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Fort Macleod's Anonymous

Fort Macleod's Anonymous

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Soldiers standing by an armored vehicle at a railway station (UP IN SCORCE (SIC)? SARCEE?).November 1948.21/4 x 31/4 negative..This is one of 54 photos in the album “Fort Macleod’s Anonymous”. Most are shot in Fort Macleod, Alberta in the late 1940s. The donor of the photos purchased them at a garage sale in Pincher Creek. Who are these people? What are they doing? Who were the photographers? What are these places and buildings? Please share your knowledge and help us reclaim your community’s history! ..Tell us as much as you can about the people and places by emailing the Archives at archives@galtmuseum.com or leaving a comment here on Flickr. Please tell us where your knowledge comes from – personal memories, local history research, or grandpa’s tips. * The CAPITALIZED text in the descriptions was copied from the envelopes in which the negatives were found. Thank you!..To obtain high quality and larger reproductions of this image please visit the Galt Museum & Archives website: www.galtmuseum.com/archives.htm ( http://www.galtmuseum.com/archives.htm ) and include this number in your request:..20121093279

The Galt Museum & Archives in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, plays a vital role in preserving and interpreting the material culture of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta. We are a vibrant gathering place that meets historical, cultural and educational needs. We engage and educate our communities in the human history of southwestern Alberta by preserving and sharing collections, stories and memories that define our collective identity and guide our future. In 1965, the first civic museum opened its doors in Lethbridge. George McKillop was the museum's first curator. It quickly outgrew its space, and relocated to the former Galt Hospital. After considerable renovation, the Sir Alexander Galt Museum opened its doors in 1967. The Lethbridge and District Historical Society operated the museum with volunteers until 1971. Through the efforts of many people, the Galt Museum was placed in the Urban Parks program in the early 1980s and expanded once more. Reopened in 1984, new gallery space and expanded storage space allowed the museum to develop new programs and temporary exhibits, and to care for its collections in a manner that meets accepted standards of museum practice. In September 2004 the Galt Museum moved its offices and collections off-site to facilitate a second expansion which reopened on May 6, 2006. Today, The Galt Museum & Archives in Lethbridge is an established cultural leader in southern Alberta, having contributed to the fabric of the region since the 1967. Our consistently high-calibre, award-winning exhibits and learning opportunities have drawn over 50,000 visitors a year.

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3 Ave, Fort MacLeod, AB T0L 0Z0, Canada49.71072, -113.40637
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