15. Various newspaper pictures regarding the Social Credit party:
A) 16.7 x 21.9 cm picture dated January, 1969, titled: "Hon. H. E. Strom Sworn In As Alberta’s New Premier." Picture below the title is in b&w and depicts 5 men with clearly visible faces, and several others in the background. It appears to have been taken from a magazine, as the paper is glossy. Caption reads: "Hon. Dr. J. W. Grant MacEwan, Lieutenant Governor for the Province of Alberta, officiated at the swearing in of the Hon. Harry E. Strom as Premier of Alberta. Mr. Strom succeeds the Hon. Ernest C. Manning who retired after 25 years as Premier and 33 years as member of the Alberta Legislature. The Hon. Mr. Strom joined the government in 1955 and was appointed Minister of Agriculture in 1962. He subsequently held the portfolio of Minister of Municipal Affairs and was chairman of the Human Resources Development Authority. Attending the swearing in were members of the executive council, seen in the background. Minor changes in the departmental responsibilities were made by the new premier, with additional changes in portfolios planned later."
B) 22.3 x 25.2 cm newspaper photograph in b&w taken from the Edmonton Journal, dated December 6. Picture shows a multitude of people holding political campaign posters. Caption reads: "Poster Jungle at Jubilee…last minute drive before voting."
C) 10.7 x 13.4 cm b&w newspaper picture of a woman wearing a white shirt. Captioned: "E. V. Hattersley-Joint Editor-'Focus.'" Picture has some slight tears in it.
D) 14 x 11.6 cm b&w newspaper picture from The Edmonton Journal, dated November 29, 1955, depicting three men and one woman standing together. Captioned: "SC Officers Confer - Plans for the provincial convention of the Alberta Social Credit League, which opens in Calgary Wednesday, were discussed when officers met in Edmonton Friday. Left to right, are Orvis A. Kennedy, league president and national organizer, Solon E. LOW, MP, national leader, Mrs. M. S. Parker, league secretary, and J. Arthur Davies, of Edmonton, chairman of the resolutions committee." Picture has some slight tearing at the top.
E) 4.5 x 13.6 cm newspaper picture in b&w depicting a man in a suit. The caption reads: "J. Arthur Davies. A long-time Social Crediter, J. Arthur Davies, is among the community leaders assisting the $25,000,000 fund raising campaign of Alberta’s three universities. Chairman of finance for the Alberta Social Credit League, Mr. Davies is president of Callow-Beare’s Western Ltd. He is a member of the special names division of the fund campaign."
F) 9.1 x 13 cm b&w newspaper picture of a woman at a desk. The caption reads: "Keeps Track of Thousands - Mrs. Arksey, secretary to Orvis Kennedy, Social Credit candidate, makes contact with more than 13,000 members of the Alberta Social Credit League, in preparation for the April federal election." A handwritten note at the top dates the picture to March 12, 1963.
G) 4.4 x 14.5 cm b&w newspaper picture of a man in a suit wearing glasses. Above the picture it reads: "Hear Glen Cumming." Below the picture it reads: "Social Credit Candidate Calgary South CKXL 4 p.m. Today, March 29th Vote for Cumming Glen X. Inserted by Social Credit League of Calgary."
H) 5.3 x 5.9 cm b&w picture of a man in a suit. The caption below the picture reads: "For All Your Insurance Needs Phone 424-7311. Sorenson." Two handwritten notes of "Sig" are on the picture. Photograph appears to have been taken from a magazine, as it is on glossy paper.
I) 5 x 8 cm b&w newspaper picture of a man in a suit. The caption below the picture reads: "Hon. J. Hartley - An Opening."
J) 4.5 x 8.4 cm b&w newspaper picture of a man in a suit wearing glasses. The caption below the picture reads: "Hon. L. C. Halmrast…keynot [sic] speaker."
K) 10.7 x 8.1 cm b&w newspaper photo of a man wearing a suit, making a speech. In the background are the words "Social Credit."
L) 12.5 x 11 cm b&W newspaper photograph depicting three men in discussion wearing business attire. Above the picture is reads "Journal," presumably because the photo was taken from the Edmonton Journal. Below the picture the caption reads: "Former Journal editor Don MacDougall is flanked by former staff members of the newspaper Tom Mansell (left) and Homer Ramage." A handwritten note reads: "Often in our office. I knew his son." The name of Tom Mansell has been underlined.
M) 15 x 13.8 cm b&w newspaper photograph depicting two men standing at a table being handed paper by a woman sitting at the table. The caption reads: "Delegates registered Tuesday for the annual three-day Alberta Social Credit League convention in the Macdonald. Shown are D. A. Fraser of Bow Island and O. M. Reber of Burdett. Mrs. G. Arksey is registration clerk." Duplicate of the photograph found in article ‘B’ in the Social Credit convention section F-8-1-0-14.
N) 14.3 x 12.9 cm b&w newspaper photograph depicting 5 men standing behind two seated women. Photograph title reads: "Social Credit District Heads At Annual Conference." Caption below the photograph reads: "With Hon. R. D. Jorgenson, minister of Public welfare, as chairman, the annual conference of presidents of Social Credit Constituency associations opened at the Macdonald at 10 a.m. Monday. Some delegates are showing studying the program. In front are Mrs. Mabel A. Freek, left, president of the Lethbridge SC association, and Mrs. Elsie D. Fieldhouse, president of Olds constituency. Back row, left to right, shows Mr. Jorgenson, J. Miller, vice-president of the Clover Bar association, F. C. Bullen, president in Grouard, E. R. A. Temple, Calgary president, and Edward Root, president of the Little Bow SC organization."
O) 10 x 15 cm b&w newspaper picture depicting a woman surrounded by books. Caption below the picture reads: "Pocketful of ‘Commonsense’ for Joe Socred. Joe Socred gets his ammunition to read, think, speak and act, as Mrs. Bette Alexanderson, at Social Credit National Headquarters, fills the pocket of a special mailing envelope with 'Commonsense for Canadians,' by National Leader Robert N. Thompson. Though Joe Socred is busy with Fall work, he’s putting an hour a night towards preparation for democracy’s great safeguard, the choice of government."
P) 9.8 x 12.3 cm b&W newspaper photograph depicting an older woman holding a child. Caption reads: "The Littlest Socred - The youngest star of the Social Credit birthday party at the Jubilee auditorium was 4-year-old Bonnie Fleck, who won a hug from Mrs. Ernest Manning after presenting the premier’s wife with a bouquet of red roses." Credited to Colin Fletcher Photo.
Q) 10.3 x 9.2 cm b&w newspaper photograph depicting an elderly couple. Caption reads: "Sig & Selma Sorenson - Congratulations on your 40th wedding anniversary - November 25, 1990 - With love & best wishes - Your children: Betty, Bob & Sharon - Your Grandchildren: Tara, Jeff, Darren, Sidney & Rodney-and your Great-Granddaughter: Ashlee."
R) 14.8 x 24 cm b&w newspaper photograph taken from The Canadian Social Crediter, dated September 1965, depicting a crowd of people watching something from a projector. The caption reads: "Family Affair at Socred Anniversary. It was a family affair and the premier of Alberta fed slides into a projector as his wife related 30 years of political history to some 700 Social Crediters crowded into a Jubilee auditorium room in Calgary. They were celebrating the anniversary of the election of William Aberhart and Social Credit in the Alberta provincial election of 1935. With the Premier are, from the left, Miss Carrie Esveld, former private secretary to Mr. Manning; Mrs. James Popowich of Jubilee Women’s Auxiliary and Mr. and Mrs. H. Esveld, all of Calgary."
S) 7.5 x 10 cm b&w photograph depicting a man in a suit. Caption found in photo album states: "Robert Thompson, once worked in Africa. Was minister of Education."
T) 18.5 x 14.4 cm article depicting a b&w photograph of 7 men standing and 4 women sitting, all dressed in business attire. Small article below it details the first session of the Social Credit Board. Article is from the Edmonton Journal, dated Thursday, January 5, 1956.
U) 14.2 x 12 cm article containing a b&w photograph of three men and a woman standing around conversing, all dressed in business dress. Caption below is missing a large part in the middle, making it difficult to discern the content.
V) 12.3 x 11.1 cm article containing a b&w photograph of 3 men and 1 woman smiling at the camera, taken from the Edmonton Journal, dated Saturday, January ? (The rest of the date has been cut off). Caption below the picture notes the officers of the national executive of the Social Credit Association meet, however, the rest of the caption is cut off, making it difficult to discern the rest of the story.