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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
Less detail
Date Range
1901-1958
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
ca. 74 photographs
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Bennett family of Lethbridge, including family portraits, scenes of the Bennett meat business, local Lethbridge buildings and events, and scenes of family life.
Date Range
1901-1958
Fonds
Bennett family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Bennett family
Physical Description
ca. 74 photographs
History / Biographical
Frederick William Bennett (1879-1958) was born in London, Ontario. He came to Lethbridge in 1899 and established a butcher shop. Later, he became a conductor with the Canadian Pacific Railway until his retirement. He was a member of the Pioneer Pemmican Club and served on the Club's executive from 1919-1924 and 1930. He married his wife Maude in 1901. She was born in Stellarton, Nova Scotia in 1882 and came to Lethbridge with her parents in 1886. She died in 1949.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Bennett family of Lethbridge, including family portraits, scenes of the Bennett meat business, local Lethbridge buildings and events, and scenes of family life.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
Image list available.
Category
Family and personal life
Collection
Archive
Less detail