Fonds 399 Carlisle Family fonds

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Carlisle Family fonds. — 1935-1954. — 375 photographs. — 1 sound recordings.


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Biographical Sketch

Dr. A.M.(Murray) Carlisle was born into a family of seven in Peterborough, Ontario, March 6, 1896. His medical training was interrupted by WWl in 1915 when he became a stretcher bearer in the Second Division Canadian Army and spent three years at the front in France. In 1918 he came home and completed his medical training. In 1921 his brother-in-law, Jack Archer, sent a telegram from Lake Saskatoon urgently requesting him to come north since their doctor had left the district after the death of his wife. He arrived by train in Lake Saskatoon with calls already waiting and only $10.00 in his pocket to pay for medical supplies. His brother, David, who had a homestead on the eastern shore of Lake Saskatoon Lake mortgaged his farm (NW 30-71-8) to lend him money for a new 1921 model T Ford. In the summer of 1921, he met Jean Mc Farlane, daughter of James McFarlane of Cutbank Lake Farm. Jean had been raised by aunts in Claremont, Ontario, after her mother died. James had come to the Peace country to work with his brother, Walter Mc Farlane and his survey crew and eventually farm on the shore of Cutbank Lake. Jean and Murray were married in 1923. The Doctor’s office was part of his house and Jean had to double as nursing assistant and meal provider as patients often came from a distance. He recalled those early days were the hardest but the most interestinng and he stayed in Lake Saskatoon for 3.5 years. With the disruption of the town being moved to Wembley, Dr. Carlisle accepted an internship in Sick Children’s Hospital and the couple considered staying in Ontario, but were invited by the new town of Wembley to consider returning which they did in 1926. Wembley was their home for the next 10 years. Their three children: Jim, David and Mary Jean were born there. Dr. Carlisle had to travel to Grande Prairie nearly every day so eventually the family moved and Dr. Carlisle continued practising in Grande Prairie for the next 21 years. Jean served the community in many ways including 17 years on the Grande Prairie School Board. In 1957, they retired to Victoria. In 1971, he visited Grande Prairie to sell his Carlisle Building.

Custodial History

The records were preserved by Dr. Jim Carlisle and donated to the South Peace Regional Archives by Jack Freebury in 2009. Dr. Jim Carlisle donated an accrual in 2010.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of a family photograph album containing approximately 360 photos plus 14 loose photographs. A CD contains scans of the photographs, biographical notes, and a list of the photograph titles. A photocopy of the album pages accompanies the album. Another CD contains Dr. Murray Carlisle speaking, a recording of a church service celebrating his 56th wedding anniversary, and a recording of his son, Dr. James Carlisle talking about his father’s life. Also included is a booklet, “83 Years …A Life Well Lived and Still Going Strong”, a memoir of Dr. James Carlisle.

Notes

This fonds has been identified as having Indigenous related content. Researchers may encounter language that is outdated and offensive. To learn more about Indigenous records at the South Peace Regional Archives please see our guide.

Table of Contents

Series 399.01 Carlisle Family Photographs 1935-1945
Series 399.02 Picnics at Wapiti River and Lake Saskatoon
Series 399.03 Trip to Slave Lake
Series 399.04 Banff-Jasper Trip
Series 399.05 Neighbour Kids
Series 399.06 Army Cadets
Series 399.07 Miscellaneous Photos
Series 399.08 First Trip tp Monkman Pass
Series 399.09 Second Trip to Monkman Pass
Series 399.10 Scout Camp – Wapiti River
Series 399.11 Grande Prairie Friends
Series 399.12 Archer Relatives
Series 399.13 More Carlisle and McFarlane Relatives
Series 399.14 University of Alberta
Series 399.15 Alaska Highway Construction
Series 399.16 Drs. Murray and Son Jim Carlisle Stories
Series 399.01 Carlisle Family Photographs 1935-1945. — 1935-1945. — 85 photographs.

The series consists of 85 photographs of the Carlisle family in and around their home in Grande Prairie.

Carlisle Home in Grande Prairie, 1936
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
The Carlisle new home built in Grande Prairie. They moved in in March 1936.
Location: 0399.01.01
Carlisle Family Home, 1936
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Carlisle new home built in Grande Prairie. They moved in in March 1936.
Location: 0399.01.02
Jim Carlisle and Baby David, 1936
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Jim Carlisle with his new brother baby David, born Jan 27, 1936.
Location: 0399.01.03
Mary Jean, David, Jean and Jim Carlisle, 1936
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Mary Jean, David, Jean and Jim Carlisle.
Location: 0399.01.04
David, and Jim Carlisle, 1938 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Jim Carlisle
Location: 0399.01.05
Jim Carlisle and Mary Jean, 1938 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle with his new bike and his sister, Mary Jean.
Location: 0399.01.06
Jim Carlisle and Brother David, 1938 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle with his new bike and his brother, David.
Location: 0399.01.07
David Carlisle, 1938 c.
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle as a child in front of the house and on the garden wall.
Location: 0399.01.08-.09
David, Murray & Mary Jean Carlisle, 1938 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Murray and Mary Jean Carlisle by the garden wall.
Location: 0399.01.10
David Carlisle, 1939 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle in the dining room.
Location: 0399.01.11
Jim and David Carlisle Enjoy the Snow, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim and David Carlisle enjoying the snow.
Location: 0399.01.12
Jim, Mary Jean and David Carlisle on a Toboggan, 1939
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim, Mary Jean and David Carlisle on a Toboggan
Location: 0399.01.13-.14
David Carlisle With Wagon and Kitten, 1939
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle with his wagon and in his wagon with this kitten.
Location: 0399.01.15-16
Children in Front of the Fireplace, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Mary Jean, David, and Jim Carlisle in front of the fireplace at Christmas.
Location: 0399.01.17
Carlisle Children Decorating the Christmas Tree, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Carlisle Children Decorating the Christmas Tree
Location: 0399.01.18
Carlisle Children Christmas 1939, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Mary Jean, David, and Jim Carlisle seated in front of the bookcase..
Location: 0399.01.19
David Carlisle With Book Xmas 1939, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
David Carlisle seated with a book in front of the bookcase, Xmas 1939.
Location: 0399.01.20
Carlisle Children Playing Outside, Xmas 1939, 1939
8 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Carlisle children playing outside, building snowmen, and David trying out his new truck, Xmas 1939.
Location: 0399.01.21-.28
Fireplace Mantle Decoration, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Fireplace Mantle decoration at the Carlisle Home, Christmas, 1941.
Location: 0399.01.29
Christmas at the Carlisle House with “Bomber”, 1941
5 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Carlisle Home, Christmas, 1941, featuring Jim’s Christmas present, a dog named “Bomber” who came with a broken leg.
Location: 0399.01.30-34
Carlisle Children Shoveling Snow, 1941
8 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Carlisle children clearing snow from their sidewalk, and posing in front of their house.
Location: 0399.01.35-42
Dr. Carlisle & Children in Their Home Xmas 1941, 1941
5 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Scenes of the children reading and Dr. Carlisle working on a jig saw puzzle.
Location: 0399.01.43-47
Jim Carlisle With Bomber, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim Carlisle With Bomber on the front steps
Location: 0399.01.48
David & Mary Jean Carlisle Skating in the Back Yard Rink, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
David & Mary Jean Carlisle Skating in the Back Yard Rink
Location: 0399.01.49
Mary Jean Carlisle, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Mary Jean Carlisle
Location: 0399.01.50
Jim Carlisle with Bomber, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim Carlisle with Bomber on the lawn.
Location: 0399.01.51
David Carlisle Graduates From Kindergarten, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
David Carlisle graduates from kindergarten in 1942.
Location: 0399.01.52
Murray Carlisle & Mrs. Pratt Playing Chess, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Dr. Murray Carlisle playing chess with Mrs. Pratt.
Location: 0399.01.53
Jim Carlisle & new Pup, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim Carlisle shows off his new pup, Mate.
Location: 0399.01.54
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 5
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle.
Location: 0399.01.55
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle With Bikes, 1943
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle with their bikes.
Location: 0399.01.56-57
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Playing Croquet, 1943
3 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle playing croquet.
Location: 0399.01.58-.60
Jim, David, & Mary Jean With Mate, 1943
3 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim, David, & Mary Jean Carlisle playing with Mate, their dog (and a friend in 399.01.63
Location: 0399.01.61-63
David Carlisle Holding Goose Jim Shot, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
David Carlisle holding up the goose that his brother Jim shot at the Prentisses.
Location: 0399.01.64
Mary Jean Carlisle on Backyard Swing & in Garden, 1945c.
3 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Mary Jean Carlisle on Carlisle’s backyard swing and beside the Saskatoon hedge in bloom
Location: 0399.01.65-.67
Jim Carlisle’s 18th Birthday Decorations, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle’s 18th birthday decorations.
Location: 0399.01.68
Jim Carlisle and Mary Jean, 1938 c.
1 photograph; ;
Jim and Mary Jean Carlisle standing on a swing together.
Location: 0399.01.69
Mary Jean, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Mary Jean Carlisle playing outside in the snow.
Location: 0399.01.73
Family Portrait, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
The Carlisle family posing together. Jean’s head is cut off in the photo frame.
Location: 0399.01.75
Jim and Bomber, 1941
3 photographs; b & w; 2 x 2; 5 x 3; 1 x 2
3 images showing Jim with his new dog ‘Bomber’ which was his Christmas present in 1941
Location: 0399.01.77-79
Bomber, 1941
1 photographs; b & w; 1.75 x 1.5
2 images showing Bomber the dog.
Location: 0399.01.80-81
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Series 399.02 Picnics at Wapiti River and Lake Saskatoon. — 1939-1944. — 10 photographs.

The series consists of 10 photographs of picnics at the Wapiti River and Lake Saskatoon.

Carlisle Children at the Wapiti River, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, David and Jim Carlisle at the Wapiti River.
Location: 0399.02.01
David and Mary Jean at the Wapiti River, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, David and Jim Carlisle at the Wapiti River for a picnic.
Location: 0399.02.02
Jim Carlisle and Rod Fawcett at the Wapiti River, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle and Rod Fawcett swimming at the Wapiti River.
Location: 0399.02.03
Murray, Mary Jean, David, Jim Carlisle and Rod Fawcett at the Wapiti River, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Murray, Mary Jean, David, Jim Carlisle and Rod Fawcett at the Wapiti River.
Location: 0399.02.04
Farewell Picnic for Harris Family at the Wapiti River, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Farewell Picnic for Harris Family at the Wapiti River.
Location: 0399.02.05
David and Jim Carlisle Fishing, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Jim Carlisle Fishing at the Wapiti River.
Location: 0399.02.06
David, Jim, Mary Jean Carlisle & Alice O’Brien at Lake Saskatoon, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Jim, Mary Jean Carlisle & Alice O’Brien at Lake Saskatoon.
Location: 0399.02.07
David, Jim, Mary Jean Carlisle & friend at Lake Saskatoon, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Jim, Mary Jean Carlisle & friend at Lake Saskatoon.
Location: 0399.02.08-.09
David and Jean Carlisle at Lake Saskatoon, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Jim, Mary Jean Carlisle & friend at Lake Saskatoon.
Location: 0399.02.10
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Series 399.03 Trip to Slave Lake. — 1944. — 8 photographs.

The series consists of 8 photographs of a trip to Slave Lake in 1944.

Murray Carlisle with Children, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray Carlisle with the children and Mate in a boat on Slave Lake.
Location: 0399.03.01-.02
Our Cabin at Slave Lake, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray Carlisle with and his three children sitting in front of their cabin at Slave Lake. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.03.03
Jim Carlisle with Mate, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle sitting on the edge of their boat with Mate standing in the water of Slave Lake.
Location: 0399.03.04
Mate on the Shore of Slave Lake, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The dog Mate on the Shore of Slave Lake.
Location: 0399.03.05
Jim, David, Mary Jean Carlisle, 1944
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim, David, Mary Jean Carlisle – at the Dunvegan crossing.
Location: 0399.03.06
Above Peace River, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Jim, David, Mary Jean Carlisle and their dog Mate – at the Dunvegan crossing. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.03.07
Mate on the Shore of Slave Lake, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
The dog Mate on the Shore of Slave Lake.
Location: 0399.03.08
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Series 399.04 Banff-Jasper Trip. — 1945. — 34 photographs.

The fonds consists of 34 photographs of a family holiday trip to Jasper and Banff in 1945.

Hilda Nual, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 1.5
Image shows Hilda Nual sitting on the ground
Location: 0399.04.01
Banff School of Fine Arts, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Jim Carlisle attended the Banff School of Fine Arts in the summer of 1945. He is in the center the back row.
Location: 0399.04.02
Banff School of Fine Arts Class, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle attended the Banff School of Fine Arts in the summer of 1945. Jim and Margaret O’Brien are in the front row.
Location: 0399.04.03
Frank Clarke & Jim Carlisle at Banff, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Frank Clarke & Jim Carlisle sitting outside a cabin.
Location: 0399.04.04
Group at Banff School of Fine Arts, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, Dorothy Patterson, Bill Chase, Elizabeth Motherwell and Frank Clarke at the Banff School of Fine Arts in the summer of 1945.
Location: 0399.04.05
Jim Carlisle and Bill Chase at Banff, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle and Bill Chase on the streets of Banff in the summer of 1945.
Location: 0399.04.06
Murray and David Carlisle at Banff Golf Course, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray and David Carlisle at the Banff Golf Course.
Location: 0399.04.07
Cave and Basin Pool Banff, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Many enjoy the hot springs at the Cave and Basin Pool in Banff.
Location: 0399.04.08
David Carlisle at the Bow River Falls, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle at the Bow River Falls in Banff.
Location: 0399.04.09
Gordon Cooper, Dorothy Patterson and Murray Carlisle, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Gordon Cooper, Dorothy Patterson and Murray Carlisle on the golf course in Banff.
Location: 0399.04.10
David Carlisle Watches an Elk Feed, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle watches an elk feed beside him.
Location: 0399.04.11
Watche Mountain Goats, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Jim and Mary Jean watch mountain goats near Banff. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.04.12
David Carlisle, Jim and Mary Jean at Lake Louise, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Jim and Mary Jean Carlisle sitting on the shore of Lake Louise
Location: 0399.04.13-.14
David Carlisle beside the Sign of the Crowfoot Glacier, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle beside the sign of the Crowfoot Glacier on the Banff-Jasper highway.
Location: 0399.04.15
Jean Carlisle at the Summit of the Sunwapta, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jean Carlisle at the Summit of the Sunwapta.
Location: 0399.04.16
Murray, Mary Jean and David Carlisle at the Sunwapta Canyon, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray, Mary Jean and David Carlisle at the Sunwapta Canyon.
Location: 0399.04.17-.18
Murray, Mary Jean and Jim Carlisle and the Columbia Ice Field, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray, Mary Jean and Jim Carlisle and the Columbia Ice Field.
Location: 0399.04.19-.20
The Carlisle Family at the Athabasca Falls, 1945
3 photographs; b & w; 3 x 5
The Carlisle Family at the Athabasca Falls.
Location: 0399.04.21-.23
The Carlisle Family at Lake Annette, 1945
3 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Carlisle Family at Lake Annette
Location: 0399.04.24-.26
The Carlisle Family at Honeymoon Lake, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Carlisle Family at Honeymoon Lake.
Location: 0399.04.27
Frank Clarke & Jim Carlisle at Banff, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Frank Clarke & Jim Carlisle sitting outside a cabin.
Location: 0399.04.28
Group with Dishes, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 3
a group of people, including Jim Carlisle, posing with dishes. The following names are written on the back of the photo: Bill Chase, Frank Clarke, Rodger Deacon, Kay Clarke, Betty Pallate, Jesse, Hilda Nual, Valeria, Donald Cameron
Location: 0399.04.34
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Series 399.05 Neighbour Kids. — 1941-1942. — 5 photographs.

The series consists of 5 photographs of the Carlisle children and their friends playing in the Carlisle’s backyard.

Neighbourhood Kids at the Carlisles’, 1942
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Neighbourhood Kids: Bobby Knight, Jim & Joyce Powers, Marjorie Smith, Marion Shields, Jean Freebury, David Carlisle, Norma Freebury, Mary Jean Carlisle, Carolyn Harris, Ian Morrison, Dick Harris, playing in Carlisle’s back yard.
Location: 0399.05.01-.02
Carlisle and Harris Children, 1941c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, Jim and David Carlisle with Carolyn and Dick Harris in front of a tent.
Location: 0399.05.03
Carlisle and Harris Children Skating on a Back Yard Rink, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Carlisle and Harris Children skating on Carlisle’s back yard rink. Mary Jean, and David Carlisle with Carolyn and Dick Harris.
Location: 0399.05.04-.05
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Series 399.06 Army Cadets. — 1942-1945. — 11 photographs.

The series consists of 11 photographs of Jim Carlisle and Francis Ramsden, army cadets, leaving for Sarcee Camp.

Jim Carlisle Leaves for Sarcee Camp, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Jim Carlisle leaves for Sarcee Camp.
Location: 0399.06.01
Jim Carlisle with Bomber, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, with his dog, Bomber. The back of the photo reads ” jimmy in Cecil’s uniform & cap – with Bomber – june 4, 1942.
Location: 0399.06.02
Leaving for Sarcee Camp, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, cadet, leaving for Sarcee Camp, July 1943.
Location: 0399.06.03
Leaving for Sarcee Camp, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, cadet, leaving for Sarcee Camp, July 1944.
Location: 0399.06.04
Jim and Francis Ramsden Leaving for Sarcee Camp, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, and Francis Ramsden, cadets, leaving for Sarcee Camp, July 1944.
Location: 0399.06.05
Jim Carlisle in VE Day Parade, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, cadet, in the VE Day parade in Grande Prairie.
Location: 0399.06.06
Ready for Sarcee Once More, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, cadet, prepares to go to Sarcee Camp again in July, 1945. Also shown with his dog, Mate.
Location: 0399.06.07-.08
Jim and Francis Ramsden Leaving for Sarcee Camp, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Jim Carlisle, and Francis Ramsden, cadets, leaving for Sarcee Camp, July 1944.
Location: 0399.06.09
Jim Carlisle Leaves for Sarcee Camp, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Jim Carlisle leaves for Sarcee Camp.
Location: 0399.06.10
Leaving for Sarcee Camp, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, cadet, leaving for Sarcee Camp, July 1943.
Location: 0399.06.11
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Series 399.07 Miscellaneous Photos. — 1939-1945. — 18 photographs.

The series consists of 18 photographs of family and friends 1939-1945

Jim Carlisle Goes to See the King and Queen, 1939
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Carlisles took their family to Edmonton in 1939 to see the King and Queen when they visited Canada in 1939.
Location: 0399.07.01-.02
Eileen Woodward and her Wedding Cake, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bride Eileen Woodward who was a nurse in Dr. Carlisle’s office and her wedding cake.
Location: 0399.07.03-.04
Pop & Mr. Yeats, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Dr. Carlisle and Mr. Yeats walking along a street. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.07.05
Dr. Carlisle, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Dr. Carlisle and Mr. Yeats walking along a street.
Location: 0399.07.06
Jean and David Carlisle, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jean and David Carlisle at the rapids below Box Canyon at Hudson Hope, BC. The back of the photo reads “David, Mate & I. This shows how high + swift the river was.”
Location: 0399.07.07
The Peace River, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Peace River at Hudson Hope.
Location: 0399.07.08
Bridge Over the Cutbank River, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The curved and beveled bridge over the Cutbank River.
Location: 0399.07.09
Jim Carlisle at the Beaverlodge Experimental Farm, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle beside a Saskatoon bush at the Beaverlodge Experimental Farm.
Location: 0399.07.10
Beaverlodge Experimental Farm, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3.5 x 2.5
Betty Wilson, Jim Carlisle, and Shirley Higginson beside a Saskatoon bush at the Beaverlodge Experimental Farm.
Location: 0399.07.11
Larry and Bruce, c. 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 2.5 x 3.25
Photo shows two men, Larry and Bruce, standing together in military uniform.
Location: 0399.07.15
Bruce, Larry & I Shot some White Geese, c. 1944
2 photographs; b & w; 3 x 5
Two photos show Bruce, Jim Carlisle, and Larry holding up some geese. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.07.16-17
Larry and Bruce, c. 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Photo shows two men, Larry and Bruce, standing together in military uniform.
Location: 0399.07.18
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Series 399.08 First Trip tp Monkman Pass. — 1940. — 24 photographs.

The series consists of 24 photographs of Dr. Carlisle’s first trip to the Monkman Pass area.

All loaded up and ready to start on the famous highway, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bert and Jean Dagleish take Murray and Jean Carlisle, Jim Carlisle, Herb Shields, R. Fawcett & Bill Archer on camping trip to Monkman Pass, July, 1940. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.08.01
Lunch Time the first day, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, Herb Shields, R. Fawcett and Bill Archer sitting on the back of the wagon on camping trip to Monkman Pass.
Location: 0399.08.02
First Camp on Trip to Monkman Pass, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle, B. Archer, R. Fawcett and M. Carlisle at their first camp on a trip to Monkman Pass. The caption for this photo reads ” Our first camp where the Truck broke down.”
Location: 0399.08.03
Rod on Stony Lake, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Rod Fawcett sitting alone in a boat on Stony Lake. The back of the photo says “6 A.M. on Stony lake. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.08.04
Bill and Jimmy with their catch, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Bill Archer and Jim Carlisle showing off 7 fish that they caught on Stony Lake
Location: 0399.08.05
Bill with his first Two fish, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Bill Archer holding up two fish that he caught on Stony Lake.
Location: 0399.08.06
Jim Carlisle on Horseback, 1940
; ;
Jim Carlisle on horseback on a camping trip through the Monkman Pass.
Location: 0399.08.07
Repairing the Broken Reach Pole, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bert Dagleish Repairing a Broken Reach Pole while the other members of the trip look on. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.08.08
The “Big Bridge” built without nails, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 2.5 x 3.5
An image of a wooden bridge called the Honeymoon Bridge. The title is written on the back of the photo and as the caption in the scrapbook.
Location: 0399.08.09
The boys on the Big Bridge – built without nails, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
R. Fawcett, J. Carlisle, M. Carlisle, H. Shields, and B. Archer sitting on bridge Honeymoon Bridge. The title is written on the back of the photograph
Location: 0399.08.10
The Monkman Pass Trail, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
The Monkman Pass Trail
Location: 0399.08.11
In the Wagon on Monkman Pass Trail, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
In the Wagon on Monkman Pass Trail.
Location: 0399.08.12
Kinuseo Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Image shows the Kinuseo Falls. The back of the photo reads “Our first view of Kinuseo Falls on the Murray River – Height 210′.” The back of the photo also reads “Our 1940 picture of the Falls to refresh your memory.”
Location: 0399.08.13
Kinuseo Falls on the Murray River, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
The back of the photo reads “A close up of the Falls – gives some idea of the volume of water.”
Location: 0399.08.14
The Rapids above the Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Image shows the rapids above Kinuseo Falls.
Location: 0399.08.15
Kinuseo Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3.5 x 2.5
The back of the photo reads “another view of the Falls. Notice big logs down in whirlpool – they look like sticks it gives you some idea of height of hills.”
Location: 0399.08.17
15 Fish is 30 minutes, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Image shows Murray Carlisle fishing by Kinuseo Falls. The title comes from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.08.18
Below the Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Kinuseo Falls on the Murray River. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.08.19
Fishing at the foot of the Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3 cm
B. Archer and Jim Carlisle fishing at Kinuseo Falls on the Murray River. The back of the photo says “At the foot of [falls] where the grayling and some trout were caught”
Location: 0399.08.20
The Lodge at the Kinuseo Falls, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Image shows B. Archer, R. Fawcett, H. Shields, Bert Dagleish, Murray Carlisle, Jim Carlisle, and Jean Dagleish posing in front of the lodge at Kinuseo Falls. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.08.21
A good catch, especially Pop’s, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3.5 x 2.25
Murray Carlisle, B. Archer, H. Shields, Jim Carlisle, R. Fawcett showing their catch of fish in front of the lodge at Kinuseo Falls. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.08.22
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Series 399.09 Second Trip to Monkman Pass. — 1941. — 60 photographs.

The series consists of 60 photographs of Dr. Carlisle’s second trip to the Monkman Pass area in July, 1941.

Second Camping Trip to Monkman Pass, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bert & Jean Dagleish lead a horse back camping trip with Murray, Jean, Jim, Mary Jean and David Carlisle and Bill Archer for the Monkman Pass. Here the pack train leaves Hazelmere.
Location: 0399.09.01
Jean and David Carlisle on Horseback, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jean and David Carlisle on horseback. The caption reads ” David and Mother on Honey”
Location: 0399.09.02
Mary Jean on Babe, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean on Babe and Bert Dagleish in the background.
Location: 0399.09.03
First Camp at Forks of Red Willow and Stoney Rivers, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
First Camp at Forks of the Red Willow and Stoney Rivers.
Location: 0399.09.04
Second Camp at Stoney Lake, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Second camp at Stoney Lake.
Location: 0399.09.05
Stoney Lake, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Image shows a small boat on the lake. The back of the photo says “Jan, Jimmy + David in the boat. Too Dull to get the high mountains at the end of the lake. You can just see their faint outline if you look closely.”
Location: 0399.09.06
The first fish Mary Jean ever caught, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean is holding up a fish while standing in a boat. The back of the photo says ” Mary Jean’s first fist – a Jack fish at Stoney Lake.” The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.07
Camp Rules – Clean Your Own Catch, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean obeys camp rules: Clean your own fish! Title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.08
Closer View of Children in Boat, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
David, Jim, and Mary Jean Carlisle sitting in a boat on Stoney Lake. Title is taken from the what is written on the back of the photo.
Location: 0399.09.09
Pop & David set out to catch a fish, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Murray Carlisle setting out to catch a fish in Stoney Lake. Both of them are sitting in a boat. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.10
David Carlisle Shows Off His 25″ Jackfish, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David showing off his 25″ Jackfish caught in Stoney Lake with Murray Carlisle in posing behind him.
Location: 0399.09.11
David Carlisle Shows Off His 25″ Jackfish, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David showing off his 25″ Jackfish caught in Stoney Lake. The back of the photo says ” David gets a second picture of his fish since it was the largest one caught.”
Location: 0399.09.12
Early Morning on Stoney Lake, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Bill Archer, Mary Jean, David, Jim and Murray Carlisle on Stoney Lake. The back of the photo says ” An early morning dip in Stony Lake” The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.13
Starting off After Lunch, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Image shows horses standing on Honeymoon Bridge, Mary Jean is in the creek. Title is taken from the back of the photo.
Location: 0399.09.14
Honeymoon Bridge, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean and David standing in the creek, Honeymoon Bridge is visible in the background. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album
Location: 0399.09.15
Lunch at Honeymoon Bridge, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Image shows the group stopping for lunch at Honeymoon Bridge. The title is taken from the photo album caption.
Location: 0399.09.16
Cowboy Bill, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Image shows Bill Archer standing beside a horse named Topsy. Bill is wearing chaps and a cowboy hat. Title is taken from the photo album caption.
Location: 0399.09.17
Third Camp Beside the Big Bridge, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Third camp beside the big bridge.
Location: 0399.09.18
Jim’s Big Catch – a 22″ Trout, 1941
3 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim’s big catch was a 22″ trout shown with the rest of their catch caught and cleaned in Contrary River.
Location: 0399.09.19-.21
Fishing in the Contrary River, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bill Archer and Murray Carlisle Fishing in Contrary River above the Big Bridge.
Location: 0399.09.22
The Big Spring, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
A big spring gushes out of the bank
Location: 0399.09.23
Lunch Time at the Green Bowl, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The riders eat lunch and let the horses graze when they stop at the Green Bowl.
Location: 0399.09.24
Fording the Slate River, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bill Archer, the Carlisles and Jean & Bert Dagleish are seen fording the Slate River.
Location: 0399.09.25-.26
On the Bank of the Slate River, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jean and David Carlisle overlooking the Slate River.
Location: 0399.09.27
A Halt to Cut Deadfall Across the Trail, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean and Jim Carlisle on their horses. Title is taken from the photo album caption.
Location: 0399.09.28
Hell’s Half Acre, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Image shows horses moving up a trail. Title is taken from the photo album caption.
Location: 0399.09.29
Over the Pine Ridges, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Image shows horses on a trai. Mary Jean is visible. The title is taken from the photo album caption.
Location: 0399.09.30
Horse Tail Falls on Monkman Creek, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Horse Tail Falls on Monkman Creek
Location: 0399.09.31
Closer View of Horse Tail Falls, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
The back of the photo says ” a close up of the Horse Tail Falls, showing more of the back ground than I was able to.” The photo is stamped with “R.E. Leake photographer – Beaverlodge Alberta.”
Location: 0399.09.32
A Stop at Monkman Lake, 1941
6 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5; 2.75 x 1.75
A stop at Monkman Lake including the camp, the campers and views of the lake, shore and banks.
Location: 0399.09.33-.38
David and Mary Jean Carlisle on horseback, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Mary Jean Carlisle on horseback.
Location: 0399.09.39
David and Mary Jean on the Shore of Monkman Lake, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Mary Jean on the shore of Monkman Lake. The back of the photo says “Examining fresh deer tracks on the shore of Monkman Lake.”
Location: 0399.09.40
Kinuseo Falls, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Kinuseo Falls
Location: 0399.09.41
View From Cabins Above Kinuseo Falls, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
View from cabins Above Kinuseo Falls. The back of the photo reads: “The Murray River, above the falls. Profile Mountain in the background” The photo is also stamped “R.E. Leake Photographer – Beaverlodge Alberta”
Location: 0399.09.42
Jim Carlisle Fishing Below the Falls, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle fishing below Kinuseo Falls. “The spray below the falls was about 100′ high.”
Location: 0399.09.43
Mary Jean Carlisle catches a grayling below the Kinuseo Falls, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Photo shows Mary Jean holding up a fish on a line. The title comes from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.44
Bill’s Big Catch, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bill Archer holding up many fish on a stick at Kinuseo Falls. The title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.09.45
View From the Summit of Monkman Pass, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
This photo has the following written on the back: “View From the summit of Monkman Pass, 3550 ft. The summit was only an alpine meadow stretching wide to the mountains.” This photo is also stamped with “R.E. Leake Photographer – Beaverlodge Alberta”
Location: 0399.09.46
Murray Carlisle on Wash Up Duty, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray Carlisle on wash up duty.
Location: 0399.09.47
Mary Jean, David and Murray Carlisle, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, David and Murray Carlisle at Monkman Lake.
Location: 0399.09.48
Mary Jean, Jean and David Carlisle, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, Jean and David at Monkman Lake.
Location: 0399.09.49
Mary Jean Carlisle on Babe, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean on her favorite horse, Babe.
Location: 0399.09.50
Mary Jean, David and Jean at Monkman Lake, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean, David and Jean at Monkman Lake
Location: 0399.09.51
Carlisle Family in Front of Their Tent, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Carlisle family in front of their tent.
Location: 0399.09.52
Three Carlisles Ready to Ride, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David, Mary Jean, and Jean on horseback. The back of the photo reads “..David was riding all alone.”
Location: 0399.09.53
Murray and David Ready to Ride, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray and David ready to ride.
Location: 0399.09.54
Murray, Mary Jean and David Heading Home, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray, Mary Jean and David on the trail home.
Location: 0399.09.55
David Stands Facing His Horse, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David stands facing his horse.
Location: 0399.09.56
Jim Carlisle Finally Accepted by Colt, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Jim Carlisle finally accepted by Colt.
Location: 0399.09.57
Jim Carlisle and a Colt, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Jim Carlisle touching a colt’s nose.
Location: 0399.09.58
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Series 399.10 Scout Camp – Wapiti River. — 1941. — 12 photographs.

The series consists of 12 photographs of Dr. Carlisle’s second trip to the Monkman Pass area.

The Bugler at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
The Bugler at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.01
Breakfast at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Breakfast cooks getting fire started – Wapiti Camp
Location: 0399.10.02
Breakfast Preparations at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Breakfast cooks getting fire started – Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.03
Kitchen Area at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Breakfast Table – Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.04
Inspection Time #2 at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Inspection Time #2 at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.05a.-5b
Inspection Time #3 at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Inspection Time #3 at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.06
Lunch Time at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Lunch Time #3 at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.07
Hiking at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Out for a hike at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.08
Time Off For Fun at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Time Off for Fun at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.09
Packing Up at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Packing up to go home at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.10
Packed and Ready to Go Home at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Packed and Ready to Go Home at Wapiti Scout Camp
Location: 0399.10.11
Garnet Freebury and son Jack at Wapiti Scout Camp, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 1 x 2
Garnet Freebury and son Jack in front of their tent at Wapiti Scout Camp.
Location: 0399.10.12
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Series 399.11 Grande Prairie Friends. — 1937-1945. — 34 photographs.

The series consists of 34 photographs of friends of the Carlisles.

Boys With Bikes, 1937
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Max Henning, Herb Shields, Jim Carlisle, Jerry Strang, Colin Cann, Rod Fawcett heading out on a bike ride.
Location: 0399.11.01
Grande Prairie Boy Scout Troop, 1939 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Grande Prairie Boy Scout Troop. Back Row L-R: George Bentley, Marvin Aiken, David Spittal, Lynn Wilson, Jack Mc Fetridge, Herb Shields. 3rd Row: L-R: Jim C.,John Bishop, Ken Leslie, Billy Minchin, Jack Swanston, Roy Harper 2nd Row L-R: ? Jones, Ray Mitchell, ?, Bill & Bob Bessent, Gordon Pearcy, Weldon Oliver Front: L-R: Bobby Knight, Dean Toews, Don Swanston, Sam Lowe, Ivan Ford, Mr. Freebury
Location: 0399.11.02
Jim Carlisle’s Junior High Class, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim Carlisle’s Junior High Class.
Location: 0399.11.03
School Kids on Parade, 1942 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
School Kids on Parade. A wagon filled with youngsters is pulled by a 1920s car.
Location: 0399.11.04
Grande Prairie High School Graduating Class, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 10
Grande Prairie High School Graduating Class: Back Row L-R: Bob Hook, Paul Lozeron, Jim Carlisle, Ken Leslie, Ed Biendera, Otto Kletke, Larry O’Brien, Lawrence Moon, Kazie Siluch. Second Row: L-R: Pamela Hunter, Eleanor Bulford Maxine Kerr, Joyce Feist, Betty Barnes, Mary Cook, Ann Lazaruk, Mona Walker. Front Row L-R: Mary Spiden, Sheila Gwartney, Norma Swanston, Ruth Balisky, Doris Blonski, Sylvia Howse, Marjorie Mensinger.
Location: 0399.11.05
Grande Prairie High School Grade Twelve Class, 1945.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Grande Prairie High School Grade twelve class standing in front of their school .
Location: 0399.11.06
Grande Prairie High School Grade Twelve Class, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie High School Grade twelve class standing in front of their school.
Location: 0399.11.07
Cast of The Improper Henry Proper, 1945 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 10
Cast of The Improper Henry Proper: Standing L-R: Noreen Sheehan, Mava Crerar, Lawrence Moon, Arlie Nokes, Ray Nokes, Elsie Mills, Max Swanston. Sitting: L-R: Dorothy Patterson, Jim Carlisle, Lorne Anderson, Jean Bellamy.
Location: 0399.11.09
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students, 1945
Location: 0399.11.10
Six Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students, 1945: Ed Given, Norma Swanston, ?, Sheila Gwartney, Jim Carlisle, Dorothy Patterson.
Location: 0399.11.11
Four Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Graduates, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Four Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Graduates: Lawrence Moon, Norma Swanston, Sheila Gwartney, Jim Carlisle,
Location: 0399.11.12
Four Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Four Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students: Sheila Gwartney, Ken Leslie, Marjorie Mensinger, Jim Carlisle.
Location: 0399.11.13
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students:Marjorie, Jim and Sheila, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Three Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students: Sheila Gwartney, Marjorie Mensinger, Jim Carlisle seated on the running board of a car.
Location: 0399.11.14
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students:Marjorie, Ken, Sheila, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Three Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students: Sheila Gwartney, Marjorie Mensinger, Ken Leslie
Location: 0399.11.15
Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students at Saskatoon Lake, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Three Grande Prairie Grade Twelve Students at Saskatoon Lake: Sheila Gwartney, Marjorie Mensinger, Dorothy Patterson.
Location: 0399.11.16
Jim Carlisle and Sheila Gwartney – Grads, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Jim Carlisle and Sheila Gwartney – Grads Grande Prairie High School, 1945.
Location: 0399.11.17
Grads at Lake Saskatoon Lake, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Grads at Saskatoon Lake, 1945: Sheila Gwartney, Dorothy Patterson , Ken Leslie.
Location: 0399.11.18
L. Swallow, A. Lazoruk, A. Lawlor, M. O’Brien, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie High School Girls: Lorraine Swallow, Anne Lazoruk, Agnes Lawlor, Margaret O’Brien.
Location: 0399.11.19
Rex Harper and Ken Leslie, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie High School students: Rex Harper and Ken Leslie.
Location: 0399.11.20
Sheila Gwartney, Graduate, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Sheila Gwartney, grade twelve graduate, Grande Prairie High School, 1945.
Location: 0399.11.21
Students Enjoy a Nice Winter Day, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Grande Prairie High School students enjoy a nice winter day in 1945.
Location: 0399.11.22
Agnes Lawlor and Margaret O’Brien, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
Agnes Lawlor and Margaret O’Brien.
Location: 0399.11.23
Jim Carlisle and Margaret O’Brien, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Jim Carlisle and Margaret O’Brien.
Location: 0399.11.24
Grande Prairie High School Students, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Grande Prairie High School Students: L-R Lois Black, Marion Mensinger, Phyllis Fleming, Marjorie Mensinger.
Location: 0399.11.25
Sheila Gwartney & Margaret O’Brien, 1945 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Sheila Gwartney & Margaret O’Brien in front of the United Church
Location: 0399.11.26
V-E Day Parade, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
V-E Day parade groups including CGIT, Cubs and Scouts assembling in front of Montrose School, May 8, 1945.
Location: 0399.11.27-.28
Grande Prairie High School Executive, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Grande Prairie High School Executive in 1945: Back: Don Swanston, Keith Leslie, Eleanor Oatway, Sheila Gwartney, George Simpson. Front: Jim Carlisle, Lorraine Swallow, Allan Howes, Bobby Knight
Location: 0399.11.29
Three Grande Prairie High School Males, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Three Grande Prairie High School students: Jim Carlisle, Gordon Pearcy, Ken Leslie
Location: 0399.11.30
Dorothy Patterson, Grad, 1945
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Dorothy Patterson, in day time dress and then ready for the graduation dance, 1945.
Location: 0399.11.31-32
Grande Prairie High School Teachers, 1945 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Grande Prairie High School Teachers: L-R: Mel Fowler, Miss Dobson, Miss Huston, Mr. Tracy, Mr. Melsness
Location: 0399.11.33
Agnes Lawlor and Margaret O’Brien, 1945
1 photograph; b & w; 3.75 x 2.75
Agnes Lawlor and Margaret O’Brien.
Location: 0399.11.34
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Series 399.12 Archer Relatives. — 1939-1942. — 49 photographs.

The series consists of 49 photographs of the Jean Carlisle’s relatives, the Archers.

Margaret Archer in Peterborough, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Margaret Archer in Peterborough with relatives: Rear L-R Dave Carlisle, Ruth (Carlisle) Archer, Lily (Carlisle) Wilson (older Carlisle sister), Doug Carlisle. Front L-R: Christine (Doug’s daughter), Jean Wilson (Lily’s daughter), Margaret Archer, Bonnie (Dave Carlisle’s wife), Mary (Doug Carlisle’s wife).
Location: 0399.12.01
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis Wedding, 1939
6 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Margaret Archer and Hugh Ellis were married in Peterborough in 1939.
Location: 0399.12.02-.07
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis Visit Beaverlodge, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis visit Beaverlodge before going to the UK.
Location: 0399.12.08
The Archers with Hugh and Margaret, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis surrounded by John, Ruth, Joe and Bill Archer.
Location: 0399.12.09
John Archer with Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John Archer With Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis.
Location: 0399.12.10
Bill Archer & Margaret (Archer) Ellis With Jim & Mary Jean Carlisle, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
Bill Archer & Margaret (Archer) Ellis With Jim & Mary Jean Carlisle.
Location: 0399.12.11
Archers and Carlisles, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
B & J Archer, Jean Carlisle, H. Ellis, J & R Archer, Margaret Ellis, Jim Carlisle.
Location: 0399.12.12
Hugh and Margaret Ellis in Beaverlodge, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Hugh and Margaret Ellis in Beaverlodge.
Location: 0399.12.13
Hugh and Margaret Leave for England, 1939
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
The Archers and the Carlisles see Hugh and Margaret Ellis off on the plane in Grande Prairie headed for England.
Location: 0399.12.14-.15
Bill and Ruth Archer in Front of their Home, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Bill and Ruth Archer in front of their home in Beaverlodge.
Location: 0399.12.16-.17
Hugh and Margaret Ellis and son John in England, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 2
Hugh and Margaret Ellis and son John in England.
Location: 0399.12.18
Margaret and John Stanley, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
Margaret Ellis holding her son, John Stanley in England
Location: 0399.12.19
L.A.C. John Archer R.C.A.F, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 4 x 6
L.A.C. John Archer R.C.A.F.
Location: 0399.12.20
L.A.C. John Archer R.C.A.F. Marries Jessamy Smith, August 10, 1942
5 photographs; b & w; 2 x 4, 3 x 5
L.A.C. John Archer R.C.A.F. marries Jessamy Smith, Aug. 10, 1942. The wedding party included Bill Archer, Mavis Smith, and Ruth Woodsworth. The wedding took place at the United Church of Canada’s Residential School in Edmonton where Jessamy’s father was the farm instructor. The photographs are all taken on the grounds of the school.
Location: 0399.12.21-.25
John and Jessamy Archer Ready to Board the Train, 1942
3 photographs; b & w; 2 x 4
L.A.C. John Archer R.C.A.F. married Jessamy Smith Aug 10, 1942. The wedding party included Bill Archer, Mavis Smith, and Ruth Woodsworth. Here they are ready to board the train after the wedding.
Location: 0399.12.26-.28
The Archers With Friends, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 2 x 4
The Archers with friends.
Location: 0399.12.29
Carlisles and Archers Bird Hunting, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John and Jessamy Archer, Jim Carlisle and Bill Archer after an afternoon bird hunting.
Location: 0399.12.30-.31
John Archer Shoots Five Geese, 1934
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
In September, John Archer shot these five geese with two shots when hunting on the east end of Saskatoon Lake. The Edmonton Journal published the story on their front page.
Location: 0399.12.32
Bill Archer, Jim Carlisle &John Archer With Owl & Eagle, 1940 c.
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bill Archer, Jim Carlisle &John Archer show off the owl and eagle that they shot.
Location: 0399.12.33-.34
John Archer at Red Willow, 1942
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John Archer at the Red Willow.
Location: 0399.12.35
John and Jessamy Archer at the Carlisle Home, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John and Jessamy Archer at the Carlisle home.
Location: 0399.12.36
Joe and Jean (Wilson) Tully, Peterborough, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Joe and Jean (Wilson) Tully, Peterborough.
Location: 0399.12.37
Bill Archer on Monkman Pass Trip, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Bill Archer on a Monkman Pass trip with the Carlisles
Location: 0399.12.38
John and Bill Archer and Jim Carlisle, 1941
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John and Bill Archer with Jim Carlisle.
Location: 0399.12.39-.40
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 3
Hugh and Margaret (Archer) Ellis sitting together in their swimming costumes
Location: 0399.12.45
John and Jessamy Archer, 1941
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
John and Jessamy Archer newly married
Location: 0399.12.48
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Series 399.13 More Carlisle and McFarlane Relatives. — 1939-1944. — 14 photographs.

The series consists of 14 photographs of the Carlisle and McFarlane relatives.

Carlisle family with Mary Rawson, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jim, Mary Jean, Murray and David Carlisle family with Mary Rawson at the Wapiti River. Mary was a sister of James McFarlane, Jean Carlisle’s father.
Location: 0399.13.01
Alice and James McFarlane & Mary Rawson, 1939
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Alice and James McFarlane and his sister Mary Rawson
Location: 0399.13.02
The McFarlanes and Carlisles at Pouce Coupe, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Alice McFarlane, David Carlisle, Wallace McFarlane, Mary Jean Carlisle, James McFarlane, Jim Carlisle, Murray Carlisle.
Location: 0399.13.03
The McFarlanes and Carlisles at Pouce Coupe, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David Carlisle, Alice & James McFarlane, Wallace McFarlane, Jim Carlisle, Rita McFarlane, Jean Carlisle (daughter of James McFarlane).
Location: 0399.13.04
The McFarlane and Carlisle Children, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David and Mary Jean Carlisle, with twins Marjorie & Marion McFarlane at Pouce Coupe, 1940.
Location: 0399.13.05
Wallace and Rita McFarlane with Twins, 1940
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Wallace and Rita McFarlane, with twins Marjorie & Marion at Pouce Coupe, 1940.
Location: 0399.13.06
Carlisles in Hudson Hope, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Jean Carlisle, Dave Carlisle (Murray’s brother), Murray, David Carlisle.
Location: 0399.13.08
Carlisles at the Wapiti River, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Murray and his brother Dave Carlisle, Jim and Mary Jean Carlisle, Bonnie Carlisle (Dave’s wife), David Carlisle.
Location: 0399.13.09
Mary Jean Carlisle and the McFarlane Twins, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Mary Jean Carlisle and the McFarlane Twins, Marion and Marjorie.
Location: 0399.13.10
David & Murray Carlisle and the McFarlane Twins, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
David & Murray Carlisle and the McFarlane Twins, Marion and Marjorie.
Location: 0399.13.11
David & Bonnie Carlisle, 1943
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 3
David & Bonnie Carlisle. David was Murray’s brother.
Location: 0399.13.12
McFarlane Twins, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3 x 4
The McFarlane twins, Marion and Marjorie.
Location: 0399.13.13
Great Grandfather Dowswell. 85 years, 1944
1 photograph; b & w; 3.25 x 2.25
Image shows Great Grandfather Dowswell standing outside a house. Title is taken from the caption in the photo album.
Location: 0399.13.14
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Series 399.14 University of Alberta. — 1953-1954. — 2 photographs.

The series consists of 2 photographs of Jim Carlisle at University of Alberta functions.

Jim Carlisle & Mike Livingstone at U of A Reception, 1953
1 photograph; b & w; 5 x 7
Jim Carlisle & Mike Livingstone at U of A Reception.
Location: 0399.14.02
Jim Carlisle with Royal Alexander Hospital Interns, 1954
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 10
Jim Carlisle with Royal Alexander Hospital interns.
Location: 0399.14.03
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Series 399.15 Alaska Highway Construction. — 1943. — 9 photographs.

The series consists of 9 photographs of bridge construction over Taylor Flats and the Army Camp at Dawson Creek.

Building the Bridge at Taylor, BC, 1943 c.
2 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
Building the Bridge over the Peace River at Taylor, BC.
Location: 0399.15.01-.02
Building the Bridge at Taylor, BC, 1943 c.
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 10
Completed bridge over the Peace River at Taylor, BC.
Location: 0399.15.03
US Army Camp at Dawson Creek, BC, 1943 c.
6 photograph; b & w; 3 x 5
US Army Camp at Dawson Creek during the construction of the Alaska Highway.
Location: 0399.15.04-.09
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Series 399.16 Drs. Murray and Son Jim Carlisle Stories. — 2009-2010.

The series consists of one CD recording Dr. Murray Carlisle and his son Dr. James Carlisle speaking about his fathers life and a copy of James Carlisle memoirs “”83 Years – A Life Well Lived and Still Going Strong”.

Peace River Pioneer – Carlisle, 2009-2010
Sound Recording
One CD recording Dr. Murray Carlisle speaking, then a brief recording of a church celebration for their 57th wedding anniversary including a reciting of Dr. Carlisle’s poem, “The Greys” about his favorite horses, and a third section where his son Dr. James Carlisle speaks about his father’s life.
Location: 0399.16.01-.03
Listen to Dr. A.M. Carlisle’s “Memories of a Pioneer Doctor” here. A transcript is available here.
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