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Melfort General Photo collection

  • MGP
  • Collection
  • [189-?]-2003

This collection contain about 2000 photographs, negatives and slides of Melfort and District.

Gilbert Austin collection

  • 2001-88
  • Collection
  • [191-?] [192-?]

The collection contains two photographs. They were taken between the 1910's and 1920's. They include an image of a work bee planting a crop for Mrs. Brice after her husband's death and an image of two people standing with a tractor.

Austin, Gilbert

Fred Brown collection

  • 2001-81
  • Fonds
  • [194-]

The collection includes two black and white photographs from Fred Brown's private collection. The photographs were taken at Fritz-Starmont Lumber Co. in Ruby Lane, Saskatchewan. They include images of lumberjacks in front of log buildings at a Fritz-Starmont lumber camp.

Brown, Fred

Christina De Jong fonds

  • 89-023
  • Fonds
  • between [188-] and [191-]

The fonds contains eight black and white photographs and one tintype in a photograph album. They remain in the order in which they were placed within the album. The photographs are all miniature portraits and, with the exception of the tintype, are mounted on a stiff paper backing. The album (one of two) was originally the property of Christina's parents, and had been brought to Canada from England when John Smith's parents emmigrated.

De Jong, Christina

Jack Arthur Howell fonds

  • JAH
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1950, predominant 1910-1911

The fonds is from Jack Arthur Howell's personal collection. It contains nine black and white photographs with matching negatives. These images are of Arthur, Ethel, and George Howell, the Howell family farm, and farming activities. There are also two more black and white photographs. One of the photographs is of the Women's Missionary Society of the United Church and the other is of a Saskatchewan Agricultural Societies convention.

Glen Etling collection

  • 991-027
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1910]

This is one black and white photograph from Glen Etling's personal collection. The photograph depicts six International Harvester tractors on 100 block Main Street.

Glen Etling

Hopkins, Charles Hillary fonds

  • CHH
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1996, predominant 1996

The fonds contains 23 black and white photographs, 21 black and white negatives, and 1 photocopy of a photograph from Charles Hillary Hopkins' private collection. The majority of the photographs were reprinted in 1996, but the original copies of these photographs date from the 1930's to 1959. The photographs were taken in Melfort, Saskatchewan and surrounding areas including the Stoney Creek and Whittome districts. They include images of Melfort High School (Melfort Collegiate Institute)students and staff, Broadway School students, snow plowing, and a flood.

Hopkins, Charles Hillary

Flett, Dagmar fonds

  • DFT
  • Fonds
  • [between 1920 and 1939]

The fonds contians two black and white photographs from Dagmar Flett's personal collection. One photograph is of Melfort, Saskatchewan looking south over Saskatchewan Avenue, taken from an elevator in the 1920s. The second photograph depicts cabooses stopped at the Melfort livery stable, and was taken in the 1930s.

Flett, Dagmar

Tom Assaly collection

  • 2003-001
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1924] - 1953

The collection contains black and white original photographs of Melfort sports teams between the years ca. 1924 - 1953. Three feature Melfort hockey teams of the early 1920s, while the reamining four feature Melfort Junior baseball teams of the early 1950s. Historically significant images include those of Melfort's Saskatchewan Junior Champion baseball teams of 1950 - 1953.

Assaly, Tom

Dows, Frank fonds

  • 994-028
  • Fonds
  • May 1926

The fonds contains one framed black and white photograph of the Melfort Public School and students of May of 1926.

Dows, Frank

Anna & Perley Fennell fonds

  • 998-141
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1934

The fonds contains 16 black and white photographs that originally belonged to Perley Fennell's personal collection. They date from between May of 1928 to April of 1934. One photograph features Donald McLaughlin standing near a house. The remaining photographs feature the Melfort dam and reservoir in various stages of thaw and flooding.

Fennell, Anna

Mabel Braaten Collection

  • 996-230
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The collection contains one photocopy of a black and white photograph. Taken in 1930, the image is a formal group portrait of the Melfort United Church's young people's group, "The Alerts," of which Mabel Braaten was a member.

Mabel Braaten

George Cole collection

  • 2003-032
  • Fonds
  • [193-]

The collection contains four scanned copies of black and white photographs of the Queen's Park school and students, and are believed to have been originally taken during the 1930s.

Cole, George

Ruth Marshall Collection

  • RML
  • Collection
  • [1940?] - [1950?]

The Collection contains black and white photographs from Ruth Marshall's private collection. All of the photographs are of Melfort businesses and streets including the water tower, train station, and Sask-Tel building.

Jesse Finlay fonds

  • 996-264.
  • Fonds
  • 1943

The fonds contains one black and white photograph of Jesse Finlay in Essex Scottish dress. It was taken in 1943, when Jesse was approx. 19 years old.

Finlay, Jesse

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