Fonds 997-099 - Lobb, Ethel fonds

School Parade Down Main Street - Melfort, Sask. Crowd at 1st Stock car race 1956 Methodist Church - Beatty, Sask. Baled hay on loader platform - Beatty, Sask. Beatty, Saskatchewan, Canada School mates Picking blueberries at Fort a la Corne Searle Grain Elevator Fire - Beatty, Sask. Baseball Team - Beatty, Sask. Ladies' Baseball team - Beatty, Sask. McLeod Ave. in Melfort, Sask. Three men on a truck stacked with hay Children in Beatty, Sask. Playing horse A good crop near Beatty, Sask.
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Lobb, Ethel fonds

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  • 1915 to 1998, predominant 1919 1953 and 1970 to 1999 (Creation)

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432 photographs

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Ethel Leard Lobb was born January 31, 1905, Bridgetown, P.E.I. Parents were William E.B. Lear and Annie Ayers. The family moved to Beatty Sk. in 1919. Her father was a merchant in Beatty, Sk. Ethel married William O. Lobb of Beatty Sk. October 25, 1923. Their three sons were Harley, Lyle and Lorne. They farmed near Beatty until 1950's. Ethel attended in 1959 the United Church Training Centre, Toronto, Prairie Christian Training Center, Fort Qu'appelle, Sk. Then worked for the Canadaian National Institue for the Blind for Southern Saskatchewan. Ethel retired to Melfort in 1970. She was active in the Beatty and the Melfort United Church. During this time Ethel was correspondant for the Melfort Journal.

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Fonds include black and white photographs some with matching negatives, scrapbooks and other memorabilia. Photographs of Beatty community and Melfort community events. Including school, church, farming and special community events.

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digitized version in on-site database

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Accession ledger Source File Database Profile #109210202

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