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Anna Shaver interview

Interview of Anna Shaver (née Perron) conducted by Arlene Borgstede. File consists of register, consent form, donation form, and transcript. Also included is the audio cassette recording of the interview.

Anne Anderson banquet

Banquet held by the St. Albert Historical Society during which Anne Anderson gives an autobiographical speech. Included is the audiocassette recording and transcript of her speech at the banquet.

Arnold Skitsko in cowboy and fur trade outfits

File predominately consists of photographs of Arnold Skitsko in cowboy outfit, holding onto a gun at a poker table. There is also one photograph of him in a fur coat and hat, holding a shotgun.
Arnold Skitsko was a friend of Victor Post and owner of Copperfield Plastic Fabricators Ltd. in Edmonton.

Audiovisual recordings file

This file consists of 2 VHS tapes, both with a promotional video for the 1994 Alberta Winter Games addressed to St. Albert businesses, encouraging them to get involved and sponsor the Games. Footage includes clips of sports events from the 1992 Games in Fort McMurray, messages from other sponsors and Games organizers, and a message from Mayor Anita Ratchinsky. This file also contains 2 audio reels and a cassette tape recording of the 1994 Alberta Winter Games song, "Where the Spirit Soars," sung by Vicky Belzil, who also wrote the lyrics and music.

Beat the Bounds commemoration poster

This file consists of a poster commemorating the Beat the Bounds events on 15 Mar 1981. The poster consists of a scroll to Hugo C. Engler, signed by Mayor Richard Fowler. Hugo C. Engler was the photographer who captured the event on film. The scroll reads: "Be it Known that on March 15 in the year of the Lord 1981 Hugo C. Engler joined with other citizens of the City of St. Albert in a demonstration of support for the City of St. Albert and did Beat the Bounds as a show of public concern against the threat of annexation." There are 16 colour photographs pasted around the scroll, depicting various people and activities during the Beat the Bounds event.

On the back of the poster is a label that reads: "Presented to the City of St. Albert in Remembrance of Beating the Bounds March 15, 1981. A Ceremony to recognize the importance of boundaries to society and in particular to the Citizens of St. Albert. Presented by G.K. Allred, A.L.S. (Alderman City of St. Albert 1980- 86), Executive Director, Alberta Land Surveyors' Association."

Bertha Kennedy interview

Interview of Bertha Kennedy (née Bennard) conducted by Joan Kirsch. File consists of register, donation form, consent form, and transcript. Also included is the audio cassette recording of the interview.

Big Lake aerial photograph

This photograph depicts an aerial view of St. Albert and the east end of Big Lake, taken by Victor Post.
The board on the back of the photo reads "Presented to BLESS, October 14, 2000. By Bob & Joanne Russell. Photo by Victor Post. Frame courtesy Apex Land Corporation."
A plaque on the frame reads "Big Lake. Photo by Victor Post. Donated to BLESS by Bob & Joanne Russell."
A note taped to the front of the box the photo was donated in reads "2013 Jan 17, Thurs. S.R. [Loumis] notes. Re: This 'Post' (St. Albert photographer) took this aerial photo of the east end of Big Lake, 'circa'. 1998?? Bob Russell undertook to have it framed. Bob returned it to BLESS at the AGM @ the Rugby Club Jan. 17, 2013. THe photo should be on display publicly 'somewhere' appropriate but for the time being store at the log cabin for safe keeping."

Bill Draayer and Dorothy Duncan speeches

File consists of speeches given by Bill Draayer, media guru, and Dorothy Duncan, Executive Director of the Ontario Historical Society, at the 1982 Alberta Museums Association annual meeting. Dorothy Duncan's speech was entitled “Are your museum and your community on speaking terms?”. Bill Draayer's speech was about museums connecting with the media.

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