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Other Name
RUBBER TRENCH COAT
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, RUBBER, GABARDINE
Catalogue Number
P19970073010
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RUBBER TRENCH COAT
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON, RUBBER, GABARDINE
No. Pieces
1
Length
131.3
Width
44.7
Description
BLACK RUBBER-COATED FULL-LENGTH RAINCOAT WITH NAVY BLUE GABARDINE COLLAR. LINED WITH RUST AND LIGHT BEIGE COLORED LINEN/COTTON. FOUR PLASTIC BUTTONS AT FRONT CLOSURE; TWO BUTTONS AT BOTTOM BACK SLIT. POCKET AT EACH SIDE, WITH SNAP CLOSURE. CHAIN INSIDE COLLAR FOR HANGING. RIGHT SHOULDER TAB IS MISSING AND SECURING STRAP IS TORN OFF ONE END. INTERIOR RIGHT SIDE STAMPED "50 42 35" ABOVE RED ILLEGIBLE SIGNATURE. RUBBER COATING IS BECOMING SLIGHTLY BRITTLE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
MILITARY?
History
DONATED TO THE LEGION BY UNKNOWN DONOR, THEN TO THE MUSEUM BY LEGION. PRIOR HISTORY UNKNOWN. POSSIBLY MILITARY ISSUE.
Catalogue Number
P19970073010
Acquisition Date
1997-08
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
Less detail
Other Name
GIRL'S HALF APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19990002005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GIRL'S HALF APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
LINEN
No. Pieces
1
Length
40.3
Width
96.6
Description
WHITE LINEN HALF APRON. GATHERED AT WAIST, WITH 36CM TIE AT EACH SIDE. FABRIC IS TEXTURED WITH WHITE EMBROIDERED POLKA-DOTS THROUGHOUT. FOUR ROWS TUCKS NEAR BOTTOM HEM; SIDES AND BOTTOM OF APRON TRIMMED WITH TATTED LACE 3.5CM BORDER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
COSTUME BELONGED TO DONOR WHEN SHE WAS ABOUT SIX YEARS OLD (1949). LIVED IN CZECH REPUBLIC OF MORAVIA, IN TOWN CALLED PREROV. DONOR CAME TO CANADA WITH HUSBAND IN 1970. WENT TO EDMONTON FOR 3 WEEKS, THEN BROOKS FOR 1 1/2 YEARS, THEN SETTLED IN LETHBRIDGE FOR 25 YEARS. DONOR'S HUSBAND WORKED AS AN IRRIGATION SPECIALIST. COSTUME WAS HANDMADE BY DONOR'S MOTHER, AND WAS WORN ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS.
Catalogue Number
P19990002005
Acquisition Date
1999-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041748
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
121.0
Width
9.8
Description
PLAIN BLACK NYLON STOLE WITH BLACK TASSELED ENDS. BAND OF FABRIC NARROWS AT MIDDLE WHERE NECK IS. EDGES ARE FRAYED AND WORN, ONE END HAS TASSELS COMING LOOSE.
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
P19970041748
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
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
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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
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
Less detail
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
1930
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19990053010
  1 image  
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
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
Less detail
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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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
Images
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Other Name
TOOL APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS
Catalogue Number
P20010014004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TOOL APRON
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
CANVAS
No. Pieces
1
Length
53.7
Width
42.5
Description
FULL APRON. MADE FROM WHITE CANVAS. BOTTOM IS FOLDED UPWARD AND SEWN TO FORM A POUCH, DIVIDED INTO TWO. THERE ARE TWO GROMMETS AT TOP OF APRON (NECK STRING IS MISSING), AND TWO GROMMETS AT SIDES OF APRON. ONE SIDE HAS A WHITE SHOELACE TIED TO IT, THE OTHER HAS A BLACK SHOELACE TIED TO IT. ON FRONT OF APRON READS "MURRAY BRANTFORD" IN BLACK. IN THE CENTER OF THE TWO WORDS IS A RED "M" AND BELOW THIS IS A GREY RECTANGLE, WITH TWO WHITE STRIPS IN THE CENTER. BOTTOM SEAM HAS BEEN REPAIRED A NUMBER OF TIMES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
USED IN RIVERVIEW GARAGE. 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. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING TWO APRONS DONATED BY JOCK CARPENTER. RUTHANN ATTEMPT TO CONTACT THE DONOR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS AVAILABLE.
Catalogue Number
P20010014004
Acquisition Date
2001-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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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
Less detail

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