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Other Name
LINGERIE STRAP GUARD
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER, STEEL, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19960068001
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LINGERIE STRAP GUARD
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
PAPER, STEEL, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Length
8.9
Width
9.2
Description
SQUARE BRIGHT PINK CARDBOARD CARD HOLDING 2 SHOULDER STRAP GUARDS, MADE UP OF 2 SMALL BRASS SAFETY PINS ATTACHED TO A WHITE STRIPE OF NYLON WITH A SNAP ON THE END. CARD IS LABELED "NEWEY CAME-CATCH LINGERIE GUARD ART. CC. 38 FOR INSTRUCTIONS SEE REVERSE", "NO MORE UNSIGHTLY STRAPS", "NO MORE SLIPPING SHOULDER STRAPS", "SIMPLY PIN INSIDE SHOULDER SEAM & FASTEN ROUND STRAPS", "MADE IN ENGLAND BY NEWEY BROS. LTD". ON BACK IS "HOW TO USE THE NEWEY LINGERIE GUARD", "PIN INSIDE OF DRESS AT SHOULDER SEAM", "SIMPLY FASTEN ROUND YOUR STRAPS", "A NEWEY PRODUCT". CONDITION LIKE NEW.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
ITEMS BELONGED TO DONOR'S MOTHER, MARY WAGNESS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE P19970007001-GA, AND THE ARCHIVES RECORD ON THE WAGNESS FAMILY. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF THE BOXED TEXTILE COLLECTION. ON 8 MARCH 2018, PUNDYK INTERVIEWED SISTERS SHIRLEY TUCKER AND JEAN SCMITT ABOUT THE ARTIFACTS DONATED BY TUCKER. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COMPLETE INTERVIEW.
Catalogue Number
P19960068001
Acquisition Date
1996-12
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, CHROME, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19960112008
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
LEATHER, CHROME, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Height
0.5
Length
121
Width
7.26
Description
BLACK LEATHER BELT WITH CROSS-STRAP. BELT IS DOUBLE-THICKNESS AT ONE END; PERFORATED WITH 7 HOLES ALONG CENTRE AND 7 SETS OF DOUBLE HOLES, AT OTHER END. CHROME-PLATE BUCKLE INSERTED INTO BELT BY TWO PRONGS; FASTENS INTO TWO BRASS CLIPS AT OTHER END. CHROME KNOB FITS INTO HOLES IN BELT TO SECURE. TWO BANDS ACROSS WIDTH, WITH SEMI-CIRCULAR RINGS LOOPED THROUGH. BACK OF BELT CRACKED AND WORN. STAMPED "38" IN LEATHER NEAR BRASS DEVICE. CROSS-STRAP IS ALSO BLACK. REMOVABLE END PIECE ATTACHES BY CHROME BUCKLE AND KNOB, THROUGH HOLE PERFORATED IN BELT. OPPOSITE END HAS LOOP, STITCHED TO REVERSE OF STRAP AND FASTENED BY SNAP AT FRONT. CROSS-STRAP APPEARS NEWER THAN BELT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING SOME DONATED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES. FOR A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE LETHBRIDGE POLICE COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19960112001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES AND TRANSCRIPTS OF INTERVIEWS AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH CURRENT AND FORMER LETHBRIDGE POLICE, SEE PERMANENT FILE P19960112000.
Catalogue Number
P19960112008
Acquisition Date
1996-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
C/W HOLSTER & POUCHES
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, CHROME
Catalogue Number
P19960112036
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
C/W HOLSTER & POUCHES
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
LEATHER, CHROME
No. Pieces
7
Height
7.7
Length
121.6
Width
22.8
Description
BLACK LEATHER SAM BROWNE BELT WITH BASKET-WEAVE PATTERN. SILVER BUCKLE AT ONE END, AND TWO HOOKS AT OTHER FOR SECURING. STAMPED "TEXAS SHOEMAKERS & SONS" "N38". REVERSE IS BROWN LEATHER. ATTACHMENTS INCLUDE (R-L): .1 AMMUNITION POUCH. 9CM (L) X 7CM (W) X 7.5CM (H). INCLUDES LOOP TO ATTACH TO BELT; AND TWO POCKETS MOUNTED SIDE BY SIDE FOR HOLDING LOADERS. FLAP WITH SNAP ON EACH. .2 GUN HOLSTER. 22.8CM (L) 10.6CM (W) X 7.7CM (H). BASKET-WEAVE HOLSTER WITH OPEN BOTTOM, AND STRAP AT TOP WITH SNAP-FASTENER TO SECURE GUN. "B30 34W PAT. # 3,942,692" STAMPED ON REVERSE. .3 HANDCUFF POUCH. 13CM (L) X 9.2CM (W) X 4.6CM (H). BASKET-WEAVE POUCH WITH FLAP AND SNAP FASTENER. TAPERED SLIGHTLY TOWARD SQUARED BOTTOM. REVERSE STAMPED "TEX SHOEMAKER & SONS" "204". .4 FLASHLIGHT POUCH. 16.2CM (L) X 3.6CM (W) X 6CM (H). LONG NARROW POUCH WITH BASKET-WEAVE PATTERN. FLAP WITH SNAP FASTENER AT TOP. REVERSE STAMPED "TEX SHOEMAKER & SONS 93MMF". BACK OF SNAP STAMPED "PULL THE DOT". .5 WALKIE-TALKIE HOLDER. 9.8CM (L) X 7.7CM (W) X 3.2CM (H). LEATHER BAND LOOPED AROUND BELT. MOUNTED WITH PLASTIC SQUARE ON FRONT, WITH SEMI-CIRCULAR KNOTCH FOR SECURING WALKIE-TALKIE (NOT INCLUDED). "19" SCRATCHED INTO MOUNT. REVERSE OF HOLDER STAMPED "42C05857B01". .6 BATON HOLDER. 10.3CM (L) X 7.4CM (W) X 4.2CM (H). CONSISTS OF NARROW LOOP AROUND BELT, AND BAND WITH TWO SNAPS FOR ADJUSTING LENGTH, MOUNTED HORIZONTALLY TO BASE OF LOOP.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
FROM LETHBRIDGE POLICE COLLECTION. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING SOME DONATED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES. FOR A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE LETHBRIDGE POLICE COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19960112001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES AND TRANSCRIPTS OF INTERVIEWS AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH CURRENT AND FORMER LETHBRIDGE POLICE, SEE PERMANENT FILE P19960112000.
Catalogue Number
P19960112036
Acquisition Date
1996-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
CURLING TAM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19990062005
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CURLING TAM
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Height
8.0
Diameter
26.2
Description
MADE OF A PLAID MATERIAL, INCLUDING THE COLOURS GREEN, BLUE, BLACK, RED, AND WHITE. CROWN IS FLAT AND ROUND. HAS A RED POMPOM ON CENTRE, TOP. BACK OF CAP HAS A SMALL OPENING, WHICH IS LACED UP WITH A BLACK SHOELACE. INSIDE CAP IS LINED WITH A SHINY, LIGHT BLUE MATERIAL. ZIGZAG LINES ARE SEWN ONTO LINING. STAMPED ON LINING, IN PURPLE IS "MCKENZIE". BELOW THIS IS A TAG THAT READS "THIS IS A BRILL CAP". THERE IS ANOTHER TAG ON INSIDE, SIDE OF HAT THAT READS "TAILORED BY BRILL". THERE ARE A FEW LOOSE THREADS INSIDE HAT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-HEADWEAR
Historical Association
LEISURE
PERSONAL CARE
History
USED BY A.W. SHACKLEFORD, WHO WAS A FREQUENT CURLER UNTIL CIVIC AND POLITICAL DUTIES DEMANDED MUCH OF HIS FREE TIME. DONOR IS A.W. SHACKLEFORD'S SON. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA), OWNER OF THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. ON 30 OCTOBER 2018, SCHAMUHN INTERVIEWED ALLAN SHACKLEFORD, THE THIRD SON OF ADA AND A.W. SHACKLEFORD, REGARDING HIS FAMILY’S PRIOR DONATIONS. THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT INTERVIEW: WHEN ASKED ABOUT HIS MEMORIES OF THE HAT, ALLAN SHACKLEFORD RECALLED, “THAT ONE I DO REMEMBER HIM WEARING. HE REALLY ENJOYED CURLING AND I REMEMBER HE WORE THAT HAT ALL THE TIME WHEN HE WAS CURLING. I THINK HE WORE IT WHEN HE WON THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE SENIOR MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP ONE YEAR.” “I WAS TOO YOUNG [TO GO CURLING WITH HIM]. I’D JUST GO OVER AND WATCH HIM…WHEN I WAS QUITE YOUNG.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19990062001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990062005
Acquisition Date
1999-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
HANKIE-SILK
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19900050005
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HANKIE-SILK
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Length
21.0
Width
21.0
Description
PURPLE SQUARE CUT, WITH FLORAL PATTERN IN EACH CORNER. GOLD BORDER. RAYON. PALE BLUE AND PINK COLOR ON FLOWERS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
OWNED BY DONOR'S WIFE & BELIEVED TO DATE TO 1940'S OR '50'S. DONOR IS A FORMER ALDERMAN, MAYOR AND NOW IS A RETIRED BUSINESSMAN, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS CHAIN OF FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRES IN LETHBRIDGE. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA). THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A STOCKING CASE DONATED BY A.W. SHACKLEFORD. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALFRED WILLIAM “A.W.” SHACKLEFORD WAS MARRIED TO ADA SHACKLEFORD (NEE CROFTS). ADA WAS BORN IN ENGLAND WHERE SHE RECEIVED HER BASIC EDUCATION. SHE MOVED TO CALGARY, AB WITH HER FAMILY AND WAS MARRIED TO A.W. IN ST. BARNABAS CHURCH, CALGARY ON MARCH 11, 1922. ADA PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON DECEMBER 9, 1986. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. ON 30 OCTOBER 2018, SCHAMUHN INTERVIEWED ALLAN SHACKLEFORD, THE THIRD SON OF ADA AND A.W. SHACKLEFORD, REGARDING HIS FATHER’S PRIOR DONATIONS. THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT INTERVIEW: WHEN ASKED ABOUT HIS MEMORIES OF THE HANDKERCHIEF, ALLAN SHACKLEFORD RECALLED, “I HAVE A VAGUE MEMORY OF IT [IN THE HOUSE IN LETHBRIDGE], BUT I WOULDN’T BE ABLE TO DESCRIBE IT.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19900050001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19900050005
Acquisition Date
1990-12
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19950073051
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
BRASS, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
2
Height
1
Length
3.9
Width
1.1
Description
PAIR OF IMITATION GREEN GLASS BEAD CUFF LINKS. EACH HAS PLASTIC STONE ON EACH END OF LINK, MOUNTED IN METAL BASE. BENT WIRE LINKS BETWEEN. METAL PARTS ARE BRASS, PLATED WITH WHITE METAL, WHICH IS WEARING THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
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
P19950073051
Acquisition Date
1995-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK
Catalogue Number
P19900050001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
SILK
No. Pieces
1
Length
170
Width
21.7
Description
SILK SCARF WITH TAPERED ENDS, BLACK, WHITE, RED REGULAR CIRCULAR PATTERNS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
OWNED BY DONOR'S WIFE & BELIEVED TO DATE TO 1940'S OR '50'S. DONOR IS A FORMER ALDERMAN, MAYOR AND NOW IS A RETIRED BUSINESSMAN, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS CHAIN OF FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRES IN LETHBRIDGE. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA). THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A STOCKING CASE DONATED BY A.W. SHACKLEFORD. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALFRED WILLIAM “A.W.” SHACKLEFORD WAS MARRIED TO ADA SHACKLEFORD (NEE CROFTS). ADA WAS BORN IN ENGLAND WHERE SHE RECEIVED HER BASIC EDUCATION. SHE MOVED TO CALGARY, AB WITH HER FAMILY AND WAS MARRIED TO A.W. IN ST. BARNABAS CHURCH, CALGARY ON MARCH 11, 1922. ADA PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON DECEMBER 9, 1986. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. ON 30 OCTOBER 2018, SCHAMUHN INTERVIEWED ALLAN SHACKLEFORD, THE THIRD SON OF ADA AND A.W. SHACKLEFORD, REGARDING HIS FATHER’S PRIOR DONATIONS. THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT INTERVIEW: WHEN ASKED ABOUT HIS MEMORIES OF THE SCARF, ALLAN SHACKLEFORD RECALLED, “IT BELONGED TO MY MOTHER.” “[THE SCARF] WAS PART OF HER STYLE. SHE WOULD NORMALLY WEAR A SCARF WHEN SHE WENT OUT.” “BEING THE WINDY CITY [LETHBRIDGE], SHE USED TO WEAR SCARVES [FOR] HOLDING HER HAIR DOWN AND BACK.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19900050001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19900050001
Acquisition Date
1990-12
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19900050002
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Length
158.2
Width
16.5
Description
SILK LOOK SCARF WITH TAPERED ENDS, BLACK & WHITE PATTERN OF DOTS & LINES. STAINED & SOILED, SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
OWNED BY DONOR'S WIFE & BELIEVED TO DATE TO 1940'S OR '50'S. DONOR IS A FORMER ALDERMAN, MAYOR AND NOW IS A RETIRED BUSINESSMAN, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS CHAIN OF FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRES IN LETHBRIDGE. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA). THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A STOCKING CASE DONATED BY A.W. SHACKLEFORD. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALFRED WILLIAM “A.W.” SHACKLEFORD WAS MARRIED TO ADA SHACKLEFORD (NEE CROFTS). ADA WAS BORN IN ENGLAND WHERE SHE RECEIVED HER BASIC EDUCATION. SHE MOVED TO CALGARY, AB WITH HER FAMILY AND WAS MARRIED TO A.W. IN ST. BARNABAS CHURCH, CALGARY ON MARCH 11, 1922. ADA PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON DECEMBER 9, 1986. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. ON 30 OCTOBER 2018, SCHAMUHN INTERVIEWED ALLAN SHACKLEFORD, THE THIRD SON OF ADA AND A.W. SHACKLEFORD, REGARDING HIS FATHER’S PRIOR DONATIONS. THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT INTERVIEW: WHEN ASKED ABOUT HIS MEMORIES OF THE SCARF, ALLAN SHACKLEFORD RECALLED, “IT BELONGED TO MY MOTHER.” “[THE SCARF] WAS PART OF HER STYLE. SHE WOULD NORMALLY WEAR A SCARF WHEN SHE WENT OUT.” “BEING THE WINDY CITY [LETHBRIDGE], SHE USED TO WEAR SCARVES [FOR] HOLDING HER HAIR DOWN AND BACK.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19900050001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19900050002
Acquisition Date
1990-12
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK OR RAYON?
Catalogue Number
P19900050004
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Materials
SILK OR RAYON?
No. Pieces
1
Length
117
Width
33.5
Description
GREEN PRINTED, FLORAL PATTERN FRINGED END, FINE RAYON OR SILK? FLORAL PATTERN IS PINK, PURPLE, BLUE, AND GREEN. ENDS ARE NOT FINISHED. CENTRE RECTANGULAR PORTION OF BACKGROUND IS A LIGHTER COLOR THAN 7CM BORDERS. TAG READS "AN ADORIT ORIGINAL." DROPS OF NAIL POLISH NEAR TAG.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
OWNED BY DONOR'S WIFE & BELIEVED TO DATE TO 1940'S OR '50'S. DONOR IS A FORMER ALDERMAN, MAYOR AND NOW IS A RETIRED BUSINESSMAN, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS CHAIN OF FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRES IN LETHBRIDGE. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA). THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A STOCKING CASE DONATED BY A.W. SHACKLEFORD. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALFRED WILLIAM “A.W.” SHACKLEFORD WAS MARRIED TO ADA SHACKLEFORD (NEE CROFTS). ADA WAS BORN IN ENGLAND WHERE SHE RECEIVED HER BASIC EDUCATION. SHE MOVED TO CALGARY, AB WITH HER FAMILY AND WAS MARRIED TO A.W. IN ST. BARNABAS CHURCH, CALGARY ON MARCH 11, 1922. ADA PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON DECEMBER 9, 1986. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS INTERN KIRSTAN SCHAMUHN CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PERSONAL ARTIFACTS. ON 30 OCTOBER 2018, SCHAMUHN INTERVIEWED ALLAN SHACKLEFORD, THE THIRD SON OF ADA AND A.W. SHACKLEFORD, REGARDING HIS FATHER’S PRIOR DONATIONS. THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT INTERVIEW: WHEN ASKED ABOUT THE SCARF, ALLAN SHACKLEFORD RECALLED, “IT BELONGED TO MY MOTHER.” “I DON’T THINK IT’S A SCARF, I THINK IT’S A DOILY.” “[THE SCARF] WAS ON MY MOTHER’S DRESSING TABLE IN THE BEDROOM, THE OLD FASHIONED DRESSING TABLE WHERE YOU SAT DOWN AND THERE WAS A MIRROR, DRAWERS ON EACH SIDE AND YOU PUT ON YOUR MAKEUP.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19900050001 FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING THE FULL INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION AND COPIES OF ARTICLES REGARDING THE FAMILY HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19900050004
Acquisition Date
1990-12
Collection
Museum
Less detail

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