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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
199110001751
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil Sheran's cairn dedicated to Southern Alberta Coal Pioneers
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Creator
de Jourdan's Studio Ltd.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil Sheran's cairn dedicated to Southern Alberta Coal Pioneers
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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
199110001752
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil cairn dedicated the Southern Alberta' Coal Pioneers.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Creator
de Jourdan's Studio Ltd.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil cairn dedicated the Southern Alberta' Coal Pioneers.
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William Stafford And Nicholas Sheran

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Date Range
1870 -1900
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19861078022
Physical Description
20.3 x 25.4 cm. 2 Black and white copy prints.
Scope and Content
Portrait of Nicholas Sheran left and William Stafford mounted together on a captioned display mount.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1870 -1900
Physical Description
20.3 x 25.4 cm. 2 Black and white copy prints.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The photos formerly hung in the main hallway of the City Hall, located at 910 4th Avenue South. They were donated together with the set of photos of the mayors (P19861078001-20-GP)
Scope and Content
Portrait of Nicholas Sheran left and William Stafford mounted together on a captioned display mount.
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19861078022
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Portrait Of Mazie Sheran Kenny

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042006
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Full length portrait of Mazie Sheran Kenny.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Creator
Photographer Crabb
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Full length portrait of Mazie Sheran Kenny.
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19991042006
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Mazie Sheran Kenny At The Piano

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042007
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny at the piano.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny at the piano.
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19991042007
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Mazie Sheran Kenny At The Piano

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042008
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny playing the piano.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny playing the piano.
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19991042008
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Dedication Of Sheran's Cairn

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
199110001750
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil Sheran's Cairn dedicated to Southern Alberta's Coal Pioneers
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Creator
de Jourdan's Studio Ltd.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Ceremony in Galt Gardens to unveil Sheran's Cairn dedicated to Southern Alberta's Coal Pioneers
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199110001750
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Alex Johnston Collection: Sheran Family

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Date Range
1862-1989
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19911057260
Physical Description
Approximately 3.5 Cm. 3 Files.
Scope and Content
19911057260 - Four essays about the life of Nicholas Sheran and one about his sons, Charles and William, by Alex Johnston. D/E (Document Estimation) 1966-1989. 19911057261 - Correspondence and contract, plaque to Alberta's Coal Industry located in Galt Gardens. 1923-1983 19911057262 - General rese…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1862-1989
Physical Description
Approximately 3.5 Cm. 3 Files.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
19911057260 - Four essays about the life of Nicholas Sheran and one about his sons, Charles and William, by Alex Johnston. D/E (Document Estimation) 1966-1989. 19911057261 - Correspondence and contract, plaque to Alberta's Coal Industry located in Galt Gardens. 1923-1983 19911057262 - General research information about the Sheran Family. 1862-1984.
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19911057260
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Alex Johnston collection: Marcella Sheran McFarland

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Date Range
1890
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891016176
Physical Description
12.7 x 17.8 cm. Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
A drawing of Marcella Sheran McFarland.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
12.7 x 17.8 cm. Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The drawing was done by M. A. (Peggy) Poynton, niece of the donor, from a photograph in the 18 July 1928 edition of the Lethbridge Herald.
Scope and Content
A drawing of Marcella Sheran McFarland.
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19891016176
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Alexander Johnston Papers: Information About The Sheran Family

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Date Range
1850-1983
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19891016027
Physical Description
10.1 cm. 7 files.
Scope and Content
19891016027 - Correspondence and 3 drafts of the article "Nicholas and Marcella Sheran: Lethbridge's First Citizens". The article appeared in Alberta History, volume. 31 no. 4, Autumn 1983. 19891016028 - 5 short essays on the life of Nicholas Sheran, his Civil War Service and the controversy over…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1850-1983
Physical Description
10.1 cm. 7 files.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
19891016030-31 - Copyright held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Permission for reproduction of this matter must be obtained from them.
Scope and Content
19891016027 - Correspondence and 3 drafts of the article "Nicholas and Marcella Sheran: Lethbridge's First Citizens". The article appeared in Alberta History, volume. 31 no. 4, Autumn 1983. 19891016028 - 5 short essays on the life of Nicholas Sheran, his Civil War Service and the controversy over his estate. c. 1963-1983. 19891016029 - Research information and short essay on the Sheran Coal Mine. Included are clippings, copies of primary and secondary sources, correspondence and 2 copies of an illustration from G.M.Dawson's 1882 report for the geological surey of Canada. 1881-1979. 19891016030 - Photocopies of documents pertaining to the lawsuit brought by Marcella Sheran McFarland against James Sheran over the operation o,f and revenues from, the Sheran Coal Mine. 1887-1888. 19891016031 - Photocopies of documents peprtaining to the settlement of the Nicholas Sheran estate, including the coal mine, between Ellen, Charles and William. 1862-1983. 19891016032 - Photocopies of original documents, correspondence and other research information concerning Nicholas Sheran and his sons, Charles and William. 19891016033 - Notes, correspondence and photocopies of original documents pertaining to research done on Nicholas Sheran, his sons Charles and William and Nicholas' sister Marcella. 1850-1983.
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19891016027
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A.E. Cross Studio Fonds: Postcard Series: Sheran Memorial

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Date Range
[1928?]
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19941051509
Physical Description
black and white negative
Scope and Content
"First Coal Mine In Alberta" cairn in Galt Gardens.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[1928?]
Description Level
Item
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
black and white negative
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
For information about the organization of the A. E. Cross Studio Fonds or about the studio refer to 1994151000
Scope and Content
"First Coal Mine In Alberta" cairn in Galt Gardens.
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19941051509
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Plan of S.E. Corner of Centre Square of Galt Park Lethbridge Showing Proposed Site for Sheran Cairn

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Date Range
[1927-1928]
Material Type
City Record
Accession No.
19851154010
Physical Description
1 item
Scope and Content
34 cm x 36.5 cm Scale: 1 inch = 10 feet Galt Park 2 Linen, black lines Plan of the southeast corner of centre square of Galt Gardens showing the proposed site for the cairn to commemorate the first commercial coal mine in Alberta.
Material Type
City Record
Date Range
[1927-1928]
Physical Description
1 item
Physical Condition
Very Good
Language
English
Scope and Content
34 cm x 36.5 cm Scale: 1 inch = 10 feet Galt Park 2 Linen, black lines Plan of the southeast corner of centre square of Galt Gardens showing the proposed site for the cairn to commemorate the first commercial coal mine in Alberta.
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19851154010
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Ceremony: Alberta Honours Its Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046030
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Judge F. N. Howay, chairman of the National Sites and Monuments Board addresses the crowd at a ceremony held in Galt Gardens to unveil a cairn honouring Alberta's coal mining pioneers, including Nicholas Sheran.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Nicholas Sheran opened the first commercial mine in Alberta in 1874, at the future site of Lethbridge.
Scope and Content
Judge F. N. Howay, chairman of the National Sites and Monuments Board addresses the crowd at a ceremony held in Galt Gardens to unveil a cairn honouring Alberta's coal mining pioneers, including Nicholas Sheran.
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19891046030
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St. Albert Catholic Mission School

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Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871196002
Physical Description
25.5 x 20.5 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Boys' Band posing on grass in front of Convent, 1898.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
25.5 x 20.5 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Provincial Archives of Alberta (E. Brown Collection). Catholic Mission School, St. Albert, near Edmonton, was operated by the Sisters of Charity (Gray Nuns of Alberta). When Nicholas Sheran died his children were sent to St. Albert. It's possible that the boys, Charles and William Sheran are in the photograph.
Scope and Content
Boys' Band posing on grass in front of Convent, 1898.
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19871196002
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St. Albert Catholic Mission School

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Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871196003
Physical Description
25.5 x 20.5 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Boys from Industrial School in fenced field with cows.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
25.5 x 20.5 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Provincial Archives of Alberta (E. Brown Collection). Catholic Mission School, St. Albert, near Edmonton, was operated by the Sisters of Charity (Gray Nuns of Alberta). When Nicholas Sheran died his children were sent to St. Albert. It's possible that the boys, Charles and William Sheran are in the photograph.
Scope and Content
Boys from Industrial School in fenced field with cows.
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19871196003
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St. Albert Catholic Mission School

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Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871196004
Physical Description
25.7 x 20.5 cm Back and white photograph
Scope and Content
Boys at work at St. Albert Industrial School, 1898.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
25.7 x 20.5 cm Back and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Provincial Archives of Alberta (E. Brown Collection). Catholic Mission School, St. Albert, near Edmonton, was operated by the Sisters of Charity (Gray Nuns of Alberta). When Nicholas Sheran died his children were sent to St. Albert. It's possible that the boys, Charles and William Sheran are in the photograph.
Scope and Content
Boys at work at St. Albert Industrial School, 1898.
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19871196004
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St. Albert Catholic Mission School

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Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871196001
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Gray Nuns, Oblate Fathers and children in front of Convent.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890 -1900
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Provincial Archives of Alberta (E. Brown Collection). Catholic Mission School, St. Albert, near Edmonton, was operated by the Sisters of Charity (Gray Nuns of Alberta). When Nicholas Sheran died his children were sent to St. Albert. It's possible that the boys, Charles and William Sheran are in the photograph.
Scope and Content
Gray Nuns, Oblate Fathers and children in front of Convent.
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19871196001
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St. Albert Catholic Mission School

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Date Range
1890 -1900
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871196005
Physical Description
Copy 1 25.5 x 20.5 cm copy 2 18 x 12.5 cm 2 Black and white photographs
Scope and Content
Gray Nuns of Alberta and children in front of school, Circa 1890.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1890 -1900
Physical Description
Copy 1 25.5 x 20.5 cm copy 2 18 x 12.5 cm 2 Black and white photographs
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Provincial Archives of Alberta (E. Brown Collection). Catholic Mission School, St. Albert, near Edmonton, was operated by the Sisters of Charity (Gray Nuns of Alberta). When Nicholas Sheran died his children were sent to St. Albert. It's possible that the boys, Charles and William Sheran are in the photograph.
Scope and Content
Gray Nuns of Alberta and children in front of school, Circa 1890.
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19871196005
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Dedication of the Monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046021-099
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Left to right: Honourable Perren Baker, Judge F.N. Howay of the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board, Mrs. Kate Sheran, Miss Sheran, Judge J.A. Jackson and Honourable Charles Steart srtand in front of the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Very Good
History / Biographical
"A committee of the Lethbridge Historical Society laboured for a year under secretary C.J. Broderick, Colonization Department, Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, to persuade the National Sites and Monuments Board of Canada to recognize the significance of coal mining in Alberta and, specifically, the contribution of Nicholas Sheran, even then credited with being the first commercial coal miner in the province. The speakers' platform was constructed of solid coal by miners from Galt Mine No. 6. The ceremony was held in Galt Gardens Park under rainy skies on 18 July 1928." Source: 'Lethbridge: Its Coal Industry' (Lethbridge Historical Society, 1989), page 117
Scope and Content
Left to right: Honourable Perren Baker, Judge F.N. Howay of the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board, Mrs. Kate Sheran, Miss Sheran, Judge J.A. Jackson and Honourable Charles Steart srtand in front of the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
Notes
The photograph is part of photograph album 19891046021.
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19891046021-099
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Dedication For The Monument To Honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19800123016
Physical Description
Copy 1 10 x 8.8 cm. Copy 2 12.6 x 10 cm. 2 photographs
Scope and Content
Identified left to right are: The Honourable Perron Baker, Judge Howay, Mrs Kate Sheran, Miss Sheran, Judge Jackson and Honourable Charles Stewart. They are standing in front of the monument erected in Galt Gardens to honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers. Two Royal Canadian Mounted Police are seen at the…
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Physical Description
Copy 1 10 x 8.8 cm. Copy 2 12.6 x 10 cm. 2 photographs
Physical Condition
Very Good
History / Biographical
"A committeE of the Lethbridge Historical Society laboured for a year under secretary C.J. Broderick, Colonization Department, Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, to persuade the National Sites and Monuments Board of Canada to recognize the significance of coal mining in Alberta and, specifically, the contribution of Nicholas Sheran, even then credited with being the first commercial coal miner in the province. The speakers' platform was constructed of solid coal by miners from Galt Mine No. 6. The ceremony was held in Galt Gardens Park under rainy skies on 18 July 1928." Source: 'Lethbridge: Its Coal Industry' (Lethbridge Historical Society, 1989), page 117
Scope and Content
Identified left to right are: The Honourable Perron Baker, Judge Howay, Mrs Kate Sheran, Miss Sheran, Judge Jackson and Honourable Charles Stewart. They are standing in front of the monument erected in Galt Gardens to honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers. Two Royal Canadian Mounted Police are seen at the left of the cairn.
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