By Jo-Anne Christensen
This album is a set of soppy trips into Edmonton’s previous - a time while a dime used to be all that used to be had to see a film, and skated around the glassy floor of a frozen lake that's now gone.
These photographs illustrate many vital old occasions and alterations in Edmonton, from its fur-trading beginnings via many years of super development. in the course of the lens of a digital camera we revisit squaddies returning domestic from warfare; the 1st teach rumbling into city; the 1st institution, health center, and company; the development of the Legislature and demolition of the unique castle; the desperation of the "Dirty Thirties"; and the good fortune of the preliminary oil boom.
More than 100 and fifty black-and-white photographs let us commute again in time to revisit Edmonton’s progress and its humans. via those photographs, moments in Edmonton’s prior are captured without end, wealthy with info that signify the period. An Edmonton Album is the city’s reminiscence - in pictures.
Read or Download An Edmonton Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were PDF
Best americas books
Identical to the scrum -- a beleaguered politican surrounded by means of jockeying newshounds -- is relevant to our notion of Ottawa. the trendy scrum begun with the arriving of tv, yet even in Sir John A. Macdonald's day, a century previous, journalists within the parliamentary press gallery had waited outdoors the leading minister's workplace, pen in hand, hoping for a quote for the subsequent variation.
While Alisse Portnoy recovered petitions from the early 1830s that almost 1,500 girls despatched to the U. S. Congress to protest the pressured elimination of local americans within the South, she discovered the 1st example of women's nationwide, collective political activism in American heritage. during this groundbreaking research, Portnoy hyperlinks antebellum Indian removing debates with the most important, simultaneous debates approximately African Americans--abolition of slavery and African colonization--revealing methods ecu American ladies negotiated prohibitions to make their voices heard.
This penetrating learn of political management and country formation facilities at the Cuban chief Jose Marti (1853-1895) and his dating with Key West, Florida, the foremost Cuban emigre colony of the time. the 1st ebook to discover particularly Marti's management features and elegance of management, it will likely be of vital curiosity to political scientists and scholars drawn to the ways that capability leaders react to the situations encountered and demanding situations confronted of their quest for management.
Spanning the vast spectrum of Colonial-era lifestyles, Women's Roles in Eighteenth-Century the USA is a revealing exploration of how 18-century American girls of assorted races, sessions, and religions have been tormented by stipulations of the times—war, slavery, non secular awakenings, political switch, perceptions approximately gender—as good as how they motivated the area round them.
Extra resources for An Edmonton Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were
The Imperial Bank of Canada, Jasper Avenue, circa 1912. COEAEA-10-283. " Jackson was, in fact, the first policewoman in all of Canada. This was considered so remarkable, Jackson's appointment was written up in newspapers as far away as Toronto (where they concluded that Edmontonian men must have been in short supply) and London, England (where the Daily Mirror described her duties as looking after "the morals and manners of Edmonton's young girls"). The Mirror's description was not far off the mark.
39 ✧✬✩✭✰✳✥✳ ✯✦ ✴★✥ ✷✡✹ ✷✥ ✷✥✲✥ Paving Jasper Avenue, 1908. COEA EA-500-62. 40 J2^£ (bclnww&yn SM/iwm S^t faavntw^cw; S&lwMn ✧✬✩✭✰✳✥✳ ✯✦ ✴★✥ ✷✡✹ ✷✥ ✷✥✲✥ oseph Henry Morris was a successful retail businessman who will always be remembered for bringing the first car to Edmonton. It was a Ford automobile he purchased impulsively while in Winnipeg on a business trip. Morris had it shipped west on the same train on which he travelled home. This was 1904. It would be one year before Alberta joined Confederation, and fully another year after that before the province's new government passed The Automobile Act, requiring operator's licences.
The men were mourned throughout Edmonton and Strathcona, and the Bulletin later reported that "never ... [had] there been a more impressive spectacle" than attendance at the funeral. One service was conducted at St. Anthony's Church; the five others, on a makeshift platform in front of Wainright's undertaking parlour, as shown in the photo. This crowd later joined the mourners from St. Anthony's to form a cortege one mile long, as they proceeded to the Strathcona and Catholic cemeteries. T Funeral for coal miners, June 11, 1907.