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Calgary Stampede Wooden Wagon

Item consists of a model wooden wagon featuring a wagon canopy that has a characterized image of a cowboy riding a horse, beneath the words "Calgary Stampede" in red. Stamped on the base is the inscription: COBBLESTONE BASKET FACTORY / CANGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

Kodak Canada Inc.

Process C-41 hot air balloon Calgary Winter Olympics balloon festival

Item is an image of a hot air balloon flying over autumn trees. It was made by Randle Taylor, a Kodak dealer from Toledo, Ohio, built the balloon to resemble a giant roll of Kodacolor VR-G film and displayed during the Kodak Balloon Festival in Calgary Alberta during the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Portrait of Mr and Mrs. Ralph E. Johnston

Item consists of a beige card with dark beige border with shell motif at edges, and a second border around photograph in center. At bottom right, embossed in dark beige, "HERBERT J. UNWIN/ STETTLER, ATLA." Image shows an older man and woman against a dark studio backdrop. On verso, handwritten in pencil at the top, "Mrs. Ralph E. Johnson./ [illegible]/ '15".

Unwin, Herbert J.

Wedding portrait of Elmer and Eleanor

Item consists of a photograph of a wedding party, with bride and groom in centre flanked by maid of honour and best man. They stand in front of a studio backdrop depicting an outdoor scene. The picture has been hand-coloured. Found inside a white bi-fold card which opened vertically. At the bottom of the inside mount,at the right in grey letterpress "HENRY MAR/ CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHER/ RED DEER, ALTA." Handwritten in ink at the bottom left, "Lovingly,/ Elmer & Eleanor/ June 25,/ 49."

Henry Mar, Chinese photographer

RR Construction in Alberta, D.F. McArthur

Borderless print mounted on black mat board. Depicts several teams of horses pulling various wagons and construction machinery through a flat, dry, landscape. Recto caption in white, bottom left of image area: "RR Construction in Alberta, D.F. McArthur," bottom right: "8570." Verso has two halftone images (horses pulling a load of lumber through the snow, close-up portrait of a man) and printed caption: "Lumbering in Canada/ Blair's Photographs of G.T.P. Ry. Construction, Lumbering, Farming and Other Scenes Illustrating Real Life in Canada. Address, Edwin C. Blair, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Negative Number.........." Note: similar image from Blair's Photographs in the collection of the City of Edmonton Archives, ref. # EA-10-2088.

Olympic medal presentation

Medal ceremony showing RCMP officers, close-up of medals, downtown Calgary, the torch relay, winners for the 20km Biathalon from East Germany, Italy, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Soviet Union (Ukraine), Switzerland.

Citizens +, 1970

Copy of "Citizens +", a presentation by the Indian Chiefs of Alberta to Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau in June of 1970.

University of Lethbridge

File contains a letter and a certificate sent by University of Lethbridge Chancellor Janice K. Varzari and a certificate sent by the Chancellor, President and Vice-Chancellor Michael J. Mahon, and Board of Governor's Chair Kurt E. Schlachter to commemorate Chancellor Janice Fukakusa's installation.

Athabasca University

File contains a certificate from Athabasca University Interim-President Peter McKinnon to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

Mount Royal University

File contains a certificate sent by Mount Royal University Board of Governor's chair Bryan D. Pinney, and President Dr. David Docherty to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

University of Calgary

File contains a certificate sent by University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon, and Chancellor Robert Thirsk to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

University of Lethbridge

File contains a certificate and letter sent by University of Lethbridge Chancellor Janice Varzari, Board of Governor's chair Kurt E. Schlachter, and President Michael J. Mahon to commemorate President Lachemi's installation.

University of Calgary

File contains a certificate from the University of Calgary's Chancellor Jim Dinning, and President and Vice-Chancellor M. Elizabeth Cannon to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

University of Lethbridge

File contains a letter from University of Lethbridge Chancellor Dr. Shirley McClellan, and a certificate from Chancellor Shirley McClellan, Board of Governors chair Gordon E. Jong, and President and Vice-Chancellor Michael J. Mahon to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.