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Pièce · 1909
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

"A Handbook of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg" prepared by the Publication Committee of the Winnipeg Local Executive Committee to present to the members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for their visit from August 25 to September 1, 1909 (with options for extension based on member interests). Includes a proposed program and tentative itinerary, photographs, meteorological observations, information on locations within Winnipeg, Manitoba including a map marked with "probable meeting places," and another fold-out colored map of Canada.

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Pièce · June, 1911
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Vol. 3 No. 5 of the Trail Magazine. Primarily short stories, titles include "Imperial Defence," "Nash of the Royal Mounted," "Crusty's Coup," and "Heads or Tails." Also includes poetry, photographs and illustrations, a Q&A section with "Sure-Shot Bill," and advertisements for local businesses.

Pièce · February 11, 1914
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A menu and toast list for the first annual banquet held by United College in Winnipeg, Manitoba at "The Fort Garry" campus, dated February 11, 1914. The toast list includes musical numbers and a "Presentation of Prizes." Also included are photographs of various college buildings, the track and football teams, and several cartoons. Stamp in upper right corner of front cover reads "T. W. B. Hinch" and there is a list of signatures on the back cover.

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Pièce · June 21, 1924
Fait partie de 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.

Pièce · September, 1925 - June 1947
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Two year books from "S.N.S." (Saskatoon Normal School) for the school years of 1925-1926 and 1946-1947. They both include composite photographs of graduating students, writing samples and poetry, yearbook staff lists, athletics reports, editorials, and messages from the principal. The 1925-1926 copy has the inscription "Margaret M. Rennie, Room A. S.N.S." on the first page, many handwritten signitures under "Autographs" on pages 56-57, and the signature of orchestra conductor Mrs. Helen Davies Sherry on page 115. The 1946-1947 copy has two newspaper clippings attached to the inside of the front cover reporting on the death of Dr. Frederick James Gathercole, one being from the Leader-Post of Regina, Saskatchewan and dated Tuesday, December 28, 1993. Another clipping on the funeral service for Mrs. E. J. Ouellette is taped to page 34, and an obituary for Michael Joseph Schafer is taped to page 65 underneath his portrait, dated 1947. A retirement notice for Roy Lockert, also clipped from the Leader-Post and dated Friday, July 4, 1980, is attached to page 101. Pages 102-104 contain various other materials taped in including graduation programs, a red heart-shaped autograph book with signatures, and a typed memo on the decision of the Saskatoon Normal School Student's Assembly during their executive meeting on Tuesday, June 17, 1947 to "allot a sum of $50 to the next assembly for the buying of a radio." It also includes advertisements for local businesses.

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Pièce · 1927 - 1928
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · June, 1928
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · June, 1929
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · [c. 1930]
Fait partie de 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."

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Pièce · Wednesday, January 14, 1931
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Three programs for the "Annual Round-Up Banquet and Dance" held at the Macdonald Hotel in Edmonton (Alta.) by the "Northern Alberta Pioneer & Old-Timer's Association." All three bear an identical illustration of the "Old-Timers' Cabin at Exhibition Grounds, Edmonton" on the front and contain a "Toast List," a menu, and lyrics to a song on the back. The 1931 and 1932 programs have "Red River Valley," and the 1935 program has "Old Friends." Menu items are themed to Alberta locations, such as "Tofield Noodles" and "Wetaskiwin Potatoes."

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Pièce · June, 1931
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · 1939
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · May, 1950
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

"Publication No. 235." An informational pamphlet, titled "Eggs Are What You Make Them," on the care of fresh eggs and egg-laying hens. Topics include fresh water supply, balanced rations, range, egg condition and storage, brooding, etc. Stamped on the front cover is a seal for the "Office of the Agricultural Representative, Altona." Illustrations are credited to John Dahl.

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Pièce · 1954-05-26 - 1954-05-27
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · 1955
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Information on the Historic Sites program, launched to commemorate Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee in 1955. The program placed "rustic-style" markers at historically significant sites throughout the province, including trails, river crossings, fur trade posts, and locations associated with the territorial government and the North-West Mounted Police.

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Pièce · 1971
Fait partie de 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.

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Pièce · 1974
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Non-fiction. An insider history of the United Church of Canada from 1925-1974. A note from the author on page i reads "To Chester and Madge McFadden, with every good wish, Grace Lane" and a second note underneath reads "Love from Alice(?)." Includes b&w and colour photographs, and a bookmark from Black Bond Books in Brandon, Manitoba is laid-in between pages 28-29.

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Pièce · July 18, 1979
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A brochure for the dedication ceremony of the Northlands R.C.M.P. Commemorative Theatre, dated Wednesday, July 18, 1979. Includes information on the theater, a brief history of the 'A' Troop march from Roche Percee to Fort Edmonton in 1874, details of the preview of the proposed film "The Force" that was shown at the ceremony, photographs of Supt. W.D. Jarvis, Sgt. Major S. Steele, Inspector J. D. Moodie, and Sgt. Maj. A.H. Griesbach, a map of Western Canada, and a list of thanks to movie personnel, RCMP officers, the Edmonton NWMP Historical Attraction Advisory Board, and Northlands executives. Laid-in is another brochure announcing plans for the Northlands' Theme Village, scheduled to be completed in 1985. The front shows an illustration of a statue of Sgt. Maj. A.J. Griesbach and the back is a map of the location of the Theme Village within the Northlands' grounds.

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Pièce · January, 2016
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A large un-folding double-sided map showing railway systems, focused on the United States but also showing southern Canada and most of Mexico. Canadian Pacific (CP) railways are emphasized, but also shows BNSF, CN, CSX, AMTK, etc. Includes and index of CP stations and mileage between cities. The verso contains a legend of "Cities, Connections and Facilities" and shows enlarged maps of various cities including Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, etc., as well as a series of illustrations of "CP Fleet Car Types."

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Pièce · 2019 - 2020
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A pair of publications from Parks Canada for campers and tourists visiting Banff National Park in Alberta, dated 2019-2020 (published pre-pandemic). They include photographs, maps, rules and regulations, and information on wildlife, trails, campground etiquette, safe winter driving, etc.

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Pièce
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

Book: A published work containing the accounts of settlers who immigrated to the East Mennonite Reserve in Manitoba and were present at the 60th anniversary celebration of Mennonite immigration in Steinbach, Manitoba on August 1, 1934. The foreword reads "The desire to record these communications from the pioneer settlers for the descendants of the immigrants and possibly for later Mennonite historical research prompted the publication of this issue" (translated). Contains seven plates bearing captioned photographs, one illustration captioned "A pioneer dwelling from the first winter" (translated), and handwritten notes (in German) on some pages.
Programs: Two identical copies of a program for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Mennonite immigration, held in Steinbach, Manitoba on August 1, 1934. Includes a schedule for songs and speeches, and lyrics to hymns.
Newspaper clippings: Five cut-out captioned images from newspapers. One is a photograph of a sternwheeler boat with a smaller long boat beside it in the water, both full of people, caption reads "Arrival of the first Mennonite immigrants in Winnipeg on July 31, 1874" (translated). Two are photograph portraits, one is "Cornelius Toews, deputy of the small community" (translated), and the other is Cornelius Taft (?). One is an illustrated portrait of Gen. Gov. Lord Dufferin, who "visited the Mennonites on August 21, 1877" (translated). The final photograph is the only item in the collection in English and shows a group of horse-drawn carriages (no horses) lined up for a funeral service for Samuel Stoltzfus, "farmer and bishop of the House Amish." The newspaper is called Free Press Weekly Prairie Farmer and is dated April 27, 1949.

Pièce · [c. 1950]
Fait partie de Prairie Ephemera Collection

A fictional story told in second-person point of view about the average prairie province farmer's discontent with the privatized grain trade system, and answered by farmer-owned co-operative wheat pools. Illustrations feature farm buildings, horse-drawn carts, grain elevators, the Statue of Liberty, and images of crooked businessmen or "gamblers."

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