Fonds F1550 - Francis K. Richardson fonds

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Francis K. Richardson fonds


  • [ca. 1909-1930] (Creation)

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24 photographs

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Francis K. Richardson, 1865-1947, was born in Lakefield, Ontario and married Mary Rawling, 1863-1941, in 1886. They moved to Calgary, Alberta with their nine children in 1909 and Francis worked as a carpenter. After 1918 the Richardsons and four of their sons moved to a farm at Three Hills, Alberta.

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Gift of David Soltess, 1973.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Dominion Meat Store in Calgary, farming, and postcards of Calgary, Lethbridge, and Three Hills.

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      The material is in English.

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      Tuesday, March 13, 2018




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