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Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector
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Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society "Wings of Chance" photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2548
  • Collection
  • 1959

The collection consists of photographs pertaining to the motion picture "Wings of Chance" (1959). Includes views of James Brown, Frances Rafferty, Richard Tretter and Patrick Whyte, stars of the movie. Also includes views of the dog and the Canada geese used in the movie.

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Construction photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2569
  • Collection
  • 1915-1948

The collection consists of photographs taken by G. Morris Taylor, F.A. Jackman and Joe Weiss of various roads, bridges and construction projects. Includes views of the construction of Pyramid Lake Rd (1915); widening of Mt Edith Cavell Rd (1935); Connaught Dr and the Yellowhead Highway (1941); repair and construction on the Icefields Parkway (1940's); construction of the garbage incinerator on Pyramid Lake Rd (1948); bridges (1940's); Maligne Lake Chalet (1931); Jasper townsite (1935); construction at the fish hatchery (1947); the bridge and road at Old Fort Point (nd) and the Rocky River diversion (1944 and 1946).

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Fitzhugh photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2539
  • Collection
  • [1911-1927]

The collection consists of photographs of the town of Fitzhugh, its residents and visitors. Includes views of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway engineers camp on Snapes Hill. Also includes views of the town as late as 1927 when it was known as Jasper. People included are: James Oliver Curwood, Emerson Hough, Flave George Jr., Margaret George, Mary George, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. George, Miss Easton (governess), Ida Burnett, B.B. Kelliher, W.T. Carey, Miss Minnie Davidson, Mrs. J. S. Robson, Joan Robson and T. R. Buckham, Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Whyte and their children, Frank Sayer, Fred Cochrane, Jim Fahey, Jim Jefferson and Mr. Davis.

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Historian's photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2562
  • Collection
  • 1886-1979

The collection consists of photographs pertaining to the history of Jasper. Includes views of many of the residents as well as the activities they were involved in day to day; employment, schools, churches, hospital, sports, clubs and organizations. Also includes views of famous visitors to Jasper: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (1939), Governor General Athlone and his wife Lady Athlone [1942-1943], Governor General Alexander and his wife (1947), Governor General Vincent Massey (1952), Prime Minister Louie St. Laurent [between 1948-1957] and Pierre Elliot Trudeau (1967-68). The collection also consists of photographs of various buildings in the Jasper town site and surrounding area (1900-1960). Included are: Jasper Rooms, Clint's Pony Barn, Astoria Hotel, Pyramid Hotel, Jasper Post Office, Otto's Store, Otto's Hall, Otto Brother's Garage, Athabasca Hotel, Jeffery Store, Jasper Legion, Jasper Motors, McDowell Store, Totem Service Station, Save-rite Grocery Store, Dr. O'Hagan's home and medical clinic, the Jasper schools, Spero's Hall, Jasper National Park Administration Building, Fred Brewster Building, Markell's barber shop, Pocahontas, Miette Hot Springs, Snapes Hill, YMCA camp, Jasper Park Lodge and various residences. The collection also contains views of fire fighting (1910-1930); Jasper National Park employees (1931 and 1940's); the internment camp at Old Fort Point (1916); the isolation hospital at Old Fort Point (1910's); early automobiles in JNP (1920's); various bridges including Miette, Cottonwood and the Athabsca; the rock quarry east of Jasper (1920's); a moose team pulling a wagon (1898) and the Anglican, United and Catholic churches and clergy. Included in the collection is a series of photographs relating to the railway: railroad accidents [1915-1930]; railroad station (1910-1940); the lobstick cut during railway surveying (1935-1960); Foley Welch & Stewart railroad construction depot (1913); and the Jasper rail yard, coal docks and water tower.

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Maligne Lake Area photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2541
  • Collection
  • 1911-[195-?]

This collection contains photographs pertaining to the Maligne Lake and Medicine Lake areas. Many show the type of transportation available between the two lakes in the early days. Includes views of Lillian Taylor, Ed Brown, Bobbie Findley, Jimmy Findley, Murdoch McKinnom, Mrs. N. Findlay and Jim Rootes (1914); Conrad Kain and Shand Harvey (1911); Fred Brewster (July 1955) and Joe Fountain and Fred Brewster (July 1951).

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Metis photograph collection

  • JAS jas-2557
  • Collection
  • 1910-1972

This collection consists of photographs of the people that lived in Jasper area when the park was formed. They relocated to Grande Cache. This collection consists mostly of photographs taken during their visit to Jasper (1972) including views at the Palisades Centre (formerly the Lewis Swift homestead), the Ewan Moberly Homestead, Suzanne Cardinals Grave and the Jasper Airfield. Members of this group included; Mrs. Adam Joachim (nee Caroline McDonald), Freida Joachim, Albert Norris, Joe McDonald and others. The collection also consists of photographs of: Adam Joachim on a Hunting Trip (1935); a log cabin, location unknown; Mr. and Mrs. John Moberly and sons, Dave and Frank in an automobile [1912]; John & Mary Gregg and Mr. & Mrs. John Moberly [1910]; Ewan Moberly Family in Grande Cache [1912]; and Frank Seabolt, Jack Gregg and Dolfuss Norris [1927].

Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

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