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Charlie Gathercole Map Collection

  • CA GPR 0182
  • Collection
  • 1915-1964

The fonds consists of 30 survey blueprints and town plans of Benville, Sexsmith, Laglace, Valhalla, and Buffalo Lakes; one 1928 Department of the Interior and four 1917-1922 Surveyor General maps of the Peace River District; one Prairie Farm Assistance Act map from 1955; and three blueprints of houses from the 1950s, one of them produced by the Veterans Land Act department. Maps are stamped with C.R. Gathercole, Real Estate & Insurance, Sexsmith, Alberta. Also included are copies of information from a underwriter's manual cover

Gathercole, Charlie

City of Grande Prairie Historical Photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0460
  • Collection
  • [1907-1963]

Collection of photographs removed from a display, possibly created for the 25th anniversary of the City of Grande Prairie in 1983. The photographs were arranged mostly in date order, from the first business on the future site of Grande Prairie ca. 1907 to members of the Old Timers Association in 1963. The photographs were numbered in order of how they were arranged in the display, and that original order has been retained, along with the item descriptions which accompanied the photographs. Subjects include buildings, people and events associated with the history of Grande Prairie.

City of Grande Prairie Council

G. Roger Graham photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0057
  • Collection
  • 1969

The fonds consists of 19 color photographs of the inaugural run on the Alberta Resources Railway—the three hour trip on the final day of the conference. Photographs show the train, the scenery and the dignitaries who were passengers on this trip. A few of the photographs are of a welcoming banquet at St. Joe’s High School and ceremonies marking the opening of the railway.

Canadian National Railways

Howard McPherson collection

  • CA GPR 0348
  • Collection
  • 1951-2001

The fonds consists of Howard McPherson's hand drawn maps of Belloy (1949-1952, Silverwood (1956-1958) and Prestville (1956-1958) and eight photographs of buildings including Belloy School and students.

McPherson, Howard

J.B. Oliver Funeral Home collection

  • CA GPR 0437
  • Collection
  • 1908-1982

The fonds consists of eleven maps related to the settlement of the area, dating from 1908-1981; ten plans for cemeteries in the County of Grande Prairie; two architectural plans for an expansion of the funeral home on 102 Street; and correspondence and plans for the creation of Wapiti Park ca. 1938.

J.B. Oliver Funeral Home

Kakwa/Two Lakes Oral Histories collection

  • CA GPR 0133
  • Collection
  • 2002

The collection consists of 21 audio cassettes (recorded on a Sony TcM 5000 EV) containing interviews with twenty longtime residents and travelers in the Kakwa and Two Lakes area: Phil Comeau, Bob Neufeld, Norm Drysdale, Dorothy Comeau, Fred Comeau, Norman Eng, Dave Robertson, June Neufeld, Luther Kozowan, Rick Erlendson, Ben Foster, Pete McCullough, Mable Tennant, Suzy Moberly, Lois Lofstrom, Michael Ryan, Don Nelson, Dave Schenk, Norm Trepanier, and Doug Tennant. The interviewer is Jim Nelson.

Alberta Community Development

Lee Oilund collection

  • CA GPR 0274
  • Collection
  • 1947-1982

The fonds consists of a collection of farm booklets and 1 cm of farm business receipts belonging to Olaf Kildal and Ralph Johnson, dated 1929 to 1963, from Alberta Wheat Pool at Sexsmith; C L Larson, General Merchant, La Glace; P.M. Haugen Garage, LaGlace; Buffalo Lake General Store; Buffalo Lake Service Station; Shannon & Son, Sexsmith; Sexsmith Garage Co; Mac Perkins Garage, Sexsmith; Maple Leaf Garage, LaGlace; Olson's Garage, LaGlace; E.G. Edey Equipment, Sexsmith; McKinnon Equipment, Grande Prairie; UFA Co-op; and other miscellaneous receipts. The booklets, dating from 1920-1963 include Norweigen immigration literature from Olaf Kildal; Ration Recipe cookbook from WW II, Wheat Board permits and Alberta Hail Insurance Board booklets from the early 1950s, and information on Credit Unions published by the Credit Union League of Alberta. There is also a 1959 Prairie Farm Assistance Act Crop Report, a poster for an Allis-Chalmers tractor, and a report card from Northfield School.

Oilund, Lee

Lubicon Lake Indian Nation Land Claim Research collection

  • CA GPR 0023
  • Collection
  • 1987-1996

The fonds consists of letters from the Lubicon Lake Indian Nation enclosing copies of documents supporting their land claim: statements from government and Lubicon officials; letters to and from the same; supporting resolutions from other Native bands; newsclippings of articles, editorials, cartoons and reader comments which support their position. Also included are direct statements from the Lubicon Lake Indian Nation, the March 1990 report from the Human Rights Committee (sent May 10, 1990), and The Lubicon Settlement Commission of Review Final Report, issued in March of 1993.

Lubicon Lake Indian Nation

Municipal District of Greenview, Publications collection

  • CA GPR 0411
  • Collection
  • 1972-2006

The sous-fonds consists of publications by the Government of Alberta, the municipal governments of Greenview and Valleyview, the Peace River Planning Commission, the South Peace Regional Planning Commission and various engineering firms.

Municipal District of Greenview No. 16

Ray Menard Alaska Highway collection

  • CA GPR 0291
  • Collection
  • 1942-1943

The fonds consists of 92 photographs taken during the time Ray Menard worked as a mechanic and machinist on the construcion of the Alaska Highway between 1942-1943, including base camps, equipment and storage, winter road construction, summer construction, wrecks and spills, bridge work, and the Dawson Creek explosion. Included is a typed notation of photographs which have been identified and a newspaper article describing the Dawson Creek explosion and notes from an interview conducted by Linda White, his daughter.

Menard, Ray

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