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Other Name
PR DOLL HANDS
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19990035125
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PR DOLL HANDS
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1970
Materials
PLASTIC
No. Pieces
2
Height
1.9
Length
4.2
Width
3.1
Description
PLASTIC, FLESH COLOURED. A RIGHT AND LEFT HAND; CHILD SIZE. THE HANDS HAVE BEEN REMOVED BELOW THE WRIST. EMBOSSED ON THE BACK OF EACH WRIST IS "GERMANY" AND A DIAMOND SHAPE WITH AN ANIMAL? FIGURE IN IT. ON THE FRONT OF EACH WRIST IS AN INDENTED "3". THE HANDS ARE QUITE DETAILED, COMPLETE WITH WRINKLES, FINGERNAILS, AND PALM LINES.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
TOY
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
MOST LIKELY BELONGED TO A CHILD OR BABY DOLL. CAME IN HANDKERCHIEF BOX P19990035124-GA. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990035125
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
COFFEEPOT HANDLE
Date Range From
1915
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19990035108
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
COFFEEPOT HANDLE
Date Range From
1915
Date Range To
1970
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.0
Length
9.6
Width
6.2
Description
CLEAR GLASS. KIND OF HORSE SHOE SHAPED, ONE SIDE IS SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN THE OTHER. THE SHORTER SIDE HAS A 1.7CM NOTCH THAT GOES AROUND 3/4 OF THE HANDLE. BELOW THIS "PYREX" IS EMBOSSED. ON THE REVERSE, UNDER THE SAME NOTCH, "7759-H A-15" IS EMBOSSED. THE LONGER SIDE OF THE HANDLE IS FORMED WITH A WAVY EDGE ON THE INSIDE (FOR HOLDING IT), AND THE END ALMOST FORMS AN L-SHAPE. THERE IS ALSO BLACK FELT MARKER ON THE PIECE IN THE FORM OF A SCRIBBLE AND THE NUMBER "41".
Subjects
FOOD PROCESSING T&E
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
SEE P19990035001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990035108
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
BUFFALO VERTEBRA
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1981
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ORGANIC MATERIAL (BONE)
Catalogue Number
P19970041061
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BUFFALO VERTEBRA
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1981
Materials
ORGANIC MATERIAL (BONE)
No. Pieces
2
Height
4.0
Length
7
Width
3.7
Description
TWO BUFFALO VERTEBRA, SLIGHTLY TAPERED. ONE IS SLIGHTLY LARGER THAN THE OTHER. BONES ARE POSSIBLY PETRIFIED.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
BONES WERE FOUND AND TAKEN BY DONOR ON A WALK IN A COULEE SOMEWHERE NEAR COALDALE. THE BONES AND THE WALK THEY WERE FOUND ON BECAME INSPIRATION FOR THE OPENING SCENE OF HER NOVEL "OBASAN" IN 1981. JOY KOGAWA WAS BORN IN VANCOUVER AND MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING INTERNMENT IN SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. AFTER LEAVING COALDALE MS. KOGAWA BECAME A WRITER AND LECTURER OF RENOWN IN CANADA. SHE IS THE AUTHOR OF SEVERAL BOOKS INCLUDING "OBASAN" AND "THE RAIN ASCENDS". SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041061
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CHAIR COVER REMNANTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041460
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CHAIR COVER REMNANTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Height
0.1
Length
63.5
Width
40
Description
TWO RECTANGULAR PIECES OF VERY COLORFUL CLOTH WITH LOOSE WEAVES ALONG EDGES. EACH PIECE HAS ALTERNATING SETS OF BACKGROUND STRIPS WHICH ARE PINK, BLUE, GREEN AND PURPLE. EMBROIDERED PATTERN IS OF TWO PEACOCK TYPE BIRDS WITH PLANT AND SCROLL WORK DESIGN EMBROIDERY AROUND THEM.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FABRIC WAS PART OF COVERS USED ON CHAIRS ORIGINALLY OWNED BY DONOR'S FAMILY WHEN THEY LIVED IN VANCOUVER BEFORE RELOCATION DURING WORLD WAR II. 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
P19970041460
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
ZEBRA STRIPED FABRIC
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041461
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ZEBRA STRIPED FABRIC
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.1
Length
375
Width
115
Description
RECTANGULAR PIECE OF COTTON FABRIC WITH BLACK AND WHITE ZEBRA STRIPE PATTERN.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FABRIC WAS USED BY DONOR'S MOTHER WHO MADE AND REPAIRED MANY OF THE FAMILY'S GARMENTS. 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
P19970041461
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
HEMP FABRIC
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
HEMP
Catalogue Number
P19940044002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HEMP FABRIC
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1910
Materials
HEMP
No. Pieces
1
Length
83
Width
56
Description
BEIGE PIECE OF HEMP FABRIC IS RECTANGULAR. ON TOP RIGHT IS A SMALL ROW OF GREY STITCHES. ON LEFT SIDE IS A LOOSE BASTING STITCH TO SECURE THE FRAYED END OF THE CLOTH. TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES ARE NOT FRAYED, RIGHT SIDE IS SLIGHTLY FRAYED AND LEFT IS QUITE FRAYED. HAS A YELLOW RECTANGULAR STAIN ON ONE SIDE, HAS SURFACE DIRT ON OTHER AREAS. HAS A SMALL RUN THAT IS VERTICAL WHICH IS AGAINST THE MAINLY HORIZONTAL WEAVE.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FABRIC WAS HANDWOVEN BY THE DONOR'S GRANDMOTHER MRS. TOMELIN IN ABOUT 1900. HEMP WAS EXTENSIVELY GROWN IN THE DOUKHOBOR COMMUNITIES. FIBRES WERE SPUN AND WOVEN FOR HOUSEHOLD LINENS AND GARMENTS UNTIL OUTLAWED BECAUSE OF RECREATIONAL USES.
Catalogue Number
P19940044002
Acquisition Date
1994-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
SAMPLE MATERIAL
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19960112086
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SAMPLE MATERIAL
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
2
Height
1
Length
24.4
Width
16.5
Description
WHITE PAPER ENVELOPE WITH RED PRINT READING "SECOND CHANCE TESTING INSTRUCTIONS" WITH DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT AND USE. CONTAINS STITCHED BUNCH OF YELLOW NYLON FABRIC OF DIFFERENT THICKNESSES OF WEAVE. EDGES FRAYED.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING SOME DONATED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES. FOR A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE LETHBRIDGE POLICE COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19960112001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE SERVICES AND TRANSCRIPTS OF INTERVIEWS AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH CURRENT AND FORMER LETHBRIDGE POLICE, SEE PERMANENT FILE P19960112000.
Catalogue Number
P19960112086
Acquisition Date
1996-12
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
BELT LOOP
Date Range From
1981
Date Range To
1988
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P20000076003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BELT LOOP
Date Range From
1981
Date Range To
1988
Materials
LEATHER, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.5
Length
9.5
Width
3.1
Description
A LOOP OF BROWN LEATHER. ON ONE END IS A "D" SHAPED BRASS RING. ATTACHED TO INSIDE OF LOOP IS A BRASS BALL ON A SHORT SHAFT. ON OUTSIDE OF LOOP THERE IS A CIRCLE OF STITCHING ON ONE SIDE (WHERE BRASS BALL IS ATTACHED ON INSIDE).
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
PART OF ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE UNIFORM (P20000076001-11-GA). SEE P20000076001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING AN RCMP UNIFORM DONATED BY CELESTE MENT. THE UNIFORM BELONGED TO THE DONOR’S BROTHER. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE FOR A COPY OF THE INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION.
Catalogue Number
P20000076003
Acquisition Date
2001-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BELT LOOP
Date Range From
1981
Date Range To
1988
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P20000076004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BELT LOOP
Date Range From
1981
Date Range To
1988
Materials
LEATHER, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.3
Length
6.0
Width
1.6
Description
A BROWN LEATHER LOOP. IT HAS A BRASS SNAP THAT IS PAINTED BROWN ON OUTSIDE. STAMPED INTO SNAP IS "RA 11 E. CO. PROV. R.I.". WRITTEN ON INSIDE OF LOOP IN BLACK FELT PEN IS " 27342".
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
PART OF ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE UNIFORM (P20000076001-11-GA). SEE P20000076001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING AN RCMP UNIFORM DONATED BY CELESTE MENT. THE UNIFORM BELONGED TO THE DONOR’S BROTHER. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE FOR A COPY OF THE INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION.
Catalogue Number
P20000076004
Acquisition Date
2001-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
HANDLE
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER
Catalogue Number
P19990035065
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HANDLE
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1950
Materials
SILVER
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.8
Length
11.7
Width
2.4
Description
A SILVER HANDLE. THE USABLE PART OF THE ARTIFACT HAS BEEN BROKEN OFF. THE HANDLE IS NARROW AT THE TOP AND FLARES TOWARD THE BOTTOM. FRONT AND BACK ARE CARVED WITH ROSES, THAT GO UP THREE-QUARTERS OF THE LENGTH OF THE HANDLE. THERE ARE WEAR MARKS ON BOTH SIDES AT THE THICKEST PART OF THE HANDLE. THERE IS A ROUNDED NECK EXTENDING FROM THE TOP. THIS NECK BECOMES FLAT AND THE REST HAS BEEN BROKEN OFF. WHERE THE ARTIFACT WAS BROKEN YOU CAN SEE THAT ONE SIDE OF THE 'TOOL' WAS THICKER THAN THE OTHER.
Subjects
ARTIFACT REMNANT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
POSSIBLY THE HANDLE OFF OF A PIECE OF FLATWARE, OR A TOILET ARTICLE. CAME IN JEWELRY BOX P19990035021-GA. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990035065
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
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