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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CANVAS BELTING, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19790001000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1920
Materials
CANVAS BELTING, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Length
108.0
Description
"V BELT". SECTIONS OVERLAP EACH OTHER AND ARE BOLTED TO OTHER SECTIONS IN THREE PLACES BY STEEL SCREWS AND BOLTS. PARTIAL SECTION ONLY.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
AGRICULTURE
History
BELT USED ON FARM MACHINERY SUCH AS THRESHERS. THE FIRST TYPE USED IN THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA AREA.
Catalogue Number
P19790001000
Acquisition Date
1979-02
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
NAIL BRUSH
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BONE, BRISTLE
Catalogue Number
P19930009044
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NAIL BRUSH
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
BONE, BRISTLE
No. Pieces
1
Length
20.9
Width
1.7
Description
BONE HANDLED BRUSH, NATURAL BRISTLES. HANDLE IS WARPED. SOME BRISTLES WORN & MISSING AT END. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
PROBABLY USED TO CLEAN CLOCKS, WATCHES & SO-ON, ALTHOUGH DESIGNED AS A NAIL BRUSH. SEE P19930009001-GA FOR DONOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19930009044
Acquisition Date
1993-02
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
FRENCH IVORY, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19960053285
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
FRENCH IVORY, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.8
Length
14
Width
7.4
Description
BRUSH OF UNKNOWN FUNCTION. OVAL FRENCH-IVORY BODY CONTAINING THICK BUNCHES OF LONG IVORY-COLORED PLASTIC BRISTLES. FLAT TEAR-DROP SHAPED HANDLE EXTENDS FROM OPPOSITE END. "ENGLAND" STAMPED FAINTLY ON ONE SIDE OF HANDLE. SLIGHTLY SOILED AND WORN THROUGHOUT.
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
P19960053285
Acquisition Date
1996-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
AUTOMATIC DRILL IN CASE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, CARDBOARD, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19990038037
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
AUTOMATIC DRILL IN CASE
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1940
Materials
STEEL, CARDBOARD, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
3
Height
3.5
Length
26.2
Width
3.5
Description
1. DRILL - SILVER AND BLACK. BAKELITE HANDLE. THE END OF THE HANDLE ROTATES TO REVEAL EIGHT DIFFERENT HOLES, WITHIN WHICH ARE EIGHT DRILL BITS. ETCHED BELOW THIS ROTATABLE PIECE ARE THE NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 8, AND "MILLERS FALLS CO GREENFIELD MASS, MADE IN USA NO.188A". THERE IS ALSO A SMALL SILVER KNOB THAT MOVES VERTICALLY, TO LOCK AND RELEASE ROTATING END. 2. BOX - 2 PIECES. CARDBOARD. LID IS RED. A GOLD LABEL ON LID READS IN BLACK "ONE AUTOMATIC DRILL WITH BAKELITE MAGAZINE HANDLE CONTAINING 8 DRILL POINTS MADE IN U.S.A. BY MILLERS FALLS COMPANY, GREENFIELD, MASS.". GOLD LABEL ON ONE SIDE OF LID AS WELL.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
BELONGED TO FRED A. EWING. BAKELITE HANDLE SUGGESTS TIME PERIOD BEFORE WWII, AFTER WHICH BAKELITE WAS LARGELY REPLACED. SEE P19990038001-GA FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19990038037
Acquisition Date
1999-10
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
IRON
Catalogue Number
P19738875000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Materials
IRON
No. Pieces
1
Length
15.5
Width
5.7
Description
ROUND HANDLE BLUNT END. HAND FORGED.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
AGRICULTURAL T&E
Historical Association
AGRICULTURE
TRANSPORTATION
History
HOOK POSSIBLY FOR PULLING WAGONS. SEE P19738806000 FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19738875000
Acquisition Date
1973-02
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
HAMMERSTONE
Date Range From
1700
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STONE
Catalogue Number
P19990035008
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HAMMERSTONE
Date Range From
1700
Date Range To
1900
Materials
STONE
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.0
Length
7.6
Width
6.7
Description
GREY STONE. HAS TWO VERY DISTINCT GROOVES AROUND IT, EACH ABOUT 1.1 CM WIDE. HAS A BLUE PLASTIC TAG STUCK ON IT THAT IS EMBOSSED WITH "1987.467".
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
FIRST NATIONS CULTURE. SEE P19990035001-GA
Catalogue Number
P19990035008
Acquisition Date
2000-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
P19780094000.1-.3-GA
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19780094000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
P19780094000.1-.3-GA
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1920
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
3
Length
8.9
Width
2.5
Description
.1 GREEN PLASTIC ON TOP (SLIGHTLY SHORTER THAN THE OTHER TWO SPARK PLUGS). GREEN PLASTIC HAS "SPLIT DORE" WRITTEN ON IT. .2 WHITE PLASTIC ON TOP. HAS "AIR FRICTION" WRITTEN IN GREEN ON THE WHITE PLASTIC. .3 WHITE PLASTIC ON TOP. HAS "BETHLEHEM" FIVE POINT SPARK PLUG. WRITTEN IN RED ON THE WHITE. MARKED "LICENSED UNDER PATENT OCT 18-98".
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRANSPORTATION
History
.1 GREEN FOR KEROSENE STARTING FROM TRACTORS (GREEN ONE FROM A RUMLEY TRACTOR) .2 & .3 WHITE FROM WATERLOO BOY OR HYDER TRACTORS. REFER TO FILE P19780089000GA.
Catalogue Number
P19780094000
Acquisition Date
1978-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
WINE MAKING TOOL
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19980062005
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WINE MAKING TOOL
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
WOOD, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.5
Length
35.5
Width
17
Description
LONG, FLAT WOODEN HANDLE WITH HOLE THROUGH ROUNDED END. TWO BOLTS AT HEAD, SECURING RECTANGULAR STAINLESS STEEL PLATE. SEVEN SPIKES, 3CM (L), EXTEND PERPENDICULARLY FROM PLATE. EIGHTH SPIKE EXTENDS FROM SIDE OF TOOL HEAD. NO MARKINGS; WOOD HANDLE SOILED AND WORN; WHITE RESIDUE ON STEEL HEAD.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONOR ACQUIRED OBJECTS WITH PURCHASE OF HOUSE AT ABOVE ADDRESS (OCT/98). DONOR CLAIMS PROPERTY WAS OWNED BY ZORATTI FAMILY, WHO WERE RESIDENTS DURING THE PROHIBITION. ACCORDING TO DONOR, PETER ZORATTI (ORIGINAL OWNER) MADE WINE IN HIS BASEMENT AND SOLD IT DURING PROHIBITION. TOOL WAS REPORTEDLY USED IN PROCESS. *UPDATE* IN 2016 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING ITEMS DONATED BY SYLVIA NORTHGRAVE. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. SYLVIA NORTHGRAVE PURCHASED THE HOME AT 1212 4 AVENUE SOUTH IN OCTOBER 1998 AND IT WAS IN THIS HOUSE THAT SHE FOUND THE ITEMS WHICH WERE DONATED TO THE MUSEUM. THE RESIDENCE AT 1212 4 AVENUE SOUTH WAS REPORTEDLY BUILT IN 1922. THE FIRST AVAILABLE HENDERSON DIRECTORY IN 1925 LISTS EDGAR J. HILL AS THE RESIDENT. LATER LISTINGS HAVE MRS. IDA HILL AS THE RESIDENT UNTIL 1948. IN 1950, MRS. EMILY PATTERSON IS THE RESIDENT. BY 1952, PETER ZORATTI IS THE LISTED RESIDENT. EDGAR JAMES HILL WAS AN EARLY RESIDENT OF THE CITY AND WAS BORN IN BRUSSELS, ONTARIO IN 1858. FOR 13 YEARS HE WAS ENGAGED IN THE DRY GOODS BUSINESS IN TORONTO BEFORE MOVING TO LETHBRIDGE WITH HIS WIFE AND SON IN 1895. HE HAD A SUCCESSFUL MERCANTILE BUSINESS IN LETHBRIDGE WITH HIS SON EDGAR B. HILL. FATHER AND SON OWNED A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF LAND IN THE DOWNTOWN 4 AVENUE DISTRICT. EDGAR J. PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 26, 1926. IDA MAY HILL (NEE BURK) WAS BORN IN BOWMANVILLE, ON TO MR. AND MRS. THOMAS BURK. SHE MARRIED EDGAR J. HILL IN BOWMANVILLE IN 1879. SHE PASSED AWAY IN JUNE 1950 AT THE AGE OF 87. PETER ZORATTI WAS BORN IN UDINE, ITALY AND MOVED TO NATAL, BC IN 1903. HE WAS WELL-KNOWN IN THE CROWSNEST PASS AREA AND OPERATED THE NATAL HOTEL FOR 40 YEARS. WHEN HE FIRST ARRIVED IN NATAL, HE WORKED AS A BLACKSMITH, THEN SPENT 20 YEARS AS FIRE CHIEF. HE ALSO FOUNDED THE ITALIAN LODGE SHORTLY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL IN 1903. HE WAS MARRIED TO THERESA ZORATTI (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). PETER PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 ON OCTOBER 10, 1972. THERESA ZORATTI WAS BORN IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND MOVED TO CANADA AT AN EARLY AGE. SHE WAS EDUCATED IN PINCHER CREEK AND MOVED LATER TO NATAL, WHERE SHE MET AND MARRIED PETER. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 5, 1983. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19980062005
Acquisition Date
1999-02
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19739062000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.9
Length
28.8
Width
3.1
Description
"....PEXT? MADE IN U.S." STAMP MARK ON TANG. WOODEN HANDLE ATTACHED TO STEEL BLADE BY RIVETS. TANG BADLY RUSTED. HANDLE SHOWS SOME WEAR.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
TRADES
History
*UPDATE* RESEARCH WAS CONDUCTED INTO THE DONOR “R. E. ANKILL,” AS ONE OF HIS ARTIFACTS FELL UNDER A 2018 COLLECTIONS AUDIT PERFORMED BY COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK. IT WAS CONFIRMED BY HIS GRAVE MARKER THAT THE DONOR’S FULL NAME WAS ROBERT E. “BOB” ANKILL. ACCORDING TO HIS LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARY, ANKILL WAS BORN ON JULY 6, 1922 IN PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA. THE OBITUARY STATES, “HE JOINED THE CANADIAN ARMY IN 1942 AND WAS POSTED IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS FIRST ARMORED DIVISION. AFTER TAKING A WIRELESS OPERATORS COURSE, HE MET HIS FUTURE WIFE PEGGY. HE WAS THEN POSTED IN ITALY AND TOOK PART IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN FROM SAN VITO TO MONTE CASINO. SHORTLY AFTER HE WAS POSTED IN HOLLAND AND TOOK PART IN MANY “MOP UP” OPERATIONS AT THE END OF THE INVASION. AFTER HOSTILITIES CEASED HE JOINED AN R.C.A. DANCE AND ENTERTAINMENT BAND AND ENTERTAINED THE TROOPS FOR SIX DAYS A WEEK. IN JULY OF 1945 HE MARRIED THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE PEGGY SIMS AFTER WHICH HE RETURNED TO EUROPE TO PREPARE FOR HIS RETURN TO CANADA…” ATTEMPTS MADE TO CONTACT THE DONOR’S NEXT-OF-KIN FOR ITEM-RELATED HISTORY WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ANKILL’S MILITARY CAREER, PLEASE SEE ARTIFACT RECORD P19662374000, AS IT INCLUDES EXCERPTS FROM AN ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY GALT STAFF IN 2012 WITH ANKILL’S DAUGHTER, JEANNE SHEA. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT RECORD FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING A COPY OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARY.
Catalogue Number
P19739062000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
GARDEN SHOVEL
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19980062001
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GARDEN SHOVEL
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
4.3
Length
30.3
Width
8.5
Description
STEEL HAND-HELD GARDEN SHOVEL. CUT AND SHAPED FROM SINGLE PIECE OF METAL. TIP IS ROUNDED, WITH SLIGHT LIP ON SIDE EDGES. HANDLE FORMED INTO TAPERED HOLLOW SHAFT. SHOVEL IS EXTREMELY WORN, WITH SURFACE CORROSION THROUGHOUT. BLADE BENT AND DENTED.
Subjects
MULTIPLE USE ARTIFACT
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONOR ACQUIRED OBJECTS WITH PURCHASE OF HOUSE AT ABOVE ADDRESS (OCT/98). DONOR CLAIMS PROPERTY WAS OWNED BY ZORATTI FAMILY, WHO WERE RESIDENTS DURING THE PROHIBITION. ACCORDING TO DONOR, PETER ZORATTI (ORIGINAL OWNER) MADE WINE IN HIS BASEMENT AND SOLD IT DURING PROHIBITION. HOUSE WAS BUILT IN 1922, AND WAS ONCE HOME TO PIONEER MERCHANT E.J. HILL AND HIS FAMILY. *UPDATE* IN 2016 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING ITEMS DONATED BY SYLVIA NORTHGRAVE. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. SYLVIA NORTHGRAVE PURCHASED THE HOME AT 1212 4 AVENUE SOUTH IN OCTOBER 1998 AND IT WAS IN THIS HOUSE THAT SHE FOUND THE ITEMS WHICH WERE DONATED TO THE MUSEUM. THE RESIDENCE AT 1212 4 AVENUE SOUTH WAS REPORTEDLY BUILT IN 1922. THE FIRST AVAILABLE HENDERSON DIRECTORY IN 1925 LISTS EDGAR J. HILL AS THE RESIDENT. LATER LISTINGS HAVE MRS. IDA HILL AS THE RESIDENT UNTIL 1948. IN 1950, MRS. EMILY PATTERSON IS THE RESIDENT. BY 1952, PETER ZORATTI IS THE LISTED RESIDENT. EDGAR JAMES HILL WAS AN EARLY RESIDENT OF THE CITY AND WAS BORN IN BRUSSELS, ONTARIO IN 1858. FOR 13 YEARS HE WAS ENGAGED IN THE DRY GOODS BUSINESS IN TORONTO BEFORE MOVING TO LETHBRIDGE WITH HIS WIFE AND SON IN 1895. HE HAD A SUCCESSFUL MERCANTILE BUSINESS IN LETHBRIDGE WITH HIS SON EDGAR B. HILL. FATHER AND SON OWNED A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF LAND IN THE DOWNTOWN 4 AVENUE DISTRICT. EDGAR J. PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 26, 1926. IDA MAY HILL (NEE BURK) WAS BORN IN BOWMANVILLE, ON TO MR. AND MRS. THOMAS BURK. SHE MARRIED EDGAR J. HILL IN BOWMANVILLE IN 1879. SHE PASSED AWAY IN JUNE 1950 AT THE AGE OF 87. PETER ZORATTI WAS BORN IN UDINE, ITALY AND MOVED TO NATAL, BC IN 1903. HE WAS WELL-KNOWN IN THE CROWSNEST PASS AREA AND OPERATED THE NATAL HOTEL FOR 40 YEARS. WHEN HE FIRST ARRIVED IN NATAL, HE WORKED AS A BLACKSMITH, THEN SPENT 20 YEARS AS FIRE CHIEF. HE ALSO FOUNDED THE ITALIAN LODGE SHORTLY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL IN 1903. HE WAS MARRIED TO THERESA ZORATTI (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). PETER PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 ON OCTOBER 10, 1972. THERESA ZORATTI WAS BORN IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND MOVED TO CANADA AT AN EARLY AGE. SHE WAS EDUCATED IN PINCHER CREEK AND MOVED LATER TO NATAL, WHERE SHE MET AND MARRIED PETER. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 5, 1983. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19980062001
Acquisition Date
1999-02
Collection
Museum
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