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Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1972
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS, ALUMINUM, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19990035137
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1957
Date Range To
1972
Materials
GLASS, ALUMINUM, RUBBER
No. Pieces
8
Height
3.2
Length
39.1
Width
13.9
Description
THE PLAYING SURFACE IS SILVER METAL. THIS IS SCREWED ONTO A 1.2CM THICK PIECE OF CLEAR GLASS. UNDER THE GLASS IS ANOTHER PIECE OF SILVER METAL. ETCHED INTO THIS METAL ON ONE END IS "DONATED BY DEANE R. GUNDLOCK M.P. TO THE PEMMICAN CLUB". THE BASE OF THE BOARD IS A 1.3CM THICK PIECE OF REDDISH-BROWN GLASS. THERE ARE FOUR ROUND RUBBER FEET ON THE BOTTOM. "41" IS WRITTEN ON THE BOTTOM IN BLACK FELT MARKER. ON ONE SHORT SIDE OF THE BASE IS A PIECE OF METAL THAT SWIVELS ON A SCREW AND HOOKS ONTO ANOTHER SCREW. UNDERNEATH THIS ARE 9 HOLES, IN WHICH 7 PEGS FOR THE BOARD ARE PLACED. THE PEGS ARE ALL SILVER METAL. 3 OF THEM HAVE TWO WHITE LINES ON TOP, 3 OF THEM HAVE 1 BLUE LINE ON TOP, AND 1 OF THEM HAS 3 BLACK LINES ON TOP (2 ARE MISSING).
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
THIS CRIBBAGE BOARD WAS DONATED TO THE PEMMICAN CLUB BY DEANE R. GUNDLOCK. DEANE R. GUNDLOCK WAS BORN IN WARNER IN 1914. IN 1940, AT THE AGE OF 26, HE WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED FARMERS OF ALBERTA LOCAL AT WARNER - HIS FIRST PUBLIC OFFICE. IN 1946 HE BECAME A MEMBER OF THE WARNER SCHOOL BOARD. HE SERVED AS A REEVE OF THE MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF WARNER IN 1950. HE HELD POSTS ON VARIOUS OTHER BOARDS AND COUNCILS AS WELL. HE WAS ELECTED THE CONSERVATIVE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR LETHBRIDGE IN 1958 AND RETIRED FROM FEDERAL POLITICS IN 1972. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990035137
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P19990035167
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1980
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, PAPER
No. Pieces
174
Description
1. NUMBER SELECTOR - 7.4CM(H) X 12.7(D). PLASTIC. ONE HALF IS WHITE, AND CONICAL SHAPED, WITH A FLAT TOP. THERE IS AN OPENING WITH A LARGE LIP ON THIS HALF. THE OTHER HALF OF THE SELECTOR IS RED, WITH A HANDLE. IN RAISED LETTERING ON THIS SIDE IS "NUMBER SELECTOR" "BR. PAT. NO. 41987/67 NO. 607 MADE IN HONG KONG". 2. "RULES FOR PLAYING" - 45.7CM(L) X 22.9CM(W). PAPER; OFF-WHITE WITH BLACK PRINT. PRINTED ON 2/3 OF THE SHEET IS A BINGO BOARD WITH THE LETTERS "B I N G O" AT THE TOP, AND THE NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 75 BELOW THIS. THE OTHER 1/3 OF THE SHEET CONSISTS OF THE RULES FOR PLAYING BINGO BELOW A TITLE THAT READS "RULES FOR PLAYING". 3. BINGO NUMBERS IN ENVELOPE - WHITE ENVELOPE PRINTED WITH "LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT OLDTIMERS PEMMICAN CLUB LETHBRIDGE--ALBERTA". IN THE ENVELOPE ARE 75 ROUND BINGO NUMBERS. 0.2CM(H)X2.6CM(D). NUMBERS ARE MADE OF CARDBOARD, & ARE RED AND WHITE. THE NUMBERS ARE PRINTED FORM 1 TO 75 - EACH NUMBER HAS A CORRESPONDING LETTER OF B, I, N, G, OR O ON IT. THERE IS ALSO ONE SQUARE, CARDBOARD NUMBER IN ENVELOPE. IT IS ORANGE AND "B 13" IS PRINTED IN BLACK. 4. BINGO NUMBERS IN BOX - WHITE, 2 PIECE BOX. WRITTEN ON LID OF BOX IN BLUE PEN IS "COMPLETE BINGO NUMBERS". INSIDE THE BOX ARE 75 PLASTIC, BLUE AND WHITE NUMBERS. 0.5CM(H)X1.3CM(D). THE NUMBERS ARE PRINTED IN BLACK AND GO FROM 1 TO 75 - EACH NUMBER HAS A CORRESPONDING LETTER OF B, I, N, G, OR O ON IT. 5. BINGO CARDS - 0.4CM(H) X 17.6CM(L) X 16.2CM(W). 5, WOOD GRAINED, CARDBOARD CARDS, WITH BLACK, PLASTIC, SLIDING WINDOWS. THERE IS A SEAM OF THREAD AROUND THE OUTSIDE EDGE OF EACH CARD. EACH CARD IS PRINTED WITH DARK BROWN. ON THE BOTTOM IS "PROPERTY OF B.P.O. ELKS NO. 37 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA", ALONG WITH B.P.O. ELKS LOGO AND BINGO CARD MANUFACTURER'S LOGO. EACH CARD HAS A NUMBER IN A SMALL WINDOW AT THE BOTTOM RIGHT. 6. BINGO CARDS - 0.5CM(H) X 18.0CM(L) X 17.5CM(W). 5, WOOD GRAINED, CARDBOARD CARDS, WITH PINK, PLASTIC, SLIDING WINDOWS. THERE IS A SEAM OF THREAD AROUND THE OUTSIDE EDGE OF EACH CARD. THE FRONT OF THE CARDS ONLY HAVE "BINGO" PRINTED IN DARK BROWN ABOVE THE FIVE ROWS OF NUMBERS. ON THE BACK OF EACH CARD IS STAMPED "LETHBRIDGE SENIOR CITIZENS ORGANIZATION (SENIOR CENTRE) 500-11TH ST. SO. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. T1J 4G7 320-2222". 7. BINGO CARDS - 0.5CM(H) X 21.2CM(L) X 19.1CM(W). FIVE, LIGHT BROWN, WOOD GRAINED, CARDBOARD CARDS, WITH RED, PLASTIC, SLIDING WINDOWS. THERE IS A SEAM OF THREAD AROUND THE OUTSIDE OF EACH CARD. THE CARDS ARE PRINTED WITH DARK BROWN. ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH READS "DISTRIBUTED BY ACME NOVELTY LIMITED EDMONTON, CALGARY, VANCOUVER". STAMPED ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH CARD IS "LABOR CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE". EACH CARD IS NUMBERED IN A SMALL WINDOW ON BOTTOM RIGHT FRONT OF CARD. EACH CARD ALSO HAS A NUMBER WRITTEN ON THE BACK IN BLACK FELT PEN. 8. BINGO CARDS - 0.3CM(H) X 21.2CM(L) X 18.8CM(W). FOUR, ORANGE, CARDBOARD CARDS WITH SILVER AND BLACK SLIDING WINDOWS. PRINTED ON THE TOP FRONT OF EACH CARD IN DARK BROWN IS "PLA-MOR REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. U.S. PAT. 2491257 MADE IN U.S.A.". STAMPED ON THE BOTTOM FRONT IS "B.P.O ELKS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA". THIS IS STAMPED ON THE FRONT OF EACH CARD TWICE, IN BLACK AND IN RED; THE STAMPS ARE VERY FAINT. THE SAME IS STAMPED ON THE BACK OF EACH CARD IN PINK.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
THE CARDS SEEM TO BE FROM FOUR DIFFERENT SETS; THE NUMBERS ARE FROM THREE DIFFERENT SETS. EACH SET OF CARDS HAS SOME SORT OF IDENTIFICATION ON THEM, IE. STAMPED, AS TO WHICH ORGANIZATION THEY WERE ORIGINALLY PURCHASED FOR. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990035167
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19970041503
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
13
Diameter
VARIOUS
Description
.1) MARBLE. 2.4CM DIAMETER, GLASS, CLEAR WITH BLUE SWIRL. .2) MARBLE. 2.4CM DIAMETER, GLASS, CLEAR WITH GREEN SWIRL. .3) MARBLE. 1.7CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SOLID BLUE WITH WHITE SWIRLS. .4) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SOLID BLUE WITH WHITE SWIRLS. .5) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, WHITE, GREEN, BLUE AND RED SWIRLS. .6) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, WHITE WITH ORANGE/RED SWIRLS. .7) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, WHITE WITH RED SWIRL. .8) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SEMI-TRANSPARENT WITH GREEN, BLUE AND WHITE SWIRLS. .9) MARBLE. 1.4CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SEMI-TRANSPARENT GREEN WITH WHITE SWIRLS. .10) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SEMI-TRANSPARENT BLUE WITH WHITE SWIRLS. .11) MARBLE. 1.4CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SEMI-TRANSPARENT GREEN WITH BLUE AND WHITE SWIRLS. .12) MARBLE. 1.5CM DIAMETER, GLASS, WHITE, GREEN, AND BLUE SWIRLS. .13) MARBLE. 1.3CM DIAMETER, GLASS, SOLID BLACK.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
MARBLES WERE PLAYED WITH BY DONOR AND HER BROTHER, TIM, WHILE CHILDREN. 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
P19970041503
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
COMPLETE BINGO SET
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19990059006
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
COMPLETE BINGO SET
Date
1944
Materials
CARDBOARD, WOOD
No. Pieces
293
Height
4.7
Length
33.5
Width
31.0
Description
RECTANGULAR CARDBOARD BOX. 2 PIECE. LID IS PINK, BLUE, RED AND WHITE. READS "WOODEN COVERING COUNTERS BINGO A COMPLETE 72 CARD SET EMBOSSED CALLING NUMBERS" "A SOMERVILLE GAME MADE IN CANADA S-155". WRITTEN ON INSIDE OF COVER, IN PENCIL, IS "MONA MAUREEN RILEY XMAS 1944 BINGO FROM GRANDMA & GRANDAD GILFORD". BOX CONTAINS: 1. CARDS - 0.1CM(H) X 14.6CM(L) X 11.2CM(W). 72 OFF-WHITE CARDS WITH BLACK PRINT. EACH IS NUMBERED AT THE BOTTOM, AND ABOVE THIS READS "START WITH FREE SPACE IN CENTRE 5 NUMBERS IN ANY LINE WINS 12 DIFFERENT WAYS TO WIN". 2. NUMBERS - 0.2CM(H) X 2.5CM(D). 75 ROUND, CARDBOARD, RED AND WHITE NUMBERS EACH HAS A RED BORDER, WITH A WHITE INNER CIRCLE AND A RED NUMBER WITH CORRESPONDING RED LETTER. THERE IS ONE WOODEN NUMBER (0.5CM(H) X 1.7CM(D)). IT IS ALSO ROUND. IS NATURAL WOOD COLOUR, EXCEPT FOR A RED BORDER AND RED "90" IN CENTER. 3. NUMBER COVERS - 0.3CM(H) X 1.2CM(D). 134 ROUND, WOODEN. PAINTED BURGUNDY. ARE ROUGHLY CUT. THERE ARE ALSO FOUR TINY, IVORY BEANS IN WITH THESE. 4. RULES - 0.1CM(H) X 45.6CM(L) X 22.8CM(W). A RECTANGULAR SHEET OF PAPER WITH BLACK PRINT. HAS A CHART OF 75 NUMBERS IN 5 ROWS AND ONE OF THE LETTERS "B I N G O" AT THE TOP OF EACH. HAS "RULES FOR PLAYING" BELOW THIS. THERE IS SOME WRITING ON SHEET IN PENCIL.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
A PRESENT TO DONOR FROM GRANDPARENTS IN CHRISTMAS OF 1944. SEE P19990059001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990059006
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
PLAYING CARDS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1985
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER, CELLOPHANE
Catalogue Number
P20000020002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PLAYING CARDS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1985
Materials
PAPER, CELLOPHANE
No. Pieces
2
Height
1.7
Length
9.2
Width
6.4
Description
DECK OF PLAYING CARDS, IN BOX. THE DECK IS SEALED IN CLEAR CELLOPHANE. THE BACK OF THE CARDS HAS A SCENE OF A TOWN WITH A MOUNTAIN IN THE BACKGROUND. AT TOP RIGHT READS "BANFF, CANADA" IN GOLD. SCENE IS SURROUNDED BY A GOLD BORDER. THE ACE OF SPADES IS SHOWING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DECK. CELLOPHANE IS TORN HERE. THE BOX HAS A CARD GLUED TO REVERSE SO THAT THE TOWN SCENE IS VISIBLE. OBVERSE OF BOX READS "PLAYING CARDS" "BANFF, CANADA" IN WHITE ON DARK BLUE BACKGROUND; AND "SOUVENIR OF BANFF, CANADA" IN GOLD ON WHITE BACKGROUND. THREE SIDES OF BOX READS "BANFF, CANADA" IN WHITE ON DARK BLUE BACKGROUND. TOP FLAP OF BOX READS "IMPORTED BY: IMPORTE PAR: IRWIN TOY LTD.TORONTO. ONT.. CANADA. M6K 1X6", IN WHITE ON DARK BLUE BACKGROUND.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
FRED DROSTE WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN GERMANY. HE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA IN 1930 TO ENGELFELD, SASK. HE LATER MOVED TO NALCAM, SASK, AND THERE MARRIED MINA IN 1934. IN 1945 THEY MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED IN CARPENTRY (AT NEW ENERSON GARAGE). LATER HE WORKED FOR THE SEPERATE SCHOOL DISTRICT #9 AS MAINTENANCE MAN, AND RETIRED IN 1973. HE RESIDED IN LETHBRIDGE UNTIL HE PASSED AWAY IN FEBRUARY OF 2001. FRED WAS A MEMBER OF ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH WHERE HE WAS THE CHOIR DIRECTOR FOR 30 YEARS. *UPDATE* IN 2010 NICOLE HEMBROFF MET WITH LORENZE DROSTE TO DISCUSS THE OBJECTS HE HAD DONATED TO THE GALT ON BEHALF OF HIS FATHER, FRED DROSTE. SEE BELOW. ACCORDING TO DROSTE, THE CARDS WERE LIKELY ACQUIRED ON A HOLIDAY TO BANFF. HIS FATHER LIKED TO COLLECT THINGS HE PICKED UP ON HOLIDAY OVER THE YEARS. THE FAMILY WENT TO BANFF A FEW TIMES. DROSTE WAS UNSURE EXACTLY WHEN THE CARDS WOULD HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED. SEE P20000020001 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Catalogue Number
P20000020002
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
PLAYING CARDS
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20000020003
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PLAYING CARDS
Date Range From
1980
Date Range To
1990
Materials
PAPER
No. Pieces
56
Height
1.7
Length
9.3
Width
6.6
Description
DECK OF PLAYING CARDS IN BOX. THE 55 CARDS ARE LOOSE (INCLUDES A FULL DECK W/2 JOKERS AND A MANUFACTURER'S CARD). THE BACKS OF THE CARDS HAVE A RED AND WHITE DIAMOND PATTERN ON THEM. ALSO, TWO WHITE RECTANGLES, OUTLINED IN RED, WITHIN WHICH READS "CIRCUS CIRCUS HOTEL/CASINO". ON THE BOX, THE REVERSE HAS THE SAME PATTERN AS THE BACK OF THE CARDS. THE OBVERSE READS "NO. 92 CLUB SPECIAL REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. BEE PLAYING CARDS STANDARD MADE IN U.S.A.", IN RED AND WHITE. ALL SIDES OF BOX HAVE WHITE PRINT ON A RED RECTANGLE. TOP FLAP OF BOX HAS A BLUE STICKER (WHICH HAS BEEN TORN IN TWO) WHICH HAS A WHITE BORDER, AND THE WHITE OUTLINE OF A SPADE, WITHIN WHICH READS "THE U.S. PLAYING CARD COMPANY", IN WHITE.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
FRED DROSTE WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN GERMANY. HE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA IN 1930 TO ENGELFELD, SASK. HE LATER MOVED TO NALCAM, SASK, AND THERE MARRIED MINA IN 1934. IN 1945 THEY MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED IN CARPENTRY (AT NEW ENERSON GARAGE). LATER HE WORKED FOR THE SEPERATE SCHOOL DISTRICT #9 AS MAINTENANCE MAN, AND RETIRED IN 1973. HE RESIDED IN LETHBRIDGE UNTIL HE PASSED AWAY IN FEBRUARY OF 2001. FRED WAS A MEMBER OF ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH WHERE HE WAS THE CHOIR DIRECTOR FOR 30 YEARS.\ *UPDATE* IN 2010 NICOLE HEMBROFF MET WITH LORENZE DROSTE TO DISCUSS THE OBJECTS HE HAD DONATED TO THE GALT ON BEHALF OF HIS FATHER, FRED DROSTE. SEE BELOW. ACCORDING TO DROSTE, THE CARDS WERE LIKELY ACQUIRED ON A HOLIDAY TO LAS VEGAS. HIS FATHER LIKED TO COLLECT THINGS HE PICKED UP ON HOLIDAY OVER THE YEARS. DROSTE WAS UNSURE EXACTLY WHEN THE CARDS WOULD HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED. SEE P20000020001 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Catalogue Number
P20000020003
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY GAME
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P20000010050
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY GAME
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1970
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
142
Height
3.6
Length
43.6
Width
22.5
Description
1. BOX. 8 PIECES. LID OF BOX HAS THE PICTURE OF A BLOND HAIRED GIRL HOLDING A FLASHLIGHT, IN THE DARKNESS. SHE IS HALF BEHIND SOME WOOD PANELLING. ON THE WOOD PANELLING IS A 'SEAL': A CIRCLE WITH JAGGED EDGES. ON THE SEAL READS "BASED ON THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORIES COPYRIGHT 1959 BY STRATEMEYER SYNDICATE". IN THE 'DARK' PART OF THE SCENE THERE IS YELLOW LIGHTNING AND READS "THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY GAME" "PARKER BROTHERS GAMES LTD. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA". THE BOX HAS 6 INSERTS THAT DIVIDE THE PIECES. 2. GAME BOARD. FOLDS IN HALF. OUTSIDE HAS A STICKER ON IT THAT IS THE SAME AS TOP OF LID. THE INSIDE OF THE BOARD HAS A PATH DIVIDED INTO SQUARES; SOME SQUARES HAVE BLUE STARS, OTHERS HAVE BLACK PRINT, OTHERS ARE BLANK. THERE ARE DIFFERENT PLACES DEPICTED ON BOARD; EACH PLACE IS NAMED AND HAS EACH OF THE LETTERS "N A N C Y" WITHIN A WHITE CIRCLE. IN THE CENTRE OF BOARD ARE TWO RECTANGLES; ONE READS "PLACE MYSTERY CARDS HERE", THE OTHER READS "DISCARD". BELOW THESE READS "THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY GAME". AT BOTTOM OF BOARD READS "PARKER BROTHERS GAMES, LTD. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA MADE IN CANADA COPYRIGHT 1957 BY STRATEMEYER SYNDICATE". 3. INSTRUCTIONS. A SINGLE WHITE SHEET WITH BLACK PRINT. ONE SIDE READS AT TOP "THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY GAME FOR 2,3 OR 4 PLAYERS". . . BELOW THIS ARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING THE GAME. AT BOTTOM OF SHEET READS "PARKER BROTHERS GAMES LTD. 122 CARTWRIGHT AVENUE, TORONTO 19, ONTARIO". OTHER SIDE IS THE SAME BUT READS IN FRENCH. 4. GAME PIECES. FOUR PIECES. SMALL METAL CARS, EACH PAINTED A DIFFERENT COLOUR. COLOURS INCLUDE PURPLE, WHITE, ORANGE, AND BLUE. 5. GAME PIECE? RUBBER. HAS AN ORANGE CIRCLE IN THE CENTER, FROM WHICH PINK PIECES EXTEND, IN A CIRCLE, EACH WITH A ROUND KNOB AT THE END. (NOT ORIGINAL TO GAME). 6. DIE. 1.2CM(H) X 1.2CM(L) X 1.2CM(W). ONE SQUARE DIE. WHITE WITH BLACK DOTS. NO IDENTIFYING MARKS. 7. MYSTERY CARDS. 38 PIECES. MADE OF YELLOW CARD. BACK OF EACH HAS A WOMAN'S PROFILE BESIDE WHICH IS PRINTED "MYSTERY CARD". FRONT OF EACH HAS BLACK PRINT GIVING SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING GAME. 8. COLOURED MARKERS. 24 PIECES. 1.0CM(D). ROUND PLASTIC PIECES. WHITE. 9. COLOURED MARKERS. 22 PIECES. 1.0CM(D). ROUND PLASTIC PIECES. BLUE. 10. COLOURED MARKERS. 21 PIECES. 1.0CM(D). ROUND PLASTIC PIECES. PINK/ROSE. 11. COLOURED MARKERS. 21 PIECES. 1.0CM(D). ROUND PLASTIC PIECES. PURPLE.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
5. NOT ORIGINAL TO GAME, PROBABLY USED AS EXTRA GAME PIECE. ONE DIE IS MISSING. GAME CAME TO MUSEUM WITH A BROWN PLASTIC PLAYING PIECE, THAT WAS NOT ORIGINAL TO GAME. MOVED BY CATALOGUER TO P20000010051-GA; PROBABLY MISPLACED BY DONOR. MATERIAL WAS IN DONORS POSSESSION FOR MAX. 5 YEARS. MATERIAL CAME FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES BANK, PRIOR TO DONORS POSSESSION. DONORS COLLECTED MATERIAL WHILE EMPLOYEES AT BANK FOR 6 YEARS, 1990-1996. MATERIAL DONATED AS DONORS CANNOT CARE FOR OR DISPLAY PROPERLY.
Catalogue Number
P20000010050
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
HARDY BOYS TREASURE GAME
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20000010051
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HARDY BOYS TREASURE GAME
Date Range From
1959
Date Range To
1970
Materials
CARDBOARD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
56
Height
4.2
Length
43.4
Width
22.5
Description
1. BOX. 7 PIECES. ON LID OF BOX IS A PICTURE OF TWO BOYS IN PLAID SHIRTS AND JEANS, SMILING. ONE BOY IS HOLDING A BAG FULL OF GOLD WITH ONE HAND, AND HAS A HANDFUL OF GOLD IN THE OTHER. IN THE BACKGROUND IS A WATER TOWER, TREE AND A BIG HOUSE. AT TOP READS "HARDY BOYS TREASURE GAME PARKER BROTHERS GAMES, LTD. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA MADE IN CANADA". AT BOTTOM READS "COPYRIGHT 1959 BY STRATEMEYER SYNDICATE". BOX HAS 5 INSERTS FOR DIVIDING GAME PIECES. 2. GAME BOARD. RED ON THE OUTSIDE; HAS A STICKER THAT IS THE SAME AS LID. ON GAME BOARD SURFACE IS AN ORANGE AND GREEN PATH, DIVIDED INTO SQUARES. SOME SQUARES HAVE PRINTING ON THEM. IN ONE CORNER IS A BIG HOUSE, AND IN THE OPPOSITE CORNER IS A WATER TOWER. THERE ARE ALSO VARIOUS FIGURES OF PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE BOARD, EACH SAYING SOMETHING. AT TOP LEFT CORNER READS "HARDY BOYS TREASURE GAME PARKER BROTHERS GAMES, LTD. TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA MADE IN CANADA". 3. INSTRUCTIONS. A SINGLE SHEET OF WHITE PAPER, WITH BLACK PRINT. AT TOP OF SHEET READS "HARDY BOYS' TREASURE GAME FOR 2,3 OR 4 PLAYERS" . . . BELOW THIS IS INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING GAME. AT BOTTOM OF SHEET READS "PARKER BROTHERS GAMES LTD. 122 CARTWRIGHT AVENUE, TORONTO 19, ONTARIO". BACK OF SHEET IS THE SAME EXCEPT READS IN FRENCH. 4. PLAYING PIECES. 4 PIECES. PLASTIC. EACH HAS A ROUND BASE; EXTENDING FROM THE CENTER OF THE BASE IS A VERTICAL PIECE WITH A ROUND KNOB ON TOP. EACH PIECE IS A DIFFERENT COLOUR; INCLUDES BLUE, RED, WHITE, AND BROWN. 5. DICE. FOUR PIECES. 1.2CM(H) X 1.2CM(W) X 1.2CM(L). WHITE WITH BLACK DOTS. NO IDENTIFYING MARKS. 6. MESSAGE CARDS. 28 PIECES. MADE OF YELLOW CARD. THE BACK OF EACH HAS THE HEADS OF TWO BOYS AND READS "MESSAGE CARD". THE FRONT OF EACH CARD HAS BLACK PRINT WHICH GIVE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING THE GAME. 7. GAME PIECES. 5 PIECES. MADE OF HEAVY CARD. EACH PIECE IS A CIRCLE AND IS PRINTED WITH ORANGE AND BLACK TO LOOK LIKE A COIN. ONE SIDE HAS A MAN'S PROFILE AND THE WORD "DOUBLOON", THE OTHER SIDE HAS A SIMPLE COAT OF ARMS WITH THE WORD "DOUBLOON". ONE OF THE PIECES HAS THE MAN'S HEAD ON BOTH SIDES AND IS MISSING THE COAT OF ARMS. 8. GAME PIECES. 8 PIECES. MADE OF HEAVY CARD. EACH PIECE IS SHAPED LIKE A BAG, TIED AT THE TOP. THEY ARE YELLOW PRINTED WITH BLACK, TO MAKE THEM LOOK LIKE A BAG TIED WITH ROPE AT THE TOP. BOTH SIDES READS "GOLD".
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
MISSING ONE 'BAG OF GOLD'. BROWN PLASTIC PLAYING PIECE (4) CAME TO MUSEUM W/ P20000010050-GA, BUT OBVIOUSLY DID NOT ORIGINALLY BELONG TO GAME. POSSIBLY MISPLACED BY DONOR. REMOVED TO THIS GAME BY CATALOGUER. MATERIAL WAS IN DONORS POSSESSION FOR MAX. 5 YEARS. MATERIAL CAME FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES BANK, PRIOR TO DONORS POSSESSION. DONORS COLLECTED MATERIAL WHILE EMPLOYEES AT BANK FOR 6 YEARS, 1990-1996. MATERIAL DONATED AS DONORS CANNOT CARE FOR OR DISPLAY PROPERLY.
Catalogue Number
P20000010051
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
GAME OF CALLING ALL CARS
Date Range From
1961
Date Range To
1971
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, ALUMINUM, TIN
Catalogue Number
P20000010052
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GAME OF CALLING ALL CARS
Date Range From
1961
Date Range To
1971
Materials
CARDBOARD, ALUMINUM, TIN
No. Pieces
9
Height
5.0
Length
40.6
Width
19.9
Description
1. BOX. 4 PIECES. OUTSIDE OF LID HAS A CARTOON POLICE MAN ON IT, WITH BLUE HAT AND JACKET, HOLDING A MICROPHONE. TO THE RIGHT OF THIS READS "GAME OF CALLING ALL CARS TRADEMARK COPYRIGHT 1961 PARKER BROTHERS INC. SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS DES MOINES, IOWA NEW YORK CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO ATLANTA MADE IN U.S.A.". INSIDE OF LID HAS INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING GAME. BOX HAS 2 INSERTS FOR SEPARATING GAME PIECES. 2. GAME BOARD. BLACK ON OUTSIDE; HAS A STICKER THAT IS SAME AS LID. GAME BOARD SURFACE HAS A WHITE PATH THAT WINDS AROUND GAME BOARD; PATH IS DIVIDED INTO SQUARES. AT EACH CORNER IS A RED SQUARE WITH A CARTOON OF A POLICEMAN IN A CAR AND "CAR [NUMBER] START HERE". CENTER OF BOARD HAS A CIRCLE THAT READS "CENTRAL STATION". ON ONE SIDE OF BOARD READS "GAME OF CALLING ALL CARS TRADEMARK". 3. INDICATOR CARD. A PIECE OF HEAVY GREEN CARD. ON ONE SIDE IS A CARTOON OF A POLICEMAN IN A CAR AND TWO CIRCLES. ONE CIRCLE IS SMALLER, IN CENTER OF CIRCLE IS A METAL ARROW THAT CAN BE SPUN. THIS CIRCLE IS DIVIDED INTO 5 SECTIONS, EACH IDENTIFYING A SPECIFIC CAR AND ONE "CALLING ALL CARS". THE LARGER CIRCLE ALSO HAS A METAL ARROW AT CENTER THAT CAN BE SPUN. THE LARGER CIRCLE IS DIVIDED INTO 20 SECTIONS, EACH HAVING A NUMBER (FROM 1-20) ON THE OUTSIDE AND A SPECIFIC INSTRUCTION FOR PLAYING THE GAME; FOR EXAMPLE "BACK 3". 4. PLAYING PIECES. FOUR PIECES. SMALL METAL CARS. THREE ARE PAINTED A DIFFERENT COLOUR (RED, BLUE AND GREEN) AND THE FOURTH ONE WAS LEFT SILVER.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
MATERIAL WAS IN DONORS POSSESSION FOR MAX. 5 YEARS. MATERIAL CAME FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES BANK, PRIOR TO DONORS POSSESSION. DONORS COLLECTED MATERIAL WHILE EMPLOYEES AT BANK FOR 6 YEARS, 1990-1996. MATERIAL DONATED AS DONORS CANNOT CARE FOR OR DISPLAY PROPERLY.
Catalogue Number
P20000010052
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
RUMMOLI
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, VINYL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P20000014015
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RUMMOLI
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
CARDBOARD, VINYL, WOOD
No. Pieces
7
Height
2.3
Length
30.3
Width
26.9
Description
1. BOX. 2 PIECE (LID IS TAPED TO BOTTOM ON ONE SIDE). CARDBOARD. LID HAS AN ORANGE BACKGROUND. ON TOP OF LID READS "RUMMOLI A MOST INTERESTING GAME FOR TWO TO EIGHT PLAYERS DE LUXE PLASTIC EDITION COPYRIGHT, CANADA, 1940 BY THE COPP CLARD PUBLISHING COMPANY VANCOUVER TORONTO MONTREAL". EACH SIDE OF LID READS "DE LUXE RUMMOLI" IN RED. PRINTED INSIDE LID ARE THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PLAYING GAME IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH. BOTTOM OF BOX IS PLAIN. 2. PLAYING SURFACE. MADE OF WHITE VINYL, IT FOLDS UP TO FIT IN BOX. BACK IS PLAIN. ON FRONT IS THE GAME BOARD, IN BLACK AND RED, CONSISTING OF 8 SECTIONS AROUND A CENTER OCTAGON. THE REQUIREMENT FOR EACH OUTER SECTION IS WRITTEN JUST OUTSIDE OF THAT SECTION. THEY INCLUDE "ACE SPADES", "ACE-KING DIAMONDS", "7-8-9- IN ONE SUIT", "POKER POT", "TEN SPADES", "JACK DIAMONDS", "QUEEN CLUBS", AND "KING HEARTS". 3. DICE. 4 WOODEN DICE. TWO ARE CUBES PAINTED WHITE, WITH GREEN, BLACK AND RED DOTS. THE OTHER TWO ARE SMALLER, WITH ROUNDED CORNERS; ONE IS PAINTED RED WITH GOLD DOTS, AND THE OTHER IS PAINTED BLUE WITH SILVER DOTS.
Subjects
GAME
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
DONOR PASSED AWAY AUGUST 3, 2001. BORN 10 MAY 1919 IN CARDIFF, ALBERTA, HE WAS RAISED IN THE FOOTHILLS WEST OF EDMONTON. IN 1945 HE MARRIED MOLLY AND MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE PRACTICED CIVIL ENGINEERING FOR 30 YEARS IN THE FIRM MEECH, MITCHELL, ROBINS AND WATSON. UPON RETIREMENT, HE PRACTICED CONSULTING, AND CONTINUED HIS COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES. HE AND HIS WIFE ENJOYED VACATIONING IN MONTANA AND ARIZONA, BUT MADE SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEIR HOME BECAUSE THEY LOVED IT. MAURICE'S WIFE MOLLY PASSED AWAY JUST PRIOR TO HIM. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILES AND ACCESSORIES, INCLUDING A TABLE PAD. ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT THE DONORS' NEXT-OF-KIN WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. LETHBRIDGE HERALD RESEARCH ADDS TO THE INITIAL DOCUMENTATION. MOLLY MITCHELL WAS BORN IN ENGLAND AND GREW UP IN EDMONTON, WHERE SHE MET HER HUSBAND MAURICE MITCHELL. THE COUPLE HAD THREE CHILDREN: MAURA, KURT, AND SCOTT. AFTER RAISING HER FAMILY IN LETHBRIDGE, MOLLY RETURNED TO WORK AS A SOCIAL WORKER. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES.
Catalogue Number
P20000014015
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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