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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19672497000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
No. Pieces
9
Height
10.9
Length
22.0
Width
10.8
Description
.1 WOOD BOX. BASE EXTENDS 1CM FROM SIDES. BASE IS PAINTED RED. LID OF BOX IS HELD ON BY SIX FLAT-HEAD SCREWS. THE WOOD FINISH IS DARKLY STAINED. .2 BRASS TERMINALS. REMAINING PIECES CONSIST OF FIVE BRASS KNOBS AND THREE BRASS NUTS. THERE ARE TWO KNOBS AND ONE NUT ON THE TOP OF THE CASE. THE REMAINING 3 BRASS KNOBS AND 2 BRASS NUTS ARE MOUNTED ON THE SIDE OF THE BOX. ONE SIDE KNOB IS SPRING-LOADED AND TOUCHES METAL PLATE. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, THE NO. PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 9 TO 1. THE NINE PIECES DESCRIBED ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED TO ON ARTIFACT. ARTIFACT PHOTOGRAPH DOES NOT INDICATE ANY SEPARATE PIECES.
Subjects
ENERGY PRODUCTION T&E
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
History
CANADA
Catalogue Number
P19672497000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19672502000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Description
.1 13.3 CM HT. X 12.7 CM WTH. X 24.2 CM LTH.WOOD, BRASS. 7 PIECES. .2 12.1 CM HT. X 12.7 CM WTH. X 24.1 CM LTH.WOOD, BRASS. 1 PIECE. BRASS TERMINALS; WOOD CASE. VARNISHED WOODEN BOX WITH ROUNDED EDGES. BASE OF BOX PAINTED RED. TOP STAINED WITH RED, WHITE, BROWN, AND GREY PAINT SPOTS. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, NO. PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 8 TO 1. ALL ITEMS ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED TO BASE (THEY WOULD REQUIRE TOOLS TO REMOVE).
Subjects
ENERGY PRODUCTION T&E
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
Catalogue Number
P19672502000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
TELEGRAPH KEY (SOUNDER)
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19672499000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
TELEGRAPH KEY (SOUNDER)
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
8.9
Length
31.1
Width
10.8
Description
PAT. APPLIED FOR AND "WESTERN ELECTRIC CO." STAMPED ON TOP. "150" STAMPED ON BASE. TELEGRAPH KEY SOUNDER
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
TRANSPORTATION
History
SEE P19672501000-GA.
Catalogue Number
P19672499000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19710139000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
STEEL, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
7.6
Length
20.3
Width
7.6
Description
STEEL BASE PAINTED GREEN. "4" STAMPED ON TOP.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
TRANSPORTATION
History
PURCHASED USED BY DONOR'S HUSBAND, J.W. WILKS IN 1920.
Catalogue Number
P19710139000
Acquisition Date
1971-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1925
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
OAK, PLASTIC, TIN, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19683246000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1900
Date Range To
1925
Materials
OAK, PLASTIC, TIN, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
20.6
Length
39.4
Width
24.1
Description
TWO DIALS NO. 1 TO 100 IN FRONT. CRACKED AND CHIPPED CABINET. WOOD BODY WITH HINGED LID AT TOP. FRONT DISPLAYS BROWN BAKELITE DIALS (2) MARKED "1" TO "100" IN ADDITION TO TWO CONTACTS, 1 JACK, AND 3 POINTERS. FRONT BOTTOM CRACKED. APPEARS THAT LABEL WAS REMOVED FROM ONE SIDE.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
EDUCATION
Catalogue Number
P19683246000
Acquisition Date
1968-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
DESK SET
Date Range From
1897
Date Range To
1905
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CHROMED STEEL, RUBBER
Catalogue Number
P19693655000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DESK SET
Date Range From
1897
Date Range To
1905
Materials
CHROMED STEEL, RUBBER
No. Pieces
1
Height
31.7
Diameter
13.0
Description
BROWN CORD, FRAYED. CHROME STAND. ADJUSTABLE MOUTH PIECE. MOUTH PIECE CHIPPED. GREEN FELT BASE. EAR PIECE MISSING.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
DONATED IN MEMORY OF DONOR'S SISTER KATHLEEN MAY BECKER, RN. BORN JULY 16, 1908 - DIED OCT. 24, 1934, GRADUATE OF GALT SCHOOL OF NURSING.
Catalogue Number
P19693655000
Acquisition Date
1969-02
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19739499000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Height
52.1
Length
35.5
Width
23.0
Description
COMPLETE WITH BATTERIES. NICKEL PLATED & BLACK METAL MOUTHPIECE. LABEL PASTED ON FRONT OF SET. "THIS EQUIPMENT DONATED BY A.G.T. ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES". REFER TO P19641305000-GA FOR DIAGRAM INSIDE COVER.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
Catalogue Number
P19739499000
Acquisition Date
1973-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19780051000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAGNETO WALL SET
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1910
Materials
WOOD, NICKEL PLATE, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Description
COMPLETE WITH BATTERIES. NICKEL PLATED AND BLACK METAL MOUTHPIECE. CRANK HANDLE. WRITING LEDGE IS MISSING. LABEL ON FRONT: "THE NORTHERN ELECTRIC & MANUFACTURING CO. LTD." TOP RIGHT SCREW ON MOUTHPIECE HAS BEEN REPLACED. REFER TO P19641305000-GA FOR SIMILAR DIAGRAM (CIRCUIT). CORD TO EARPIECE IS FRAYING AT BASE OF TELEPHONE BOX.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
PROFESSIONS
Catalogue Number
P19780051000
Acquisition Date
1978-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
UPRIGHT, DESK TYPE
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1915
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL, BAKELITE, CORD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19860065000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
UPRIGHT, DESK TYPE
Date Range From
1905
Date Range To
1915
Materials
METAL, BAKELITE, CORD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
27.0
Diameter
13.5
Description
BLACK, SILVER, LIME GREEN. MOUTHPIECE, SILVER METAL WITH BLACK BAKELITE SPEAKER. BLACK METAL LABEL SCREWED ONTO FRONT MOUTHPIECE READS "SPEAK DIRECTLY INTO MOUTHPIECE." NO. "1352100C" ENGRAVED ON FRONT. ENGRAVED ON BACK "MFD. BY STROMBERG-CARLSON TEL. MFG. CO. ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A." METAL ARM HOLDER, BAKELITE EAR RECEIVER RESTS IN THIS ARM. GREEN COVERED TELEPHONE CORD ATTACHED AT BASE AND TO EAR RECEIVER. METAL PIECE AT TOP OF THE BASE HAS "PAT'D. SEPT. 12-1905" ENGRAVED INTO IT.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
History
UPRIGHT TELEPHONE CO. CA 1910-15 USED IN #1 FIREHALL AS PART OF CITY HALL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM.
Catalogue Number
P19860065000
Acquisition Date
1985-11
Collection
Museum
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TRANSMITTER, SPARK-GAP

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Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, WOOD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19651397000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1890
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BRASS, WOOD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
8.2
Length
15.2
Width
9.9
Description
ROTATING TERMINALS. WOOD BASE. TERMINALS (2) HAVE SCREW MOUNTED HORIZONTALLY AT THE TOP. THIS SCREW HAS A PLASTIC HANDLE AT ONE END AND METER BALL AT THE OTHER. FOUR SHORTER POWER TERMINALS. *UPDATE* AS OF 2011 INVENTORY, NO. OF PIECES HAS BEEN DECREASED FROM 3 TO 1. THE TWO ROTATING TERMINALS ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED TO THE BASE.
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
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
P19651397000
Acquisition Date
1965-01
Collection
Museum
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