Fonds gpr-2589 - Bill Pratt fonds

Peace River, Alberta Canadian Pacific Railway Peace Country Tour Peace River, Alberta Mr. Early, Market Gardener At Peace River Board of Trade Northern Tour The Tomato Harvest Board of Trade Northern Tour Riverboat D.A. Thomas On The Peace River Home of "Wheat King Of The World" Immigration Hall In Spirit River
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Bill Pratt fonds

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GPR gpr-2589

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  • 1928 (Creation)
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    Pratt, William Crawford

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70 photographs

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The records were preserved by George Pratt, son of William C. Pratt, and donated to Grande Prairie Regional Archives in 2001

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The fonds consists of 70 photographs taken by McDermid Studio on the Canadian Pacific Railway tour of the Peace Country in 1928. Subjects of the photographs include the Beaverlodge Experimental Station; the Trelle farm at Wembley; the Jack Thompson harvest east of Grande Prairie; the ranching operation of Mr. Early on the banks of the Peace River; roads, towns, and rural scenes en route; roads and buildings in Grande Prairie; and group photographs of the tour members. There is also a photograph of young Marion Pratt pinning a "Just Kids Safety" button on Lord Lovat, who was a member of the CPR delegation.

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Grande Prairie Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce fonds, 050

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Record No. 107<br><br>

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