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Albert Allbright collection

  • PAA paa-7139
  • Collection
  • 1917-1972

Collection consists of records pertaining to Albert Allbright and includes a newspaper clipping, a nominal roll of members of the 14th Canadian Field Ambulance at Witley Camp, and a panorama photograph of the 14th Canadian Field Ambulance, CEF at Witley Camp in Surrey England.

Warren, Fred S.

Alice Whitfield collection

  • PAA paa-6708
  • Collection
  • Copied 1971-1973

Collection consists of an undated townsite map and lot pricelist for the Townsite of Lignite, Alberta, a newspaper clipping about Tail Creek, Alberta dated 1953, an undated pamphlet published by the Alix Board of Trade, and photographs depicting various people and views of Alix, Alberta dating 1905-1976.

Whitfield, Alice

Angela E. Harris collection

  • PAA paa-7900
  • Collection
  • 1983

The collection consists of a copy of "The Cookson Memoirs," which contains photocopies of John W. (Jack) Cookson's diary from his voyage from Liverpool, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1890 as well as notes about his early days in Tofield, Alberta. The collection also includes copies of photographs relating to Jack Cookson and the Cookson family in Tofield.

Harris, Angela E.

Annie and Charles Johnston collection

  • PAA paa-9391
  • Collection
  • 1969

The collection consists of transcripts of interviews with Annie and Charles Johnston recalling their life in Bowden, Alberta at the beginning of the 20th century typed by Abe Sawatsky of the Bowden Historical Society in 1969.

Johnston, Annie

Arnold LeP. Agnew collection

  • PAA paa-6676
  • Collection
  • Copied 1970

Collection consists of a small section of the McPhillips Saskatchewan Directory of 1888-1905 concerning areas in the North West Territories, now the province of Alberta.

Agnew, Arnold LeP.

Barr Colony Museum photograph collection

  • PAA paa-8645
  • Collection
  • Copied 1976-1977

The collection consists of images of dating from about 1903 to about 1930 from the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan area relating to Barr colonists, and includes images of a variety of buildings including the school, train station, bank, post office, and hospital, automobiles, houses, log cabins, tents, ploughing, haying, horse and cart, a musical band and a soccer team. The fonds includes a number of images relating to the Tebbs, Booth, Topott, Hall, Wright, Grey, Fisher, Jones, Sutton, and Cripps families and to Rev. Trench.

Barr Colony Museum

Barrhead Centennial Museum photograph collection

  • PAA paa-7512
  • Collection
  • Copied 1977

Collection consists of copied photographs dating 1927-1955 that depict various people, buildings and views in Barrhead, Alberta including Carl Johnson's Central Meat Market, Hooper's Garage, the Bank of Toronto, nuns, the United church and St. John's Lutheran church, an Alberta Jubilee parade, street views, cars, the first train in Barrhead, and a hospital built by Doctor (Dr.) E.J. Varreau.

Barrhead Centennial Museum

Beaumont History Book Committee Photograph collection

  • PAA paa-7516
  • Collection
  • Copied 1982-1984

The collection consists of images, originally dating 1893 to 1982, of the Beaumont, Alberta area, featuring schools, churches, houses, farms and ranches, sawmills, service stations, post offices, blacksmith/garage, stores, bands, baseball teams and parks, statue installation, landmarks, celebrations and weddings, farm and construction machinery, harvesting and threshing, automobiles, horses, tobogganing, wells, a tug-o-war, families and local pioneers, and views of Beaumont.

Beaumont History Book Committee

Beth Tachit collection

  • PAA paa-7040
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1930]-1978

The fonds consists of photographs and copied photographs dating from 1917 to 1978 which were collected and used in Our Bend in the Peace: The Story of Royce and Lubeck, and End of Steel: Hines Creek, a pictorial history, along with a newspaper clipping about Louie Garskie, and photocopied records about the 1928 surrender of the Beaver First Nation Reserve.

Tachit, Beth

Book Committee of the Ryley Ladies' Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion Ryley Branch No. 192 photograph collection

  • PAA paa-7853
  • Collection
  • [Copied 1978]

The collection consists of images from Ryley, Alberta, most of which were used in Beaver Tales: History of Ryley & District and includes buildings, businesses (including blacksmiths and drug stores), schools, barns, harvesting, house transportation, store interiors, coal mining, a coal dock, automobiles, horses, wagons, sleighs, businessmen, a traveling salesman, students, local residents, and local families.

Book Committee of the Ryley Ladies' Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion Ryley Branch No. 192

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