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Other Name
CRUCIFIX
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19970041324
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CRUCIFIX
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
2
Height
23
Length
10.4
Width
7.7
Description
WOOD CROSS FIXED INSIDE SQUARE DOUBLE TIER BASE THAT HAS PURPLE GLASS COVERING OVER FRONT AND YELLOWED PLASTIC HUMAN FIGURE OF JESUS. TOP PORTION OF GLASS ON CROSS IS MISSING AND BLACK GLUE REMNANTS ARE VISIBLE. CROSS COMES FREE FROM BASE.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
ALTAR CROSS WAS KEPT ON THE BEDSIDE TABLE OF DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WERE ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE RELOCATED TO SLOCAN CITY(1942) BY THE CANADIAN GOV'T. DONOR'S FATHER, REV. 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
P19970041324
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
LADIES TRAINMEN
Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
2002
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P20060010001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LADIES TRAINMEN
Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
2002
Materials
WOOD, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.5
Length
28.5
Width
7.5
Description
WOODEN GAVEL WITH GRN,RD AND WHT RIBBONS. DECORATIVE TURNED HANDLE.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
GAVEL WAS USED BY THE PRESIDENT TO BRING MEETINGS TO ORDER AND "TO STOP THE GOSSIPING". RIBBONS DECORATING THE GAVEL WERE THE LODGE'S COLOURS. DONOR CAME INTO POSSESSION OF THE ARTIFACT(S) AS THE LAST PRESIDENT OF THE CPR LADIES LODGE. SINCE THERE WERE NO NEW MEMBERS AND FIVE MEMBERS WERE NEEDED TO HAVE A MEETING, THE LODGE AMALGAMATED WITH MEDICINE HAT. THE PAST SECRETARY MOVED TO A NURSING HOME AND THE DONOR BECAME BOTH PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY. THE AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION, FORMERLY THE LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 729 WAS A CHAPTER OF THE LADIES TRAINMEN. THE LADIES AUXILIARY WAS ORGANIZED INFORMALLY BY SOPHIA J. GRANGER SHORTLY AFTER THE FORMATION OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN (BRT) ON 16 SEPTEMBER 1886 IN FORT GRATIOT, MICHIGAN. THE LADIES AUXILIARY WAS FORMALLY RECOGNIZED AT THE BRT CONVENTION IN OCTOBER 1888, AND THE FIRST CHARTER WAS GRANTED TO THE GRAND LODGE LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN AT FORT GRATIOT ON 23 JANUARY 1889. THE AIMS OF THE LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN ARE HERE QUOTED FROM THE CONSTITUTION AND GENERAL RULES REVISED TO 1951. "TO UNITE THE FAMILIES OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN; TO PROMOTE THEIR WELFARE SOCIALLY, MORALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY, AND TO ENCOURAGE THEM IN ALL THINGS PERTAINING TO THE GOOD OF THE BROTHERHOOD, THE AUXILIARY HAS BEEN ORGANIZED. CONVINCED THAT IT IS FOR THE GOOD OF THE BROTHERHOOD IN GENERAL, AND FOR OUR OWN WELFARE, THAT A MUTUAL GOOD FEELING SHOULD, AT ALL TIMES, EXIST BETWEEN BOTH ORGANIZATIONS, IT SHALL BE OUR CONSTANT AIM AND ENDEAVOR TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN THE SAME. SUCH ARE THE AIMS AND INTENTIONS OF THE LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN." ON 10 MARCH 1970 THE BRT MERGED WITH THREE OTHER UNIONS TO BECOME THE UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION, AND THE NAME OF THE AUXILIARY WAS CHANGED TO LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION. THE ORGANIZATION CONTINUES TO EXIST AT THE TIME OF THIS WRITING. FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 729, LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED TRANSPORTATION, WAS FORMED AT MEETING HELD IN THE MOOSE HALL IN LETHBRIDGE ON 3 FEBRUARY 1922 AS FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 729, LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF RAILROAD TRAINMEN, THE 14 CHARTER MEMBERS OF THE LODGE WERE: MARY E. CAMPBELL, AMANDA CHOINIERE, LORETTA DAVIDSON, MARAGET GOODALL, JESSIE GORDON, MARY V. HIGHTON (SECRETARY), MABEL KEIVER (PAST PRESIDENT), LILLIE MAHON (PRESIDENT), ETTA MACDONALD, LUCY MURPHY, ANNA ROY, CLARA R. SMITH, BLANCHE WANS (VICE PRESIDENT) AND LEORA V. WRAY (TREASURER).MRS. WRAY PROPOSED THE NAME "FRIENDSHIP" FOR THE LODGE, WHICH WAS APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY. A LIST OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 729, AS WELL AS ALL MEMBERS WHO JOINED FROM 1922 TO 1989 THAT IS AVAILABLE IN THE LODGE HISTORY. THE AIMS OF FRIENDSHIP LODGE WERE THE SAME AS THOSE OF THE PARENT ORGANIZATION. IN ADDITION, THE LODGE REGULARLY CONTRIBUTED MONEY AS WELL AS VOLUNTEERED GOODS AND TIME TO ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE SALVATION ARMY, LETHBRIDGE HANDICAPPED RIDING ASSOCIATION, LETHBRIDGE SOUP KITCHEN AND LETHBRIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL. IN THE MID 1990S, THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE LODGE BEGAN TO DECLINE AS MEMBERS GREW OLDER, AND NO NEW MEMBERS WERE RECRUITED. THE CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES OF FRIENDSHIP LODGE NO. 729 CEASED ABOUT THE TURN OF THE 21ST CENTURY AND THE LODGE SURRENDERED ITS CHARTER ON 31 DECEMBER 2004.
Catalogue Number
P20060010001
Acquisition Date
2006-05
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SYNTHETIC MATERIAL, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P20060010002
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
1970
Materials
SYNTHETIC MATERIAL, COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Length
112
Width
14
Description
BLK SHEER VEIL. FIVE HOLES ON END OF VEIL. VEIL EDGE GATHERED BY CLOTH RIBBON WITH PIN ATTACHED TO ONE RIBBON. SMALL PERMA-PLEATS ARE FOLDED INTO THE MATERIAL. BLK SQUARE COTTON CLOTH WITH LOOSE WEAVE.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
ASSOCIATIONS
History
DONOR CAME INTO POSSESSION OF THE ARTIFACT(S) AS THE LAST PRESIDENT OF THE CPR LADIES LODGE. SINCE THERE WERE NO NEW MEMBERS AND FIVE MEMBERS WERE NEEDED TO HAVE A MEETING, THE LODGE AMALGAMATED WITH MEDICINE HAT. THE PAST SECRETARY MOVED TO A NURSING HOME AND THE DONOR BECAME BOTH PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY. BLK VEIL WAS USED TO DRAPE THE CHARTER WHEN MEMBERS DIED AND LIKELY KEPT IN THE "ELITE SUPREME" BOX. (DONOR COULD NOT QUITE RECALL THE BOX, BUT ASSUMED THAT IS WHAT IT WAS FOR). BLK CLOTH WAS DRAPED OVER THE ALTER AND A BIBLE WAS PLACED ON TOP OF BOTH. THE PASSING (FUNERARY) CEREMONY WAS HELD IN MAY, THE LAST BEING HELD IN THE 70S. ONCE THE MEETINGS BEGAN TO BE HELD IN HOMES THE CEREMONY DID NOT CONTINUE. SEE P20060010001 FOR COMPLETE HISTORY ON THE CPR LADIES LODGE.
Catalogue Number
P20060010002
Acquisition Date
2006-05
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
NOMA LIGHTS
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, METAL
Catalogue Number
P20060032004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NOMA LIGHTS
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1965
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, METAL
No. Pieces
4
Height
4.8
Length
16.4
Width
29.6
Description
ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTS IN RD BOX. BOX MARKED "NOMA SAFETY PLUG CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THE FUSES PROTECT YOU". BOTTOM OF BOX GIVES DESCRIPTION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE. BOX CONTAINS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS; FOUR GRN, ONE YLLW, ONE BL AND ONE RD. A SMALL PAPER ENVELOPE WITH TEXT "FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AN EXTRA FUSE IS ENCLOSED ...". BOTTOM OF BOX IS TORN IN THREE PLACES. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, NO. PIECES HAS BEEN INCREASED FROM 3 TO 4, INCLUDING THE BOX, LIGHT STRING, CARDBOARD LIGHT STRING HOLDER AND PAPER ENVELOPE.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
ACCORDING TO DONOR TREVOR BENNET AT TIME OF DONATION, THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS WERE USED IN HIS PARENTS' HOME. BENNET ALWAYS DID THE DECORATING FROM THE AGE OF 9 AND CONTINUED TO DO SO EVEN AFTER HE LEFT HOME. THE DONOR'S FATHER WOULD TAKE DOWN AND PUT AWAY THE DECORATIONS SINCE HE WAS SELDOM HOME IN THE WEEKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS. HE WAS A CONDUCTOR ON THE FREIGHT TRAINS FOR THE CPR STATIONED IN LETHBRIDGE. CHRISTMAS WAS USUALLY A BUSY TIME FOR THE RAILWAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20060032004
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
BELL
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1969
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20060032005
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BELL
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1969
Materials
PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
6
Diameter
5
Description
BELL, PLASTIC. SILVER COLORED EXTERIOR, GOLD COLORED INTERIOR. PLASTIC LOOP AT TOP OF ORNAMENT.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
ACCORDING TO DONOR TREVOR BENNET AT TIME OF DONATION, THE BELL WAS PURCHASED IN THE 1960S. HE CLAIMED IT WAS MADE OF UNBREAKABLE PLASTIC. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20060032005
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/artifact11999
Other Name
TREE TOPPER
Date Range From
1956
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P20060032008
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TREE TOPPER
Date Range From
1956
Date Range To
1980
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, GLASS
No. Pieces
4
Height
7.5
Length
31
Width
7
Description
CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT IS BOXED AND SITS IN A PLASTIC FORM - 4 PIECES. BOX RED AND WHITE MARKED "MOUTH BLOWN HAND PAINTED GLASS ORNAMENTS." SIDE OF BOX MARKED " DIV. OF. INVERSIONES NAVIDAD S.A. CALI, COLUMBIA MADE IN COLUMBIA S.A.". PRICE TAG MARKED "CO-OP HARDWARE $5.99". ORNAMENT BASE IS BLUE WITH CYLINDRICAL OPENING FOR TREE TOP. TOP HALF OF ORNAMENT IS A SILVER SCREWDRIVER-SHAPE FEATURING RED, GREEN AND ORANGE.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
ACCORDING TO DONOR TREVOR BENNET AT TIME OF DONATION, THE TREE TOPPER DATES TO ABOUT 1956, AROUND THE TIME THE CO-OP STORES WERE FOUNDED. BENNET SAID "I WOULD THINK THIS WAS PURCHASED AT THE CITY CENTER CO-OP IN CALGARY. THIS WOULD LIKELY HAVE BEEN A PLACE WHERE WE WENT FOR LUNCH WHILE WE WAITED FOR THE TRAIN (DAYLINER THEN) TO TAKE US BACK TO LETHBRIDGE. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN PURCHASED AFTER ONE OF MY APPOINTMENTS AT THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AS AN OUT PATIENT WITH DR. GORDON TOWNSEND. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20060032008
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
REFLECTORS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P20060032009
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
REFLECTORS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1965
Materials
ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
3
Description
THREE CYLINDRICAL LIGHT REFLECTOR ORNAMENTS. ONE HAS SILVER BASE WITH BLUE STAR ATTACHED, ONE RED, ONE HAS SILVER BASE FEATURING GOLD SUNFLOWER-SHAPE ATTACHMENT. ALL THREE DISPLAY FAN-LIKE FOLDS IN BASES. GOLD AND RED REFLECTORS MEASURE 8.0 CM IN DIAMETER BY 1.0 CM HIGH. BLUE REFLECTOR MEASURES 8.3 CM IN DIAMETER BY 1.5 CM HIGH.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
BENNET DONATED A VARIETY OF CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS INCLUDING THE REFLECTORS.
Catalogue Number
P20060032009
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
REFLECTOR
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1965
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20060032010
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
REFLECTOR
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1965
Materials
PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.0
Diameter
8.0
Description
TRANSPARENT GREEN FLOWER-SHAPED LIGHT REFLECTOR.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
BENNET DONATED A VARIETY OF CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS INCLUDING THE REFLECTOR.
Catalogue Number
P20060032010
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/artifact12002
Other Name
LIGHT SOCKET
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL
Catalogue Number
P20060032011
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LIGHT SOCKET
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1960
Materials
METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
4
Diameter
1.5
Description
GREEN METAL CHRISTMAS BULB LIGHT SOCKET. CYLINDRICAL BODY WITH RIBBED TEXTURE. CLIP ON BOTTOM.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
ACCORDING TO DONOR TREVOR BENNET AT TIME OF DONATION, THE LIGHT SOCKETS WERE MANUFACTURED IN CALGARY AROUND 1959. THEY WERE A SHORT LIVED SYSTEM WHICH ENABLED ONE TO TURN ANY EXTENSION CHORD INTO A STRING OF LIGHTS. BENNET SAID, "I STILL HAVE NINE SOCKETS WHICH I HAVE ATTACHED TO AN EXTENSION CHORD WHICH IS USED EACH CHRISTMAS. THEY ARE UNSAFE AFTER THE SOCKETS HAVE BEEN MOVED AS BARE WIRE IS EXPOSED." FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20060032011
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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ORNAMENT, CHRISTMAS TREE

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Other Name
TREE DECORATION
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL
Catalogue Number
P20060032019
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TREE DECORATION
Date Range From
1955
Date Range To
1960
Materials
METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
10
Diameter
6
Description
SILVER RIBBED TREE DECORATION FEATURING A BLUE AND YELLOW STRIP WITH HOOK.
Subjects
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
USED BY DONOR TO DECORATE CHRISTMAS TREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20060032019
Acquisition Date
2006-10
Collection
Museum
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