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Other Name
LEGION BLAZER
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL/POLYESTER
Catalogue Number
P19970073021
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LEGION BLAZER
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOL/POLYESTER
No. Pieces
2
Length
77
Width
66
Description
NAVY BLUE WOOL/POLYESTER BLEND BLAZER. PALE BLUE SYNTHETIC LINING. FRONT BUTTON CLOSURE; BUTTONS MISSING FROM FRONT AND SLEEVES. BADGE STITCHED TO LEFT BREAST POCKET, WITH "MEMORIAM EORUM RETINEBIMUS LEGION". TWO FRONT LOWER POCKETS WITH FLAPS. TAG INSIDE COLLAR WITH "COUNTRY SQUIRE". ALSO TAG INSIDE LEFT SIDE WITH "TAILORED BY COUNTRY SQUIRE"; WASHING INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
ITEM DONATED TO THE LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073001-GA.
Catalogue Number
P19970073021
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1969
Date Range To
1979
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, VELVETEEN?
Catalogue Number
P20000067003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1969
Date Range To
1979
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, VELVETEEN?
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.0
Length
105.0
Width
54.5
Description
MEN'S IVORY TROUSERS. HAS TWO SIDE POCKETS, AND TWO WELT POCKETS ON THE BACK. BOTTOM OF LEGS ARE TURNED UP AND PRESSED. INSIDE WAISTBAND ARE 4 PATCHES OF LIGHT BROWN VELVETEEN? A WHITE TAG INSIDE WAISTBAND, WITH BROWN EMBROIDERY, READS "CORNWALL PANTS NONE MADE BETTER". WRITTEN INSIDE PANTS, ON ONE OF THE POCKETS, IS "ROTH". ABOVE THIS IS A TAG THAT READS "ASCOT ENGLISH STYLE SLACKS 100% WOOL".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
SEE P20000067001-GA FOR HISTORY. WORN AS PART OF ELK'S OUTFIT?
Catalogue Number
P20000067003
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041752
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
72
Width
80
Description
WHITE RAYON SHIRT WITH GATHERED CIRCULAR NECKLINE AND LARGE BELL SLEEVES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
SURPLICE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S GARMENT WHICH BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041752
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041740
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
78
Width
99
Description
WHITE COTTON SHIRT WITH GATHERED CIRCULAR NECKLINE AND LARGE BELL SLEEVES. HEM OF LEFT SLEEVE IS FRAYED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
SURPLICE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S GARMENT WHICH BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041740
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041749
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
115
Width
10.9
Description
BRIGHT GREEN STOLE HAS WOVEN PATTERNS OF SCROLL AND LEAF DESIGN IN FABRIC, "IHS" EMBROIDERED IN RED AND GOLD AT ENDS, GREEN NYLON TASSELS AT ENDS AND EMBROIDERED GOLD COLOURED CROSS AT NARROWED POINT ALONG NECK.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041749
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041750
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
240
Width
12.5
Description
PURPLE COTTON STOLE HAS NARROW BODY WHICH FLARES INTO BELL SHAPED ENDS THAT HAVE TASSELS. GOLD COLOURED CROSSES ARE EMBROIDERED AT ENDS AND AT NARROW NECK. TASSELS ON ENDS ARE ALTERNATING GOLD AND PURPLE. INSIDE LINING AT ENDS IS WORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041750
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CARDIGAN
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1961
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, FELT, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P20000011012
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CARDIGAN
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1961
Materials
WOOL, FELT, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Length
57.0
Description
OFFWHITE KNIT WOOL CARDIGAN. NECKLINE AND DOWN FRONT OF SWEATER ARE DONE IN GREEN AND YELLOW, IN LOOSE STITCH. THERE ARE THREE WOOD BUTTONS TOWARDS BUTTON OF FRONT. THERE ARE TWO PATCH POCKETS SEWN NEAR WAIST WITH GREEN AND YELLOW STRIPES ACROSS TOP (SAME STITCH AS NECKLINE). CUFFS ARE RIBBED AND FITTED. THERE IS A "C" CUT OUT OF GREEN AND YELLOW FELT ATTACHED TO LEFT BREAST. A TAG INSIDE NECKLINE READS "100% PURE WOOL PRIDE OF THE WEST VANCOUVER, B.C.".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
EDUCATION
History
BELONGED TO DONOR WHO ATTENDED LCI IN GRADES 10 & 11. IN GRADE 12 SHE MOVED TO CALGARY AND ATTENDED ST. MARY'S SCHOOL AT THE SACRED HEART CONVENT. SHE THEN RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE AND TOOK ONE MORE CLASS AT LCI AS A SUPER SENIOR.
Catalogue Number
P20000011012
Acquisition Date
2004-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041751
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
125
Width
44
Description
BLACK RAYON ROBE HAS DOUBLE FRONT WITH OVERLAPS TO CLOSE. TWO BUTTONS AT NECK AND ONE AT RIGHT WAIST. ROBE HAS 5.0CM WIDE HORIZONTAL PANEL AROUND WAIST. POCKETS AT HIP ARE DOUBLE OPENING POCKETS WITH ONE SLIT OPEN TO POCKET ON INSIDE OF ROBE AND SECOND SLIT OPEN TO INSIDE OF ROBE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
CASSOCK WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041751
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041746
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
250
Width
12.8
Description
RUST COLOURED STOLE IS 2.5M LONG BAND OF WOVEN CLOTH WITH FLARED BELL SHAPED ENDS. EACH END HAS GOLD AND RUST COLOURED NYLON TASSELS. EACH END ALSO HAS EMBROIDERED CROSS WITH FLORAL CENTRES. CROSS IS GOLD WITH PURPLE EDGING. SMALLER EMBROIDERED CROSS IS ALSO AT BACK OF NECK IN MIDDLE OF STOLE. STOLE HAS GREY FABRIC BACKING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041746
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041747
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
190
Width
11.6
Description
WHITE NYLON BAND OF CLOTH WITH GOLD EMBROIDERED WORK ON ENDS. CLOTH HAS WOVEN FLOWER AND LEAF PATTERN. AT EACH END OF STOLE IS EMBROIDERED CROSS IN GOLD COLOURED STITCHING WITH EMBROIDERED SCROLL WORK SURROUNDING CROSS. EACH END HAS GOLD COLOURED TASSELS. EMBROIDERED CROSS ALSO AT CENTER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. POSSIBLY MADE BY DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041747
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
RABAT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041716
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RABAT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
45
Width
45.5
Description
BLACK NYLON AND COTTON BIB VEST. FRONT IS PEAR SHAPED WITH HEAVY CLOTH COVERED BAND SEWN TO TOP. BLACK NYLON ELASTIC STRAP IS SEWN TO LEFT SIDE AND STEEL LOOP IS ON RIGHT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
RABAT BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA, WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST. BIB VEST IS WORN ON FRONT OF BODY AND WHITE COLLAR IS FASTENED AT TOP. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041716
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CONDUCTOR'S UNIFORM
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, WOOL, SATIN
Catalogue Number
P19990058003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CONDUCTOR'S UNIFORM
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Materials
COTTON, WOOL, SATIN
No. Pieces
1
Length
50.3
Width
54.4
Description
FRONT IS NAVY BLUE WOOL. FRONT OF JACKET IS SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN BACK. SIDES OF FRONT END IN POINTS. FRONT CLOSES WITH 6 BRASS BUTTONS. EMBOSSED ON BUTTONS IS THE IMAGE OF A BEAVER ON A BRANCH, BETWEEN THE WORDS "CANADIAN PACIFIC". THERE ARE TWO WELT POCKETS ON EACH SIDE OF VEST. BACK OF VEST IS MADE OF BLACK SATIN. INSIDE OF VEST IS COMPLETELY LINED WITH OFF-WHITE COTTON. THERE IS A RECTANGLE OF BLUE STITCHING OF INSIDE FRONT OF JACKET (WHERE A TAG USED TO BE?).
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
TRANSPORTATION
History
BELONGED TO DONOR'S GREAT GREAT UNCLE, ROBERT BISHOP, WHO WAS A CONDUCTOR WITH THE C.P.R.. DONOR'S GRANDMOTHER IS ELLEN WATERHOUSE. DONATION WAS MADE IN MEMORY OF DONOR'S MOTHER, VICTORIA BURNS, WHO PASSED AWAY IN FEB. 1999. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BISHOP, PLEASE SEE DONATION P19990058002 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19990058003
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, BIAS TAPE
Catalogue Number
P20000042010
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, BIAS TAPE
No. Pieces
1
Length
176.5 (TIES)
Width
43.6
Description
HALF APRON. MATERIAL HAS A GREEN, YELLOW, AND WHITE FLORAL PATTERN ON A LIGHT TURQUOISE BACKGROUND. EDGES ARE TRIMMED WITH RED BIAS TAPE. FRONT OF APRON IS MADE OF THREE U-SHAPED PANELS, WITH THE CENTER ONE OVERLAPPING THE OUTER TWO. THE PANELS EACH HAVE A FEW PLEATS IN THEM. THE PANELS ARE SEWN TO A WAISTBAND, WHICH IS EXTENDED TO FORM TIES, WHICH ARE TRIMMED WITH RED BIAS TAPE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONOR BOUGHT AT A TEA AND BAKE SALE AT ST. MARY'S CHURCH IN 40'S OR 50'S. WHEN WORKING AT SUCH FUNCTION, LADIES WORE DRESSES AND SO NEED AN APPROPRIATE APRON TO WEAR WITH THEIR DRESSIER CLOTHES. *** *UPDATE 11 DECEMBER 2013* INFORMATION BELOW PROVIDED BY DONOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE GALT IN 2010. “AT THIS TIME APRONS WERE IN COMMON USE. IT WAS MUCH EASIER TO WASH AN APRON THEN DRY CLEAN AN EXPENSIVE OUTFIT. " ***
Catalogue Number
P20000042010
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
SOUTANE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON & RAYON OR NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19900013001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SOUTANE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON & RAYON OR NYLON
No. Pieces
2
Length
141
Width
40.2
Description
CONSISTS OF BLACK ROBE WITH FRINGE, FRINGED SASH. FRONT BUTTONED. SLEEVES HAVE A RIBBON BAND ALONG EDGE & ARE DOUBLED BACK STITCHED TO SLEEVE AT THE FOREARM. C/W BLACK BELT OR SINCTURE. 1 BUTTON IS LOOSE & POCKET IS TORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
BLACK ROBE OF THE OBLATES, NOT WORN SINCE VATICAN II (1962). OBLATES ACTIVE IN LETHBRIDGE AREA SINCE 1ST BAPTISM AT FORT HAMILTON BY FATHER SCOLLEN IN 1873. FATHER VAN TIGHEM CELEBRATED THE 1ST MASS IN 1884 IN COALBANKS. THEREAFTER ESTABLISHING A PARISH IN 1886 & BUILDING 1ST ST. PATRICKS CHURCH IN 1887 IN SEPTEMBER VAN TIGHEM MOVED TO NEW PARISH AS ITS PRIEST. THE OBLATE OF MARY IMMACULATE (OMI) HISTORICALLY SOMETIMES CALLED THE BLACKROBES BECAUSE OF THEIR CHARACTERISTIC BLACK ROBES. THE OBLATES ARE RETIRING FROM LETHBRIDGE IN JULY .1990. THIS ROBE WAS NORMALLY WORN WITH A CINCTURE OR BELT SNAP FASTENED AT THE WAIST WITH A LARGE CROSS (12.7 X 20.4) & HUNG BY A CORD FROM THE NECK.
Catalogue Number
P19900013001
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, POLYESTER, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19960033014
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON, POLYESTER, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
90
Width
40.6
Description
KHAKI BROWN NYLON-POLYESTER DRESS. DRESS HAS GORED SKIRT SEWN TO SHORT SLEEVE BLOUSE. BLOUSE HAS POLO COLLAR AND EPAULETS ON SHOULDERS. ON BREAST ARE TWO PATCH POCKETS WITH TWO MORE ON SKIRT. SEVERAL PLEATS ARE GATHERED AT WAIST. UNDER LEFT ARM ALONG SIDE IS ZIPPER. SMALL LOOPS ARE SEWN AT BOTH SIDES AT WAIST. FRONT HAS THREE BUTTON OPENING. ONLY ONE BUTTON IS PRESENT AND THAT IS ON LEFT SHOULDER HOLDING EPAULET. BUTTON IS POLISHED BRASS WITH RAISED HEAD OF WOMAN WITH GREEK HELMET ON. BENEATH HEAD IS "CWAC". SEWN INSIDE ARE SHOULDER PADS. HAND PRINTED IN BLACK INK ON INSIDE BETWEEN SHOULDER BLADES IS "SCHMIDT AL.". DOWN CENTER OF BACK IS INVERTED PLEAT WITH SINGLE KNIFE PLEAT ON EITHER SIDE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DRESS WAS FOUND IN STORAGE AT THE ARMOURIES AND DONATED BY THE 18TH AIR DEFENSE REGIMENT. DRESS IS SERVICE DRESS MOST LIKELY FROM THE 1960'S, POSSIBLY FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Catalogue Number
P19960033014
Acquisition Date
1996-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
P19860029001-002-GA, P19860022000-0028000-GA, SKIRT AND APRON (SET) P19860034000-0036000-GA
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1860
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19860029000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
P19860029001-002-GA, P19860022000-0028000-GA, SKIRT AND APRON (SET) P19860034000-0036000-GA
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1860
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
No. Pieces
2
Description
.1 SKIRT. 100.5(L) X 36(W - WAIST) COTTON, LINEN. CREAM, RUST, MAUVE, BLUE, GOLD, BLACK. SIZE: MEDIUM. HAND SPUN AND WOVEN PLEATED SKIRT, PLEATS SEWN DOWN TO HIP LINE. BLACK WAISTBAND, BUTTONS ON LEFT SIDE WITH 1 BUTTON. GEOMETRIC DESIGNS RUN HORIZONTALLY AROUND SKIRT. BASIC COLOUR IS CREAM. .2 APRON. 72(L - W/O TIES) X 62(W- BOTTOM HEM) COTTON, WOOL. BURGUNDY, GREY, BLUE, WHITE, GREEN, RED AND YELLOW. HAND WOVEN, BURGUNDY BACKGROUND, 5 BLUE AND WHITE VERTICAL STRIPES. 5 VERTICAL ROWS OF WOOL EMBROIDERED FLOWERS, RED/WHITE, RED/YELLOW, GREEN LEAVES AND STEMS. ATTACHED TO GREY WAISTBAND WHICH BUTTON ON LEFT SIDE WITH AN AQUA BUTTON.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
THE DONOR ESTIMATES THE COSTUME TO BE 150 YEARS OLD, IT WAS MADE BY HER ANCESTRAL MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDMOTHER (6 GENERATIONS BACK). THE COSTUME IS ENTIRELY HANDMADE AND EXEMPLIFIES FINE FOLK ART. THE ORNATELY DECORATED APRON IS CONSIDERED THE "HEART" OF LITHUANIA COSTUMES.
Catalogue Number
P19860029000
Acquisition Date
1985-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1968
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073045
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1968
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Length
78.7
Width
42.5
Description
DRAB GREEN WOOL SHIRT. FRONT BUTTON CLOSURE WITH VERTICAL FABRIC PANEL BENEATH BUTTON HOLES. TWO BREAST POCKETS. SHIRT IS MISSING THIRD BUTTON FROM TOP. MARKED INSIDE BACK SHIRT-TAIL IN BLACK IS "NICK PONECH". INSIDE RIGHT BREAST POCKET WAS FOUND A LIGHT GREEN HANDKERCHIEF, 41.2 X 40.7CM. DARKER GREEN BORDER, WITH BEIGE AND WHITE PLAID. CREASED FROM FOLDING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY NICK PONECH, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. DONOR'S HISTORY UNKNOWN. FOR MORE HISTORY ON COLLECTION SEE P19970073001-GA. ***HANDKERCHIEF STORED IN SECOND LOCATION. USE OF SHIRT UNKNOWN; MILITARY ASSOCIATION. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS ABLE TO DISCOVER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE DONOR. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING: NICHOLAS RONALD PONECH WAS BORN IN LETHBRIDGE ON JUNE 27, 1940 AND DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2006 AT THE AGE OF 66. HE SERVED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIT IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA AS A SAPPER.
Catalogue Number
P19970073045
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MILITARY DRESS TROUSERS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19960097003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MILITARY DRESS TROUSERS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
116.4
Width
41
Description
PAIR OF DRAB GREEN WOOL PLEATED PANTS WITH CREASE AND BUTTONFLY. HAS 4 BROWN PLASTIC BUTTONS ON OUTSIDE OF WAISTBAND, AND TWO INSIDE THE BACK TO ATTACH TO SUSPENDERS. HAS TWO FRONT AND REAR POCKETS, BACK CLOSES WITH BROWN PLASTIC BUTTONS MARKED "R. LILLCO 7 MADDOX ST. W." ALSO HAS WHITE LABEL AT BACK MARKED "ROBERT LILLICO, LTD., CIVIL & MILITARY TAILORS. 7 MADDOX STREET LONDON, W.L.", AND TYPED BELOW ON LABEL IS "LT. E.N.J. HEINITZ R.C.A." PANTS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
FOR VALUABLE INFORMATION ON NORM HEINITZ’S MILITARY SERVICE, PLEASE REFERENCE P19960097004, ITS PERMANENT FILE AND ARCHIVAL DONATION 20091074. FINALLY, PLEASE NOTE THAT NORM HEINTIZ’S WIFE MARY DONATED THREE CASED WORLD WAR TWO MEDALS TO THE GALT’ COLLECTIONS DEPT. IN APRIL 2010, BUT THE OFFER WAS NOT ACCEPTED. THE OFFER WAS, HOWEVER, ACCEPTED BY THE GALT’S EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND THE MEDALS WERE DEPOSITED THERE IN NOVEMBER 2010. FOR MORE PHYSICAL DETAILS ON THE MEDALS, PLEASE REFERENCE P19960097004. DONOR MARY HEINITZ PASSED AWAY ON 4 JULY 2013 IN CALGARY, AB..
Catalogue Number
P19960097003
Acquisition Date
1996-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19960061010
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1965
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Length
8
Width
0.3
Description
BURGUNDY NYLON SASH WITH TWO LONG MATCHING TASSELS HANGING FROM THE FRONT CENTRE. SASH ATTACHES IN FRONT WITH AN IRON HOOK. EACH TASSEL IS ATTACHED TO ONE SIDE OF THE SASH. NYLON IS LINED WITH A VINYL BACKING, AND SIZE OF BELT IS ADJUSTABLE ON THE INSIDE. SURFACE IS SOILED, AND ONE TASSEL IS SHORTER THAN THE OTHER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
THIS SASH WAS A PART OF THE DONOR'S LEFTENANT COLONEL'S PATROL DRESS. DONOR WAS THE LAST COMMANDER OF THE 18TH FIELD REGIMENT BEFORE IT SWITCHED TO THE 18TH AIR DEFENSE REGIMENT. DONOR WAS LATER COLONEL JACOBSON, COMMANDER OF SOUTH ALBERTA MILITIA DISTRICT, AND FINALLY COLONEL COMMANDANT OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. SOME UNIFORMS ARE FROM 1967-1970 (WITH MISSING PIECES) OF AN ARTILLERY OFFICER. COLLECTION WAS COMPLETE BUT SOME PIECES WERE LOST WHEN DONATED TO THE 18TH BATTERY, AND THEY WERE LATER RETURNED TO HIM ANONYMOUSLY. ARTIFACTS WERE DAMAGED IN A HOUSE FIRE IN 1981, WHEN DONOR'S HOME BURNED DOWN. DONOR IS NOW JUDGE RONALD JACOBSON. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE P19960106001-GA, AND THE ARCHIVES FILE P19901044000-GM.
Catalogue Number
P19960061010
Acquisition Date
1996-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20000040001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.0
Length
85.0
Width
46.0
Description
COTTON, KHAKI, LONG SLEEVED SHIRT. FRONT OPENING HAS 6 PLASTIC, KHAKI BUTTONS AS CLOSURE; EACH CUFF ALSO HAS A BUTTON. THERE IS A FLAPPED PATCH POCKET ON EACH SIDE OF CHEST. THERE ARE PLAIN EPAULETTES ON SHOULDERS EACH KEPT IN PLACE BY A BUTTON (AS ABOVE). BACK OF SHIRT IS SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN FRONT. WRITTEN ON INSIDE BACK OF SHIRT, TOWARD BOTTOM, IS "R HUTTON".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
BELONGED TO DONOR. SHIRT IS FROM UNIFORM USED DURING SERVICE IN THE ARMY CORP. DONOR TRAINED AS A TANK DRIVER IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CORP, IN CAMP BORDEN ONTARIO, IN 1945. SERVED ONLY IN CANADA, NOT OVERSEAS. DONOR BORN AND RAISED IN LETHBRIDGE; MADE A LIVING AS AN ELECTRICIAN. A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, GENERAL STEWART BRANCH; HE IS ALSO A PAST PRESIDENT. *NOTE* THIS ITEM WAS PREVIOUSLY LOCATED AT PA U21 T. AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, THE ITEM WAS UNACCOUNTED FOR. IT IS LIKELY THAT THE OBJECT IS ON PERMANENT EXHIBIT UNDER EITHER P19970073011 OR P20000047008.
Catalogue Number
P20000040001
Acquisition Date
2000-11
Collection
Museum
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