Fonds 509 South Peace Regional Archives Story collection

South Peace Regional Archives Story collection. — 2002-2014. — 48 stories.


 

Scope and Content

The collection consists of stories submitted to or gathered by the Archives for a variety of purposes including the annual Film and Story event, newsletters and other publications, and additional information for fonds.

Notes

Collection title based on contents.
Accession Numbers: 2009.72; 2010.06a; 2010.53; 2010.59-.65; 2010.71; 2010.75-.76; 2011.58; 2011.61-.67; 2012.046-.048; 2012.050; 2012.052-.054; 2012.065; 2013.061; 2013.064-.071

 
Miller’s Taxi, [ca. 2002]
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A description of the activities of Miller’s Taxi from an interview with Dale Miller and Joan (Miller) Smith, conducted by Mary Nutting.
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“The Sands of Time”, 2012
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A story called “The Sands of Time” written by Marion Hill for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. It describes Marion’s art, sandpainting. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
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“Growing Up in Grande Prairie”, 2010
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A story called “Growing Up in Grande Prairie” written by Gordon Pearcy for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
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“The Grande Prairie & District Music Festival”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “The Grande Prairie & District Music Festival” written by Margaret Bowes. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
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“Running the Rivers”, 2010
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A story about running the rivers, written by Jim James for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
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Miller’s Taxi Memories, 2002
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Memories recorded by Wayne Leslie about his time employed by Miller’s Taxi in Grande Prairie, as additional information to accession 2002.62.
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Remembering the “Spencer Block” and Mr. Charlie Spencer, [ca. 2002]
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A story by Janet (Bellamy) Ophus reminiscing about the time she spent living in the Spencer Block in Grande Prairie as a high school student. This article was included in the December 2009 SPRAS newsletter.
Location: 2009.72
“A Pet Coyote”, 2010
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A story called “A Pet Coyote” written by Mathew Wozniak for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.06a
“Growing Up in Grande Prairie in the 1930’s”, 2010
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A condensed version of a story called “Growing Up in Grande Prairie in the 1930’s” written by Dorothy Patterson Hall for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.53
“Nylons”, 2010
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Two versions of a story, one for presentation and one for publication in the newsletter, called “Nylons” written by Beth Sheehan for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.59
Media Stories, 2010
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Two stories called “Turn the Radio On” and “Northfield Community Telephones” written by Lavern Sorgaard for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.60
“Growing Up in the Peace Country”, 2010
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Story called “Growing Up in the Peace Country” about working as a child during the Great Depression. Written by Roy Bickell for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.61
“Boots to the Rescue”, 2010
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Story called “Boots to the Rescue” about a pet dog, written by Mel Knight for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.62
“Girls Have Fun, Growing Up on a Quarter Section”, 2010
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Story called “Girls have Fun, Growing Up on a Quarter Section ” written by Fran Moore for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.63
“Growing Up Albertan”, 2010
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A story about creative leisure activities written by MP Chris Warkentin for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.64
“The Burnin’ of the Bay”, 2010
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Story called “The Burnin’ of the Bay” written by Gord Mackey for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.65
“Scary Episode”, 2010
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A story called “Scary Episode” about a winter trip to the movies, written by Elizabeth Welter for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.71
“Cow Stories” and “Time Changes Everything”, 2010
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A story called “Cow Stories” and a poem called “Time Changes Everything”, written by Bob Patterson for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.75
“Growing Up on the Banks of the Beaverlodge River”, 2010
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A story called “Growing Up on the Banks of the Beaverlodge River”, written by Milton Hommy for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2010.76
“Adoptees are Angels”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Adoptees Are Angels”. This was also used in the March 2012 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.58
“Bezanson Community Involvement”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Bezanson Community Involvement” written by Wanda Zenner. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.61
“South Eaglesham Mutual Telephone Co. Ltd.”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “South Eaglesham Mutual Telephone Co. Ltd.” written by Mathew Wozniak. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.62
“Startling Results”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Startling Results” written by Jim Nelson about a performance of his play about Baldy Swanson. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.63
“Mount Star Ladies Club”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Mount Star Ladies Club” written by Jean Rycroft.
Location: 2011.64
“Teaching in Hythe – An Experience in Community Education”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Teaching in Hythe – An Experience in Community Education” written by Gloria Davis. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.65
“Life In The Nurses’ Residence”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “Life In The Nurses’ Residence” written by Nora Hassall. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.66
“The Old Swimming Hole”, 2011
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Story for Archives Week Film and Story Night, titled “The Old Swimming Hole” written by Gordon Pearcy. This was also used in the December 2011 issue of the SPRA newsletter, Telling Our Stories.
Location: 2011.67
“Bedpan Alley to Art Gallery”, 2012
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History of the Beaverlodge Area Cultural Society written for the 2012 Film & Story Tea on the theme “The Creative Process”. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.046
“The Creative Process”, 2012
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2 pp. typed story called “The Creative Process” written for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.047
“Let the Houselights Dim”, 2012
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Story about the St. Paul’s United Church Young Peoples and the dramas they put on to raise money for the classroom wing of the church. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.048
“Bea Collins, A Creative Life”, 2012
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Two pages typed story titled, “Bea Collins, A Creative Life” written by Angela Patterson for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.050
“Peace Country Square Dancing”, 2012
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Five pages, hand-written, story titled “Peace Country Square Dancing” written for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. It covers Wilma’s experiences with square dancing in the Peace River Country. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.052
“Dance Revues in the Old Capitol Theatre”, 2012
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Two pages of typed text titled, “Dance Revues in the Old Capitol Theatre” written by Margaret Bowes for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.053
“Mrs. Vivian Smythe-Kirsey’s Vase!”, 2012
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Two pages of typed text titled, “Mrs. Vivian Smythe-Kirsey’s Vase!” written by Gerard Dufour for the 2012 Film and Story Tea. It concerns a [1948] production by a Spirit River Drama group. This story was also used in the December 2012 SPRA newsletter.
Location: 2012.054
“School Days in the Olden Days”, 2010
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A story called “School Days in the Olden Days” written by Barbara Hofmeister for “Growing Up Albertan” in 2010.
Location: 2012.065
Violet Dryer’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about Violet Dryer’s 1940s wedding dress and going away outfit told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the outfits in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.061
Linda Pearson’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about a 1974 nurse’s uniform told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the uniform in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.064
Jan Shields’ Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about hot pants and mini skirts told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.065
Alice Lorenz’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about “Hats, Hats, Hats” told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.066
Gail Schau’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about sewing historical fashions told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.067
Doreen MacDonell’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about Cleo McKinnon and her 1920 flapper dress told at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.068
Karen Burgess’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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“The Story of Mother’s Wedding Dress” as told by Karen Burgess at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.069
Ella Simpson’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about Club 54 told by Ella Simpson at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.070
Sharon Kuykendal’s Story for Film & Story Tea, 2013
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Story about “Fabulous Fortrel” read by Karen Burgess at the South Peace Regional Archives 2013 Film & Story Tea on the theme of Fashion. Story to be used in the December 2013 issue of “Telling Our Stories” newsletter. Related record: photograph of the storyteller in 2013 Film & Story Tea file.
Location: 2013.071

Council Off the Rails, 2014
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Story titled “Council of the Rails” written by Helen Rice for the 2014 Film & Story Tea. It was also used in the December 2014 newsletter.
Location: 2014.078
Snake in the Grass, 2014
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Story titled “Snake in the Grass” written by Sergeant McMahon, Peace Officer for the City of Grande Prairie, for the 2014 Film & Story Tea. It was also used in the December 2014 newsletter.
Location: 2014.079
Where’s the Fire?, 2014
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Story titled “So Where’s the Fire?” written by Gord Mackey for the 2014 Film & Story Tea. It was also used in the December 2014 newsletter.
Location: 2014.080
A Post Office Christmas Story, 2014
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Story titled “A Post Office Christmas Story” told by Marge Elliott at the 2014 Film & Story Tea, and written by Kathryn Auger. It was also used in the December 2014 newsletter.
Location: 2014.081
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