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              Item · 1926
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A promotional booklet for Wapta Bungalow Camp in the Canadian Rockies, including information about prices, places to visit and activities to do.

              Contents:
              Wapta Bungalow Camp; Wapta Camp; The Magic Key; Echoes of the Past; What a View!; First of all Lunch; Sherbrooke Lake; A Hanging Lake; Kicking Horse Canyon; The Tea House; Ross Lake; Page the Mediterranean!; Lake O'Hara; The Yoho River; Yoho Camp; On the Trail; The Yoho Glacier; Twin Falls; Summit Lake; To Emerald Lake; Emerald Lake; The [Emerald Lake] Chalet.

              Images:
              Uncaptioned image of Wapta Camp archway; uncaptioned image of group on horseback with bungalow in background; "Sherbrooke Lake"; "Kicking Horse Canyon Rest"; "The Field - Lake Louise Road" [Leonard Frank]; "1. These Indian totem poles came from Vancouver Island"; "2. One of the Sleeping Bungalows, Wapta Camp"; "3. Both Sherbrooke and Wapta Lakes afford trout fishing"; "4. A corner of the Club House, Wapta Camp"; "On the Trail to Sherbrooke Lake"; "1. Emerald Lake Chalet"; "2. Takakkaw Falls, in the Yoho Valley"; "3. Lake O'Hara Bungalow Camp"; "4. Wapta Lake Camp"; "A Drink on the Side"; "Lake Wapta"; uncaptioned image of a patio at [Wapta Bungalow Camp?].

              Canadian Pacific
              Item · 1926
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A promotional booklet for Storm Mountain Bungalow Camp along the Banff-Lake Louise-Windermere Highway in the Canadian Rockies, with information about prices and places to visit.

              Contents:
              Storm Mountain Bungalow Camp; Storm Mountain; Magnificent Views; The Camp; Rates.

              Images:
              Untitled photograph of an automobile parked in front of the bungalow camp; "The Sleeping Bungalows, Storm Mountain Camp"; "1. Along the Banff-Windermere Road"; "2. One of the Sleeping Bungalows, Storm Mountain Camp"; "3. The Living Room, Storm Mountain Camp"; "4. Storm Mountain from the camp"; untitled map showing the Banff-Lake Louise-Windermere highway area, with the location of the Storm Mountain Bungalow Camp at Vermilion Pass indicated by a black arrow.

              Canadian Pacific
              Item · 1915
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement booklet produced by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company ca. 1915 regarding tourism in the Canadian Rockies, including information about trips, rates, and places to visit.

              Contents:
              Daylight Trip Through the Canadian Rockies (Going West); Banff [Banff Hotel; Pony Trips and Drives]; Lake Louise; Field, B.C. [Drives and Pony Trips]; Glacier; The Canadian Pacific Exhibit at San Francisco, 1915; En Route; Alaska and Return $60.00 [Meals and Berth Included]; For Rates - Routes - Tickets - Reservations - Descriptive Folders Have Our Representative Call on You.

              Images:
              "Entrance to Canadian Rockies - Near Banff"; "Banff Hotel - Banff, Alta."; "Lakes in the Clouds - Lake Louise"; "Kicking Horse Canyon, Field, B.C."; "Glacier, B.C."; "Canadian Pacific Pavilion, Panama Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, Cal., 1915"; "Princess Victoria Plying the Route Between Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle"; "S.S. Princess Alice - Alaska Service".

              Canadian Pacific Railway
              Item · [ca. 1926]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Promotional brochure advertising the Banff Motor Bungalow Camp at Tunnel Mountain, Banff, Alberta. Describes the hotel's amenities and rates, and provides 5 B&W photographs showing the bungalow's interiors and a tourist map of the area.

              "Situated on Tunnel Mountain Adjacent to Government Camp Ground - Five Minutes from Business Centre of Banff - Each Bungalow with Shower Bath and Kitchenette".

              Banff Motor Bungalow Camp
              Item · 1933
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement calender for "Revillon Frères Trading Company Limited, 10356 101st Street Edmonton, Alta." Lists 10 locations as Eastern and Western Agencies. Art print is a painting of two men preparing to launch a canoe, one with a large sack (presumably camping gear) and captioned "Far from Human Haunts." Calendar contains moon phase information.

              Revillon Frères Trading Company
              Item · April, 1926
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A school paper, reminiscent of a yearbook, from Kelvin Technical High School in Winnipeg, dated April 1926. Includes stories, poetry, photographs, athletics reports, and advertisements for local businesses, as well as general information about the school and a list of the editorial staff. This copy appears to have belonged to Margaret Forsyth, and the inside of the front cover and first page are covered with classmate signatures.

              Kelvin Technical High Scool
              Item · [1933]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement by "American Express Travel Service" with information on a selection of guided tours to different locations throughout the United States and the Canadian Rockies. Title reads "National Parks, Canadian Rockies, California-Alaska," and included lists of destinations, schedules, prices, and photographs. The last page contains "General Information" on topics such as hotels, meal, baggage, rates for children, and withdrawals and cancellations.

              American Express Travel Service
              Item · July 1, 1961
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet announcing the "Investiture of her Worship Charlotte Whitton, C. B. E., Mayor of Ottawa, into the Peigan Tribe of the Blackfoot Confederacy and Honorary Citizen of the Town of Fort Macleod" on Saturday July 1, 1961. Contains biographies with photographs of Whitton, Fort Macleod Stampede Chairman Dan Boyle, and Alberta Minister of Public Works James Hartley, some history of Fort Macleod, an address from Mayor Buzunis, and advertisements for various Alberta businesses.

              Item · January 25, 1909
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A program for "Burns Night" at the Lyric Theatre on Monday, January 25th, 1909. Headlining is Lena Duthie, "Queen of Scottish Song" and other listed performers include the Calgary Pipe and Drum Band, Lady Nairne, Sir Walter Scott, Pipe Major McKay, and Samuel Lover. Includes advertisements for local businesses and a real estate listing.

              Jas. W. Young Printing Co.
              Item · 1885-1965
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Collection of cards, including postcards, greeting cards, business cards, wedding invitations, memorial or funeral cards, Christmas and holiday cards, and birthday cards, sent and received by William Stanger and the Stanger family, and other ephemera, including advertisements, receipts, pamphlets, memoranda books, and newspaper clippings collected by William Stanger and the Stanger family.

              Of note are an advertisement for The Great-West Life Assurance Company which includes the 1904 yearly calendar and a sewing needle attached to a blue fabric patch; a small metal plaque [7x10.5cm] which reads "William Stanger - Blacksmith - Longford Mill" and has a design of a hammer, tongs, and anvil etched into it; and a "Travel Wheel" which lists routes and the distance in miles to various cities and towns across Canada (as well as locations in Washington, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) from a starting point of Winnipeg.

              Stanger, William
              Item · [1905-10]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A long, narrow poster, printed in b&w with red and orange highlights including two photographs and art nouveau-style details, advertising a Monday matinee on October 23, circa 1905. Headliners are John & Emma Ray, presenting their latest comedy hit "The Bandmaster." Other acts include Mr. & Mrs. Jack McGreevy, French ventriloquists Les Fraed-Nad, and The Seebacks "in their athletic novelty."

              Free Press Job Dept., Show Printers.
              Item · July 24, 1901
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              (Please note: this item is very likely a copy and not an original printing.)
              Vol. 2, No. 19 of the Western Canadian newspaper, a local paper from Manitou, Manitoba. Reports on the goings-on of residents, provides commentary on local foot ball games, agricultural discussion and political opinion pieces, and advertisements and classifieds.

              Item · June 21, 1924
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Front page title reads "Macleod - Jubilee, Anniversary of the Arrival of the Northwest Mounted Police"
              Extensive promotion of the Jubilee celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of the entry of the N. W. M. Police into Western Canada. Article topics include the early days of Fort Macleod, an exploration of the Waterton Park area, stories of pioneer women on the frontier, and other historical narratives.

              Item · Jan., 1945
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Telephone directory book for the Edmonton area and surrounding districts. The directory was published in January 1945. On the cover of the directory, people are instructed to call 100 for all fire-related calls. The directory also contains various illustrated advertisements for companies and their phone numbers. The directory is divided into different sections such as the municipal telephone system; rural subscribers; apartment houses, blocks and halls; the classified business directory; and Alberta government telephones. There are also included instructions for how to use a telephone.

              Institute Press, Limited
              Item · 1930
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The fourth publication of the Saskatchewan yearbook for the year 1930. The yearbook was printed by The Western Printers Ass’n, LTD in Regina, Saskatchewan. The price of the yearbook at the time was 50 cents. The yearbook highlights Saskatchewan’s growth and development over the year 1930 and provides biographical sketches about important political figures who are active in the province. The yearbook reports on a wide variety of subjects like postal rates, the court system, different cities in Saskatchewan, notable events, sports, and several prominent universities and colleges.

              Item · [ca. 1800s?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Three advertisement cards for the Liebig’s Extract of Meat Company. The company was started in the United Kingdom and named after Baron Justice Von Liebig, the organic chemist who developed this particular method of beef extract. The images on the fronts of the cards depict various Canadian scenes with information on the back describing the scenes, as well as some information about the meat extract product. The backs of the cards also have printed blue signatures of Justice Von Lieberg, the company’s namesake and director. The first card depicts the Canadian Pacific railway. The second card depicts a camp of fur trappers near Mount Robson in the Rocky Mountains. The third card depicts “Lentil Lake” in the Rocky Mountains, although the French translation for this card may not be entirely accurate, as “lentilles d’eau” can also mean “duckweed.”

              Liebig’s Extract of Meat Company
              Item · 11 Feb. 2012
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Menu for Red Diamond House, Cantonese restaurant in Edmonton, listing 96 order options.

              Additionally includes program and menu for a 2012 Chinese New Year dinner, hosted by Hong Kong Canada Business Association (Edmonton Section) and OMNI Diversity TV at Emperor's Palace Chinese Cuisine in Edmonton; a black bifold business card for the Lingnan featuring business information and the names of some popular dishes; and a business card shaped like a small red tag attached to a black elastic loop for Canteen, a Canadian restaurant in Edmonton.

              Hong Kong Canada Business Association
              Item · [ca. 1955-1965]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              "Set amid rolling hills and picturesque mountain views, Calgary's most complete facilities for all your social events, small or large."

              Large display brochure advertising "Rockyview Park", an event facility capable of hosting 150-1500 attendees located outside of Calgary, Alberta operated by Dale and Bev Hari. Brochure includes information on hosting Banquets, Barbecues, Entertainment, Christmas Parties, and Conventions. Also provides information on "Facilities unequalled in Calgary" and "Select[ing] your menu and style".

              Includes a sample menu displaying "Year-round Favorites" and their Christmas Menu, as well as a building plan of the facilities and a map to the Rockyview Park grounds.

              Rockyview Park
              Item · [ca. 1920]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Old-Fashioned Gospel Meeting Starts April 30.
              Miss Zelma Argue, a gifted Trombonist and Song Leader will assist her father throughout the campaign.

              Subjects for the first week:
              Sunday: "The Age Terminus, is it in sight?"
              Monday: "And When shall these things be?"
              Tuesday: "Jerusalem and the Jews"
              Wednesday: "The World's Greatest Message"
              Thursday: "Divine Healing Service"
              Friday: "The Sky Shout"

              Includes 2 black and white [B&W] reproductions of photographs: portrait of Miss Zelma Argue, posing with a trombone; and portrait of Reverend A. H. Argue.

              Argue, Andrew Harvey, Rev.
              Item · 5 Jan. 1909
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Envelope addressed to Mr. S. H. Stearns from M. M. Stearns of Wynyard, Saskatchewan. Envelope advertises Wynyard.

              Face reads "Wynyard is the place! Now is the time to invest in this progressive town and district."

              Back reads "Progressive Wynyard situated in the famous Big Quill Plains - An important divisional point on the C.P.R. Wpg. Edmonton main line - 375 miles N.W. of Winnipeg - Largest Railway Yards Between Saskatoon and Portage la Prairie" and includes an acrostic which reads "Wynyard is a growing Young town in the great North west, good opportunities Yields large growing crops Absolutely the best Reasonable prices - on lanD" (in which the capitalized letters spell out WYNYARD).

              Item · 3 Feb. 1939
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Advertisement letter addressed to Icelandic Lutheran, in care of Social Secretary. Recommends hosting a "Toboggan Party" at River Park Toboggan Co. as part of their program for outdoor sports. Lists rates for parties of up to and over 35 persons and contact information.

              Menu card lists prices for individual food items and meals at River Park Toboggan Company's Lunch Room.

              River Park Toboggan Company
              Item · [ca. 1910]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Envelope with illustration of the "Eaton Electric Lighting Outfit".

              "This is the Eaton Outfit comprising Engine, Generator, Batteries, Switchboard and Starting Switch. For lighting the Home Barn Garage Church School Hall Etc. Capacity 16 to 65 lamps. Equipped with Willard P. A. Battery."

              T. Eaton Company Limited
              Item · 1929
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              "Tourists - Arriving in Saskatoon will find themselves in a beautiful city on the South Saskatchewan River, with well treed, boulevarded broad streets, artistic residences, and handsome business blocks."

              Recto includes advertisements for local Saskatoon businesses and information about Saskatoon targeted at tourists.

              Verso is a map titled "City of Saskatoon, Sask." Street and avenue names are labeled. Includes information on parking. "No parking allowed on paved streets between hours 2 A.M. and 5 A.M. except where centre parking is allowed. One hour parking on 2nd Ave., from 19th St. to 24th St. between hours 9 A.M. and 6 P.M. - Saturday to 10 P.M."

              Item · 1905
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Poster advertising the availability of townsite lots in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, being sold by E. H. White.

              "New Townsite Lots in North Battleford. The C.N.R. Passenger and Freight Divisional Point. At Reduced Prices From $75.00 Up. Easy Terms of One Third Cash. No Building Restrictions. The Greatest Chance for Investment of the Year. E. H. White, Battleford, Sask."

              White, E. H.
              Item · December, 1911
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The first student publication from the Nutana Collegiate Institute, when it was still the Saskatoon Collegiate Institute, and bearing the title "The Collegiate Hermes." Subtitled "Semper Paratus" (Always Ready), it includes history and information on the collegiate, student writing samples, athletics report, notable alumni (some names redacted), and advertisements for local businesses. The name Clifford Bell [?] is written on the front cover.

              Saskatoon Collegiate Institute
              Item · June, 1928
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Vol. XIII, No. 2 of the Hermes. Includes composite photographs and write-ups on the graduating classes of the year, short stories and poems by students, an autograph page (signed by Norma Bennett and Lissetta Elviss [?]), a list of pieces collected for an art gallery and prints of selected pieces, information and photographs of various clubs and sports teams, and advertisements for local businesses. The front cover bears a gold foil image of a version of the caduceus with winged shoes, and the name J. M. Bishop (Room VI) is written at the top.

              Nutana Collegiate Institute
              Item · June, 1929
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Vol. XIV, No. 2 of the Hermes. Includes photographs and write-ups on the graduating classes of the year, short stories and poems by students, an autograph page with many signatures, information and photographs of various clubs and sports teams, and advertisements for local businesses. The front cover bears a gold foil image of a version of the caduceus with winged shoes, and the name J. M. Bishop is written at the top.

              Nutana Collegiate Institute
              Item · June, 1931
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              VOL. XVI, No. 1 of the Hermes. Includes photographs and write-ups on the graduating classes of the year, short stories and poems by students, information and photographs of various clubs and sports teams and other school updates, and advertisements for local businesses. The front cover bears a gold foil image of a version of the caduceus with winged shoes.

              Nutana Collegiate Institute
              Item · 1941 - 1942
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A yearbook for the Alberta Normal School in Edmonton for 1941-1942. Contents include a history of normal schools in Alberta, a dedication (opposite a colourized mounted photograph of a mountain scene with a bridge over a river), a message from the principal, poems and writing samples from students, photographs of students, staff, and scenes from campus, inspirational messages, and write-ups on sports teams and other activities and clubs. The last 25 pages are advertisements for local businesses, complete with its own directory. "Berthold Figur" written on the front loose endpaper.

              Alberta Normal School
              Item · 2012
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A fridge magnet and a mini 2012 calendar advertising the Lingnan Restaurant in Edmonton, Alberta. Phone number and website displayed on both, and the magnet also includes the physical address and hours of operation. Calendar is in Chinese and comes with a ribbon for hanging, an attachable magnet, and assembly instructions, also in Chinese.

              The Lingnan
              Item · 1939
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A children's illustrated rhyming book about the evolution of transportation in Canada, provided by the Canadian Pacific Railway to young passengers. There is a blue card attached to the last page that reads "A Secret - This little book has been printed especially for the many Children who travel on the Canadian Pacific. It is all for them except the next two pages which are for Mother, Father or Grown-ups only - Tear off at perforation and the secret is out." The perforation has not been opened, but is known to contain information on dining accommodations available to passengers travelling with children. The inside of the back cover contains photographs of Canadian Pacific Hotels and a list of hostelries.

              Canadian Pacific Railway
              Item · [ca. 1964]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Metal-framed print of a full-colour illustration in the style of a cross-stitch, depicting a woman wearing a chef's hat and apron carrying a pie to a wood-burning stove which is already covered with multiple other cooking pots. A teapot is in the bottom left corner and a cut-out in the print reveals a working mercury thermometer in the bottom right corner. Text, also in the style of a cross-stitch, reads "The hurrier I go the behinder I get".

              "Parkland Propane Ltd., Red Deer, Alberta, 347-3060" typed at bottom centre.

              Parkland Propane Limited
              Item · 1936
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Tourism advertisement booklet produced by Canadian Pacific encouraging tourism to the Canadian Rockies. Inside front cover is a list of hotels and chalet-bungalow camps operated by Canadian Pacific. Inside back cover is a list of principal Canadian Pacific travel agencies throughout the world.

              Includes information regarding: golf in Banff; the Banff Springs Hotel; "Indian Days" at the Calgary Stampede; recreational activities [fishing or angling; alpine climbing; horseback riding; special events in the Canadian Rockies in 1936 [Vancouver's Golden Jubilee; Sky Line Trail Hike; Amateur Golf Championships]; and a 2000-mile Alaska and the Yukon cruise.

              Also contains multifold map titled "Panorama of the Canadian Rockies".

              Canadian Pacific
              Item · 1885
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet written in Dutch about living in Manitoba, Canada in 1885. The title and caption on the front cover, translated to English, reads “200 million fields for colonization in Manitoba and the great Northwest of America. A free hearth of 160 fields (65 hectares) is available to every head of a family as well as to every male colonist who has reached the age of eighteen.” The foldout map at the beginning of the booklet depicts Manitoba which is outlined in red. The booklet discusses various topics about Manitoba such as the climate, dairy farming, land grants, and labour wages. There are also several information sections about the other provinces in Canada. The booklet was printed by Turner & Dunnett in Liverpool, England.

              Item · [n.d.]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A Canadian National Railway travel brochure for the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Coast. The brochure advertises “The Triangle Route” which is the train route from Jasper National Park, Alberta to Vancouver, B.C. by train, then Vancouver, B.C. to Prince Rupert, B.C. by boat, then Prince Rupert, B.C. back to Jasper National Park, Alberta by train. The brochure includes information about the railway, and various notable places to stop in the Canadian Rockies and along the route such as Mount Robson Park, Vancouver, Victoria, and Kamloops.

              Item · 1927 - 1928
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Year books from the nurses school at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, one for the 1926-1927 school year and two copies for 1927-1928. They include lists of names and photographs of graduating students, history, photographs, and general information on the hospital, inspirational poems, jokes, and speeches, and advertisements for local businesses.

              St. Boniface General Hospital
              Item · April 9, 1926
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Vol. I, No. 8 of the Alberta Sun. The headlining article is "Who's Who in the City of Calgary" and features a portrait of Geo. Ingraham, "one of Calgary's best known and most progressive young business men." Other articles include "Government Tells About Future of the Telephone," "Mussolini Showing Italy's Naval Force to Colonials in Tripoli," and "Crews of Ships Smuggle Drugs into Dominion." Numerous advertisements include three full page spreads from Calgary Bond and Security Company, Highland Oil Company, and The Calgary Dry Goods.

              Alberta Sun
              Item · [1914]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet with in-depth information regarding farming and homesteading opportunities in Western Canada, "the Granary of the British Empire," published by the Canadian Pacific Railway Department of Natural Resources. It covers Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia and contains photographs of geographical features and agricultural functions. A large fold-out map is tipped-in after the last page and shows "system of land survey and lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company."

              Canadian Pacific Railway
              Item · [ca. 1929]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Brochure advertising the town of Turner Valley, Alberta, and various local businesses.

              Includes:
              "Facts About Turner Valley" [regarding its location, industry (especially oil), local businesses and services, population, and financial information]; ""Producing Wells" [regarding oil wells in Turner Valley and area]; "Distance by Auto from Turner Valley" [to other municipalities in Alberta, British Columbia, and the United States]; "Bus Arrivals" and Bus Departures" to and from Turner Valley; and various advertisements for local businesses [including hotels, restaurants, clothing, laundry, welding/blacksmithing, automobiles and parts, insurance, and pool hall].

              Item · [ca. 1925]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Collection of print advertisements for Cooper's sheep farming and sheep veterinary care products.

              Includes:
              Cooper's Marking Fluid - a fluid that can be used to apply a brand-mark to sheep and removed from the wool during the scouring process without damaging or staining the product; Cooper's (Improved) Worm Tablets for Worms in Sheep - an oral medication to cure stomach worm infections in sheep; and Cooper's Powder Dip - an insecticide mixture to protect sheep from external parasite infestation.

              William Cooper and Nephews Limited
              Item · 1924
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The “44th Annual List of Popular Books and Other Goods from Russell-Lang’s, Western Canada’s oldest and best bookshop.” The bookshop was located in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the booklet is for the 1924-1925 season. The bookstore, officially named Russell-Lang & Co, Ltd., is listed as opening in 1880. The booklet is divided into sections based primarily on genre, although some sections are based on age or book series. Several books are listed in each category along with the author’s name, the price, and a general comment about the book. Near the back of the booklet are four order forms that recipients of the booklet can tear out and send to the bookstore.

              Russell-Lang & Co. Ltd.
              Item · [1912]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet from The Tuttle Land Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, titled “Evidence.” The company sells and rents out farmland. The booklet includes various testimonies from farmers and photographs of farms and farmers in the Macoun-Halbrite District in Saskatchewan. The photographs were taken in the Fall of 1911. The purpose of the booklet is to provide evidence that scientific farming produces results and that “Farming Pays” in the district. The Tuttle Land Company advertises their propositions such as securing renters from their customer's land, refunding money to farmers who purchase their land and cultivate at least 75% of it, and they will refund car fare and expenses to anyone who inspects their land and is unsatisfied. The final page of the booklet includes a cropped photograph print of the private train car owned by The Tuttle Land Company.

              Tuttle Land Company
              Item · [n.d.]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A small booklet titled “Opportunities for Investments in Sunny Alberta” published by L.R. Harris, a real estate broker in Irvine, Alberta. The booklet discusses options for safe farmland investments in Alberta and justifies land purchases with facts about the climate and soil. The booklet also includes examples of properties available for sale around Irvine, Alberta.

              Harris, L. R.
              Item · [1904]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet provided by the Government of the Dominion of Canada containing photographs, maps, and predominantly agricultural information intending to encourage settlement in the western provinces. Published prior to 1905 and the present-day provincial configuration, the maps display boundaries for the territories of Assiniboia, Athabasca, Mackenzie, Franklin, Keewatin, and Ungava. The title reads "Homes for Millions in Western Canada's Vast Agricultural Domain of Virgin Opportunity and Infinite Resources."

              Sifton, Clifford, Sir, 1861-1929
              Item · 1937-1938
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Directory listing 77 local Calgary businesses and shops in 1937-1938.

              "The Business and Professional men, whose names appear herein, have gone to considerable expense in publishing this booklet, so that they can place before you a convenient and reliable Directory for your requirements and professional appointments."

              Includes an alphabetical index to the 77 businesses, listed by the type of service or product or offered.

              Item · [c. 1920]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement for the Mount Royal Hotel in Banff, Alberta. Includes "Facts and Figures," a list of names of surrounding mountains and their peak altitudes, distance (in miles) from various Rocky Mountain locations, photographs, and mentions of other amenities and offerings. Manager N. H. Murray's name has been crossed out, and "Bert McCallum, Manager" printed underneath. Date estimate is dealer-provided.

              Traveller Publishing Co.
              Item · c. 1905
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An immigration enticement publication issued by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company that includes information on "farming, mining, lumbering, ranching, and fruit growing" in the province of British Columbia. A fold-out map is tipped in before the first page "showing the lines of the Canadian Pacific Railway" in southern B.C. and Alberta, and includes some of northern Washington and Montana. Another map printed on the inside of the front cover shows the C.P.R. across Canada, and another closer view of the area around Ottawa, Ontario showing "Eastern lines and connections," dated February 2, 1905. The name C. Green is handwritten on the top of both front and back covers, as well as on page 5 and dated September 4, 1908.

              Canadian Pacific Railway
              Item · 1905
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A large fold-out paper brochure, written in French, providing information on farming and homesteading in Manitoba and the territories of Assiniboia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The verso is a map of Canada, dated 1905 but prior to September and the formation of modern provincial borders, and includes the territories of Athabasca, Mackenzie, Franklin, Keewatin, and Ungava.

              Oliver, Frank
              Item · 1932
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement calendar for "J. H. Kemp, Implements, Trucks, Autos and Wholesale Oils, Olds, Alta." Features a logo for "McCormick-Deering International Harvester Farm Machines." Art print is a painting of a young Norwegian peasant girl holding a wooden bucket and standing in a meadow among fjords, captioned "In the Land of the Midnight Sun" by Hans Dahl. Calendar contains moon phase information. "4/48" is written on the back.

              Kemp, Jack H.
              Item · 1971
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Two travel brochures for Fort Steel Historic Park, one in orange and brown, and one in yellow and blue. Contains the history of the fort and its designation as a historic site, photographs and illustrations of various buildings, and maps of the fort and the surrounding area including parts of B.C., Alberta, Washington, and Montana.

              Fort Steele Foundation
              Item · 1954-05-26 - 1954-05-27
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement book and program for the Optimists Club's Boys' Town annual meeting at Western Canada High School in Calgary, Alberta, dated May 26-27, 1954. It consists primarily of advertisements for local businesses, with the event program on a single-sided orange page in the center. Also includes a foreword, "The Optimist Creed," a photograph of the Royal Family, messages from Mayor D. H. Mackay and Chief Constable L. S. Partridge, a list the board of governors of the Calgary Optimist Club, captioned photographs of school sports teams, and information on some of the scheduled performers.

              Optimist Club of Calgary
              Item · 1906
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A booklet about Regina, the capital of Saskatchewan and “its advantages as a commercial and residential centre” in 1906. The booklet highlights some of the notable buildings and developments in Regina, the growing industry, and the general progress of the city. The photographs included in the booklet depict different parts of the city such as farm scenes, government buildings, banks, residential homes, and various street scenes. The final page of the booklet is a fallout panoramic printed photograph of a bird’s eye view of Regina. The booklet was published by The Regina Board of Trade and printed by The Leader Press in Regina, Saskatchewan.

              The Regina Board of Trade
              Item · 1921
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A program and catalogue for the Calgary Spring Horse Show which was held from April 5 to April 9, 1921, in Calgary, Alberta. The cost of the catalogue is listed as ten cents. The catalogue includes daily programs most of which consist of various meetings of breeder associations, shows, contests, public addresses, and auction sales. The catalogue also includes various lists of competing horses categorized by breed and various advertisements for local businesses.

              Item · [n.d.]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A Christmas card from Cam Burke, the manager of the Alexandra Hotel in Calgary, Alberta. The Christmas card is titled “Presenting ‘Good Night Irene’ in 3 Acts Featuring Cam Burke.” When the card is unfolded to a half fold, the panel on the left side features Act I and depicts a grey composite image of the face of Cameron Burke over a cartoon image of someone driving a car in the country. Some of the lyrics of the song “Goodnight Irene” are written at the top of the panel. The Act II panel on the right side depicts a grey composite image of the face of Cameron Burke over a cartoon image of a person dressed in a suit driving a car in the city. The next line of lyrics from “Goodnight Irene” are written at the top of the panel. Once the card is fully unfolded there is a cartoon image of Cam Burke standing in front of the Alexandra Hotel and the text reads “Merry Christmas… Happy New Year” along with the final lyric from “Goodnight Irene.”

              Burke, Cam
              Item · 1932
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement card for the 1932 World’s Grain Exhibition and Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan. The conference was held from July 25 to August 6, 1932. The card advertises the event as a “Great International Seed Grain Exhibition” and states there will be “Over $200,000.00 In Cash Awards.” The card also states that the conference is for agriculturists and those interested in cereal production.

              World's Grain Exhibition and Conference
              Item · 1920
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A program and catalogue for the Calgary Spring Horse Show which was held from March 23 to March 27, 1920, in Calgary, Alberta. The cost of the catalogue is listed as ten cents. The catalogue includes daily programs most of which consist of various meetings of breeder associations, horse shows, contests, and a parade. The catalogue also includes various lists of competing horses categorized by breed and various advertisements for local businesses.

              Item · Jun. 16, 1938
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A general letter from Louis W. Heard, the President of the Beacon Group No.1 of the Youth Division Alberta Social Credit League in Edmonton, Alberta. The letter is addressed to “the Supporters Who made my Trip to the Youth Congress Possible!” The letter is dated June 16, 1938. The letter outlines L.W. Heard’s experience at the Congress and their efforts to ensure the Social Credit League was accepted at the Congress and not ostracized, as well as the events of the Congress. The letter also reiterates the goals and objectives of the Alberta Social Credit League and thanks the recipients for their donation that made the trip to Congress possible.

              Heard, Louis W.
              Item · [ca. 1920?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A double-sided "car card" [streetcar advertisement] for the Winnipeg-based insurance company Allan, Killam & McKay Ltd. and the Canadian Street Car Advertising Co. Ltd.

              "Rental Insurance. Do you know that you can insure against fire, the net income including fixed charges from your properties? The cost is not great and there is just as much reason to insure the income as the building itself. Allan, Killam & McKay Ltd., 364 Main Street. "If It's Insurance, We Write It"."

              "On Shopping Trips Consult the Car Cards for Timely Tips. Note the Reliable People, Products and Places the Car Cards Recommend. The Canadian Street Car Advertising Co., Limited, Montreal - Toronto - Winnipeg"

              Canadian Street Car Advertising Company Limited
              PE002887 - "The Last West"
              Item · [ca. 1905]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Postcard advertisement encouraging American immigration and land settlement in Western Canada ca. 1906. Includes a summary of crop statistics for Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905, predicting the 1906 wheat crop is "likely to be 120,000,000 bushels".

              "Your father's opportunity was in the Western States. Yours is in Western Canada.

              Three thousand miles of new railway are under way in this rich farming country. Nearly ninety million bushels of wheat from less than 4,000,000 acres in 1905.

              The world's best small grain country. Splendid business openings. Cheap land for money makers. Free homesteads for all who want them. The last chance to get free or cheap land in America's humid belt. One hundred and twenty thousand new settlers in 1905 - 45,000 Americans. Sixty thousand Americans coming this year. Special Homeseeker's railway rates Tuesdays. Don't be too late."

              Western Canadian Immigration Association
              Item · 1930
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The fourteenth annual Vegreville Summer Fair Prize list and Exhibition Guide which was held in Vegreville, Alberta, from July 28 to July 30, 1930. The guide includes two entry forms, one for livestock and one for all departments aside from livestock, that could be submitted to the exhibition before July 25, 1930. The book includes information about the rules and regulations for the exhibition, prize options for the different livestock categories, and prize options for the various agriculture and horticulture categories. The booklet also includes various advertisements for local businesses.

              Item · [188-?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A small collection of materials related to G.F. Landon, a carpenter and builder in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The first item is a photograph of a group of five men standing in a room and holding various carpentry tools. The next two items are advertisement cards. The location of the office is listed on both advertisement cards as 64 Fort St. The first card has a big red circle on the front that lists their telephone number as 172 and has a list of Manitoba legislature members on the back along with their constituency and political status. The second card advertises G.F. Landon’s services such as house-building, estimates given, additions, alterations, and repairs, and general carpentry work, and there is a list of towns and their distances from Winnipeg, Manitoba on the back.

              Landon, G.F.
              Item · 1932
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A brochure from 1932 celebrating 50 years of the Campbell Bros. & Wilson, Limited Company, a wholesale grocery and provision business. The brochure states that the company was founded in 1882 in Winnipeg, Manitoba and expanded to cities such as Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Moose Jaw, Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie. The brochure consists of various profiles of employees of the company and information about the different establishments in different cities.
              Also includes an envelope for the brochure with a blue shield-shaped logo that says "Royal Shield Brand of Goods 50 Years."

              Campbell Bros. & Wilson, Limited
              Item · 1940
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A yearbook for the year 1940 titled “The Light” for the Provincial Normal School in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. At the beginning of the yearbook, there is a message from the Honourable J.W. Estey, the Minister of Education of Saskatchewan and the principal of the school, Mr. C.P. Seeley. The portrait photographs of the graduates are placed vertically on each page and for each graduate there is a short corresponding poem about their school experiences or character. There are various handwritten annotations next to many of the portraits such as married names or if they are now deceased. There are also yearbook pages devoted to different clubs and their members. The final pages of the yearbook contain numerous handwritten signatures. The yearbook includes numerous advertisements for local businesses.

              Provincial Normal School Saskatoon
              Item · 1926
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A 1926 Riley & McCormick, Limited catalogue titled “Cowboy Equipment Harness Saddles Catalogue No. 10.” The catalogue is from 1926 and the company was located in Calgary, Alberta. The catalogue provides instructions for ordering products or cancelling orders. The rest of the catalogue consists of illustrations of various products sold by Riley & McCormick, Limited along with short descriptions of each. The products listed in the catalogue range from saddles, to leather chapps, to hats, to harnesses. The final two pages of the catalogue are tearaway order forms that can be sent to the company.

              Riley & McCormick Limited
              Item · [1911?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A small folded booklet titled “How the Loyal Employees of a Winnipeg Factory Supported Victory Loan On Opening Day.” When the booklet is unfolded, it reveals a B&W panoramic photograph print of a large group of employees of the Swift Canadian Company Ltd. The caption reads “500 Loyal Employees, or 94 per cent of the Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. have bought Victory Bonds– 80 per cent of these people are of foreign birth. Who can refuse to buy VICTORY BONDS.” The Swift Canadian Company Ltd, founded in 1911, was located in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was a wholesaler for a variety of goods such as meat, dairy, and poultry. Victory Loans or Victory Bonds were Canadian government appeals for money to assist in financing the war efforts for WWI and WWII.

              Swift Canadian Co. Ltd
              Item · 1931
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The 1931 spring catalogue of supplies for the ranching and livestock industry, "Issued by Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited, and Wool Growers Associations Throughout Canada." Includes advertisements for products such as sheep dips and dipping tanks, ear punches and labels, worm tablets and ointments, shears, clippers, bells, castrators, and fencing. Laid-in after the first page is a blank "Requisition for Sacks and Twine" form and another "Stockman's Supplies" order form on the same page, meant to be detached from each other via perforation.

              Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited
              Item · 2014-01-11 - 2014-03-29
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              The Winter 2014 addition of Alberta Craft, published quarterly by the Alberta Craft Council. Includes a message from the Executive Director, Chair and other reports, staff announcements, gallery schedule, information on and photographs of featured galleries, "Shop Talk," a call for entries, calendar, list of members, and advertisements for local businesses.

              Alberta Craft Council
              Item · n.d.
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement for a speech delivered by Howard Scott, Director-in-Chief of the social movement Technocracy Inc., at the Orpheum theatre in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on Wednesday, October 18 (no year given). On the back of the poster is a hand-drawn graph with three paths labelled "Physical Production (curve no 1)," "Man-Hours per Unit Production (curve no 2)," and "Industrial Employment Total Manhours (no 3)." The X axis shows years from 1830 to 1950.

              Item · [1904-1917]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A brochure providing information on employment prospects in Canada, and advertisement for travel by "Allan Royal Mail Line Express Turbine Steamers." Photographs include second and third class accommodations, prairie towns and farms, Montreal, and the R.M.S. "Virginia" steamer. The front page reads "For Handbooks of Information, Sailing dates, &c., apply to G. F. Burnham, King Street, RYE."

              Allan Royal Mail Line
              Item · 1952
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement calendar for Cardston Investment Company Limited, "Complete Insurance and Real Estate Service." The art print is captioned "Tight Dally and Loose Latigo," and shows a scene of two cowboys trying to wrangle a steer. A strip of paper residue indicates where the calendar pad was attached, but it is no longer present. The area that would have been behind it shows the months in a 4x3 grid and information on the art print and the artist, Charlie Russell.

              Item · [c. 2020]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Information on accomodations at "The Hat at Five Corners" high-rise apartment complex in Edmonton, Alberta. Three floor plans on loose pages are tucked into the folder, titled "The Cloche," "The Cloche I," and "The Trilby." The folder provides details on the building including amenities, suite features, the community and surrounding district, and contact information.

              Item · [1910?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A leaflet for the Edmonton Standard Coal Company in Edmonton, Alberta relaying general information about the company and share options for investment. The coal mine in Edmonton, Alberta started producing coal in January 1906. The leaflet was printed around [1910?] by Rous & Mann. Limited Printers in Toronto, Ontario. The leaflet provides information about the company such as the production process of coal, the average coal seams on the property, the need for increased output of coal, yearly outputs and cost of production, why the company is a safe investment, mine management, and a recent auditor’s report of the mining account for the financial period ending on February 28, 1910. Shares for the company are advertised as costing $100 each.

              Edmonton Standard Coal Company Limited
              Item · [194-?]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement and tourism brochure for Regina, Saskatchewan, the “Queen City of the Plains.” The booklet was published by the Regina Board of Trade in the [1940s]. The booklet provides a brief description of Regina’s history and its current industry. The booklet is full of various photographs of places in Regina such as main streets, important buildings, parks, and industrial scenes.

              The Regina Board of Trade
              Item · [n.d.]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A postcard advertising Wilfred’s restaurant in Edmonton, Alberta. The front of the postcard is an illustration of five bunny rabbits in waiter jackets and bowties gathered around a table. The caption of the illustration reads “Hop on back soon.” The back of the past card is blank but includes the address for the restaurant as well as their website and social media handle.

              Wilfred's
              Item · 2019
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A small collection of promotional items from 2019 for the Pioneer Press Ltd print shop in Edmonton, Alberta, celebrating 125 years of operation. Included is a shot glass with the logo on the front that is still in its box, a metal medallion embossed with the company logo and two pamphlets. The first pamphlet outlines the history of the printing press which was started by R. P. Pettapiece who moved from Eastern Canada to Alberta and settled in Strathcona, Alberta. This pamphlet includes photographs of the early days of the printing press. The second pamphlet provides information about the products and services offered by Pioneer Press Ltd.

              Pioneer Press Ltd
              Item · 2019
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A 2019 brochure for Ocheller Homes, a building company in Edmonton, Alberta. The brochure provides information about the company, the unique features of their buildings, their building locations, and the commitments of the company. The brochure includes numerous photographs of the homes they’ve built as well as a copy of a handwritten note from the company stating they are excited to start this journey with the potential buyer.

              Ocheller
              Item · 2019
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A 2019 brochure advertising Nest8, a development of urban townhomes by 548796 Architecture under Ocheller’s Limited Edition Collection in the Blatchford neighbourhood in Edmonton, Alberta. The brochure includes information about the layout and construction of the townhomes, notable aspects of the location, and bird’s eye view drawings of each townhome layout. There is also an included paper insert listing general specifications and upgrades that are available for each townhome.

              Ocheller
              Item · 2017 - 2018
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An advertisement card for Open Studio Saturday Sessions at the SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists) Gallery in Edmonton, Alberta. The information on the card states that “Open Studio provides print artists and current or previous SNAP students the opportunity to access the printshop on a drop-in basis.” The card lists the upcoming open studio dates which were in 2017 and 2018, as well as the drop-in pricing, and SNAP’s contact information and social media information.

              Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists
              Item · Feb. 22, 2020
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A note card for the Freeze Your Cask Off Event on February 20, 2020, at the Ritchie Community League in Edmonton, Alberta. The event featured 16 winter-inspired cask ales from around Alberta. Inside the card is a list of each featured brewery along with their respective beers, a brief description of each beer, and a lined, blank section next to each beer for written notes. On the verso of the card, the price of beer tokens is listed as $3.50, which could be exchanged for a 10oz beer.

              Ritchie Community League
              Item · [c. 1930]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              An illustrated catalogue from Familex Products, subtitled "Specially Adapted to our Canadian Homes." Products were available only through dealers, and consist of toilet, "Medecinal," and household preparations, which include lotions, shampoos, cleaning agents, "Culinary Flavers," basic medicinal products, and several livestock disease treatments. The local dealer information is stamped on the back cover and reads "G. A. Odell, Queen St., Petrolia, Ont."

              Familex
              Item · 1983 - 1985
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              Three folders previously containing the 77th, 78th, and 79th annual reports of the United Grain Growers cooperative for the years (ending on July 31) of 1983, 1984, and 1985. They consist primarily of photographs and illustrations of various tractor models. The 77th annual report folder contains "Appendix G" which provides details on the tractors on the folder and includes a photograph of a computerized dashboard inside a tractor cab.

              United Grain Growers
              Item · [ca. 2013]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              2 full-colour print advertisements for condominium developments located in Edmonton (Alta.) ca. 2013.

              "Introducing Fox Two" includes a 3D artist's rendering of the condominium building and a short write-up about Langham Developments' Fox Towers project and its location on Edmonton's 104 Street Promenade.

              "Jasper House - High Design Elevated Living" includes a 3D artist's rendering of the condominium building and some brief information about the development and pricing.

              Langham Properties Ltd.
              Item · [1977]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A brochure titled “Flax Weed Control Guide” issued by May & Baker Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta. The brochure advertises two chemicals sold by May & Baker, ‘Buctril’ M for “Broad-leaved weed control in flax,” and Asulox F for “Wild oat control in flax.” The brochure contains various photographs and illustrations of different plants the chemicals can be used to eradicate, and also provides information about how to use each chemical and how to optimize their use. The year “1977” is handwritten on the cover page.

              May & Baker Ltd.
              Item · [1977]
              Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

              A brochure advertising Stampede, the “unique new herbicide for wheat and barley” sold by Rohm and Haas Canada Limited in Edmonton, Alberta and West Hill, Ontario. The pamphlet unfolds into an informative poster that has four photographs and testimonies from four farmers in the Prairies who used the product. The pamphlet and poster provide information about the herbicide in the form of a Q&A and also provide usage instructions. The year “1977” is written on the front of the brochure.