Fonds F2832 - Bird E. Howe fonds

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Bird E. Howe fonds


  • [ca. 1907-1953] (Creation)

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71 photographs

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Bird E. Howe, ?-1961, was born in Flint, Michigan and came to Canada in 1910 to a homestead south of Hanna at Parr, Alberta. He and his wife Estella had two sons, Thomas, 1914-, and Chancy, 1919-1993. They moved to the Blackie district about 1924, moved again in 1936 and in 1946 moved to the Meadowbank district, south of High River. Bird was a town councillor in High River from 1953-1955.


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Gift of Bird E. Howe, 1960.

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The fonds consists of views of High River, Calgary Stampede, Canadian National Railways construction and ranches.

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The material is in English.

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Friday, March 04, 2016




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