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Other Name
FLASHBULBS; FLASH LAMP
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1955
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS, METAL
Catalogue Number
P20000019003
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLASHBULBS; FLASH LAMP
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1955
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS, METAL
No. Pieces
12
Height
3.5
Length
24.8
Width
10.4
Description
1) CONTAINER: RECTANGULAR BOX (24.8 X 10.4 X 3.5 CM) CONTAINING 10 OF 12 ORIGINAL WHITE FLASHBULBS. THE BOX IS ORANGE AND GREEN. PRINTED ON THE FRONT OF THE BOX IS "12 AMPOULES-ECLAIR, EATON'S, OPTINA, 12 FLASHBULBS, NO.5" WITH A PICTURE OF A FLASHBULB. ON THE SIDES AND ENDS OF THE BOX, IN ENGLISH OR FRENCH, IS THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE BOX CONTENTS. ON THE LEFT-HAND END IS "PRICE/PRIX 1.99 CODE 110". THIS END PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS OF THE BOX. ON THE CLOSURE FLAP IS PRINTED A WARNING REGARDING STATIC ELECTRICITY COMING IN CONTACT WITH THE FLASHBULBS. 2) 10 FLASHBULBS: DIMENSIONS: 7.0 CM (LENGTH), 5.4 - 11.0 CM (CIRCUMFERENCE). THE BOX CONTAINS 10 OF 12 FLASHBULBS. THEY ARE POSITIONED ALONG THE LENGTHS OF A CARDBOARD RECTANGLE. ON THE TOP OF ONE OF THE BULBS, (IN RED) IS "G E: (THE SYMBOL OF THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY. 3) CARDBOARD CASE: RECTANGULAR (24.0 X 3.5 X 1.5 CM), SPACE FOR 12 FLASHBULBS
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
THE FLASHBULBS WERE USED WITH THE BROWNIE CAMERA (P20000019001-GE) AND THE KODAK CAMERA (P20000019002-GE) IN COLLECTION. *** INFORMATION BELOW PROVIDED BY DONOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE GALT IN 2010. “NO FURTHER INFORMATION.” ***
Catalogue Number
P20000019003
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
FLASHBULBS; FLASH LAMP
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1955
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS, METAL, FOIL, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20000019002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLASHBULBS; FLASH LAMP
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1955
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS, METAL, FOIL, PAPER
No. Pieces
11
Height
3.5
Length
24.8
Width
10.4
Description
1) CONTAINER: RECTANGULAR BOX (24.8 X 10.4 X 3.5 CM) CONTAINING 6 OF 12 ORIGINAL BLUE FLASHBULBS. THE BOX IS WHITE. PRINTED ON THE FRONT OF THE BOX IS "FULL CARTON, GUARANTEE, TWELVE #5B FLASHBULBS, GENERAL ELECTRIC SYMBOL" A OF A FLASHBULB. THE ORIGINAL PRICE STICKER "2.49" IS ON THE FRONT OF THE BOX. 2) 6 FLASHBULBS: DIMENSIONS: 7.0 CM (LENGTH), 5.4 - 11.0 CM (CIRCUMFRANCE). 3) CARDBOARD CASE: RECTANGULAR (24.0 X 3.5 X 1.5 CM). SPACES FOR 12 FLASHBULB. 4) FILM BOX: YELLOW CARDBOARD CONTAINER FOR COLOUR NEGATIVE FILM (7.2 X 2.6 X 2.6 CM), KODAK, KODACOLOR-X, CX620. 5) FOIL CONTAINER: 6.7 X 4.5 CM, FOR THE FILM. YELLOW WITH THE WORDS "KODAK". 6) INFORMATION PAPER: INSTRUCTIONS ON THE USE OF KODACOLOR-X FILM, PRINTED IN FIVE LANGUAGES.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
THE FLASHBULBS WERE USED WITH THE BROWNIE CAMERA (P20000019001-GE) AND THE KODAK CAMERA (P20000019002-GE) IN COLLECTION. *** INFORMATION BELOW PROVIDED BY DONOR AT THE REQUEST OF THE GALT IN 2010. “NO FURTHER INFORMATION.” ***
Catalogue Number
P20000019002
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
FLASH CUBE, FLASHBULB
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P20000064003
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLASH CUBE, FLASHBULB
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Materials
PLASTIC, GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.5
Length
2.6
Width
2.6
Description
ALL FOUR OF THE BULBS HAVE BEEN USED. PLASTIC. ON TOP IS A "W" INDICATING THE COMPANY. BLUE.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
FLASH CUBE IS FROM THE DONOR'S CAMERA. SEE P19990015001-GA FOR MORE HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P20000064003
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
FLASHBULBS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P20000014025
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLASHBULBS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Materials
CARDBOARD, GLASS
No. Pieces
8
Height
2.3
Length
18.6
Width
7.4
Description
6 CLEAR FLASHBULBS IN BOX. EACH BULB HAS THE "GE" LOGO ON IT IN RED, AS WELL AS "M3", AND A BLUE DOT. THE BULBS ARE HELD IN PLACE BY A PIECE OF CARDBOARD WITH MULTIPLE HOLES IN IT. THIS PIECE OF CARDBOARD HAS A "GUARANTEE" PRINTED ON TWO SIDES (ONE IN ENGLISH ONE IN FRENCH). ALL OF THIS GOES INTO A CARDBOARD BOX. FRONT OF BOX READS "FULL CARTON GUARANTEE TWELVE ME FLASHBULBS", ALONG WITH THE IMAGE OF A LIGHT BULB AND THE "GE" LOGO. BACK OF BOX HAS A CHART PRINTED ON IT. BOTH ENDS OF BOX HAVE FLAPS; FLAPS ON ONE END ARE MOSTLY TORN OFF.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
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
P20000014025
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
FLASHBULBS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS, CARDBOARD
Catalogue Number
P20000014026
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLASHBULBS
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1980
Materials
GLASS, CARDBOARD
No. Pieces
7
Height
2.3
Length
9.1
Width
6.4
Description
6 BLUE FLASHBULBS IN BOX. EACH BULB HAS A BLACK "W" WITHIN A CIRCLE, ON TOP OF BULB. ON FRONT OF BOX READS "WESTINGHOUSE ALLUMAGE GARANTI M2B". BACK OF BOX READS "6 BULBS MADE AND PRINTED IN CANADA CT6 1/2M2B-6/6". . . . THERE IS ALSO A CHART ON BACK OF BOX, AS WELL AS ONE ON SIDE OF BOX. BOX HAS A FLAP AT TOP AND BOTTOM FOR CLOSING.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
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
P20000014026
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
VIEW-MASTER FLASH
Date Range From
1965
Date Range To
1975
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P20000014028
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
VIEW-MASTER FLASH
Date Range From
1965
Date Range To
1975
Materials
STEEL, PLASTIC, GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
7.9
Length
14.0
Width
14.0
Description
HAS A SILVER, METAL FLASH GUARD, WITH A BLUE FLASHBULB IN IT. COVERED BY A FLAT PIECE OF CLEAR PLASTIC, EMBOSSED WITH "MADE IN U.S.A. PERSONAL STEREO CAMERA FLASH GUARD". A PIECE OF THE PLASTIC COVER IS BROKEN OFF. FLASH GUARD IS MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK METAL PIECE EMBOSSED WITH "SAWYER'S VIEW-MASTER FLASH". THERE IS A KNOB ON ONE SIDE OF BLACK PIECE, THAT TURNS TO ADJUST "SUBJECT COLOR". A KNOB ON TOP OF BLACK PIECE TURNS, WHICH IN TURN ROTATES SCREW ON BOTTOM, FOR MOUNTING ONTO CAMERA.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
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
P20000014028
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, VINYL, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P20010119005
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
PLASTIC, VINYL, RUBBER
No. Pieces
2
Height
6.1
Length
22.5
Width
14.0
Description
CONSISTS OF A BLACK PLASTIC BOX (ABOVE DIMENSIONS), ATTACHED TO A LIGHT, VIA A BLACK CORD. ON LID OF BOX READS "METZ MECABLITZ". LID OPENS ON HINGES. INSIDE BOX IS A SHORT ELECTRICAL CORD. INSIDE BOX READS "MECABLITZ 300 . . .A.C. ONLY. BEFORE OPENING PULL MAINS PLUG". EMBOSSED ON INSIDE OF BOX IS "MADE IN W. GERMANY". THERE ARE ALSO 2 STICKERS INSIDE BOX: ONE READS "MODEL 300" THE OTHER "APPROVALS LABORATORIES". BOX HAS A BLACK VINYL, ADJUSTABLE SHOULDER STRAP, WITH A RUBBER GRIP (GRIP IS VERY BRITTLE; ONE PIECE HAS BROKEN OFF). PHOTO LIGHT CONSISTS OF A ROUND HOUSING, CONTAINING LIGHT BULB, ON TOP OF A VERTICAL HANDLE. HANDLE HAS A RED BUTTON IN THE FRONT AND AN ON/OFF SWITCH IN THE BACK. EMBOSSED ON SIDE OF HANDLE IS "MADE IN W. GERMANY".
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
BELONGED TO DONOR'S HUSBAND, STANLEY FRUET; ITEMS WERE PASSED DOWN TO DONOR FROM HIS FATHER, WILLIAM FRUET (SEE P20010041000 FOR HISTORY). BORN IN LETHBRIDGE IN 1943, STANLEY WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED HERE AS WELL. HE FOLLOWED IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS AND BECAME A PHOTOGRAPHER AND WAS EMPLOYED AS A PHOTO JOURNALIST WITH THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND EDMONTON JOURNAL. AFTER LEAVING THE NEWSPAPER BUSINESS, STANLEY PARTOOK IN ONE OF HIS FAVORITE HOBBIES, TRAVELLING THE WORLD. STANLEY PASSED AWAY IN 2001.
Catalogue Number
P20010119005
Acquisition Date
2002-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
BATTERY SYNCHRONIZER CASE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P20010041008
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BATTERY SYNCHRONIZER CASE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
ALUMINUM, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
2
Height
5.3
Length
36.3
Width
6.4
Description
A METAL TUBE WITH A SCREW-ON BAKELITE CAP ON ONE END, AND AN ALUMINUM L-SHAPE BRACKET ON THE OTHER. IMPRESSED INTO BAKELITE CAP IS "GRAFLEX SYNCHRONIZER BATTERY CASE MANUFACTURED BY GRAFLEX, INC. ROCHESTER 8, N.Y. U.S.A.". TUBE HAS 2 METAL CLAMPS AROUND IT WITH RECTANGULAR EXTRUSIONS. ETCHED ON SIDE OF TUBE IS "GRAFLEX". THERE ARE 5 PORTS NEAR ONE END OF TUBE, LABELLED "EXTENSION", "SHUTTER", "BATTERY", "REMOTE", AND "SOLENOID". THERE IS ALSO A RED BUTTON AT THIS END.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
History
ITEM WAS USED TO SYNCHRONIZE FLASH WITH CAMERA SHUTTER. BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, WILLIAM J. FRUET WHO OWNED A PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO (FRUET STUDIO) IN LETHBRIDGE, ON 5TH STREET SOUTH FROM 1939 TO 1963. HE WAS A SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHER FOR ALL SOUTHERN ALBERTA FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 YEARS. WILLIAM WAS ALSO KNOWN FOR THE NUMEROUS LANDSCAPES HE PHOTOGRAPHED OF THE AREA. MANY OF THESE WERE SEEN IN EXHIBITIONS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. WILLIAM WAS BORN IN 1906 IN ZURICH SWITZERLAND, WHERE HE WAS ALSO RAISED. HE CAME TO CANADA IN 1924 TO SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN, AND CAME TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1926. HE REMAINED HERE THE REST OF HIS LIFE AS HE CONSIDERED IT THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE WORLD. STORY GOES THAT PEOPLE IN THE CITY (IE. MAYOR SHACKLEFORD) SUPPORTED WILLIAM TO GET A START DURING THE DEPRESSION. WILLIAM BEGAN HIS STUDIO WORK IN HIS EARLY 30S, AND RETIRED IN 1972. WILLIAM WAS A MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN LEGION, MINER'S LIBRARY CLUB, AND LABOR CLUB. DONOR'S MOTHER'S FAMILY (SKRUKWA) SETTLED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA IN THE LATE 1800S. WILLIAM FRUET PASSED AWAY IN 1973 AND DONOR'S BROTHER (STANLEY) STORED HIS FATHER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT WITH THE INTENTION OF USING IT. WHEN STANLEY PASSED AWAY IN MAY 2001, DONOR CAME INTO POSSESSION OF ARTIFACTS.
Catalogue Number
P20010041008
Acquisition Date
2002-08
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM, STEEL, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P19880037008
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
ALUMINUM, STEEL, PAPER
No. Pieces
4
Height
19.5
Length
23.0
Width
18.0
Description
"KODAK FLASHHOLDER". SILVER REFLECTOR, BLACK HANDLE, CABLE ATTACHMENT. CHROME PLATED STEEL BRACKET. C/W BOX & INSTRUCTION BOOKLET. CONTAINED IN YELLOW BOX WITH RED AND BLACK PRINT. HANDLE MARKED "KODAK FLASHOLDER", "EASTMAN KODAK".
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
DONOR PURCHASED FOR USE WITH VIGILANT SIX-20 KODAK CAMERA P19880037006-GA
Catalogue Number
P19880037008
Acquisition Date
1988-06
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINIUM, STEEL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19890003008
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
ALUMINIUM, STEEL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
3
Length
12
Width
4
Description
ANGLO B.C.B MIRACLE POWER FLASH GUN C/W CASE & FLASH DIFFUSER COVER. FLASH REFLECTOR FOLDS SIMILAR TO A FAN FOR EASY STORAGE. BATTERY POWERED. CASE IS GREY WITH RED INTERIOR.
Subjects
PHOTOGRAPHIC T&E
Historical Association
LEISURE
History
DONOR PURCHASED IN EARLY 1950'S FROM EATON'S LETHBRIDGE, COST $12 TO $15.00. DONOR & FAMILY HAVE USED ALL CAMERAS & ACCESSORIES IN THIS COLLECTION (P19890003001-008). AN ARDENT PHOTOGRAPHER, THE DONOR, NOW RETIRED, WAS EMPLOYED BY AGRICULTURE CANADA RESEARCH STATION AT LETHBRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P19890003008
Acquisition Date
1989-02
Collection
Museum
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