Fonds F1494 - William Alfred Pratt fonds

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William Alfred Pratt fonds


  • 1912-1938, predominant 1933-1938 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records. -- 7 photographs

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William Alfred Pratt was born in England and in 1908 emigrated to the Bingville area of Alberta to homestead. He and his wife had three sons, Alfred, Ken and Roy. W.A. represented farmers on the Tilley East and Berry Creek Areas Board, and was a trustee of the Bingville School. In 1937 their farm was expropriated as part of the British Block.

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Gift of Alfred Pratt, 1978.

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The fonds consists of correspondence with the Tilley East and Berry Creek Areas Board (1933-1938); minutes and membership list of a Bingville Social Credit group (1936); and photographs of the Pratt family and Bingville area (1915-1940).

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      The material is in English.

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      Wednesday, September 26, 2018




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