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.
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
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.