Item - PE000856 - Program for "The Unveiling of the Memorial" on the anniversary of the province of Alberta

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PE000856 - Program for "The Unveiling of the Memorial" on the anniversary of the province of Alberta

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  • Sept. 7, 1955 (Creation)

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43 x 30 cm program folded in quarters

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Program for ceremony commemorating the inauguration of the province of Alberta. Cover includes title "The Unveiling of the Memorial: Erected by the Government of Canada on the Advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board," as well as the event location and time. The ceremony is sponsored by the Historical Society of Alberta. The first page contains a B&W photograph of Sir Wilfrid Laurier speaking at Alberta’s Inauguration Day Ceremonies, dated September 1st, 1905. The opposite page includes the program and event acknowledgements. There is also a slip inside the program containing the lyrics to “O Canada.” The back of the pamphlet contains a photograph of the plaque documenting the creation of the province of Alberta.

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The book appears to have been used lightly; the pages have embrowned and the ink has faded slightly, but overall it is in very good condition.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

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