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Athabasca Archives Fonds Family and personal life
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Walter Steinle fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2218
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1952

The fonds consists of photographs which include: Ilene Harps and Clayton Watt at their wedding with attendees Gordon Harps, Walter Steinle and June Harps; pictures of machinery and bridge construction, Larry Bush,chief engineer; and Ed Ryason, the cook. The five sheets of text are Walter's recollection of the construction camp and men and two stories of events that he experienced.

Steinle, Walter

Josephine Breckenridge fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2214
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1964

The fonds consists of a photocopy of the first edition of the Edmonton Bulletin Dec.6, 1880; Napoleon Huberdeau's Canadian National Railways Operating Rules dated July 1, 1929; a photocopy of Albert Gyte's 1934 land tax receipt; and a 1964 photograh of Josephine's Grade 2 class. The artifacts are:3 house keys, a school strap, 3 silk mantles for a kerosene lamp, 2 packages of Reckitt's bag blue dye, and embroidery scissors that came from Norway with Johanna Skare, Olga Huberdeau's mother.

Breckenridge, Josephine

Alexander Lennie fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2213
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1989

The fonds consists of information on: John Berg, Mr. Biault, Donald Booth, Floyd Calvert, Herb Calvert, Mark Ferguson, Russell Fodchuk, Steve Fodchuk, Gosselin family, Gullion family, Kinikinik Post Office, Kostiw family, Russell Kostyk, Lac La Biche Trail, Lessard's house, Mr. MacDonald, Overacker family, Rennison family, Amber Ross, Bill Ross; Frank, George,Matt and Tim Sauer; Jimmy Service, Al Sharp's blacksmith shop, Charles Shoubridge, Sgt. Herbert Thorne, Dr. Andrew Turnbull, Scott Willey, homesteading, income, machinery, roads-East Hill, and Athabasca. The textual records consist of genealogical information on the Lennie and Anderson families of Fort Edmonton. Mentioned are school districts MacKenzie School No.234 and Summer School No.1668.

Lennie, Alexander

Alexis Lafferty fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2212
  • Fonds
  • 1983

The fonds consists of an interview in which the following information is mentioned: Magnus Cromarty Brown, Captain Edward Benjamin Haight (1862- ), John MacLeod, Clementine Mercredi, Captain James William Mills (1859-1933), Georges Shank, John Shott, Captain Van Dusen, Charles Joseph Rayner Whiteley (1889-1978), a boiler pulled by horses, ferry, freighting, Grand Rapids railway, houses on the river flats, and tracking.

Lafferty, Alex

Constance Jukes Sanders fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2210
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1911

The fonds consists of the diary of Constance Jukes Sanders kept from August 27, 1910 to April 6, 1911. There is both a hand written and a typed copy of the diary. Mentioned in the diary are the Bannerman family, Captain Charles Barber, Ruth Barber, Mrs. Blackwell, Captain Bowker, Mr. Box, Sofie Brazeau, Osburne Brown, James Cornwall, Mr. Cote, Mrs. Cull, Egge's Stopping House, Mrs. Falkner, Mr. Farrell, Mr. Fraser, Mrs. Gauthier, Mrs. Greer, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Hautin, Holmes girls, Mr. Jackson, Setty Johnstone, Mrs. Keith, Miss Lang, Mr. Liss, Mrs. McDonnell, Judge McGuire, Ethel McKernan, Irene McKinley, Mrs. McKinnan, Mathilda McLeod, Mr. Martingale, Mrs. Mills, Dr. Milne, Cecil Milne's wedding to Ted Herbert, Miss Osler, Patry's Stopping House, Mr. Pearson, Mrs. Pollett, Mrs. Rennison, Archdeacon and Mrs. Robins, Anne Robinson, Mr. Royds, Mrs. Sawle and Bonny, Mr. Selby, Sgt. Shurer, Mr. Smith, Mr. Stanton, Miss Waghorn, Mr. and Mrs. Walker, Mr. Waugh, Rev. Mr. White, Rayner Whiteley, Rev. Mr. Winch, Mrs. James Wood, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Wood, Lewis Wood, and Nell Young. Activities described include church attendance, a boating trip, dances, tennis, cards, house work, horseback riding,and a trip to England to visit Jukes relatives.

Sanders, Constance Jukes

Oscar Green fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2209
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1988

The fonds consists of a narrative of Oscar's experience on northern lakes and rivers on a variety of boats as told in October, 1987; and a recording from 1988 about his life in Athabasca. Names and events include: Captain Alexander, Athabasca Citizen's Band, Benny Ayer, Slim Baines, Bear River, Joe Bird, boxing, Tuffy Brazeau, brick making, Mr. Calhoon, Joseph A. Daigneau, Slim Davis, Forest Day,1890-1955, William Ryley Day,1864-1950, Dominion Experimental Farm, Fisher Family, Mr. Ford, Burt Furlong, Tiny Gifford, Dr. Gilchrist, Grand Union Hotel, Edward Benjamin Haight (Capt.), 1862- , Dick Haus, George Hees, Abe Hingley, Charlie Horricks, Doug Johnson, Johnston's Bakery, Gilbert LaBine, LaBine's Mine, Lanson Hubbard Co., George Seymour (Sim) Lewis,1896-1955, Nellie McClung, Stan McMullin, Bill Malcolm, James William Mills(Capt.), 1859-1933, Nye Brothers, Captain Nyler, Colonel Reed, Todd (Oliver) Richards,1892-1984, Warren Richards,1877-1968, Katy Ryan, Shank's house, Captain Smelly, William (Billy) Forrester Smith's Stopping House, South Athabasca, Spanish Influenza, 1918, Jack Stark, SS Athabasca River, SS D.A.Thomas, SS Distributor, SS Liard River, SS Slave River, Angus Sutherland, threshing, Underwood Family, Vilsmeyer Family, Auld Willey,?-1917, Lot Scott Willey,?-1960, Hal Winkler,and Tommy Woodman.

Green, Oscar

Lee Mack / Risdale fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2205
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1973

The fonds consists of two books: 1) "The Laws in Battleford, 1912 to 1937" c1999. The Laws were related to the Risdale family. 2)"Bowtell Tales...to 1976."There are 5 photographs including a class from Bowtell School, and Velma, Jean and Jimmie in 1936 in Moose Jaw. There are CNR waybills for furniture shipped in 1959, 1959 and Edward Risdale's 1968 Alberta Social Credit League membership cards. The funeral home record for Guy Mack is also included.

Risdale, Edward J.

Eugene Sale fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2204
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1946

The fonds consists of receipts for business transactions conducted by Eugene Sale and a settlement of the estate of his mother, Theodorine. There is also a Farmer's Pocket Ledger compliments of Athabaska Feed Co. 1930-1932 that was used for keeping household accounts.

Sale, Eugene

George Charles Marrinier fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2203
  • Fonds
  • 2007, 2009

The fonds consists of two books written by George Marrinier entitled "How I Remember Amber Valley" and "How I Remember Donatville" which includes maps, photographs and lists of settlers in these areas.

Marrinier, George Charles

Violet Kowalchuk fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2195
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1995

The fonds consists of a 1976 university assignment on the Richmond Park District, photographs relating to the November 1994 launching of the history book "Reflections from across the River", and photographs of the February 1995 dog-sled postal run from Athabasca to Edmonton to commemorate Edmonton's bicentennial. There are also 9 photographs taken in 1992 of the Alberta Pacific Forest Industries mill site. There are photocopies of the Township Register for Twp 65 Range 21 and 22, and for Twps 66, 67 68 Range 22 stored in the oversize cabinet. There is a 7 page list of "Old Timers" with their date of arrival in Athabasca (possibly from the 1967 Canadian Centennial).

Kowalchuk, Violet

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