Collection glen-3258 - David C. Jones' Carlstadt / Alderson Photographs collection

Thom Swanby, pioneer of Carlstadt (later Alderson), Alberta. Tilley Street, Carlstadt (later Alderson), Alberta. Canadian Pacific Railway station, Carlstadt (later Alderson), Alberta. Joe Bellas' homestead shack, Carlstadt (later Alderson), Alberta. Rumley oil pull tractor and gang plough, Alderson (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta. Group in front of Conley's livery stable, Alderson (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta. Dry goods store, Alderson (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta. Homesteaders leaving Alderson (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta. Lockrem farm, Alderson (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta. Pupils and teacher outside school, Alderson  (formerly Carlstadt), Alberta.
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David C. Jones' Carlstadt / Alderson Photographs collection

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GLEN glen-3258

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  • Copied 1984-1987, originally created [ca. 1900]-1939 (Creation)
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    Jones, David C.

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58 photographs

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David C. Jones, a professor at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, collected these photographs from 1984 to 1987, while undertaking research for his book Empire of Dust : Settling and Abandoning the Prairie Dry Belt. -- Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 1987 (republished 2002). The images related to his case study of the ghost town of Alderson (originally named Carlstadt), and were obtained from Carol Poynton, Florence Swanby, Merv Nelson, Pat Earl, Richard Goehring, Bob White, Lilly Askew, Bud Starr, and Doug Parkkari.

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The collection consists of photographs of buildings, activities, and people who lived in the town of Carlstadt / Alderson.

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Record No. NA 4711;NA 4756;NA 4768;NA 4777;NA 4789;NA 4790;NA 5034;NA 5048;NA 5081;NA 5082<br><br>

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