Fonds ath-2066 - Gladys Wright fonds

Alberta Government Telephones Railroad portage Athabasca River Athabasca River S.S. Athabasca River Huskie Schooner Athabasca School District No. 839 Alberta Government Telephones Alberta Government Telephones Group of First Nations
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Gladys Wright fonds

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CA ATH ath-2066

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152 photographs. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- 1 audio cassette.

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The fonds consists of photographs of a trip on the Athabasca and MacKenzie rivers to Fort Chipewyan, Fort Providence, Wrigley, Fort Norman, Fort Good Hope, Fort McPherson, also Fort Vermilion and the Vermilion Chutes on th Peace River; Northern Transportation, Dajo Theatre, 1918 AGT buildings in Athabasca and Calling Lake, railroad portage on Grand Rapids Island, S.S.Athabasca River, Athabasca Public School, Cree receiving treaty money, H.H.Hall; William Crackle, Harold Puylaert and Ray Miller; Tawatinaw Creek trestle and swimming hole, Largent's homestead, Baptiste Lake, 1913 Wild West circus, Florentine (Campbell) Gerourd, Louie Gordon, Elizabeth (Vilsmeyer) Richards, Charles Todd Richards, Percy Taylor, Louise Juneau, Mrs. Peel, Dr.George Meyer, Bill McLeod, Muriel Puylaert, Dorothy Wright, Lipscombe Blacksmith Shop, and Helen Keir. The textual records contain copies of family marriage and birth records, contracts with AGT for 1918-1924, poems by Archie Hollingshead, and articles regarding the presentation of telephone artifacts to the Athabasca Public Library in 1981. The audio cassette includes family information,and reminiscences about the 1918 flu epidemic and various notable citizens.

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Donated by Gladys Wright in 1985 and 1986, and by her niece, Joy Hayward in 2005.


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Cassette #15 has been digitized and is available at<br><br>Record No. 85.292 (audio cassette #15);85.348 (photos# 436-475), 86.94 (photos# 1987-1992);05.09 (photos# 16846-16960)<br><br>

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