The fonds consists of photos taken by Eric Bland for the Edmonton Bulletin in the last five years of the Bulletin’s existence (April 1947-January 1951) (EA-600). The photos include Edmonton personalities, accidents, events, clubs and societies, buildings (including churches, schools and hospitals), commerce, industry, transportation and military. The fonds also includes images used in the publication 'Edmonton Bulletin Special Edition 1911' (EB-26). This publication gave a history of Edmonton to that point. The photographs include people, houses, buildings businesses, street scenes, bridges and transportation.
The collection consists of two tickets from Edmonton’s first movie theatre, the Bijou Theatre (John Hazza – Manager). The Bijou Theatre, located at 10134 – 101 Street, opened around 1910. It was remodeled in 1938 with plans designed by the architectural firm Rule, Wynn, Rule and reopened at the Rialto Theatre. The Bijou theatre closed around 1987.
The fonds consists of copies of photos from the Gray family photo album. The photographs include photos of the Gray family, including Bishop Gray in his professional capacity, as well as local Boy Scouts and All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral.
The fonds consists of photographs of the sports teams organized by the Canadian Athletic Club. Teams are named after various sponsors. The photographs are predominantly hockey teams with only a few baseball or soccer teams.
The fonds consists of records relating to Charlotte Daws’ track and field successes, including news clippings, programmes of track and field events (in some of which she competed), and a programme of the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930. The photographs include a portrait of Charlotte with trophies and medals, and photo of the Canadian Men’s Track & Field Team. Both photographs taken at the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930. The objects include a British Empire Games pin, numerous track and field medals, and four commemorative Women's Amateur Athletic Association of Canada spoons.
The collection consists of materials collected by Thomas McMinn, including: * programme: The Women’s Musical Club of Edmonton - Song Recital by Amelita Galli-Curci, Empire Theatre, October 19th, 1926. * programme: Organ Recital by Monsieur Louis Vierne, Titular Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (North American Tour), First Presbyterian Church, March 10th, 1927 (2 copies). * programme: Nation Council of Education, Programme of Concert to be given by The Gentlemen of His Majesty’s Free Chapel of St. George in Windsor Castle and the Choristers of Westminster Abbey, n.d. * programme: International Basketball Championship, Chicago “Taylor-Trunks” vs “The Grads”, Edmonton Arena, Oct 25th and 27th, 1927. * 1 Canadian meat ration token, WWII, [ca. 1938].
The fonds consists of a handwritten account by G.D. Clark on the first fireworks display in Edmonton, held 1 July 1893 at the racetrack on the Hudson’s Bay Reserve lands. It includes references to Tommy Lauder and Bill Ibbotson.
The fonds consists of photocopies of news clippings from the scrapbook created by Harold Brown. The news clippings relate to the Crestwood Community League and its predecessors, the 142nd Street and Jasper Place Community Leagues. There are also some early annual reports, newsletters, and correspondence of Harold P. Brown, the secretary of the league for many years and a member of the executive and president of the Federation of Community Leagues in the 1920s. The photographs (1915-1924) cover events in the community, likely held by the community league (Maypole dancing, parades, children playing in parks, theatrical performances, parks), buildings (Alberta Legislature), roads and bridges, CKUA radio studio and portraits of Harold P. Brown and Cyril Geoffrey Wates. File List: File 1: Harold P. Brown, 1919, 1924, 1935, 1960 File 2: Crestwood Community League, 1917-1919 File 3: Crestwood Community League, 1920-1929 File 4: Crestwood Community League, 1930-1939 File 5: Crestwood Community League, 1940-1949 File 6: Crestwood Community League, 1950-1959 File 7: Crestwood Community League, 1960-1969 File 8: Crestwood Community League, 1970-1979
This fonds includes records dealing with the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club, including game programs, media guides and fact books, bound hardcover team scrapbooks with media clippings dating from 1880-2007, ephemera including material relating to Peggy Miller (a CJCA promotion manager and an advocate for the Eskimos) as well as Canadian Football League publications such as rules manuals, statistics books, records manuals, and media guides for various Canadian teams. The audio-visual material includes a video of highlights from Eskimos' 1954-55-56 Grey Cups and four films of the 1973, 1974, and 1981 Grey Cups and 1978 Schenley Awards. The photographs include various players, teams and games from 1892 to 1985. The fonds is arranged as follows: * Series 1 – Canadian Football League * Series 2 – Ephemera * Series 3 – Media Guides * Series 4 – Program Guides * Series 5 – Publications, Newspapers and Scrapbooks * Series 6 – Audio-Visual * Series 7 – Objects
The collection consists of records created or collected by various departments of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. The textual records include reports prepared by students enrolled in the Architecture Department in conjunction with the English Department and created in 1969. Each report contains technical and historical information on a different building of architectural significance in Edmonton. There are 28 reports in total and include commercial, educational, religious, public and industrial buildings. The photographs include the Edmonton Monarchs hockey teams [ca. 1960 and 1970].