Telling Our Stories

Telling Our Stories

The Buzz on Beekeeping

Image: “Foster and Crossley with hives, 1934.” Photograph by W.D. Albright (SPRA 362.02.03.06) The Archives are buzzing with information about bees! Both archival collections and

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Telling Our Stories

Kay Trelle, Missile Man: Part I

Above: Kay Trelle and Rex Ford, another first year engineer from Douglas Hall, in front of the Engineering building at Queen’s University in December 1940.

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Serving Up Kindness

Image: I.O.D.E. member, Ann Watson, with Meals on Wheels, 1981 (SPRA 111.04.110) Scattered throughout the Archives’ collections, we see evidence of communities in the South

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Telling Our Stories

The Sawdust Fusiliers

Image: A group of six men traveling by horse and wagon from Grande Prairie to Athabasca to enlist with the R.N.W.M.P. at the beginning of

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Telling Our Stories

Fire on the Farm

Image: Wanham’s Main Street in 1931 (SPRA 018.03.50) The following excerpt was taken from the diary of Maria Wozniak.  Maria’s diary was originally written in

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Telling Our Stories

Speedy Bird Gets the Worm

Image: Pigeons of several varieties in a pen, part of Vince Durda’s collection of exotic birds, July 1979 (SPRA 002.05.06.524) There is no lack of

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