Collection ath-2136 - Athabasca Archives Photograph collection

A farmyard Athabasca Landing, 1905 Stopping place, six mile Pt. Athabasca River Whitefish from Lesser Slave Lake A Homestead on Lesser Slave River

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Athabasca Archives Photograph collection

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CA ATH ath-2136

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  • [1890s] - 2010 (Creation)
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    Athabasca Archives Photograph collection

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60 photographs.

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The collection consists of photographs of the RCMP boat "Athabasca" based in Ganges, B.C. Six Mile Stopping Place on the Athabasca River; SS Northland Echo; loading scows; aerial view of Athabasca [1970s]; newspaper photographs of James Harris Wood, William Rennison, Isaie Gagnon, Louis Fosseneuve, and Hon. Justice R. Boyle; men at a tie camp (Paul Berkey, Mr. Koster, Mr. Jameson, Eugene Sale, Ole Strome, Joe Laflamme); 1937-38 Athabasca Boy Scout troop (Ralph Noddings, Bill Calder, Ken Cocke, John Birks, Allen Fell, Fred Meadows, Bob Garton, Frank Falconer, Dale Nelson, Jim Service, Budge Jones, Frank Bergeron, Verne Lewis, -- Webb, Alec Bergeron, Donald King, Reg Bayliss); Half Moon Lake School, 1936 (Josie Kunbah, Josie Kordyban, Alexandra Smerychinski, Marian Kowalski, Katie Kordyban, Maria Kordyban, Rosy Dowhaniuk, Stephanie Kushak, Olga Komarniski, Antonnette Komarniski, Maggie Shapka, Annie Kushak, Helen Zayezierski, Josie Gerla); Revillon Brothers Store, farm implement-reaper and horses, Terence John Shank, Elmer Norman Shank, Demonstration Farm barns and house (Experimental Farm barns), Leon Soudet farm, view of Athabasca from Century Villa condominiums dated Sept. 28, 1996; 1985 Tourist Information Booth volunteers (Hazel Rein, Pearl Baker, May Webb, Steve Wasel, Joe Bortnick, Alice Donahue, Charlie Senz, Dot Evans, Laura Green, and Muriel Senz); Chris and Lyandra Elkjer; the Athabasca train station in Nov. 1912, team driver is James A. Minns who was killed during WWI. Four postcards have been added which include an aerial photo of the town, a view from the bridge of the town lights, a painting by Larry Zornes and local citizens forming the number 99 in 2010 as they look forward to the 100th anniversary in 2011. There are two postcards published by the Northern Transportation Company :whitefish from Lesser Slave Lake and a homestead on Lesser Slave Lake, a ferry at Athabasca Landing, and two photos of William and Wilhelmina (Becker) Koerner. Perryvale Central School 1947 - 49. Dog team below the bridge. View of Athabasca from the east, 1990.

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Photo #670 donated by Bob Tannas; photo# 495 donated by Bob Berkey; photo#14158 donated by Ora Lang

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Photo# 17958 is titled "new station at Athabasca" with the name Voldeng & Bolton, 255 Jasper [Avenue, Edmonton] written in the right hand corner of the photo.<br><br>Record No. 85.336 (photo# 387), 85.337 (photo# 388), 85.343 (photo# 422), 85.351 (photo# 488-492), 85.354 (photo# 495), 85.364 (photo# 500-555), 85.377 (photo# 657), 85.382 (photo# 662, 663), 85.386 (photo# 668, 669), 85.387 (photo# 670), 86.85 (photo# 1794, 1795, 1797-1806); 86.87(photo# 1808); 86.106 (photos# 2112-2116); 97.27 (photo# 14158), 10.34 (photo# 17956); 10.36 (photo# 17958); 10.51 (photo# 17982); 11.34 (photos# 18072-18075). #19715 donated by Larry Armfelt. #19717 donated by Theresa Keith. 19.12 (19709-19714). 19.13 (19715 - 19717)

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