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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.
  1 image  
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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19941051509
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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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19891046021-099
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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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
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.
  1 image  
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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19730126003
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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.
  1 image  
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.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19800123018
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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.
  1 image  
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.
Access Restrictions
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Accession No.
19891046021-098
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First Traffic Bridge Over Oldman River

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20121003032
Physical Description
good
Scope and Content
View of the first traffic bridge over Oldman River. To the right is the Sheran Ferry still in operation.
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Fonds
Stafford Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
John Campbell Peat
Physical Description
good
Custodial History
This photograph along with other Stafford Family photographs had been originally donated in the 1990s and stored along with unprocessed materials ant the off-site storage until 2011. No paperwork was found on the donation. The photographs have been re-accessioned and processed by Jaime Vedres in Jan-Feb 2011. The certificate of gift will be signed by the original donor Cam Peat (John Campbell Peat).
Scope and Content
View of the first traffic bridge over Oldman River. To the right is the Sheran Ferry still in operation.
Accession No.
20121003032
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Ceremony And Monument Erected To Honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
July 1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19871186000
Physical Description
10 x 12.7 cm. Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Photograph taken at the ceremony to dedicate a monument to honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
July 1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
10 x 12.7 cm. Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
"A committe 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
Photograph taken at the ceremony to dedicate a monument to honour Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19871186000
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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.
19800123017
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
A Crowd watches and listens to the dignitaries on the speakers' platform during the ceremony to dedicate the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
  1 image  
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
A Crowd watches and listens to the dignitaries on the speakers' platform during the ceremony to dedicate the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
Access Restrictions
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Accession No.
19800123017
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Speakers' Platform Constructed for the Dedication of the Monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers

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Date Range
July 1928
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046021-097
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Speakers' platform constructed for the dedication of the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
July 1928
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Very Good
History / Biographical
"A committe 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
Speakers' platform constructed for the dedication of the monument to Alberta's Coal Pioneers.
Notes
The photograph is part of photograph album 19891046021.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19891046021-097
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