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Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19640839000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
27.3
Length
31.8
Width
15.2
Description
SERIAL #C3034A. DICTAPHONE PATENT NOTICE INSIDE. "REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. REGISTERED TRADEMARK (ALSO IN OTHER LANGUAGES". "DICTATING MACHINE TYPE A MODEL X SOLE MANUFACT-URERS DICTAPHONE CORPORATION NEW YORK U.S.A." NAME PLATE. PAINTED BLACK. *UPDATE* WHEN 2011 INVENTORY WAS COMPLETED THE NUMBER OF PIECES WAS CHANGED FROM 3 TO 1. FROM THE DESCRIPTION, PHOTOGRAPH EVIDENCE AND ACTUAL CONTACT WITH THE ITEM, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE OBJECT ONLY CONSISTED OF ONE PIECE - ALL PARTS COMPRISING THE OBJECT ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
DONOR COULD PROVIDE NO INFORMATION.
Catalogue Number
P19640839000
Acquisition Date
1964-04
Collection
Museum
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SHAVER, DICTATING MACHINE

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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19672808000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, RUBBER
No. Pieces
2
Height
36.9
Length
44.4
Width
31.7
Description
OAK CABINET. SIDE DRAWER. NAME PLATE INSIDE "THE DICTAPHONE REG. U.S. PATENT OFFICE SHAVING MACHINE COLUMBIA GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY SOLE DISTRIBUTORS NEW YORK". ELECTRIC CORD.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
*UPDATE* IN 2010 NICOLE HEMBROFF, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT, CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PALLET RACKING. DONOR IS DECEASED, SHE WAS UNABLE TO FIND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NEXT OF KIN.
Catalogue Number
P19672808000
Acquisition Date
1967-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, TIN, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19738412000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Date
1912
Materials
STEEL, TIN, RUBBER
No. Pieces
2
Height
83.8
Length
246.4
Width
20.3
Description
SERIAL #107973. 7 CYLINDERS IN RACKS. HOLDING RACK FOR 9 CYLINDERS. ELECTRIC MOTOR STILL FUNCTIONAL. COMPLETE WITH CORD AND EARPHONES. "DICTAPHONE REG. U.S. PATT. OFF.-REGISTERED TRADEMARK MARQUE DESPOSE-MR-SCHUTZMARKE MARCA INDUSTRIAL REGISTRADA BAJO NO. 2721 MARCA INDUSTRIAL REGISTRADA NO. 11903, 8 ENERO 1912 TRANSCRIBING MACHINE PATENT NOTICE INSIDE. DICTAPHONE COPORATION NEW YORK TYPE B SOLE MANUFACTURER MADE IN U.S.A. MODEL 10X" NAMEPLATE ON BACK. "DICTAPHONE REG. U.S. PATT OFF. SOLD AND SEALED DICTAPHONE SALES CORP. - LIMITED - TORONTO, CANADA BRANCHES FROM COAST TO COAST" SEAL ON FRONT. "INSTALL MACHINE WITH KNOB AT 'A' SLIDE KNOB SLOWLY TOWARDS 'B' UNTIL MOTOR OPERATES PROPERLY THEN TIGHTER SET SCREW" SEAL ON SIDE.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
Catalogue Number
P19738412000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1964
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, RUBBER, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19780026000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DICTAPHONE
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1964
Materials
PLASTIC, RUBBER, STEEL
No. Pieces
9
Height
9.5
Length
29.2
Width
33.0
Description
.1 DICTAPHONE. ABOVE DIMENSIONS. PLASTIC, CORDS, RUBBER, STEEL. 7 PIECES. GREY PLASTIC WITH PART OF LETTERS MISSING OF -D-G-4-(WHITE LETTERS) 4 BUTTONS WITH AN "ON" AND "OFF" SWITCH. BLACK PLASTIC BASE. DOUBLE-TRACK SYSTEM WITH SOCKETS ON BACK. VOLTAGE LEVER ON BOTTOM OF BASE. FOUR BUTTONS CONTROL THE TAPE MOTION. .2 HEAD-SET. 10.8 CM WTH. X 17.8 CM LTH. CLEAR RUBBER WITH WHITE PLASTIC ON CORD. .3 MICROPHONE. 20.3 CM LTH. X 5.1 CM WTH. GREY CORD. "S.A.G.M." WRITTEN ON TAPE ON MICROPHONE. .4 FOOT PEDAL. 8.9 CM WTH. X 15.9 CM LTH. GREY PLASTIC. GREY CORD. HAS 2 "SCOTCH" BRAND RECORDING TAPES AND AN OPERATING BOOKLET INCLUDED. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, THE NO. PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 11 TO 9. THE PIECES, WHILE DESCRIBED WELL, WERE INCORRECTLY IDENTIFIED IN THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION. THE PIECES ARE AS FOLLOWS: 1. DICTAPHONE - 1 PIECE 2. HEADPHONES - 1 PIECE 3. MICROPHONE - 1 PIECE 4. PEDAL - 1 PIECE 5. INSTRUCTIONAL BOOKLET - 1 PIECE 6. BOX CONTAINING EMPTY TAPE REEL - 2 PIECES 7. BOX CONTAINING FULL TAPE REEL - 2 PIECES
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
HISTORICAL SOCIETY PURCHASED THE DICTAPHONE SECOND HAND IN APPROX. 1964.
Catalogue Number
P19780026000
Acquisition Date
1978-03
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COPPER WIRE, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19780131000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1920
Materials
COPPER WIRE, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.8
Length
10.2
Width
6.4
Description
CALL BOX. "CGE" EMBOSSED ON TOP. GREY-COLOURED. SMALL RECTANGULAR BOX ON TOP OF BASE. COPPER WIRE IN BOX - COMES OUT OF BOTTOM. TWO HOLES ON BASE FOR MOUNTING.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
BUSINESS
History
REFER TO P19780129000 & P19780130000-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19780131000
Acquisition Date
1978-04
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
3-RECORD SET
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, VINYL
Catalogue Number
P19950073113
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
3-RECORD SET
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Materials
CARDBOARD, VINYL
No. Pieces
7
Length
31.4
Width
31.2
Description
CARDBOARD ALBUM SLEEVE OF "WOODSTOCK". FRONT COVER HAS PICTURE OF FIELD OF PEOPLE AT WOODSTOCK CONCERT, WITH PERFORMERS LISTED BELOW. BACK LISTS SONGS, PERFORMERS, AND CREDITS. ALBUM SLEEVE OPENS OUT FROM CENTER, WITH FLAP ON EITHER SIDE FOR CONTAINING RECORD. INSIDE PANELS HAVE ONE LARGE PHOTOGRAPH OF STAGE AND CONCERT SCENE. FRONT OF SLEEVE HAS HANDWRITTEN "B. CHERVINSKI". THREE VINYL RECORDS INSIDE, WITH WHITE PAPER DUST JACKETS. RECORDS HAVE RED LABELS; S/N "SD 3-500". DUST JACKETS TORN AND CORNERS FOLDED. BOTTOM OF RIGHT.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
HOME ENTERTAINMENT
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED AS PART OF THE ING ESTATE (P19950073023). SHE EXTRACTED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON THE ING FAMILY FROM PERMANENT FILE P19950073001, WHICH CONTAINS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW COLLECTIONS TECH KEVIN MACLEAN CONDUCTED WITH HAROLD ING JR., SON OF HAROLD AND MYRA, IN HIS ROOM AT THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL IN SEPTEMBER 2005. MYRA WAS BORN IN GOLDEN B.C. TO SHIN-BOW AND CHOW TING RAH; HER FATHER ORGINALLY EMIGRATED TO CANADA TO WORK ON CANADIAN RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND LATER BECAME A RESTAURANTEUR, WHERE MYRA DEVELOPED HER ENGLISH SKILLS AS A WAITRESS. "IN 1906 MY DAD [HAROLD ING SR.] LEFT HONG KONG FOR VANCOUVER, HE COULDN'T SPEAK ENGLISH... HE'S GOT TO BE A WAITER, A BUSBOY... AND HE LEARNED ALL THE WAY UP, IN THE MEANTIME PICKING UP ENGLISH... WENT TO WINNIPEG. THIS IS BEFORE ME. BY THEN HE KNEW THE WHOLE SYSTEM OF RESTAURANTING." MYRA AND HAROLD SR. MARRIED AND ADOPTED HAROLD JR. WHEN HE WAS BORN INTO A POOR FAMILY OF ELEVEN IN 1944, IN VANCOUVER. "ME AND MY TWIN SISTER WERE SOLD BECAUSE THERE WERE JUST TOO MANY. SO DAD, MY MOM PICKED ME AND DAD SAID YES THAT'S GOOD... I DON'T KNOW WHERE MY SISTER IS... THERE'S NO WAY OF FINDING OUT." THE ING FAMILY SETTLED IN LETHBRIDGE IN THE LATE 1940S, AND HAROLD SR. OWNS AND OPERATES THE NEW MOON CAFE AND TWO GROCERIES, WHICH ARE RUN BY THE FAMILY AND NEW CHINESE IMMIGRANTS THAT HAROLD SR. SPONSORED. "AT APPROXIMATELY FIVE YEARS OLD [MY FATHER] INTRODUCED ME TO THE NEW MOON CAFE, AND I WAS A BUSBOY AT THE AGE OF FIVE... IN 1951 HE SHOWED ME MY FIRST HUNDRED DOLLAR BILL... BECAUSE HE WAS THE OWNER... HE'D WAKE UP AT FIVE IN THE MORNING TO GO TO THE CAFE, OFF AND ON TO THE GROCERY STORE AND MIGHT BE DONE AT EIGHT AT NIGHT, SUPPER AND IMMEDIATELY TO CHINATOWN [FOR] GAMBLING, PUTTING DOWN MAH JONG." HAROLD JR. ATTENDED WESTMINISTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DURING THE DAY, AND CHINESE SCHOOL AT THE CHINESE NATIONAL LEAGUE IN THE EVENINGS - HIS FATHER WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE, AND THE ORGANIZATION RAN THE SCHOOL, CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS, FILM SCREENINGS, AND BANQUETS, FUNDED BY MEMBERSHIP FEES. HAROLD'S YOUNGER BROTHER, CALVIN, "GOT SENT TO A BOARDING SCHOOL SOMEWHERE. HE WAS GIFTED, BUT HE HAD A BYPASS SURGERY, HE HAD SOMETHING WRONG WITH HIS HEART. HE COULDN'T HANDLE PUBLIC SCHOOL, SO THEY SENT HIM TO B.C." AFTER HIGH SCHOOL AND A BRIEF STINT IN CALGARY, HAROLD JR. RAN ING'S GROCERY FOR HIS FATHER, AND IN THE LATE 1960S AND EARLY 70S ALSO WORKED AS A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND A SALESMAN AT SEARS. BOTH HAROLD SR. AND MYRA ING PASSED AWAY IN THE 1990S, AND THE OBJECTS ENCOMPASSING DONATION P19950073001-231 WERE COLLECTED FROM THE FAMILY HOME. FOR A COMPLETE TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW, COPIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND WRITTEN DETAILS ON THE CHINESE NATIONAL LEAGUE, SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19950073113
Acquisition Date
1995-11
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19950073142
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
PLASTIC, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
2
Length
5
Width
1.6
Description
PLASTIC WHISTLE WITH STRING. WHISTLE IS MADE FROM TWO PIECES OF MOLDED PLASTIC JOINED AT CENTRE. ONE HALF IS BROWN, AND THE OTHER IS WHITE. BLACK BALL INSIDE. RING AT BACK, THROUGH WHICH IS THREADED WHITE STRING, KNOTTED TO FORM NECKTIE. TIP OF WHISTLE IS BROKEN AND CRACKED, WITH PIECE MISSING.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
BELONGED TO DONOR; PART OF BOY SCOUT'S UNIFORM. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED AS PART OF THE ING ESTATE (P19950073023). SHE EXTRACTED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON THE ING FAMILY FROM PERMANENT FILE P19950073001, WHICH CONTAINS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW COLLECTIONS TECH KEVIN MACLEAN CONDUCTED WITH HAROLD ING JR., SON OF HAROLD AND MYRA, IN HIS ROOM AT THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL IN SEPTEMBER 2005. MYRA WAS BORN IN GOLDEN B.C. TO SHIN-BOW AND CHOW TING RAH; HER FATHER ORGINALLY EMIGRATED TO CANADA TO WORK ON CANADIAN RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND LATER BECAME A RESTAURANTEUR, WHERE MYRA DEVELOPED HER ENGLISH SKILLS AS A WAITRESS. "IN 1906 MY DAD [HAROLD ING SR.] LEFT HONG KONG FOR VANCOUVER, HE COULDN'T SPEAK ENGLISH... HE'S GOT TO BE A WAITER, A BUSBOY... AND HE LEARNED ALL THE WAY UP, IN THE MEANTIME PICKING UP ENGLISH... WENT TO WINNIPEG. THIS IS BEFORE ME. BY THEN HE KNEW THE WHOLE SYSTEM OF RESTAURANTING." MYRA AND HAROLD SR. MARRIED AND ADOPTED HAROLD JR. WHEN HE WAS BORN INTO A POOR FAMILY OF ELEVEN IN 1944, IN VANCOUVER. "ME AND MY TWIN SISTER WERE SOLD BECAUSE THERE WERE JUST TOO MANY. SO DAD, MY MOM PICKED ME AND DAD SAID YES THAT'S GOOD... I DON'T KNOW WHERE MY SISTER IS... THERE'S NO WAY OF FINDING OUT." THE ING FAMILY SETTLED IN LETHBRIDGE IN THE LATE 1940S, AND HAROLD SR. OWNS AND OPERATES THE NEW MOON CAFE AND TWO GROCERIES, WHICH ARE RUN BY THE FAMILY AND NEW CHINESE IMMIGRANTS THAT HAROLD SR. SPONSORED. "AT APPROXIMATELY FIVE YEARS OLD [MY FATHER] INTRODUCED ME TO THE NEW MOON CAFE, AND I WAS A BUSBOY AT THE AGE OF FIVE... IN 1951 HE SHOWED ME MY FIRST HUNDRED DOLLAR BILL... BECAUSE HE WAS THE OWNER... HE'D WAKE UP AT FIVE IN THE MORNING TO GO TO THE CAFE, OFF AND ON TO THE GROCERY STORE AND MIGHT BE DONE AT EIGHT AT NIGHT, SUPPER AND IMMEDIATELY TO CHINATOWN [FOR] GAMBLING, PUTTING DOWN MAH JONG." HAROLD JR. ATTENDED WESTMINISTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DURING THE DAY, AND CHINESE SCHOOL AT THE CHINESE NATIONAL LEAGUE IN THE EVENINGS - HIS FATHER WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE, AND THE ORGANIZATION RAN THE SCHOOL, CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS, FILM SCREENINGS, AND BANQUETS, FUNDED BY MEMBERSHIP FEES. HAROLD'S YOUNGER BROTHER, CALVIN, "GOT SENT TO A BOARDING SCHOOL SOMEWHERE. HE WAS GIFTED, BUT HE HAD A BYPASS SURGERY, HE HAD SOMETHING WRONG WITH HIS HEART. HE COULDN'T HANDLE PUBLIC SCHOOL, SO THEY SENT HIM TO B.C." AFTER HIGH SCHOOL AND A BRIEF STINT IN CALGARY, HAROLD JR. RAN ING'S GROCERY FOR HIS FATHER, AND IN THE LATE 1960S AND EARLY 70S ALSO WORKED AS A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND A SALESMAN AT SEARS. BOTH HAROLD SR. AND MYRA ING PASSED AWAY IN THE 1990S, AND THE OBJECTS ENCOMPASSING DONATION P19950073001-231 WERE COLLECTED FROM THE FAMILY HOME. FOR A COMPLETE TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW, COPIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND WRITTEN DETAILS ON THE CHINESE NATIONAL LEAGUE, SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19950073142
Acquisition Date
1995-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
P19735079000.1-.2-GA
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER, PLASTIC, METAL
Catalogue Number
P19735079000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
P19735079000.1-.2-GA
Date
1904
Materials
PAPER, PLASTIC, METAL
No. Pieces
2
Description
.1 29.9 CM LTH., 5.1 CM DIA. PAPER ON PLASTIC AND METAL SPOOL. PATENT DATE SEPT. 13/1904 SERIAL #79089.TITLE: "TIMELY TUNES" (MEDLEY NO. 60) IN BOX. .2 30.5 CM LTH. 5.2 CM DIA. PAPER ON PLASTIC AND METAL SPOOL. TITLE: "RIGALETTO" IN BOX.
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Catalogue Number
P19735079000
Acquisition Date
1973-03
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR HANDBELL
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CHINA
Catalogue Number
P19860132007
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR HANDBELL
Date
1985
Materials
CHINA
No. Pieces
1
Length
13.2
Diameter
7.8
Description
WHITE WITH GOLD TIP & RINGS. "LETHBRIDGE CENTENNIAL" CREST ON SIDE. BRASS CHAIN & RIGID PLASTIC CLAPPER. MARKED INSIDE "VILETTA, CANADA".
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
Historical Association
COMMEMORATIVE
History
SEE P19860132001-GA COMMISSIONED BY CENTENNIAL SOCIETY FOR SALE AS SOUVENIR.
Catalogue Number
P19860132007
Acquisition Date
1986-03
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM, PLASTIC, VINYL
Catalogue Number
P19880004001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
ALUMINUM, PLASTIC, VINYL
No. Pieces
5
Height
18.5
Length
33.0
Width
24.0
Description
REEL TO REEL TAPE RECORDER SER. NO.212848. "SONY TAPECORDER" IN CARRYING CASE. REMOVABLE LID. POWER CORD AND REELS SEPARATE. IN WORKING ORDER. GRAY AND OFF-WHITE EXTERIOR. SPEAKER AT FRONT. INSIDE REVEALS TAPE OPERATION CONTROLS VOLUME, AND COUNTER. JACKS FOR "MIC", "LINE", AND "LINE OUT" AND DISPLAYED AT EITHER SIDE. INTERIOR LID EXHIBITS MOUNTS TO SECURE RECORDER ATTACHMENTS. TWO SMOKE GREY REELS ARE MARKED "1" AND "RADIO SHACK". 12.5CM (D). GRAY ELECTRICAL CORD EMBOSSED "VM 0017 125V 7A".
Subjects
SOUND COMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
BUSINESS
History
"SONY DISTRIBUTED BY GENERAL DISTRIBUTORS LTD" VANCOUVER, B.C. USED BY COMPANY, RICHARDSON GREENSHIELDS OF CANADA. DATE OF PURCHASE UNKNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19880004001
Acquisition Date
1988-01
Collection
Museum
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