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A.E. Cross Studio fonds

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Date Range
1937-1956
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
697 photographs
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of prints and negatives of A.E. Cross Studio, including individual portraits, weddings, and commercial photography.
Date Range
1937-1956
Fonds
A.E. Cross Studio fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
697 photographs
History / Biographical
Alfred E. Cross (ca. 1890-1951) emigrated from England to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and ultimately settled in Lethbridge in 1920. By 1924, he established A.E. Cross Studio, a photography business which offered portraits, commercial photography, photo finishing and picture framing. Alfred Cross retired in 1948, and his son Reginald became manager of the studio. The name of the studio became A.E. Cross Photography in 1967 before reverting to its original name in 1973.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of prints and negatives of A.E. Cross Studio, including individual portraits, weddings, and commercial photography.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Related Material
Additional negatives and prints of the A.E. Cross Studio are located at the Glenbow Archives.
Category
Commerce and industry
Collection
Archive
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Alfred William Shackleford fonds

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Date Range
1927-1983
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
ca. 73 cm of textual records. -- 4 photographs. -- 3 sound recordings.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of speeches and addresses, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings of Shackleford pertaining to his business and political activities. Includes long play vinyl records of the opening of the local branch of the Bank of Montreal in 1954 and the 25th anniver…
Date Range
1927-1983
Fonds
Alfred William Shackleford fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Copy Location
Additional material located at P19911041000
Creator
Shackleford, Alfred William
Physical Description
ca. 73 cm of textual records. -- 4 photographs. -- 3 sound recordings.
History / Biographical
Alfred William Shackleford born in Essex, England in 1899 and came to Calgary with his parents in 1909. He was trained as a draftsman after high school graduation but was employed by the Film Exchange and Fox Films. In 1921, he was hired to manage the King's Theatre in Lethbridge and became associated with Mark Rogers, a Lethbridge businessman who owned three Lethbridge movie theatres. By 1925, he was part-owner of a theatre, and, by 1933, he controlled the three main theatres in Lethbridge. He served as mayor of Lethbridge from 1944- 1947, 1952-1955, 1957-1961. He was also active in a number of community organizations, including the Rotary Club, Gyro Club, the Board of Trade, and the Cancer Society.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of speeches and addresses, scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings of Shackleford pertaining to his business and political activities. Includes long play vinyl records of the opening of the local branch of the Bank of Montreal in 1954 and the 25th anniversary of the Capitol Theatre as well as photographs of City Hall and Rotary Club events.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
Item list available.
Category
Government
Commerce and industry
Name Access
Shackleford, Alfred William
Collection
Archive
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