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Other Name
PROJECTIONIST SMOCK
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970071006
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PROJECTIONIST SMOCK
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
110
Width
70
Description
GREY THIGH-LENGTH SMOCK WITH FRONT CLOSURE. LONG SLEEVES; TWO FRONT WAIST POCKETS AND ONE OUTER BREAST POCKET ON LEFT PROPER. VERTICAL SLOT OPENINGS AT SIDES FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL GARMENTS. "H.B." EMBROIDERED IN RED ABOVE BREAST POCKET. FOUR GREY BUTTONS ALONG FRONT, WITH COTTER PIN BACKINGS. TAG IN GARMENT READS "WEAR THE BEST SUNNY SOUTH GARMENTS LETHBRIDGE ALTA." SLIT AT BOTTOM BACK; BAND AT BACK WAIST, WITH SLIGHT PLEATS IN THE FABRIC. MINOR REDDISH STAINS ON SLEEVES AND ON FRONT. SIZE 40.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
TRADES
History
WORN AS PROJECTIONIST SMOCK BY DONOR'S FATHER, HARRY BOYSE, WHO WORKED FOR THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES FOR OVER 25 YEARS. FOR MORE HISTORY SEE P19970071001-GA *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 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A VEST DONATED BY KEN BOYSE. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. KENNETH BOYES IS THE SON OF CHARLES HENRY “HARRY” BOYES AND IRENE BOYSE (NEE JOHNSON). HE WAS MARRIED IN MAY 1964 TO DOREEN ELIZABETH ROWE IN THAMESFORD, ON. FOLLOWING THEIR MARRIAGE, THE COUPLE LIVED AT THE RCAF STATION IN MONT APLCA, QC. CHARLES HENRY “HARRY” BOYES PASSED AWAY ON SEPTEMBER 1, 1980 AT THE AGE OF 83. HE MARRIED IRENE JOHNSTON IN 1936. HE WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE LETHBRIDGE SHRINE CLUB, SERVING WITH THE CLUB FOR OVER 33 YEARS. HE WAS THE CLUB PRESIDENT IN 1952. HE WAS ALSO MADE AN HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER OF THE ALBERTA SUGAR BEET GROWERS ASSOCIATION FOR 31 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ORGANIZATION, WHERE HE SERVED AS LABOUR ADVISOR AND SECRETARY/MANAGER. HARRY ALSO SPENT OVER 40 YEARS WORKING AS A FILM PROJECTIONIST, HAVING WORKED IN VARIOUS THEATRES INCLUDING: IN LETHBRIDGE, THE ROXY, EMPRESS, CAPITOL, AND PARAMOUNT; IN BOW ISLAND, RED DEER, STETTLER, AND CALGARY. HARRY WAS ALSO AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE LIONS CLUB IN LETHBRIDGE. DURING WWII HARRY WAS THE CAPTAIN OF THE LION INFANTRY TEAM IN THE VICTORY LOAN CAMPAIGN. AN ARTICLE FROM JULY 6, 1943 RECOUNTS THAT HARRY WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL AT SELLING WAR BONDS: “MR BOYSE … TOOK OUT A ‘STAMP-O-GRAM’ CARD AND WITH 18 CALLS SOLD $103 WORTH OF WAR SAVINGS STAMPS. A ‘DEPTH CHARGE’ COSTS $90 AND MR. BOYSE FEELS THAT HE WILL PERSONALLY BE ABLE TO SELL FOUR ‘DEPTH CHARGES’ FOR THE CORVETTE LETHBRIDGE.” ANOTHER ARTICLE FROM JUNE 18, 1943 EXPLAINS THAT HARRY HAD JUST COMPLETED A SUCCESSFUL TERM AS PRESIDENT OF THE LIONS CLUB. THE ARTICLE CONTINUES SAYING: “’LIONS THROUGHOUT CANADA POINT WITH PRIDE TO THE $117,000 ALREADY SENT OVERSEAS FOR THIS CAUSE. THIS MONEY IS ENTRUSTED TO THE WAIFS AND STRAYS SOCIETY, WHICH ADMINISTERS HOMES FOR LITTLE BOYS AND GIRLS WHO HAVE BEEN EVACTUATED FROM TARGET AREAS, OR WHOSE PARENTS HAVE BEEN KILLED OR INJURED IN THE ‘BLITZ’’, [MR. BOYSE] SAID.” IRENE BOYSE (NEE JOHNSON) WAS BORN IN BANTRY, ND ON AUGUST 20, 1908 AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1909. SHE WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED IN THE FOREMOST, AB AREA. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 89 ON OCTOBER 16, 1997. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19970071006
Acquisition Date
1997-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1955
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19830012000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1955
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Length
114.5
Width
38
Description
SIZE 10. MACHINE SEWN. WHITE COLLAR AND CUFFS WITH BLACK LACE AND VELVET RIBBON. ZIPPER DOWN BACK HOOK AND EYE AT BACK OF COLLAR (EYE MISSING). PLEATED SKIRT TUCKS IN BODICE. BLACK, WHITE, GREY. RED SMUDGES ON COLLAR (LIPSTICK?).
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR'S MOTHER ACQUIRED BY CATALOG FROM THE U.S.
Catalogue Number
P19830012000
Acquisition Date
1983-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CHILD'S ROMPER
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19990059031
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CHILD'S ROMPER
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
2
Height
0.2
Length
48.5
Width
53.5
Description
SHIRT AND SHORTS ATTACHED BY SIX BUTTONS AT WAIST. SHIRT IS BEIGE, WITH BLUE EMBROIDERY AROUND COLLAR. THERE IS ALSO A SAILBOAT EMBROIDERED ON BREAST OF SHIRT, IN WHITE AND BLUE. SHIRT HAS TWO WHITE PLASTIC BUTTONS. SHORTS ARE BLUE WITH WHITE SEAMS. ONE OF THE BUTTONS FOR ATTACHING SHIRT TO SHORTS IS MISSING AT THE BACK.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE P19990059001-GA FOR DONOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990059031
Acquisition Date
1999-11
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
LADIES
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ANGORA, LAMBS WOOL, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P20030049044
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LADIES
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1965
Materials
ANGORA, LAMBS WOOL, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Length
55
Width
44.5
Description
PINK ANGORA SWEATER. KNITTED COWL NECK SWEATER WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVE. YLLW AND PNK LABEL SEWN TO INSIDE COLLAR. LABEL READS "PARKHURST ANGORA 75% FRENCH ANGORA 20% LAMBSWOOL 5% NYLON MADE IN CANADA DOROTHEA KNITTING MILLS".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR RECALLED HER AUNT NEVER THROWING ANYTHING AWAY INCLUDING HER CLOTHING. DONOR STATED THAT HER AUNT WAS AROUND 120LBS HAVING A NICE FIGURE UNTIL HER LATER YEARS WHEN SHE BECAME VERY SICK. ONCE HER AUNT WAS VERY ILL WITH HER LUNG CONDITION SHE WAS UNABLE TO EAT A LOT AND DROPPED TO ABOUT 85 LBS. SEE P20030049001 FOR COMPLETE HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20030049044
Acquisition Date
2003-10
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
GIRL'S BLOUSE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19990002002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GIRL'S BLOUSE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
LINEN
No. Pieces
1
Length
37.5
Width
49.5
Description
WHITE THIN LINEN BLOUSE. THREE MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS AT FRONT CLOSURE; DRAWSTRING COLLAR. LONG SLEEVES WITH ELASTICIZED CUFFS, TATTED BAND, AND 4.5CM LACE TRIM. SLEEVES ARE GATHERED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
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
P19990002002
Acquisition Date
1999-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041370
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
51
Width
43.5
Description
SEMI TRANSPARENT PEACH COLORED NYLON BLOUSE WITH POLO COLLAR AND CAP SLEEVES. LEFT BREAST HAS RECTANGULAR PATCH POCKET. CIRCULAR MILKY WHITE BUTTONS. RIGHT COLLAR TAB HAS TWO SMALL TEARS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BLOUSE WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A TEENAGER. 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
P19970041370
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041375
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
58.5
Width
51
Description
LIGHT GREEN BLOUSE WITH CAP SLEEVS, POLO COLLAR AND DIAGONAL LACE DESIGNS AROUND NECK. SLEEVES HAVE LACE EDGING. BUTTONS ARE PLASTIC IMITATION PEARL. BLOUSE HAS SEVERAL STAINS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BLOUSE BELONGED TO DONOR AS A TEENAGER. 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
P19970041375
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041377
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
50.5
Width
46
Description
WHITE COTTON BLOUSE WITH SHORT SLEEVES AND POLO COLLAR. SLEEVES AND COLLAR HAVE LACE EDGING. LACE EDGING ENCIRCLES NECKLINE BENEATH COLLAR AND DOWN EITHER SIDE OF PLACKET. BLOUSE IS YELLOWED SLIGHTLY.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BLOUSE BELONGED TO DONOR AS A GIRL. 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
P19970041377
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BODICE?
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LACE, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19770086000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BODICE?
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
LACE, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Width
34
Description
SIZE SMALL. BLOUSE OF DRESS, SKIRT MISSING. HAND SEWN & TAILORED. REY MATERIAL WITH BLACK & WHITE DESIGN. 3 PIECES OF WHITE LACE, ORDERED BY BLACK LACE, RUN DOWN THE FRONT OF BODICE. A RIBBON IS ALSO SEWN ON AT EACH PIECE OF LACE. SMALL PLEATS ARE FOUND AT SHOULDERS AND SLEEVES ALONG FRONT OF BODICE. SLEEVES BLACK LACE, WITH WHITE LACE INSERTS, SLEEVE RUFFLE WHITE LACE, TRIMMED WITH BLACK LACE. WHITE BELT WORN ON INSIDE OF BODICE. PRINTED ON BELT IN GREEN: "M.F. DALY 200 WEST 81ST ST.". BODICE HAS LACE COLLAR. FRONT CLOSES WITH 13 HOOK & EYES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
ACQUIRED BY DONOR AT ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE, APRIL 22, 1977.
Catalogue Number
P19770086000
Acquisition Date
1977-04
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041361
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
45
Width
36
Description
WHITE COTTON SLEEVELESS DRESS HAS CONICAL BODY THAT HAS GROUPS OF FOUR TINY EMBROIDERED FLOWERS. ROUND COLLAR HAS LACE EDGING. NECKLINE AND COLLAR AREA ARE TORN BADLY.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BABY DRESS WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A BABY. 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
P19970041361
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041367
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
39.5
Width
37
Description
WHITE COTTON DRESS HAS CONICAL BODY, GATHERED NECK AND PAGODA SLEEVES. BODY OF DRESS HAS GROUPS OF FOUR EMBROIDERED CIRCLES ACROSS IT. DRESS IS TORN BENEATH BOTH ARMS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BABY DRESS BELONGED TO DONOR AS A BABY. 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
P19970041367
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041456
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
74.5
Width
84
Description
SHINY NYLON SKIRT THAT REFLECTS COPPER/GREEN/GREY COLORS. ORIGINALLY ACCORDION PLEATED BUT NOW PLEATS ARE FLATTENED OUT. STITCHING ALONG HEM IS GONE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SKIRT WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A TEENAGER WHILE LIVING IN 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.
Catalogue Number
P19970041456
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
GIRL'S SKIRT
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19990002004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GIRL'S SKIRT
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
43
Width
102
Description
BLUE, RED, PINK, AND WHITE FLORAL PRINT COTTON KNEE-LENGTH PLEATED GIRL'S SKIRT. SINGLE TUCK NEAR BOTTOM HEM, WITH TWO ROWS SCALLOPED WHITE SEAM TAPE ALONG WIDTH OF SKIRT. FASTENS WITH TWO BRASS SNAPS AT SLIT AT SIDE OF WAIST.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
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
P19990002004
Acquisition Date
1999-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CHILD'S VEST
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041379
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CHILD'S VEST
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
38.5
Width
40
Description
RED AND WHITE COTTON VEST WITH PETER PAN COLLAR. FABRIC HAS HEART AND FLOWER PATTERN. VEST HAS NUMEROUS SMALL HOLES AND IS WORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
VEST WAS MADE FOR DONOR AS A CHILD BY HER MOTHER. 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
P19970041379
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
GIRL'S VEST
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19990002003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GIRL'S VEST
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
30
Width
33.7
Description
GREEN UNLINED WOOL CHILD'S VEST. METALLIC GOLD BANDS SEWN ALONG LENGTH OF FRONT AND BACK; RED FLOWERS WITH BLUE AND YELLOW STEMS EMBROIDERED BETWEEN. FRONT LACED WITH RED NYLON CORD. CORD IS SNAGGED AND FRAYING IN PLACES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
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
P19990002003
Acquisition Date
1999-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041365
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.2
Length
23
Width
16
Description
WHITE COTTON BIB HAS WIDE LACE EDGING AND EMBROIDERED DESIGN ON FRONT. DESIGN IS FIVE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS WITH SCALLOPED LINE ABOVE AND BELOW. APEX OF EACH SCALLOP HAS RING OF EIGHT EMBROIDERED CIRCLES. BIB IS WORN AND YELLOWED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BABY BIB WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A BABY. 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
P19970041365
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041374
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
58.5
Width
38.5
Description
BLUE SEMI-TRANSPARENT SHORT SLEEVED BLOUSE WITH RUFFLED BIB COLLAR. BUTTONS ARE BRASS SETTINGS WITH CLEAR GLASS GEMS. WHITE NYLON LABEL IN BACK OF NECK HAS "SYLVIA FAIR ORIGINAL" EMBROIDERED IN ORANGE THREAD.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BLOUSE BELONGED TO DONOR AS A TEENAGER. 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
P19970041374
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041727
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.5
Length
103
Width
44
Description
PURPLE NYLON THREE-QUARTER LENGTH COAT WITH WIDE CIRCULAR COWL COLLAR. NO BUTTON DOWN FRONT. COAT HAS TWO BROAD WELT POCKETS AND NO LINING. CUFFS HAVE BEEN ROLLED UP AND SEWN TO DIFFERENT LENGTH.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
COAT BELONGED TO DONOR AS A YOUNG WOMAN. 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
P19970041727
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
WEDDING
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SATIN, ELASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19980010002
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WEDDING
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1953
Materials
SATIN, ELASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
26
Length
29
Description
OFF-WHITE SATIN CORSET/ BUSTIER WITH 11 BONES SUPPORTING THE FRONT AND SIDE AND A WIDE ELASTISIZED BAND ACROSS THE BACK THAT FASTENS WITH TWO HOOK & EYES. BAND AROUND THE WAIST IS COVERED IN A SOFT FLANNEL FABRIC. TAG ON THE INSIDE IS MARKED "ROSE MARX CREATION MADE IN CANADA", "STYLE 910 SIZE 34C". LACE PANEL ACROSS THE TOP. STILL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH LITTLE WEAR.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
WORN BY EVELYN (CURRIE) AMEN WHEN SHE WAS MARRIED ON JUNE 13, 1953 AT ST. BASIL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH OFFICIATED BY BISHOP DUNBAR, IN LETHBRIDGE. DONOR MARRIED TO CONNARD AMEN (DECEASED). HUSBAND WAS FROM STIRLING AND DONOR FROM LETHBRIDGE. COUPLE DATED FOR FEW YEARS PRIOR TO MARRIAGE AND MET ON MOTORCYCLE RIDE.
Catalogue Number
P19980010002
Acquisition Date
1998-02
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041362
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.2
Length
37
Width
36
Description
WHITE COTTON SLEEVELESS DRESS HAS CONICAL BODY AND SCALLOPED EDGING AROUND ARM HOLES AND NECKLINE. EMBROIDERED WHITE FLOWER PATTERNS ARE ON FRONT AT CHEST AREA AND AT FRONT HEM.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BABY DRESS WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A BABY. 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
P19970041362
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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