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unknown Sports, recreation and leisure*
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First Flight over the Rockies Commemoratory collection

  • PAA paa-8851
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of material commemorating the first flight over the Canadian Rockies in 1919 by pilot Captain Ernest C. Hoy including two formal invitations for the City of Lethbridge luncheon proceeding the ceremony to unveil a plaque, an official program, photographs, and newspaper clippings dating from 1966.

Centennial Year Events in Edmonton collection

  • PAA paa-9264
  • Collection
  • 1935-1967, predominant 1967

The collection consists of material related to events held in Edmonton during Canada's centennial year (1967). The collection includes of a copy of The Edmonton Unitarian Vol. 14, No. 37, a program from Sherwood Heights Junior High to commemorate the birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald, a bulletin from the Northern Alberta Centennial Indoor Match Rifle Championships, a souvenir program from the Centennial Midget Hockey Championship Tournament, a program from the noon day services at the All Saints Cathedral, a program of the presentation of T.S. Elliot's Murder in the Cathedral at the All Saint's Cathedral, a program and poster of the Mystery Plays at the All Saint's Cathedral, a program for Muk-luk Mardi Gras in Edmonton, an invitation to the opening of the Charles M. Russell exhibit at the Edmonton Art Gallery, a program on the opening of the "Midnight Stadium" and Rodeo of World Champions at Fort Macleod, an O'Hara Auctions Centennial Business Bulletin, an information pamphlet on the centennial conference on the History of the Canadian West, a Banff School of Fine Arts schedule, a Casbah restaurant advertisement, a brochure on the Avord Arms Apartments, and a poster for the RCMP Concert Band and Musical Ride. The collection also includes an Order of Service of the twenty-fifth anniversary services of Robertson Church, Edmonton dating from 1935.

Edmonton Programs collection

  • PAA paa-9272
  • Collection
  • 1958 - 1967

The collection consists of a program of the 64th Annual Round-up Banquet and Dance of the Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association, Edmonton dating from 1958 and a program of the 4th Educational District Convention of the Alberta Teacher's Association dating from 1967.

Photograph of Cowboys at Calgary Stampede collection

  • PAA paa-9288
  • Collection
  • Copied 1968, originally created [ca. 1926]

The collection consists of a copy photograph and negative featuring cowboys from the Calgary Stampede circa 1926. The collection also includes a list identifying the individuals in the photograph. The photographer remains unidentified.

Youth Recreation and Activities collection

  • PAA paa-9299
  • Collection
  • 1958 - 1959

The collection consists of material related to youth recreation and activities in Alberta including a post-summer evaluation of Edmonton's playground and parks program dating from 1958, a report on the proceedings of Western Recreation Conference held in the Banff School of Fine Arts in Banff, Alberta, dating from 1958, a report on a playground teacher's training course for Edmonton Recreation Department dating from 1959, and the minutes of a meeting of the Edmonton Council of Community Services, Youth Service Division, Executive Workshop dating from 1959.