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Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19970041551
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.2
Length
20.6
Width
6.8
Description
STAINLESS STEEL BLADES, BLACK STEEL HANDLES. STAMPED ON BOLSTER OF BLADES IS "BUSHMAN BLUE STEEL" AND "135-8...". REVERSE HAS OVAL LOGO WITH "FORGED STEEL" AND "ITALY" STAMPED INSIDE IT. BLACK PAINT ON HANDLES IS WORN.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
SCISSORS WERE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS IN DONOR'S FAMILY WHILE LIVING IN COALDALE. 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
P19970041551
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
JEWELLERS' 3-IN-1 SET
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19930009046
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JEWELLERS' 3-IN-1 SET
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
BRASS
No. Pieces
3
Length
5.4
Width
0.6
Description
BRASS CROSS HATCHED PATTERN HANDLE, STEEL SHAFT, SLOT END. HANDLE IS THREADED & HOLDS SECOND, SMALLER BIT SCREWDRIVER, ALSO WITH BRASS HANDLE, TOP MISSING. SMALLER SCREWDRIVER HAS THREADED TOP & CONTAINS A 3 SMALLER SLOT SCREWDRIVER.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
SMALL SIZED SCREWDRIVERS OFTEN REFERRED TO AS WATCHMAKER'S OR JEWELLER'S SCREWDRIVER. SEE P19930009001-GA FOR DONOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19930009046
Acquisition Date
1993-02
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
CAMERA STRAP
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19960072020
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CAMERA STRAP
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
LEATHER, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Length
91.4
Width
1.0
Description
BROWN LEATHER CAMERA NECK STRAP WITH 2 STEEL BUCKLES AND 2 STEEL EYELETS. HAS "JAPAN" STAMPED NEAR A BUCKLE AND STAMPED IN BLUE INK ON THE BOTTOM IS THE LETTER "K". SURFACE HAS RESIDUE FROM TAPE THAT WAS USED TO FASTEN STRAP.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
DONOR'S UNCLE, HERBERT RANNARD, WAS AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER, WHO WAS BORN IN 1903 IN ENGLAND AND CAME TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1907. ACCORDING TO DONOR, RANNARD WAS A CAR SALESMAN BEFORE WORLD WAR II; THE INDUSTRY VIRTUALLY CAME TO A STOP DURING THE WAR SO HE WENT TO VANCOUVER TO WORK FOR BOEING AND LATER BECAME A PRECISION MACHINIST. HE RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE AND WORKED FOR CONSUMER HARDWARE AS MANAGER OF SPORTS, RECREATION AND TOY DEPARTMENT UNTIL THE STORE CLOSED. HE THEN OPERATED A COIN BUSINESS IN HIS SISTERS JEWELRY STORE CALLED 'SKELTON JEWELRY'. HE PASSED AWAY APRIL 20, 1995 AT 91 YEARS. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS, INCLUDING THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH HERBERT RANNARD. RANNARD'S OBITUARY FROM THE APRIL 23, 1995 ISSUE OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. HERBERT RANNARD WAS BORN IN LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND IN 1903. HE GREW UP IN LETHBRIDGE AND WORKED FOR THE CPR IN THE FREIGHT DEPARTMENT. RANNARD MOVED TO VANCOUVER TO WORK AT THE BOEING AIRCRAFT PLANT AT THE START OF WWII, TO BUILD CATALINA AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT AND MITCHELL BOMBERS. AFTER THE WAR RANNARD WORKED AT THE PRECISION INSTRUMENT COMPANY IN VANCOUVER, WHERE HE WAS INVOLVED IN GUN-SMITHING AND FINE INSTRUMENT REPAIR. HE MOVED BACK TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1952 TO MANAGE THE SPORTING GOODS DEPARTMENT OF COUNSUMER'S HARDWARE, WHERE HE WORKED UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1964. RANNARD WAS A COIN COLLECTOR, MEMBER OF THE LETHBRIDGE MASONIC LODGE, AND PLAYED IN A NUMBER OF LOCAL ORCHESTRAS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, SEE PERMANENT FILE P19910046001.
Catalogue Number
P19960072020
Acquisition Date
1996-08
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19970071044
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1960
Date Range To
1970
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
14.3
Diameter
1.4
Description
CROSS-HEADED TIP SCREWDRIVER WITH TRANSLUSCENT RED FLUTED PLASTIC HANDLE. SURFACE SLIGHTLY WORN AND SCRATCHED. STEEL SHANK.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, HARRY BOYSE, WHO WORKED AS A PROJECTIONIST WITH THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES. FOR MORE HISTORY SEE P19970071001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA), OWNER OF THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL.
Catalogue Number
P19970071044
Acquisition Date
1997-07
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19970071045
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Length
9.9
Diameter
1.5
Description
FLAT-HEAD SCREWDRIVER WITH WOODEN HANDLE, STAINED RED. FOUR GROOVES CUT INTO HANDLE, RUNNING HORIZONTALLY. TAPERED TOWARD STEEL FERRULE AND SHANK. SURFACE OF STEEL WORN; SCRATCHES IN WOODEN HANDLE.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, HARRY BOYSE, WHO WORKED AS A PROJECTIONIST WITH THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES. FOR MORE HISTORY SEE P19970071001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF ALFRED WILLIAM SHACKLEFORD (P20060025001-GA), OWNER OF THE SHACKLEFORD THEATRES. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF MAYOR SHACKLEFORD WAS DEVELOPED WITH INFORMATION FROM ARCHIVES CANADA ONLINE AND A LETHBRIDGE HERALD TRIBUTE ARTICLE FROM MAY 31, 1992. A.W. SHACKLEFORD WAS BORN IN ESSEX, ENGLAND IN 1899 AND CAME TO CALGARY WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1909. AFTER HIGH SCHOOL HE TRAINED AS A DRAFTSMAN BUT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE FILM EXCHANGE AND FOX FILMS. IN 1921 HE WAS HIRED TO MANAGED THE KING'S THEATRE IN LETHBRIDGE AND BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MARK ROGERS, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN WHO OWNED THREE LOCAL MOVIE THEATRES. SHACKLEFORD ALSO BECAME PARTNER IN THE AMUSEMENT COMPANY THAT OPENED THE HENDERSON LAKE PAVILLION IN 1924. BY 1925 HE WAS PART-OWNER OF THE FORMER EMPRESS THEATRE ON 5TH AVENUE SOUTH, RENAMING IT THE ROXY. HE THEN TEAMED UP WITH THE FAMOUS PLAYERS COMPANY TO REMODEL THE FORMER PALACE THEATRE AND RENAME IT THE CAPITOL. SHACKLEFORD ALSO OPENED THE THEATRE IN THE FORMER COLLEGE MALL, BUILT THE 960-SEAT PARAMOUNT THEATRE ON 4TH AVENUE SOUTH, AND TOOK OVER OPERATION OF THE DIRVE-IN THEATRE AT THE SOUTH CITY LIMITS. SHACKLEFORD WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN CIVIC LIFE, ACTIVE IN GROUPS INCLUDING THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY, THE GYRO CLUB, UNITED WAY, LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD, BOARD OF TRADE, ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, AND THE ALBERTA THEATRE OPERATORS ASSOCIATION. HE AND HIS WIFE ADA HAD TWO SONS, ROBERT AND DOUGLAS. AFTER SEVERAL TERMS AS ALDERMAN STARTING IN 1939, SHACKLEFORD FIRST SERVED AS MAYOR FROM 1944 - 1947, AND FOR TWO MORE TERMS FROM 1952 - 1955 AND 1957 - 1961. HE WORKED FOR 68 YEARS IN THE MOVIE BUSINESS, RETIRING AT AGE 90. W.A. SHACKLEFORD DIED IN LETHBRIDGE ON MAY 30, 1992. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20060025001 FOR HARDCOPIES OF SOURCE MATERIAL.
Catalogue Number
P19970071045
Acquisition Date
1997-07
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19970041188
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
8.3
Length
16.2
Width
5.7
Description
STAPLER HAS BLACK PLASTIC COVERING OVER BASE AND KNOB WITH RANDOM SQUIGGLE PATTERN SURFACE WHICH IS WORN. ETCHED ALONG FRONT IS "MERCURY JR." WITH TWO WINGS ETCHED ALONG EDGE OF WORD. BOTTOM HAS "CONSOLIDATED WIRE PRODUCTS. CO." RAISED ON PLASTIC COVERING.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
BUSINESS
History
STAPLER WAS FOUND AMONG OFFICE THINGS OF REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA, (DONOR'S FATHER). REV. NAKAYAMA AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE IN 1945 AFTER BEING RELOCATED FROM VANCOUVER IN 1942 TO SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. AT COALDALE THE FOUNDED THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION WHERE HE WAS RECTOR FROM 1945 TO 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041188
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P20030049043
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1980
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Length
6.5
Width
2.3
Description
RECTANGULAR WITH DIAMOND AND STRIPE DESIGN. SMALL LOOP ATTACHED TO TOP. BLADE SLIDES OUT OF RECTANGLE. BLADE STAMPED "GILLETTE UTILITY KNIFE." OPPOSITE SIDE STAMPED " GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR CO OF CANADA LTD."
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACTS
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE P20030049001 FOR COMPLETE HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20030049043
Acquisition Date
2003-10
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19960053290
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
9
Width
4.2
Description
PAIR SMALL STEEL SCISSORS. MARKED ABOVE ONE BLADE ON OUTER EDGE "...FIELD ENGLAND". MINOR CORROSION THROUGHOUT SURFACE OF SCISSORS.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
FINE ARTS
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING THE VARIOUS DONATIONS PERTAINING TO EDWARD FREDERICK HAGELL. SEE RECORD P19960053001 FOR AN EXTENDED BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST; SEE PERMANENT FILES P19960053001, P20040009001, P20060027001, P20070008001, AND P20070012001 FOR NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS, DETAILS ON PAST GALT DIRECTOR/CURATOR WILMA WOOD'S BOOK ON THE ARTIST, AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HAGELL FAMILY.
Catalogue Number
P19960053290
Acquisition Date
1996-05
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
WIRE PICTURE CORD
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19960053258
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WIRE PICTURE CORD
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
CARDBOARD, STEEL
No. Pieces
2
Height
1.8
Length
7.6
Width
7.7
Description
FLAT SQUARE RED CARDBOARD BOX WITH FLAP OPENINGS. PRINTED IN WHITE "WIRE PICTURE CORD CANADA WIRE-CABLE COMPANY MADE IN CANADA". HOLE THROUGH CENTRE OF FRONT FACE OF BOX. CONTAINS COILED LENGTH OF METAL PICTURE CORD, MANUFACTURED FROM VARIOUS STRANDS OF BRAIDED WIRE. BOX IS WORN, ESPECIALLY AT EDGES.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
FINE ARTS
History
*UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING THE VARIOUS DONATIONS PERTAINING TO EDWARD FREDERICK HAGELL. SEE RECORD P19960053001 FOR AN EXTENDED BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST; SEE PERMANENT FILES P19960053001, P20040009001, P20060027001, P20070008001, AND P20070012001 FOR NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS, DETAILS ON PAST GALT DIRECTOR/CURATOR WILMA WOOD'S BOOK ON THE ARTIST, AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HAGELL FAMILY.
Catalogue Number
P19960053258
Acquisition Date
1996-05
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
NEEDLENOSE PLIERS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19960053269
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NEEDLENOSE PLIERS
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.8
Length
10.5
Width
4.4
Description
SMALL PAIR STEEL NEEDLENOSE PLIERS. "BELINSTROM" STAMPED INTO ONE ARM, NEAR JOINT. UNKNOWN LIGHT BROWN SUBSTANCE HARDENED ONTO END OF OPPOSITE ARM. SURFACE OF PLIERS IS EXTREMELY PITTED THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
FINE ARTS
History
USED AS ARTIST'S TOOL BY DONORS' FATHER. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING THE VARIOUS DONATIONS PERTAINING TO EDWARD FREDERICK HAGELL. SEE RECORD P19960053001 FOR AN EXTENDED BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST; SEE PERMANENT FILES P19960053001, P20040009001, P20060027001, P20070008001, AND P20070012001 FOR NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS, DETAILS ON PAST GALT DIRECTOR/CURATOR WILMA WOOD'S BOOK ON THE ARTIST, AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HAGELL FAMILY.
Catalogue Number
P19960053269
Acquisition Date
1996-05
Collection
Museum
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