Fonds F0061 - Alberta Women's Institute. Photograph Project fonds

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Alberta Women's Institute. Photograph Project fonds


  • Copied 1981 (originally created 1902-1975) (Creation)

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551 photographs

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The Alberta Women's Institute sponsored a photograph project in the mid-1970s to encourage locals to gather together photos documenting the pioneer experience throughout Alberta. Photos were contributed by locals from Delburne, Langdon, Irma, Bow Island, Innisfail, Duffield, Abee, Onoway, Grimshaw, Mannville, Red Deer, Hemaruka, Entwistle, Irvine, Walsh, Wetaskiwin, Hanna, Ribstone, Ma-me-o, Carstairs, Didsbury, Olds, Ohaton, High River, Drumheller, Westlock and Delia.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Women's Institute groups and farm life.

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      The material is in English.

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      Existence and location of originals

      The original photos were returned to the individual contributors by the locals.

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      See also other Alberta Women's Institute fonds held by the Glenbow

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      Dates of creation revision deletion

      Thursday, April 12, 2018




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