Fonds F0746 - Farm Women's Union of Alberta. Sydenham-Gerald Local fonds

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Farm Women's Union of Alberta. Sydenham-Gerald Local fonds


  • 1900-1963 (Creation)

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1 microfilm reel. -- ca. 300 photographs

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In 1963 the Sydenham-Gerald local of the Farm Women's Union of Alberta completed a scrapbook for the FWUA Scrapbook Competition held that year and were awarded second prize. The scrapbook contained historical articles on the Wainwright area including the communities of Sydenham, Denwood, Gerald and Greenshields. A large number of photos from the collection of Bill Brunker, ?-1963, a Wainwright pioneer, were included in the scrapbook.


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The fonds consists of scrapbook (microfilm only) containing local history articles and ca. 300 photographs of Wainwright area and its pioneers. The photographs are primarily from 1900-1939.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Original scrapbook held by Nina Woodward.

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Glenbow holds 146 copy negatives made from the scrapbook.

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Link added to Archives Photographs on July 27, 2015.


Microfilm-FWUA - Sydenham

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Friday, April 08, 2016




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