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Robert Millar fonds

  • CA GPR 0143
  • Archief
  • 1923-1957

The fonds consists of photographs of Robert Millar as mayor, and on various hunting and camping expeditions as well as photographs of Chrysler dealerships in the Peace country; newspapers containing articles relating to his tenure as mayor; copies of speeches; programs from event; financial statements; yearly report booklets; and correspondence all relating to his tenure as councilor and mayor. Also included is a 1923 calendar.

Millar, Robert

Ridge Valley Co-operative Association fonds

  • CA GPR 0161
  • Archief
  • 1938-1945

The fonds consists of executive records, financial records, correspondence, labour records, photographs, and printed materials from associated organizations.

Ridge Valley Co-operative Association

Tom Lessard fonds

  • CA GPR 0326
  • Archief
  • 1950-1972

The fonds consists of six billing books from Lessard's Garage, two for "Lavage" or laundry from 1955 to 1972, and four for Eaglesham Light and Power from 1950 to 1954. A list of accounts covers many businesses in Eaglesham: hotels, restaurants, retail stores, garages, dealerships, grain elevators, community hall, pool hall, school, teacherage, family residences, church and convent, and railway station. There is also a letter and a newsletter from The Utility Operator in 1970-71 when Tom attended First Year Operator's School.

Lessard, Tom

City of Grande Prairie Historical Photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0460
  • Collectie
  • [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

Larson's Garage fonds

  • CA GPR 0608
  • Archief
  • [1953-1954]

The fonds consists of 16 counter sales booklets and one book of cheque stubs, detailing the types of work, sales and expenses at Larson’s Garage in 1953 and 1954. Each counter slip contains the date, the name of the customer, the details of work done, and the price charged. Customers were mainly farmers in the neighbourhood, but also included companies such as United Geographic Drilling, the Northern Alberta Railway, and Spirit River School Division.

Larson's Garage

Olson & Sons Meat Market fonds

  • CA GPR 0564
  • Archief
  • 1912-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of 2 hand-written accounts books belonging to John Olson, who established Olson & Sons Meat Market in Sexsmith: a 1928 cash book for the meat market, and a notebook used by John Olson when attending the Lutheran College in 1912-1913. There is also one photograph of a 4-H Beef Steer purchased by Olsons ca. 1980.

Olson, John

J.O. Watson fonds

  • CA GPR 0569
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1925-1963]

The fonds consists of four copies of photographs of the Grande Prairie Garage, including the garage [ca. 1925] and its destruction by fire in 1954, a poster advertising the garage [ca. 1948], and three reels of family film [ca. 1960-1963].

Watson, J. O.

Donna Shail fonds

  • CA GPR 0573
  • Archief
  • 1916-2010

The fonds consists of scrapbooks containing photographs, stories, paper artifacts, and news clippings covering the history of Hythe from the time it was established as a townsite on the NAR railway in 1929 into the 21st Century. There are also albums of the Hythe Homecoming in 1978, the opening of the Hythe Golden Age Craft Centre in 1981, and Celebrate Hythe in 1989; one album of people and buildings in Hythe ca. 1970-2000. There are also two scrapbooks containing 198 memorial cards to tell us about the people who lived in Hythe, and a loose collection of photographs which cover the history of Hythe from 1916-2007.

The paper records consist of receipts from various Hythe businesses: Frederick Tite, H.W. Reich, Frontier Lumber Company, W.R. Salmers, A.L. MacRae, Harold S. Tveten, Robert Reid, McLeod & Inkster, Chartier Bros., J.P. Gerlinger, F.F. Perdue, G.B. Howlett, E. Hansen, Oakfords, Peasron Garage, Geo. A. Pollock, Light & Swanston Ltd. And F. Adams and Son.

The photographs are described in the order in which they appeared in the scrapbooks.

Shail, Donna

William J. Noll fonds

  • CA GPR 0575
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1914-1953]

The fonds consists of a journal kept by William J. Noll from about 1914 to 1925. It records events in his life including homesteading in the Peace River Country, enlisting in the RNWMP and WWI, working in various industries including Oregon's lumber camps, and becoming an early commercial pilot in Oregon. The journal includes written entries, photographs, posters, some employment records, receipts, tickets, cards, and newspaper clippings. Several other loose records are inserted into the pages of the journal, including a WWI medal, Great War Veterans Association membership booklet, 1935 US naturalization papers, correspondence about his homestead and petroleum and natural gas leases, [ca. 1952] USAF course application, and 1917 Canadian naturalization papers. Two pages of genealogical notes presumed to have been written by Clem Kinderwater are also inserted.

The journal ends rather abruptly in January 1925 as William is on his way from El Paso to Portland. The final entry states "Contd in next book." Subsequent book(s) have unfortunately been lost.

The original order of the journal has been maintained, including the original position of inserted material.

Noll, William J.

R.J. Campbell fonds

  • CA GPR 0585
  • Archief
  • 1948-1949

The fonds consists of 15 photographs, an Employment Agreement between the Hudson's Bay Company and R J Campbell, and a magazine clipping photo of R J Campbell. The photographs are of the Hudson's Bay Company Store in Grande Prairie when it opened in 1948, the original staff group in 1948, 4 photos of the crowds on opening day, 2 photos of a children's fashion show on opening day, and 5 photographs of the HBC Company float for the opening of the Smoky River bridge.

Campbell, Robert J.

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