Fonds paa-8714 - Marilyn L. Franklin fonds

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Marilyn L. Franklin fonds

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PAA paa-8714

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  • [191-] (Creation)
    Franklin, Marilyn L.

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7 photographs. -- 4 postcards

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Marilyn L. Franklin was the granddaughter of Allan D. Hilliard, after whom Hilliard's Bay on Lesser Slave Lake was named. Allan, born in New York, homesteaded in North Dakota and then in 1912 moved to the Grouard, Alberta area with his wife and son Glen and homesteaded beside Lesser Slave Lake, specifically the southeast quarter of Section 20, Township 75, Range 13, West of the 5th Meridian (20-75-13-W5). In 1979, Marilyn lived in Bloomington, Minnesota.

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The fonds consists of photographs from Grouard and High Prairie and include images of the Grouard main street, the Indian Agents Quarters and Police Barracks at Grouard, the Grouard school, a bridge at High Prairie, the loading of hay on to a train at High Prairie, the Canadian Bank of Commerce at High Prairie, and window display of Cree artifacts, and postcards from Big Point of an Indigenous family along with tipi and log building, the Grouard Mission and the Grouard main street.

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Marilyn L. Franklin donated the records to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1979.


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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Alberta Homestead records and from the records. The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.4774 through A.4782. The homestead is represented according to the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) system.<br><br>Record No. The fonds includes the following accession: PR1979.0231<br><br>

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