May 21, 2021


Image: SPRA 043.01.06b

Todays “From the Vault Friday” features a programme for a Victoria Day celebration in Spirit River from the Billy Salmond fonds (fonds 043).

A program from Victoria Day Celebration in Spirit River May 24, 1916. The program includes a list of event that were held like the Ladies’ Fifty Yard Dash or “Putting the Shot”. The judges for the event were listed as A.P Shaw, George Garnett, St. Pierre Ferguson, W.W. Browne. The Starters were Barney St. Clair and Dr. Shaw. The Treasurer was James Fahey, and the Ground’s Policeman was Alex. McGilvary.

Read more about the Billy Salmond fonds (fonds 043) here.

Featured image: SPRA 043.01.06a

From the Vault Friday is a social media campaign that highlights interesting materials from the collections of the South Peace Regional Archives. This project was made possible by an Access to Holdings Grant from the Archives Society of Alberta.

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