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Witten family fonds

  • JHSE jhse-153
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1999

The fonds consists of materials donated by Ruth Nolan, Larry Witen and Norman Witten dating from 1900 to 1999, includig a family history and photographs.

Nolan, Ruth

Woima, Kinna family fonds

  • RED red-3002
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1895]-1978, predominant 1903-1935

Fonds consists of family papers and photographs (1895-1978), materials collected by Ena Kinna for historical articles and records from the Kuusamo Cemetery Company (1910-1912).

Kinna, Ena

Wolfgang Witschl fonds

  • PAA paa-9708
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1979

The fonds consists of films that were created by Wolfgang Witschl and document travel, hobbies, family activities, and community events. Activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, road trips, and family celebrations are all captured. Witschl also documented various wildlife in natural settings across Alberta, including bighorn sheep, bears, salmon, elk, moose, and caribou.
Public events documented by Witschl include Edmonton's Heritage Days and Klondike Days, the closing of the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, marches and parades through Edmonton's downtown, a pageant and powwow to mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6 at Dried Meat Hill (Ka-Ke-Wuk), the christening of Mount Michener (which features Peter Lougheed and Rt. Hon. Daniel Roland Michener), and 1967 centennial celebrations in Edmonton (featuring Lester Pearson and Edmonton mayor Vincent Dantzer).

Witschl, Wolfgang

Wolochow family fonds

  • JHSE jhse-46
  • Fonds
  • 1999, originally 1919-1932

The fonds consists of copies of photographs taken or collected by Dr. Paul Wolochow of Edmonton and Mayerthorpe, Alberta, from 1919-1932. There are also digital photographs of family photos donated by Rita Sheckter Wolochow in 2005.

Wolochow, Paul

Woods Family fonds

  • PAA paa-8502
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1990

The fonds consists of letters written by Elizabeth Woods describing her life in Sedgewick, Alberta to friends and family from 1921-1966; Christmas letters written by Rosa Woods dating from 1916-1990; and financial records relating to the operation of the homestead dating from 1915-1948.

Woods (family)

Woolley family fonds

  • CA MED med-660
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1911

The fonds consists of images of the first ranch home of the Woolley family and a threshing machine and crew.

Woolley (family)

Wozniak family fonds

  • CA GPR 0279
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2015

The fonds consists of a few personal papers belonging to Antoni and Maria Wozniak; the memoirs of Maria (Parachin) Wozniak written in Polish in 1958 and translated by her son, Matthew; Maria’s diary of a trip back to Poland in 1986; letters written home by the six Wozniak children; photographs of the family, the farm, and the community; stories written by Mathew about his life and memories; and a collection of 8 mm film taken by Mathew Wozniak during the 1960s and 70s.

Wozniak (family)

Wyne family fonds

  • JHSE jhse-243
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2006

The fonds consists of photocopied newspaper clippings, biographical information and an oral history interview conducted by Jini Vogel for JAHSENA, as well as three photographs of Sam and Anne Wyne.

Wyne, Mel

Yvonne E. Kee Collection

  • CA ccg ccg-2107
  • Collection
  • 1911

The collection consists of one book titled "The Story of Calgary and Tuxedo Park", compiled under the personal supervision of Joseph Ruse, President of the Canadian Estates Company Limited, Toronto, and C. A. Owens, Manager of The Land and General Investment Company Limited. The book contains images of Calgary and buildings in Tuxedo Park Community.

Kee, Yvonne E.

von Berg family fonds

  • PAA paa-9707
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1993

The fonds consists of films and videos that were created by Victor von Berg and document family activities as well as events and activities related to the Edmonton Soaring Club and the Phoenix Club. Footage includes glider and small-engine plane flights around Alberta and British Columbia, water skiing, the construction of facilities at Lake Isle, church services at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and family excursions to Jasper, California, Mexico, and around Alberta. There is also a video of Victor narrating his life story.
The remainder of the material was created by Reinhard von Berg and focuses on his family in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

von Berg family

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