5 Avenues. It was opened in 1957 and closed in 1982 when Nicholas Sheran School opened on the West side. It became McKillop Curriculum Center then it was purchased by the Society of Christian Education and became Immanuel Christian Elementary School in 2006.
Scope and Content
Mr. George Bremner McKillop was born in 1896 in Lethbridge. He was a prominent Lethbridge figure with many accomplishments. McKillop went overseas during World War I and when he came back he was able to attain a job as a physical education teacher. He later became the Supervisor of Physical Education for Lethbridge School District No. 51 and Chairman of the playgrounds commission. He was also the superintendent of Southminister United Sunday School and leader of a cadet corps for many years. McKillop organized and directed the Canyon Church Camp during the summer breaks. He was also the curator of Sir Alexander Galt museum and chairman of the archives committee of the Lethbridge Historical Society. McKillop died at the age of 77 on February 18, 1974.
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Western Canada 1934 road map

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Date Range
1934
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
20171009
Physical Description
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 80 x 63 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Map No.4 Saskatchewan and Manitoba Map No.5 British Columbia and Alberta The maps show rivers, lakes, parks, towns, provincial highways, through routes, paved roads, gravel surfaced roads, graded earth roads, unimproved roads, roads that are not likely to be passable in 1934 and airports or seaplan…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1934
Description Level
Item
Creator
Imperial Oil Limited
Physical Description
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 80 x 63 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Map No.4 Saskatchewan and Manitoba Map No.5 British Columbia and Alberta The maps show rivers, lakes, parks, towns, provincial highways, through routes, paved roads, gravel surfaced roads, graded earth roads, unimproved roads, roads that are not likely to be passable in 1934 and airports or seaplane ports. The approximate populatons of cities, towns and village according to the 1931 census are also shown along with mileages between stars.
Notes
The scale of these two maps is about 38 miles to the inch. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 3 inset maps entitled: "Main connections in the Lake Superior Region" (Scale 1 inch = 100 miles) "Vancouver and vincinity" [sic.] (Scale 1 inch = 4 miles) "Principal highway routes of Canada and the Northern United States" (Scale 1 inch = 200 miles) Text on this map indicates: "Main highway routes between Eastern and Western Canada are indicated in red. When the road from Kenora to Port Arthur and Fort William is completed, an all Canadian route from West to East will be open, utilizing the steamer service between the head of the lakes and Sault Ste. Marie. This map shows main trunk lines only; many other roads have been omitted. Roads under construction are shown." Includes text describing Imperial Oil and related products & services, city indexes to each map and a chart of "Approximate Mileages for Western Canada". Copyright Imperial Products Everywhere in Canada series
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20171009
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