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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19738587000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
LINEN
No. Pieces
1
Length
43.8
Description
WHITE APRON GATHERED AT WAIST, WHITE HAND CROCHETED LACE BORDER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
Catalogue Number
P19738587000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
NAVAL TROUSERS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073028
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL TROUSERS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
113.8
Width
42
Description
PAIR OF NAVY BLUE WOOL NAVAL TROUSERS. LINED WITH LIGHT BLUE COTTON AT WAISTBAND. TWO SIDE PANELS WITH POCKETS AT WAIST, BUTTON TOGETHER AT CENTRE; THIRD PANEL BUTTONS UP FROM BELOW. NO MARKINGS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073026-36-GA FOR RELATED PIECES. SEE P19970073001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970073028
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P20110012003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
44
Length
115.2
Width
1.3
Description
APRON WITH WHITE COTTON LAWN WITH MACHINE EYELETS AND EMBROIDERY. PROBABLY WAS PRODUCED IN A PANEL SO DRESSMAKER (OR HOME SEWER) CUT THE MAIN PIECES OUT ALONG EDGES OF EMBROIDERY AND SEWED PIECES TOGETHER. THIS IS EVIDENT IN ATTACHMENTS OF TIES. TIES ATTACHED BY HAND. REPAIR AT TOP CENTRE FROM. TIES HEMMED BY MACHINE
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
APRON WAS OWNED AND USED BY DONOR’S GRANDMOTHER EDNA LOUISE TAYLOR NEE PRINCE BEFORE SHE PASSED AWAY IN 1916. FOR DETAILED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION RELATING TO DONOR'S FAMILY HISTORY, PLEASE SEE TO P20110012001.
Catalogue Number
P20110012003
Acquisition Date
2011-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041739
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
75
Width
82
Description
WHITE LINEN SHIRT WITH GATHERED CIRCULAR NECKLINE AND LARGE BELL SLEEVES. GARMENT IS STAINED YELLOW AROUND NECK AND AT SLEEVE ENDS.
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
P19970041739
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, DENIM, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19990055003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TROUSERS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL, DENIM, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
110.0
Width
56.0
Description
NAVY BLUE WOOL TROUSERS. THERE IS AN ANGLED WELT POCKET ON EACH SIDE. JUST BELOW EACH OF THESE POCKETS IS A VERTICAL LINE OF RED PIPING. THERE ARE ALSO TWO WELT POCKETS ON BACK OF PANTS. FRONT OPENING CLOSES WITH FOUR NAVY BLUE BUTTONS. THERE IS A SMALL FOB OR WATCH POCKET ON FRONT RIGHT SIDE OF PANTS. A WHITE TAG IS STAPLED TO LEFT FRONT; TAG READS "NEEDLECRAFT MILLS LTD. NAME G. MASSON NO. 5 ADDRESS LETHBRIDGE ALTA. BREAST 39 WAIST SLEEVE 19 LENGTH 29 WAIST 36 SEAT INS. LEG 30". WAISTBAND AND POCKETS ARE LINED WITH AN OFF-WHITE COTTON AND DENIM. THERE ARE 6 OFF-WHITE BUTTONS AROUND INSIDE OF WAISTBAND.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
SEE P19990055001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990055003
Acquisition Date
2000-02
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19920045003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CANADA MILITARY AIR FORCE JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
77.5
Description
WOOL, AIR FORCE BLUE, 4 OUTSIDE POCKETS (2 BREAST, 2 SKIRT) SECURED W/ BRASS BUTTONS WITH AN EAGLE IN FLIGHT BELOW A KING'S CROWN AND "R.C.A.F." ALONG BOTTOM EDGE. INSIGNIA DENOTES SOLDIER WAS A WARRANT OFFICER 2ND CLASS. SOILED BROWN & GOLD COTTON BADGE ON LEFT TOP OF A WING ATTACHED TO A WREATH BEARING "B",THE KING'S CROWN AND "RCAF". SOILED "CANADA" SHOULDER TITLES. LINING MARKED "J.E. LITTON, SGT.". BELT HOOKS SLIGHTLY RUSTED. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DRESS OR PARADE UNIFORM OF AIR FORCE. "B" INDICATES BOMBARDIER IN AIR FORCE. DONOR TRAINED AT LETHBRIDGE NO. 8 BOMBING & GUNNERY SCHOOL, THAT WAS 1 OF MANY SITES ACROSS CANADA WHICH TRAINED AIR CREW FOR W.W.II AS PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN. SEE P19920045001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19920045003
Acquisition Date
1992-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
TOOL APRON
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1944
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS
Catalogue Number
P20010014003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TOOL APRON
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1944
Materials
CANVAS
No. Pieces
1
Length
74.0
Width
38.0
Description
FULL APRON. DIRTY WHITE CANVAS. BOTTOM OF APRON IS FOLDED UP AND SEWN TO FORM A POUCH, DIVIDED INTO 3 SECTIONS. HAS A TIE ATTACHED TO TOP, TO GO AROUND NECK. HAS TWO TIES AT THE SIDES. ON FRONT READS "YATES LUMBER YARDS LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA" IN RED WITH BLACK OUTLINING, AND "PHONE 3516" IN BLACK. APRON HAS VARIOUS STAINS THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
YATES LUMBER YARDS OPERATED IN LETHBRIDGE FROM 1925 TO 1944. APRON WAS USED IN THE RIVERVIEW GARAGE. RIVERVIEW GARAGE WAS OWNED BY DONOR'S FATHER-IN-LAW, JACK CARPENTER, FROM 1947/48 TO 1965. IT WAS LOCATED AT 616 4TH STREET, SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE. JOCK CARPENTER IS A LETHBRIDGE AUTHOR, WHO WROTE "$50 BRIDE" AND "BOOTLEGGER'S BRIDE", WHICH CONCENTRATE ON THE HISTORY OF THE FUR TRADE AND THE PROHIBITION LIQUOR TRADE IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA.
Catalogue Number
P20010014003
Acquisition Date
2001-09
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041738
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
133.5
Width
52
Description
BLACK COTTON ROBE. ROBE HAS DOUBLED OVER FRONT CLOSURE WITH BUTTON AT RIGHT SIDE OF WAIST AND AT RIGHT SIDE OF NECK. NO COLLAR. ROBE HAS WELT SLITS CUT AT WAIST. ROBE IS HEAVILY WORN AND AREAS AROUND WAIST ARE TORN AND FRAYED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
ROBE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK 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
P19970041738
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19990053010
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HALF-APRON
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
64.5
Width
47.5
Description
WHITE LINEN, HALF APRON. APRON IS TEAR DROP SHAPED (WITH POINT CUT OFF). AROUND EDGE OF APRON IS A 3.9CM WIDE, WHITE CROCHETED TRIM. TRIM IS TORN IN TWO PLACES. FRONT OF APRON HAS TWO PENTAGONAL SHAPED PATCH POCKETS. THE OPENING OF EACH POCKET HAS A WHITE CROCHETED TRIM. THERE ARE WHITE APPLIQUES ON POCKETS, AND LARGER WHITE APPLIQUES ON REST OF APRON. TWO HOLES IN APRON HAVE BEEN PATCHED. WAIST BAND HAS A WHITE BUTTON (WITH A PIECE BROKEN OFF) ON ONE END AND A BUTTONHOLE IN THE OTHER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONOR IS A HIGH SCHOOL PHYS. ED. TEACHER. SHE DID DRAMA IN SCHOOLS AND LOCAL THEATRE, AND ENTIRE COLLECTION WAS GIVEN TO HER BY LOCAL PEOPLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON DONOR GAIL HOLLAND’S ACQUISITION, STEWARDSHIP AND GENERAL USE OF HER 1999-DONATED COLLECTION PLEASE REFER TO RECORD P19990053001. ***UPDATE: ARTIFACT INSIGHT BELOW SUBMITTED BY DONOR AND COLLECTIONS VOLUNTEER GAIL HOLLAND ON 19 APRIL 2011. “HALF APRON SERVED AS A POSSIBLE REFERENCE FOR MAID’S CLOTHING PERIOD WEAR.”
Catalogue Number
P19990053010
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
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
Other Name
ANGLICAN STOLE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19970041371
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN STOLE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
196
Width
9
Description
RECTANGULAR BLACK STOLE HAS TIGHT WOOLEN WEAVE AND BLACK TASSELS AT ENDS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST IN VANCOUVER, SLOCAN CITY AND COALDALE. 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. THE FOLLOWING MEMORIES WERE PROVIDED BY REVEREND TIM NAKAYAMA IN A LETTER TO THE GALT ON 16 AUGUST, 2007. HE WROTE: "THE STOLES, AND CUFFLINKS ARE PARTS, ACCESSORIES, AND PARTS OF VESTMENTS AND GARMENTS WORN BY ANGLICAN CLERGY. [THESE] ITEMS WERE UNDOUBTEDLY USED BY MY FATHER. VARIOUS SMALL METAL PIECES THAT FIT IN BUTTONHOLES FASTEN THE CLERICAL COLLAR TO THE CLERICAL RABAT AND/OR BLACK SHIRT WHICH MY FATHER USED THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE AFTER ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE AND PRIESTHOOD.”
Catalogue Number
P19970041371
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
BASEBALL UNIFORM SHIRT
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STRETCH COTTON, FELT
Catalogue Number
P19860012000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BASEBALL UNIFORM SHIRT
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
STRETCH COTTON, FELT
No. Pieces
1
Length
55.0
Width
46.0
Description
BLACK, YELLOW, ORANGE. MEN'S MEDIUM. BLACK BODY, GOLD STRIP ON FRONT AND BACK YOKES AND DOWN SLEEVES. BLACK STRETCH NECK, SLEEVE AND BOTTOM BANDS. ON FRONT: YELLOW AND BLACK FELT TIGER HEAD AND ORANGE FELT LETTERING "ELLISONS". RED STAIN AT RIGHT BREAST. BLACK SMUDGES AT RIGHT OF COLLAR. BLACK STAINS ON RIGHT SLEEVE. SMALL HOLE ON RIGHT SHOULDER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
SPORTS
History
DONOR'S BROTHER EMIL (CHUMMY) SCHUMACHER, PLAYED BASEBALL IN THE CITY IN 1930'S FOR ELLISON TIGERS. MR. SCHUMACHER WAS A CLERK IN LETHBRIDGE HOTEL FOR 23 YEARS, AFTER WHICH HE MOVED NORTH & MANAGED A NUMBER OF HOTELS. HE WAS BORN IN LETHBRIDGE (JANUARY 1912) PASSED AWAY IN NOVEMBER 1979. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A BASEBALL UNIFORM DONATED BY HELEN BLACKER. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. EMILIE “CHUMMY” OSCAR SCHUMACHER PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 67 ON NOVEMBER 7, 1979. IN AN ARTICLE, PUBLISHED AUGUST 24, 1934, CHUMMY IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: “EMIL SCHUMACHER, CATCHER. WITHOUT DOUBT, “SCHUMMY” IS THE BEST BACKSTOP THE CITY BOASTS OF. HE HAS HAD A NEAR PERFECT FIELDING RECORD AND ASSUMES THE CLEAN-UP POSITION IN THE BATTING ORDER. A MEMBER OF THE COMMERCIAL CAFÉ SQUAD LAST SEASON.” SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19860012000
Acquisition Date
1985-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1946
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, SATIN
Catalogue Number
P19990020002
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1946
Materials
WOOL, SATIN
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.4
Length
64.9
Width
50.0
Description
KNITTED SWEATER. OLIVE DRAB. WHITE FABRIC TAG ON INSIDE OF NECK READS "JANTZEN" IN ORANGE, AND "SPORTSWEAR MADE IN CANADA M" IN RED. ALSO ON TAG IS THE IMAGE OF A SWIMMER IN MID DIVE. SWIMMER IS ORANGE AND RED. SWEATER HAS A V-NECK. IS OTHERWISE PLAIN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
SEE P19990020001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PAIR OF BOXER SHORTS DONATED BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, BRANCH #4. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ALLAN MCKAGUE WAS BORN IN WEYBURN, SK ON JANUARY 4, 1919, THE SON OF LAWSON AND BEATRICE MCKAGUE (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). ON MAY 10, 1942, HE WAS MARRIED TO HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART NORMA DAHL AND THE COUPLE CELEBRATED THEIR 63RD ANNIVERSARY IN 2005. ACCORDING TO ALLAN’S OBITUARY, HE “TRAINED AS AN AIRCRAFT MECHANIC IN BURBANK, CA MOVING TO VANCOUVER TO WORK FOR BOEING AIRCRAFT. HE LATER SERVED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN ARTILLERY AT BOTH PETAWAWA AND KINGSTON, ON PRIOR TO BEING DEPLOYED TO LONDON, ENGLAND. AFTER THE WAR ALLAN WORKED IN MCKAGUE’S GENERAL STORE IN VICEROY, SK AND LATER FOR CONFEDERATION LINE.” ALLAN AND NORMA MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1972, WHERE ALLAN WORKED AT BENY’S CHEV OLDS UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1984. ALLAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 6, 2006. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19990020002
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
BASEBALL UNIFORM PANTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19930034002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BASEBALL UNIFORM PANTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
WOOL, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
79.2
Description
GREY, CALF LENGTH PANTS, WITH DARKER GREY STRIPES. GATHERED AROUND BOTTOM SEAM (LEGS). BELT LOOPS, 4 BUTTON FLY & SINGLE BACK POCKET. BLUE PIPING DOWN OUTSIDE LEG SEAM. STAINED, SOILED & FRAYED. 2 HOLES ON LOWER RIGHT LEG, 1 NEAR OUTSIDE SEAM. 1 HOLE ON KNEE, WITH WHITE COTTON PATCH. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
SPORTS
History
UNIFORM BELONGED TO GEORGE ATKINSON WHEN HE PLAYED ON STERN FURNITURE FASTBALL TEAM. THE TEAM WERE FASTBALL CHAMPIONS IN 1934 & MANAGED BY LEO SINGER. SEE ALSO P19930034001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A BASEBALL UNIFORM DONATED BY MARY ATKINSON. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. GEORGE MARSHALL ATKINSON WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN MANITOU, MB. HE TAUGHT SCHOOL FOR TWO YEARS IN RENNIE AND PURVES, MB BEFORE JOINING THE CPR IN 1925. IN 1929, GEORGE MARRIED MURIEL ATKINSON (NEE BLACKWELL) IN BETHUNE, SK. HE RETIRED IN 1970. GEORGE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 86 ON SEPTEMBER 5, 1992. AN ARTICLE FROM AUGUST 24, 1934 DESCRIBED GEORGE AS: “GEORGE ATKINSON, SECOND BASEMAN AND FIELDER. GEORGE HAS NOT SEEN A GREAT DEAL OF ACTION THIS YEAR, BEING USED LARGELY FOR UTILITY, BUT HE PERFORMS VERY WELL WHEN CALLED UP AND QUITE RELIABLE. WITH THE GAS COMPANY TEAM A YEAR AGO.” SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930034002
Acquisition Date
1993-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
NAVAL DRILL JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073031
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL DRILL JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
88.4
Width
162
Description
WHITE COTTON LONG-SLEEVED DRILL JUMPER. RECTANGULAR IN SHAPE, WITH NARROW AND DEEP V-NECK. 20CM COLLAR FOLDS BACK OVER SHOULDERS. WHITE LIGHT COTTON TIE KNOTTED AT BASE OF V IN NECK. STENCILLED IN BLACK AT BACK SHOULDERS "A.D. HERMAN". "H4875" STAMPED IN BLACK IN RIGHT CORNER OF COLLAR. LARGE POCKET STITCHED TO INSIDE LEFT BREAST. DISCOLORED WITH WATER STAINS THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. SEE P19970073026-36-GA FOR RELATED PIECES. SEE P19970073001-GA FOR HISTORY. WORN WITH BLUE DUNGAREE COLLAR, GUNSHIRT (030), AND WHITE SEAMAN'S CAP (036) AS SUMMER ISSUE, FOR MEDITERRANEAN SERVICE. SEE O32 FOR MATCHING TROUSERS PREVIOUSLY BELONGING TO SAME DONOR. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE WAS ABLE TO DISCOVER NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE ORIGINAL OWNER. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING: ACCORDING TO THE LEGION MAGAZINE ONLINE ALLAN HERMAN SERVED WITH THE NAVY IN WORLD WAR II. HIS SERVICE NUMBER WAS 7747812. HERMAN PASSED AWAY ON AUGUST 15, 1997. THE LEGION MAGAZINE ALSO LISTS HIS BRANCH AS: CRESCENT BRANCH, LOCATED IN SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA. ALLAN HERMAN IS NOT MENTIONED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. IT IS UNKNOWN HOW THE JACKET CAME INTO THE POSSESSION OF THE LETHBRIDGE BRANCH OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION.
Catalogue Number
P19970073031
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
POLISH MILITARY TUNIC
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19960102001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
POLISH MILITARY TUNIC
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
77.2
Width
44.5
Description
DRESS SERVICE TUNIC; GREEN WOOL. TWO BREAST POCKETS AND TWO LOWER FRONT POCKETS. BRASS BUTTONS WITH EAGLE EMBOSSED. BROWN COTTON AND GREEN SYNTHETIC LINING. TWO HOOKS AND EYES AT FRONT BUTTON CLOSURE. DARTS AT WAIST. COLLAR BADGES AND OTHER INSIGNIA REMOVED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
UNIFORM BELONGED TO DONOR'S HUSBAND, ZYGMUNT NEBELSKI; BORN JUNE 20, 1913 IN STANISLAWOW, POLAND. ZYGMUNT WAS CIVILIAN PRIOR TO SECOND WORLD WAR, AND WORKED AS A TOOL MAKER FOR RAILWAYS. AFTER RUSSIAN INVASION DONOR WORKED FOR POLISH UNDERGROUND FOR RESISTANCE PAPER. CAPTURED BY RUSSIANS IN LATE 1939 OR EARLY 1940. IN 1941 FOLLOWING GERMAN INVASION OF RUSSIA, CAPTURED POLISH WERE GIVEN OPTION OF SUPPORTING BRITISH OR RUSSIAN ARMIES. NEBELSKI MADE HIS WAY TO TEL AVIV WHERE POLISH CORP ASSEMBLED. CORP WAS ATTACHED TO BRITISH 8TH ARMY. FOUGHT IN NORTH AFRICA, SICILY, ITALY (MONTE CASSINO). NEBELSKI MET WIFE JOAN IN SEPT. 1946. JOAN WORKED IN SERVICES CANTEEN. MARRIED AUGUST 23, 1947. COUPLE EMIGRATED TO ARGENTINA IN 1948-1951. ZYGMUNT CONTINUED TO WORK AS TOOL AND DYE MAKER. RETURNED TO ENGLAND IN 1951, THEN IMMIGRATED TO CANADA IN 1952. JOAN FOLLOWED IN 1953, SETTLING IN EDMONTON. ZYGMUNT WORKED AS PACKER IN CONSTRUCTION AND AS AIRPLANE BODY REPAIRER (DEPARMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE IN MAINTENANCE). RETIRED IN 1978 AND MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE, WHERE HE PASSED AWAY IN 1988. JACKET AND TROUSERS RECEIVED BY ZYGMUNT AFTER WAR ENDED. FOR MORE INFO & PHOTO REFER TO ARCHIVAL DONATION MADE IN 1999.
Catalogue Number
P19960102001
Acquisition Date
1996-11
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
POLISH MILITARY PANTS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19960102002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
POLISH MILITARY PANTS
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
109
Width
34.3
Description
GREEN WOOL PANTS. BACK LEFT POCKET; TWO SIDE POCKETS. DOUBLE PLEATS AT FRONT. FIVE BROWN PLASTIC BUTTONS AT FRONT CLOSURE; TWO AT TOP WAIST. SIX BUTTONS AT WAISTBAND TO SECURE SUSPENDERS. WHITE COTTON LINING ON POCKETS. GREY BIAS TAPE SEWN TO LOWER HEMS WHERE PANTS ARE FRAYED. SOME BELT LOOPS ALSO FRAYED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
UNIFORM BELONGED TO DONOR'S HUSBAND, ZYGMUNT NEBELSKI; BORN JUNE 20, 1913 IN STANISLAWOW, POLAND. ZYGMUNT WAS CIVILIAN PRIOR TO SECOND WORLD WAR, AND WORKED AS A TOOL MAKER FOR RAILWAYS. AFTER RUSSIAN INVASION DONOR WORKED FOR POLISH UNDERGROUND FOR RESISTANCE PAPER. CAPTURED BY RUSSIANS IN LATE 1939 OR EARLY 1940. IN 1941 FOLLOWING GERMAN INVASION OF RUSSIA, CAPTURED POLISH WERE GIVEN OPTION OF SUPPORTING BRITISH OR RUSSIAN ARMIES. NEBELSKI MADE HIS WAY TO TEL AVIV WHERE POLISH CORP ASSEMBLED. CORP WAS ATTACHED TO BRITISH 8TH ARMY. FOUGHT IN NORTH AFRICA, SICILY, ITALY (MONTE CASSINO). NEBELSKI MET WIFE JOAN IN SEPT. 1946. JOAN WORKED IN SERVICES CANTEEN. MARRIED AUGUST 23, 1947. COUPLE EMIGRATED TO ARGENTINA IN 1948-1951. ZYGMUNT CONTINUED TO WORK AS TOOL AND DYE MAKER. RETURNED TO ENGLAND IN 1951, THEN IMMIGRATED TO CANADA IN 1952. JOAN FOLLOWED IN 1953, SETTLING IN EDMONTON. ZYGMUNT WORKED AS PACKER IN CONSTRUCTION AND AS AIRPLANE BODY REPAIRER (DEPARMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE IN MAINTENANCE). RETIRED IN 1978 AND MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE, WHERE HE PASSED AWAY IN 1988. JACKET AND TROUSERS RECEIVED BY ZYGMUNT AFTER WAR ENDED. FOR MORE INFO & PHOTO REFER TO ARCHIVAL DONATION MADE IN 1999.
Catalogue Number
P19960102002
Acquisition Date
1996-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
SET, CHRISTENING DRESS & SLIP
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19920058008
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SET, CHRISTENING DRESS & SLIP
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1890
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
No. Pieces
2
Description
1. DRESS - 2.5CM(H) X 91.5CM (L) X 79.7CM (W). WHITE LINEN. NECK AND CUFFS TRIMMED WITH A LACEY FABRIC. EACH CUFF HAS A WHITE RIBBON TIED IN A BOW, BACK OF NECK ALSO HAS A WHITE RIBBON TIED IN A BOW. BACK OF DRESS CLOSES WITH THREE WHITE BUTTONS. FRONT OF BODICE HAS EMBROIDERED CRISS-CROSS DESIGNS ON IT. BACK OF BODICE AND SKIRT, HAVE SMALL, WHITE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS THROUGHOUT. BOTTOM OF SKIRT IS EMBROIDERED WITH CRISS-CROSS DESIGNS, AND BOTTOM EDGE IS MADE TO LOOK LIKE LACE (SAME AS ON CUFFS AND NECK). STAINED. 2. SLIP - 2.2CM(H) X 81.0CM(L) X 74.0CM(W). WHITE COTTON. BODICE HAS NO DISTINGUISHABLE NECKLINE. IT IS CUT STRAIGHT ACROSS THE FRONT; FABRIC IS CUT INTO A DOWNWARD CURVE ON EACH SIDE (FOR ARMS), AND BACK IS CUT STRAIGHT ACROSS. BACK IS HELD CLOSED BY SIX WHITE TIES; ONE OF THE TIES HAS FALLEN OFF ONE SIDE. WAIST IS GATHERED. MATERIAL IS PLAIN WHITE EXCEPT FOR HEM OF SKIRT, WHICH IS TRIMMED WITH A STRIP OF LACEY LIKE MATERIAL. SLIP IS STAINED
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
DRESS AND SLIP WERE USED BY THE SHERLOCK OR MACLEOD FAMILIES. MARJ BELIEVED SHE WAS PERSONALLY BAPTIZED IN THE GOWN ON ACCOUNT THAT IT WAS THE OFFICIAL BAPTISMAL GOWN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. MARJ WAS BAPTISED AT ST AUGUSTINE'S AROUND JUNE 7, 1929. IT IS UNKNOWN WHICH MATERNAL SIDE OF THE FAMILY THE GOWN WAS PASSED DOWN, BUT DONOR BELIEVES IT WAS SHERLOCK. SEE P19920058006-GA FOR MORE HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED BY MARJORIE WELCH'S MOTHER, NORA EVERSON. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHERLOCK/MACLEOD FAMILY, SEE RECORDS P19960108000 AND P19740093000.
Catalogue Number
P19920058008
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
MILITARY JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P19950066011
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MILITARY JACKET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, COTTON, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Height
131.5
Width
83
Description
DARK GREEN WOOL OVERCOAT IS LONG AND HAS NOTCHED LAPEL WITH TWO BUTTONHOLES. HAS BROAD WELT SIDE POCKETS. IS DOUBLE BREASTED WITH GOLD BUTTONS THAT ARE BUBBLED. HAVE "CANADA HONI-SOIT-DUI-MAL-Y-PENSE" WITH CROWN AND MAPLE LEAF ETCHED ON SIDE. EPAULET REACHES FROM SHOULDER SEAM TO UNDER COLLAR, FASTENS WITH SAME BUTTON. ARE DARTS ABOVE SIDE POCKETS. SLEEVES ARE STRAIGHT AND REGULAR. ON BACK IS OPEN SLIT IN MIDDLE FROM BOTTOM UP TWO METAL BUTTONS. HAS BACK BELT WITH THREE BUTTONS. ON EDGES OF BELT ON INSIDE ARE UN-SEWN PLEATS, ONE ON EACH SIDE. INSIDE TO ABOUT KNEES IS GREEN COTTON LINING. HAS WHITE TAG WHICH READS IN BLACK A VARIETY OF INFORMATION ON PIECE SUCH AS SIZE. TAG IS WORN AND FRAYED. WOOL SHOWS MINOR SIGNS OF WEAR. INTERIOR HAND MARKED BY "PERRY, W.H.", "106357". INTERIOR INK STAMPED "K45218"
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
WORN BY DONOR IN WORLD WAR II, WAS IN THE MOTOR TRANSPORT CORP. *UPDATE* IN 2012 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT DAVID SMITH CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. HE LEARNED THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: ACCORDING TO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, “W. H. “BILL” PERRY PASSED AWAY ON FEBRUARY 17, 1998. PERRY WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 28, 1922. UPON RETURNING FROM OVERSEAS AFTER WWII HE MARRIED LUCILLE MCKANNA IN 1945 AND TOGETHER THEY FARMED IN THE CHIN AREA AND RAISED THEIR FAMILY. IN 1948 THEY RETIRED, SETTLING IN COALDALE IN 1991 AND TOGETHER THEY TRAVELED.” ACCORDING TO THE LEGION MAGAZINE ONLINE “WILLIAM PERRY SERVED WITH THE CANADIAN ARMY IN WORLD WAR TWO, AND WAS ISSUED THE SERVICE NUMBER M106357.” FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19950066011
Acquisition Date
1995-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NAVAL BLUE SERGE JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970073026
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAVAL BLUE SERGE JUMPER
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOL, SATIN, COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Length
73.7
Width
44
Description
NAVY BLUE WOOL SERGE JUMPER WITH LONG SLEEVES AND DUNGAREE COLLAR. TWO PLASTIC BUTTONS ON EACH CUFF; ONE BROKEN. BLUE COTTON TIE KNOTTED AT BASE OF V NECK AT FRONT. LEFT SLEEVE HAS GOOD CONDUCT BADGE, WITH "CANADA" FLASH ON SHOULDER. RIGHT SLEEVE HAS NON-SUBSTANTIVE BADGE OF CIRCLE, ARROW, AND ROPE, WOVEN IN GOLD THREAD ON NAVY BLUE BACKING. THREE RED CHEVRONS NEAR CUFF OF SLEEVE DENOTING YEARS OF SERVICE. "CANADA" FLASH AT SHOULDER. TAG INSIDE NECK READS "TAILORED BY JACK DAVIS" WITH VICTORIA ADDRESS. ZIPPER ALONG LEFT SIDE SEAM; BLUE COTTON POCKET STITCHED INSIDE EACH BREAST. JUMPER IS PULL-OVER STYLE. INCLUDES BLACK SATIN RIBBON, 35CM (L) X 3.8CM (W), OF DOUBLE THICKNESS. TIES AROUND LAPELS OF COLLAR.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
BLUE SERGE JUMPER WITH DUNGAREE COLLAR, DICKIE, SILK, AND STANDARD COLD CLIMATE SEAMAN’S CAP. THE ‘SQUARE RIG’ WAS THE BASIC UNIFORM FOR ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY RATINGS (ORDINARY SEAMEN), MODELED AFTER THE ROYAL NAVY OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE LEFT SLEEVE DISPLAYS THE GOOD CONDUCT BADGE, AWARDED TO PETTY OFFICERS 1ST CLASS AND BELOW FOR SERVICE OF THREE TO EIGHT YEARS. ON THE UPPER RIGHT SLEEVE IS A NON-SUBSTANTIVE BRANCH BADGE, WITH A YEARS OF SERVICE BADGE BELOW. AS A WARTIME SECURITY MEASURE, THE CAP TALLY DISPLAYED H.M.C.S. (FOR HIS MAJESTY’S CANADIAN SHIP) BUT DID NOT INCLUDE THE SHIP’S NAME. DONATED TO LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORYUNKNOWN. SEE P19970073026-36-GA FOR RELATED PIECES. SEE P19970073001-GA FORHISTORY. WORN WITH DICKIE, SILK, AND STANDARD COLD CLIMATE SEAMAN'S CAP AS'SQUARE RIG' -- THE BASIC UNIFORM FOR ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY RATINGS (ORDINARYSEAMEN). MODELED AFTER THE ROYAL NAVY OF GREAT-BRITAIN. GOOD CONDUCT BADGE ONLEFT SLEEVE (GOLD SINGLE CHEVRON) AWARDED TO PETTY OFFICERS 1ST CLASS ANDBELOW FOR SERVICE OF THREE TO EIGHT YEARS. SEE 028 FOR MATCHING TROUSERS.
Catalogue Number
P19970073026
Acquisition Date
1997-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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