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Croken Family fonds
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"Recreation for All" Float

A float for a parade featuring a large group of people on a flat deck trailer and titled, "Recreation for All".

Clairmont Hockey Team

The 1937 Clairmont hockey team: Allan Clark, Reg Ireland, Dave Turner, Gordon Forbes, Marion Fisher, Lachlan MacDonald (coach), Howard Anderson, Frank Durda, Bud Ireland

Clairmont, Alberta

Clairmont main street in the spring showing three elevators in the background. (Courtesy of Mrs. Lee Curtis)

Croken Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0112
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1986

The records consist of photographs and personal records from Patty and Rudy Croken and Jennie (Tomshak) Croken. They include P.V. Croken financial records from the P.V Croken Store; Patty’s correspondence from 1956-1973; personal income tax returns for Rudy & Jennie Croken from 1953-1958, and for Patty & Daisy Croken from 1958-1966; farm accounts and wheat board certificates; the papers for building Rudy & Jennie’s home in 1954; and two stories about living in Clairmont, and working in the Grande Prairie Post Office, written by Jennie Croken in 2014. The photographs are a wide assortment of subjects from the Peace Celebration in Grande Prairie in 1919, to Jennie on her travels in 1986.

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Garden Planting

Getting the garden ready for planting are children Gene Croken, Jean Trout, Jennifer Croken with Betty and Sport. Men are Trout and Moore.

Gene & Rudy Croken with their dog

Rudy & Jennie Croken's home in Clairmont with Gene, Betty & Sport the dog. The dog pulled Gene and Betty on the sled and John A. on skates.

Highland Dancers

Highland Dance Troupe, from L-R John A. Croken, Denis Croken, Mary Marwchuck (from the Edmonton Orphanage), Mary Rathwell, Betty Croken

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