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Don McGinnis Stephenson collection
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CA ATH ath-2005
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- Stephenson, Don McGinnis
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28 photographs. -- 22 negatives
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Don Stephenson was born in March, 1912, in Champion, AB. He had a brother and two sisters. He married Lillian Mackie in 1940 before joining the Canadian navy. After service in WW II, Don and his brother-in-law, Jack Mackie, took over the Mackie General Store located in the northern part of the Daigneau Block on 49th Street (Skinner, Evans Street) in Athabasca. Lil Mackie was matron of the Athabasca Municipal Hospital. Don was a town councellor, a Freemason, and the pianist in a local dance band. He and his wife moved to Edmonton in  where he worked for a fruit wholesaler until retirement. They had no children. Don Stephenson died in 1990.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of 28 photographs collected by Don Stephenson of a  Edmonton-Athabasca-Peace River Highway motor tour; pictures of Athabasca buildings; and the 1944 flood. The Athabasca buildings include: All Saints Anglican Church, Imperial Bank of Canada, Grand Union Hotel, Municipal Hospital, Public School, and views of Skinner Street and Wood Avenue, Baptiste Lake, ferry, cable cage and grain elevators.
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Donated by Don Stephenson in 1985
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- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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6 of these photographs are attributable to professional photographers in Athabasca: 5 to Bob Preece and 1 to Peter Krawec. Their names are on the front of the photographs.Record No. 85.411 (photos# 985-997, 1009, 1011-1015, 1017-1022, 1025, 1027, 1028).
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- Stephenson, Don McGinnis (Subject)