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            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 · 1942
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            Advertisement catalog for various children's toys and novelties, produced by the Quaker Oats Company. Products could be purchased with money or could be exchanged for with cereal box tops, or a combination of the two.

            Includes "Official Membership Certificate in Orphan Annie's 1942 Safety Guard", signed by Marino Nordal of Lundar, Manitoba.

            Quaker Oats Company
            Item · [187-?]
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            An advertisement card with a carte-de-visite photograph of Louis Riel. The advertising card is for the Montreal tobacconists S. Davis & Sons from the [1870s]. On the other side of the card are several quotes, presumably from previous customers, relating their positive thoughts about the tobacco being sold by S. Davis & Sons.

            S. Davis & Sons
            Item · [1918]
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            A copy of The Red River Special Vol. XXV, No. 4 from 1918. The newsletter was published by Nichols & Shepard Co. in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The newsletter advertises products, such as grain machines, sold by Red River Special and also includes reviews from satisfied customers. The newsletter’s slogan is “Works and Helps with the Man Behind the Gun” as several connections between grain machines and warfare are made.

            Nichols & Shepard Co.
            Item · 1938 - 1939
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            A 1938 to 1939 directory booklet for various mercantile, mechanical, and professional businesses in Edmonton, Alberta. The businesses included in the booklet paid money to be able to advertise their services in the directory and have it published. The directory is organized by type of occupation in alphabetical order such as Auctioneer, Auto Wrecker, Bakery, Beauty Parlour, Cleaning, Dentist, etc… Each advertisement provides their address and most of them provide a phone number.

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

            A booklet titled “Barley and How to Grow it Properly” from Esso. The booklet was published by Imperial Oil Limited in Toronto, Ontario. The booklet provides information about how to grow barley in the Praire Provinces.
            Table of Contents: In Keen Demand, Barley Must Compete, A Profitable Crop to Grow, An Excellent Feed Grain, Barley for Malting, Quota Picture for Barley, Choose One of These Varieties, Plant Early for Maximum Yields, Fertility-Key to Lower Costs, Target Yields for Barley Growers, Growing Barley WIthout a Soil Test, Plan Your Weed Control, Control Diseases for High Yields, Harvesting the Crop, Some “Do’s” and “Don’ts,” Successful Barley Production, Products and Services Available from Esso.

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

            A flyer for Watermaster, a “self priming pump that floats” manufactured by Schuh Distributors Ltd in Dilke, Saskatchewan. The company was established in 1961. The flyer provides details about the pumps such as size, pricing, and where they can be purchased. The flyer includes three photographs of the pump being used and transported.

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

            An advertisement card for ACL Insulators, Specialists in Home Insulation. The card lists the various features of the company and government incentives for purchasing home insulation services. The advertisement card includes a tearaway business reply card with pre-paid postage. The first side is addressed to A.C.L. Contracting Co. Ltd. in Brandon, Manitoba, and the other side has blank spaces for the sender’s name, address, phone, age of house, best time to call, and the nature of their inquiry.

            A.C.L. Contracting Co. Ltd.
            Item · [1977]
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            A brochure advertising Treflan, an herbicide for controlling the spread of the weed Green foxtail. Treflan is a product from the company Elanco in Calgary, Alberta. The brochure outlines the steps for using Treflan and includes illustrations of the process. On the back of the brochure, there are testimonials from farmers in Manitoba who have used the product, as well as a testimonial from Dr Elmer Stobbe from the Crop Science Department at the University of Manitoba. The year 1977 is handwritten on the cover of the brochure.

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

            A foldable mailing brochure for Johnson Construction Materials. One side of the brochure lists numerous construction materials and includes a photograph of four people: Ron, Jackie, Gord, and Elmer. On the other side of the brochure, the left fold has a blank address box and a return address for G.D. Johnson LTD. The middle fold has a drawn map depicting the location of the company, and the right fold has a pre-printed address for G.D. Johnson LTD in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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

            A brochure titled “Prince Rupert Container Terminal Development” from the Prince Rupert Port Authority. The brochure advertises The Prince Rupert Container Terminal, a new terminal that was being constructed for shipping containers. The brochure provides information about the two phases of the project and provides an infographic of the project's construction timeline. The brochure also outlines the various benefits and highlights of the project. There are various photographs of shipping containers and barges throughout the brochure. On the back of the brochure, there is contact information for the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

            Prince Rupert Port Authority
            Item · [201-?]
            Part of Prairie Ephemera Collection

            A 12-month Grain Shipping Calendar for 2016 to 2017 from G3 Canada Limited, a shipping company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The calendar is a stand-up desk calendar. One side of the calendar has each month displayed beginning with August 2016 and ending with July 2017 and beside each week is a green number indicating the shipping week. On the other side of the calendar displays four colour photographs of shipping vessels and the contact information for G3 Canada Limited.

            G3 Canada Limited