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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
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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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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
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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's Coal Pioneers
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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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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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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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Ceremony: Alberta Honours Its Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046032
Physical Description
19 cm x 24.1 cm. 1 Black and white photograph.
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran, widow of Nicholas' cousin James, unveils the cairn at the ceremony.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
19 cm x 24.1 cm. 1 Black and white photograph.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Custodial History
1988
Greg
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran, widow of Nicholas' cousin James, unveils the cairn at the ceremony.
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19891046032
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Ceremony And Monument Erected To Honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19730126003
Physical Description
24.7 x 20.1 cm. Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. Sheran unveiling cairn commemorating first mine.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
24.7 x 20.1 cm. Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Good
Custodial History
1972
A HOYANO
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. Sheran unveiling cairn commemorating first mine.
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19730126003
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The First Coal Mine in Alberta

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Date Range
[192-]
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20061067014
Physical Description
Black and white photographic postcard
Scope and Content
View of the cairn dedicated to Nicholas Sheran and the first coal mine in Alberta, located in Galt Gardens at Lethbridge.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[192-]
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
Black and white photographic postcard
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
View of the cairn dedicated to Nicholas Sheran and the first coal mine in Alberta, located in Galt Gardens at Lethbridge.
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20061067014
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Dedication For The Monument To Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19800123018
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran unveils the monument to the Alberta's Coal Pioneers while the crowd watches.
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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
Mrs. Kate Sheran unveils the monument to the Alberta's Coal Pioneers while the crowd watches.
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19800123018
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Alberta Honours Its Coal Pioneers Ceremony

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Date Range
[192-]
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20061067018
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
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
[192-]
Creator
Hileman
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
Physical Condition
Excellent
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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20061067018
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The First Commcerical Coal Mine in Alberta

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20061067019
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran unveils the cairn commemorating the first commcerical coal mine in Alberta. The cairn is located in Galt Gardens, Lethbridge.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran unveils the cairn commemorating the first commcerical coal mine in Alberta. The cairn is located in Galt Gardens, Lethbridge.
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20061067019
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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.
19891046021-098
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Mrs. Kate Sheran and Judge F.N. Howay, chairman of the Nationa Historic Sites and Monuments Board, stand 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
Mrs. Kate Sheran and Judge F.N. Howay, chairman of the Nationa Historic Sites and Monuments Board, stand in front of the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
Notes
The photograph is part of photograph album 19891046021.
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19891046021-098
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Research Information About The River Bottom Compiled By Alex Johnston

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Date Range
1883-1982
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19971053000
Physical Description
Approximately .5 cm
Scope and Content
Research information compiled by the late Alex Johnston about various topics pertaining to the river bottom at Lethbridge, including the location of the Sheran Coal Mine, the last Indian Battle, nature reserve, and Helen Schuler Coulee Centre.
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1883-1982
Physical Description
Approximately .5 cm
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Research information compiled by the late Alex Johnston about various topics pertaining to the river bottom at Lethbridge, including the location of the Sheran Coal Mine, the last Indian Battle, nature reserve, and Helen Schuler Coulee Centre.
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19971053000
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The First Commcerical Coal Mine in Alberta

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Date Range
18 July 1928
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20061067020
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
Scope and Content
Left to right: the Honourable Perren Baker, Judge Howay, Mrs. Kate Sheran, unidentified, Judge John A. Jackson and the Honourable Charles Stewart stand in front of the cairn commemorating the first commerical coal mine in Alberta.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
18 July 1928
Creator
A.E. Cross Studio
Physical Description
Black and white postcard
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Left to right: the Honourable Perren Baker, Judge Howay, Mrs. Kate Sheran, unidentified, Judge John A. Jackson and the Honourable Charles Stewart stand in front of the cairn commemorating the first commerical coal mine in Alberta.
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20061067020
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Programme: Unveiling Of Historical Cairn - First Coal Mine

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Date Range
1928
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19770018000
Physical Description
14 cm x 21.6 cm. 1 item
Scope and Content
Item: Programme - on the occasion of the unveiling of an historical cairn to mark the site of the first coal mine in Alberta operated by Nicholas Sheran in 1872. Front cover: Banquet given by the City of Lethbridge and the Board of Trade - City Crest. 6 pages of menu, history, and photograph of ca…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1928
Physical Description
14 cm x 21.6 cm. 1 item
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Albertan - Local.
Scope and Content
Item: Programme - on the occasion of the unveiling of an historical cairn to mark the site of the first coal mine in Alberta operated by Nicholas Sheran in 1872. Front cover: Banquet given by the City of Lethbridge and the Board of Trade - City Crest. 6 pages of menu, history, and photograph of cairn. Booklet is laminated.
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19770018000
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