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            PR3028 · Fonds · 1943 - 1991

            The fonds consists of records documenting the operation of the Consumers' Association of Canada, Alberta Association, including its predecessor bodies and its local branches. The fonds includes speeches, publications, advertisements, and correspondence of the Wartime Price and Trade Board dating from the 1940s; reports, promotions, bulletins, publications, financial statements, receipt books, constitution, lists of officers, minutes of executive and general meetings, briefs, and submissions to government bodies of Edmonton Local Branch dating from the 1960s to the 1980s; addresses, briefs, memos, bulletins, press releases, Treasurers' reports, cash books, daily logs, memberships lists, photographs, and pamphlets of Consumers' Association of Canada, Alberta Association, dating from the 1960s to the 1990s; and minutes of the Lethbridge Local Branch and the Red Deer Local Branch dating from the 1960s.

            Consumers' Association of Canada. Alberta Association
            Series · 1918-1941

            The series consists of the administrative and operational records of the Alberta Government Employment Service and its predecessor, the Alberta Government Employment Bureau, pertaining to its work with the federal Employment Service of Canada to manage labour supply and demand in the province.

            The administrative records include personnel files and other staffing records; agreements with the federal government; orders in council; expenditures, budgets, vouchers, placement costs, and other financial management records; office accommodation expenses; transportation; office supplies; mailing lists; and other related records.

            The operational records include liaison files with the federal government, stakeholder organizations and local employment offices in Calgary and Lethbridge; files related to immigration and deportation of workers; applications for work and for workers; and employment program files related to ex-servicemen including those with disabilities, farm labour, youth employment and training, highways, forestry, and skilled workers during World War II. It also includes a variety of program-related reports, including daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly statistical reports regarding employment conditions in communities as well as summaries of applicants, vacancies and placements for men and women in Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Drumheller.

            The series also includes records related to unemployment relief activities undertaken by the Service, including operations of camps, including bush and railway camps, in Calgary, Edmonton, Drumheller and Lethbridge as well as payrolls, grants and other files related to relief initiatives in cities as well as rural communities.

            Alberta. Government Employment Service
            PR0883 · Fonds · [ca. 1915] - 2001

            The fonds consists of photographs, slides, and scrapbooks that document the work of the Sign Section. There are also personal photographic images and auto-biographical narratives that document McPhee's experiences in the Great Depression, World War Two, and his activity as a sky-diving enthusiast. There are also photographs of Alberta locations such as Wayne, Drumheller, Carbon, and Lethbridge in addition to the the Wayne, Rosedale, and Drumheller floods in 1948.

            The fonds also contains three video recordings: a video made by Mel McPhee of the 49th Loyal Edmonton Regiment's visit to Ortona, Italy in 1994 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Ortona, "Where the Hell is Wayne, Alberta?" a video made by Mel McPhee of the Wayne Reunion held in 1982, and "Thunder in the Valley," a commercially-made film made for the Atlas Coal Mine Historical Society.

            McPhee, Melville A.
            T. Randall fonds
            PR2748 · Fonds · 1858, 1910-1945

            The fonds consists of Morehead's Family Almanac dating from 1858 and a variety of materials dating from the 1910s to 1940s including a pamphlet from the Western Canada Exhibition Tour, The Zenith, a leaflet for the Calgary Exhibition, Helpful Hints for Housekeepers, a Lethbridge telephone directory, World War II ration books, a gasoline license, a leaflet for Coca Cola, a leaflet for the Home Decorator, a coupon for Comfort Soap, a Canadian Pacific Railway blotter, and a pamphlet for the Calgary Stampede.

            Randall, T.
            T.E Brown fonds
            PR3807 · Fonds · [189-?] - 1972

            The fonds consists of military service and personal records of Dr Thomas Erwin (T.E) Brown, a veteran of both World Wars and a doctor in Taber and Lethbridge. Records include Brown’s military notebooks, ration books, field notes and correspondence; an account book from Brown’s medical practice in Taber in the 1930s and pamphlets relating to pediatric medicines; photographs of Brown’s family; and a sketchbook with Brown’s drawings of his home and family.

            Brown, T.E.