Fonds F1703 - Solberg family fonds

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Solberg family fonds


  • 1905-1932 (Creation)

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31 photographs

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Peter P. Solberg, ?-1959, moved from North Dakota, USA in 1909 and settled at Carolside, Alberta where he farmed and operated the post office from 1913 to 1923 and 1933 to 1959. He and his wife, Lena, ?-1954, had three children, Maurice, Francis, ?-1929, and Kermit. Peter's sisters, Sarah, ?-1957, and Johanna, lived with the family at various times.

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Gift of Maurice Solberg, 1958-1960.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Solberg family, grain wagons at Youngstown, Alberta, and Calgary Stampede.

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      The material is in English.

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      Wednesday, November 01, 2017




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