Fonds 631 Gass family fonds

Gass Family fonds. — [1880-2014]. — 7.5 cm of textual records. — 139 photographs. — 1 postcards.

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Biographical Sketch

Ignatius Gus Gass was born in Rastadt, Russia Feb. 15, 1874 to parents Francis and Katherine (Reinhart), along with siblings Elizabeth, Jacob, Mary, Natelle and Veronica. Ignatz served at some point in the Russian Imperial army with his brother Jacob. In 1896, Ignatz was married to Katherine Schmidt who was b. Aug 3, 1878 to parents Thomas Schmidt and Anastasia Wormsbecker. Katherine’s mother Anastasia was a widow when she married Thomas Schmidt, her previous husband was Frank Lerner. Anastasia had three children with Frank Lerner; Michael, Anna & Joseph and three children with Thomas Schmidt; Dorothy, Jerome and Katherine.
Ignatz and Katherine’s first two children were born in Russia, Jacob in 1897 and Anastasia in 1899. In 1901 the family left Russia traveling on the ship the Frankfurt, their son Frank was born on board Dec. 26, 1901. The family landed in Galveston, Texas and settled in Henrietta. Ignatz went to work as a clerk in a dry goods store and in 1906 became a naturalized American citizen and purchased land. The land was located on the West half of Block 66 in the Western Addition to Henrietta and a part of a 10 acre tract out of the T & N.O.R.R. Co. survey. A daughter Rosemary (1906) and son Anthony (1908) were born in Henrietta. In 1910, Ignatz & Katherine sold their holdings and the family relocated to the Qu ‘Appelle District of Saskatchewan where Ignatz was again working as a clerk in a store. By 1913, the Gass family had settled in the Rastadt area of Saskatchewan where many people they knew from Russia had relocated. Ignatz purchased the NW & SW of 3-18-24-W3 where he farmed with the help of his sons. Ignatz was also acting postmaster from 1913-1920 and a commissioner of oaths. In Rastadt, (also referred to as Fox Valley) five more children were born; Josephine, Katherine, Sophie, Barbara and Thomas.

In 1920 two of their children were married, Jacob married Anna Marie Lerner and Anastasia ‘Annie’ married Mathias Anton. In 1924 Rosemary ‘Rose’ Gass married Jacob Anton, she passed away in 1929 and is buried with her son Victor in Rastadt Holy Trinity R.C. Cemetery. Ignatz and Katherine took over the raising of her young son Tommy who was three years old. The family then made another move leaving Rastadt for the Hythe, Alberta in 1929 where their son Frank had already settled.

Ignatz and his family farmed on N.W. 9-73-11-W6 as well as S1/2 8-73-11-W6 which was originally the Lovatt homestead. In 1930 their son Jake and his family settled in the Annallen district. The family farmed and became involved in the social events in the area. Ignatz passed away suddenly in 1934 and Katherine later in 1959, they are both buried in the Hythe Cemetery. Ignatz and Katherine’s children  –

Jacob Gass and his wife Marie had seven children and lived on a farm by Hythe.

Anastasia Gass with her husband Mathias had five children and they settled in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Anthony Conrad ‘Tony’ Gass married Anna Maria ‘Mary’ Schmidt and they had three children and lived in the Hythe area.

Josephine Gass married Clifford Henderson and they had two children. They farmed for 30 years at Circlebank, later living for a time in the Yukon and then settled in Campbell River, B.C.

Katherine Gass married Andrew Hudec and they had two children. They farmed for a time in Dimsdale and later Clairmont.

Sophia Gass married Fulton Lea Hodgson and with their six children stayed in the Hythe area.

Barbara Gass married Arnold Reid in a double wedding at Circlebank Hall with her sister Sophia. They had six children and moved in 1960 to Whitemud area to farm and then to Sorrento where they retired.

Thomas Gass served as a mechanic in WWII. When he came back he farmed and lived with his mother, Thomas never married.

Tommy Anton grandson to Ignatz and Katherine married Sheila and later Beatrice and had five children. Tommy passed away in 1998.

Notes: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Related records: Hodgson family fonds 630, South Peace Regional Archives

Sources: Cemetery Listing for Rastadt Cemetery – http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansacem/rastadt.html

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Custodial History

The recods were collected by Sophia Hodgson and then passed on to her daughter Edna and donated by Edna Greber’s children.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of records relating to the Gass family. They are divided into ffive series: Ignatz and Katherine Gass, Thomas Gass, Gass family miscellaneous papers, Gass family photographs and Gass family book.. There was no discernable order when the records arrived and an order was created by the archivist.

Table of Contents

 

Series 631.01Ignatz and Katherine Gass
Series 631.02Thomas Gass
Series 631.03Gass Family Miscellaneous Papers
Series 631.04Gass Family Photographs
Series 631.05Gass Family Book
Series 631.01Ignatz and Katherine Gass. — [1906-1990]. — 2.5 cm of textual records.

The series consists of records of Ignatz Gass’ U.S. naturalization (1906); write up from St. Michael’s Church in Henrietta, Texas; record of land purchase (1906) and sale (1910) from Henrietta, Texas; Ignatz Gass postmaster at Rastadt, Saskatchewan (1913-1920); Ignatz Gass being appointed as commissioner of oaths in Rastadt, Saskatchewan (1917); an indenture between Ignatz and son Frank for the purchase of seven horses, cattle, a car, harness, plow, wagon and mill (1934); Ignatz’s last letter to daughter Anastasia in German with an English translation (1934); telegram sent to Anastasia informing her of her father Ignatz’s passing; information from Ignatz’s funeral; poor copy of Katherine Gass’ National Registration (1940). Notes: Title based on the contents of the series. The papers in the series are copies.

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Series 631.02Thomas Gass. — [1939-1957]. — 1.5 cm of textual records. — 8 photographs.

Thomas Gass was born July 30, 1921 in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan. He grew up there until the age of nine when his family relocated to the Hythe area. Thomas attended West Hythe school with his siblings and worked on the family farm. In 1941 Tom joined up for the second world war. He did his training in Camrose and served as a mechanic during the war. When Thomas returned he lived with his mother Katherine, and after she passed away he lived on his own. Thomas died December 6, 1981 and is buried in the Hythe Cemetery.

The series consists of personal and financial papers of Thomas Gass. The papers include Public High School Leaving Diploma (1935); news clipping about WWII recruits leaving for Edmonton (1941); a book from the National Grain Co., Ltd. with shopping lists and doodles; Reinforcement Training Record for unit R.C.A.S.C. 22nd (1942); farming & tax receipts, financial correspondence records (1951-1953); income tax return (1957); blank form from the Veterans’ land Act. Notes: Title based on the contents of the series.

Thomas Gass, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 16.1 MB tif, 1859 x 3029 pixels
A headshot of Thomas Gass in his WWII uniform.
Location: 0631.02.01
Camrose Training Centre #131, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 18.1 MB tif, 3057 x 2076 pixels
Camrose Training Centre in Camrose, Alberta.
Location: 0631.02.02
Greta & Jack Henderson With Tom Gass, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 22.5 MB tif, 3040 x 2588 pixels
Greta and Jack Henderson sitting with their Uncle Tom Gass before he heads overseas.
Location: 0631.02.03
Tom Gass With a Group of Men, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 16.4 MB tif, 3034 x 1891 pixels
Tom Gass standing 2nd from left in the back row with a group of men wearing coveralls. This could be a group of Army WWII mechanics.
Location: 0631.02.04
Tom Gass Playing Guitar, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 24.7 MB, tif, 3048 x 2841 pixels
Tom Gass playing guitar at an army barracks.
Location: 0631.02.05
Army Truck Vehicle Train, [ca.1942]
1 potograph; b & w; 20.3 MB tif 3040 x 2332 pixels
A row of WWII army trucks with large loads on a dirt road.
Location: 0631.02.07
Tom With Army Buddies, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 15.1 MB tif, 2815 x 1882 pixels
Tom Gass sitting in the centre of two friends at a make-shift army camp. The men are dressed in uniform and wearing their army helmets. There is a smoke from a small fire, clothes hung to dry and an army truck on the road behind them.
Location: 0631.02.08
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Series 631.03Gass Family Papers. –1 cm of textual records. [1917-2014].

News clipping, obituaries, and memorial cards for various members of the Gass family. Carmen Clifford Henderson’s WWI attestation paper (1917); Jospehine Gass’ wedding announcement(1934); Ignatz Gass’ obituary and funeral information (1934); Joseph Gass’ obituary (1947); Jacob Gass’ obituary (1965); Murray Gass’ obituary (1968); Rochus Lerner’s obituary (1970); Thomas Gass’ obituary (1981); Barbara (Gass) Reid’s memorial card (1982); Katherine (Gass) Hudec’s obituary (1983); Anthony Conrad Gass’s memorial card (1992); Anastasia (Gass) Anton’s obituary (1994); George Robertson’s memorial card (1994); Darlene Gass’ wedding announcement (1998); Marie Rose (Robertson) Wiebe’s obituary (1998); Laurent Lucien Forseille’s memorial card (1999); Eileen Carol (Robertson) Dyck’s obituary (1999); Frank Edmund Gass’ obituary (2000); Magdelen Helen (Schmidt) (Gass) Hegel (2002); John Gass’ obituary (2007); Melvin Gass’ obituary (2014). Notes: Title based on the contents of the series.

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Series 631.04Gass Family Photographs. — [1880-2002]. — 131 photographs. — 1 postcards.

Various photographs of Gass family and friends. There is also a photograph scrapbook that belonged to Sophia Gass with 33 photographs. Notes: Title based on the contents of the series.

Francis Gass, [ca.1880]
1 photograph; colour; 7 x 11 cm
A photograph of Francis Gass. The photographer’s stamp is in Russian.
Location: 0631.04.001
Jacob & Ignatius Gass, [ca.1890]
1 photograph; sepia; 11 x 15.5 cm
Jacob and brother Ignatius Gass sitting in chairs wearing their Russian army uniforms. The photographer’s stamp is in Russian.
Location: 0631.04.002
Eva Schmidt, [ca.1890]
1 photograph; sepia; 6 x 10 cm
A photograph of two young ladies one is identified as Eva Schmidt, possibly a sister to Katherine.
Location: 0631.04.003
Ignatius Gass & Katherine Schmidt, [ca.1896]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 14 cm
Ignatius Gass sitting and Katherine Schmidt standing beside him. This is possibly an engagement or wedding picture.
Location: 0631.04.004
Michael Lerner’s Boys, [ca.1905]
1 photograph; sepia; 11 x 16.5 cm
Michael Lerner’s five sons of various ages dressed in suits. Michael Lerner was a 1/2 brother to Katherine Schmidt. Photographer’s stamp – Kelley Henrietta, Texas.
Location: 0631.04.005
John Lerner’s Family, [ca.1905]
1 photograph; b & w; 10 x 15 cm
John Lerner with his wife and child. John Lerner was a 1/2 brother to Katherine (Schmidt) Gass.
Location: 0631.04.006
Anthony Gass, [ca.1930]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
Tony Gass with a dog at his feet.
Location: 0631.04.008
Jacob Gass, [ca.1915]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
Jacob Gass wearing chaps and standing on a horse.
Location: 0631.04.009
Edna (Lea) Hodgson, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 3.5 x 4 cm
A portrait of Edna (Lea) Hodgson wearing a hat.
Location: 0631.04.010
Rosemary Gass & Jacob Anton, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8.5 cm
Rosemary Gass holding a dog standing beside her husband Jacob Anton in Rastadt, Saskatchewan.
Location: 0631.04.011
Two Young Ladies, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
Two young ladies holding a little boy’s hand, possibly two of the Gass girls with young Tommy Anton.
Location: 0631.04.012
Thomas Gass, [ca.1929]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8.5 cm
Thomas Gass dressed for his confirmation at Fox Valley, Saskatchewan in 1929.
Location: 0631.04.013
Sophie Gass and Her Sister, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
Sophia and her sister standing in a river.
Location: 0631.04.014
Tommy Anton, [ca.1929]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
Tommy Anton standing on top of a wash basin.
Location: 0631.04.015
Greta Henderson, [ca.1935]
2 photographs; b & w; various sizes
2 photographs of Greta Henderson at age 2 and 5 months.
Location: 0631.04.016, .019
A Young Couple, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
A young couple standing together, possibly Jacob & Marie Gass.
Location: 0631.04.020
Gass Family Berry Picking, [ca.1929]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
The Gass family setting out to go berry picking with a loaded wagon. There is Katherine Gass, four girls, and three men, one of whom is probably Ignatz.
Location: 0631.04.021
Tom Gass with Friends, [ca.1928]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
Tom Gass sitting on a log with a girl and younger boy.
Location: 0631.04.022
Bert in WWII Uniform, [ca.1920]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 9 cm
Bert in uniform and behind him is “our new kitchen”.
Location: 0631.04.024
Patsy & Jackie Finlan, [ca.1928]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 9.5 cm
Jackie and Patsy Finlan, each holding a potted plant. The Finlan family owned a garage in Hythe.
Location: 0631.04.030
Bruce With Edna (Lea) Hodgson, [ca.1935]
1 photograph; b & w; 3.5 x 4 cm
Bruce sitting with Edna (Lea) Hodgson.
Location: 0631.04.031
A Family Picture, [ca.1935]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
A group of six older people captioned “…Miss Knight, Aunt _yd & mother’s three sisters, back row aunt Miss Howatt, myself and uncle Jack this was taken last summer uncle Jack died last winter.”
Location: 0631.04.032
Frances MacMillan, [ca.1950]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 9 cm
Francis MacMillan “we call her Bim”.
Location: 0631.04.033
Mr. & Mrs. Murray Dermott, [ca.1946]
2 photographs; b & w; 6 x 9 cm
Two photographs from the wedding of Mysie McKay to Murray Dermott. There is one photo of the married couple and another of the wedding party and family.
Location: 0631.04.034, .035
Harlie & Kay Hudec, [1944, 1946]
2 photographs; b & w; 7 x 11.5
Harlie Hudec age 10 months with his mother Kay and Harlie at age 2.
Location: 0631.04.036, .037
Jasper Ave., Edmonton, [1944, 1946]
1 photograph; colour; 9 x 14 cm
A postcard from Josephine Henderson to Sophie Gass. The postcard shows 101st Street and Jasper Ave., Edmonton.
Location: 0631.04.038
Mysie McKay, [1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 5.5 x 8 cm
Mysie McKay in her WWII uniform standing on a bridge with two other ladies in uniform.
Location: 0631.04.041
Greta Henderson With Ida & Kay Anton, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 14.5 cm
Greta Henderson standing with Ida and Kay Anton on a bridge.
Location: 0631.04.042
Lerner and Anton Families, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
A group pf girls sitting outside on a fence. The girls identified as R-L Rochus’s girls, Katie, Ida, Margaret, Schmalz girl, Rose and Matt Anton’s youngest Teckla. Missing are Tommy and Amelia and one other. This photograph is in Medicine Hat.
Location: 0631.04.043
Anne Anton’s Daughters, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 8.5 x 14.5 cm
Captioned, “at the cabin we stayed at Medicine Hat Kay was with us at the time.”
Location: 0631.04.044
Greta and Jack Henderson, [ca.1940]
3 photographs & negative; b & w; various
One photo of Greta standing with her brother Jack, the second Greta and Jack sitting with baby.
Location: 0631.04.045, .046a & b
Jack, Rose and Tom Anton, [ca.1927]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
Jake, Rose and Tom Anton outside a building in Rastadt, Saskatchewan.
Location: 0631.04.049
Rose, Joe, Katy & Sophia Gass, [ca.1928]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Sisters Rose, Josephine, Katherine and Sophia Gass.
Location: 0631.04.050
Josephine Gass, [ca.1928]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Josephine Gass sitting on a chair outside.
Location: 0631.04.051
Annie & Matt Anton, [ca.1925]
1 photograph; b & w; 11 x 17.5 cm
Annie (Gass) standing with husband Mathias Anton.
Location: 0631.04.052
The Gass Children, [ca.1932]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
L-R Tommy Anton with the Gass children Tom, Barbara, Sophie, Kay & Josie
Location: 0631.04.053
The Gass Family, [ca.1934]
1 phtograph; b & w; 13 x 19 cm
The Gass family standing together, L-R Tommy Anton, Tom, Tony, Frank, Ignatz and Katherine, Josie, Kay, Sophie & Barbara. Missing from the family photo is Rose Anton & Jake Gass.
Location: 0631.04.054
The Gass Men, [ca.1934]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 14.5 cm
Standing- Tony and Frank Gass with Tom Gass and Tommy Anton squatting and Ignatz seated in the centre.
Location: 0631.04.055
The Gass Ladies, [ca.1934]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 13 cm
L-R Barbara, Josie, Kay & Sophie with Katherine seated in the centre.
Location: 0631.04.056
The Henderson Family, [ca.1934]
1 photograph; b & w; 13 x 17.5 cm
L-R Frances, Inez and Ernie Henderson standing with Owen Gulchen and Ma Brainard at her stopping place. Location: 0361.04.058 NOTE: Number on back “H. Gr. No 15” may indicate this photograph has been used in a publication.
Location: 0631.04.058
Katherine Gass on a Berry Picking Trip, [ca.1934]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Katherine Gass standing beside the horse and wagon out on a berry picking trip to the Wapiti hills.
Location: 0631.04.059
Clifford Henderson and Josephine Gass, [ca.1934]
1 photograph; b & w; 10 x 14.5 cm
Clifford Henderson and Josephine Gass on their wedding day.
Location: 0631.04.060
Frank Gass and Maggie Schmidt, [ca.1935]
1 photograph; b & w; 13.5 x 15.5 cm
Frank and Maggie on their wedding day.
Location: 0631.04.061
Kay & Andy Hudec, [ca.1935]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
Andy Hudec standing with his wife Katherine Gass, this is probably on their wedding day.
Location: 0631.04.062
The Anton’s, Henderson’s, Hudec’s and Hodgson’s, [ca.1935]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 15 cm
The Anton girls, Henderson’s, Hudec’s and Hodgson families with Katherine Gass stop for a photograph under the Hudson Hope bridge.
Location: 0631.04.063
Ignatz & Katherine Gass, [ca.1930]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 11 cm
Ignatz and Katherine Gass.
Location: 0631.04.065
Sophia Gass, [ca.1936]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 11.5 cm
Sophia Gass standing on a wooden sidewalk.
Location: 0631.04.067
Mel & Paul Gass With Jim Hodgson, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11.5 cm
Melvin and Paul Gass are sitting by a flower patch with their cousin Jim Hodgson.
Location: 0631.04.068a & b
Mary Gass & Barbara Reid, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 5.5 x 8 cm
Mary Gass & Barbara Reid playing violin and guitar.
Location: 0631.04.069
Eileen Gail Reid, [ca.1939]
1 photograph; b & w; 8.5 x 14 cm
Eileen Gail Reid, 5 months old.
Location: 0631.04.070
A Man on a Horse, [ca.1939]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 8 cm
One of the Gass riding a horse in a river.
Location: 0631.04.071
Jake & Marie Gass, [ca.1940]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 7 cm
Kay Hudec, Marie and Jake Gass who is leaning on a bow saw.
Location: 0631.04.072
Clifford, Josie, Greta & Jack Henderson, [ca.1941]
1 photograph; b & w; 11 x 18.5 cm
Clifford and Josie Henderson standing with their two children Greta and Jack.
Location: 0631.04.073
Tom Gass in WWII Uniform, [ca.1943]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10 cm
Greta and Jack Henderson with their uncle Tom Gass while he is home before shipping overseas during WWII.
Location: 0631.04.074
Eileen & Bob Reid, [ca.1943]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 12 cm
Eileen & Bob Reid celebrating their birthdays.
Location: 0631.04.075
Arnold Reid in WWII Uniform, [ca.1944]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11.5 cm
Barbara with husband Arnold Reid and daughter Eileen. Arnold is in his WWII uniform.
Location: 0631.04.076
Circlebank Ladies Group, [ca.1944]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 11 cm
The Circlebank Ladies Aid Society standing outside. L-R Gertrude Hodgson, Vera Hodgson, Mrs. Armstrong, Dessie Hawksworth, Helen Dashevsky, Greta Henderson, Jossie Henderson, Jessie Shail, Mary Gass, Mrs. M.B. Mill, Verna Armstrong, Bessie Mill, Shirley Cunnigham, Sophie Hodgson, Dora Tanchuk.
Location: 0631.04.077
Building Katherine Gass’s House, [ca.1944]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5
A work-bee to build Katherine Gass a home at Hudec’s. In the window is Lea Hodgson, Cliff Henderson, & jake Gass. L-R Halrie Hudec, Margaret Gass, Greta Henderson, Sophie Hodgson, Katherine Gass, Marie Gass, Bill, Edna, Fern Hodgson and Rosemary Gass.
Location: 0631.04.078
Hythe Ladies, [ca.1942]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 11 cm
R-L Maggie Reich, Olivia Patterson, #5 Barbara Reid, #6 Sophie Hodgson, #9 Frances Carrell and far left is Mrs. Bert Swanson. The ladies could be gathered for a Royal Purple meeting.
Location: 0631.04.079
Gass Relatives, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 7.5 x 12 cm
L-R Jim Hodgson, Tom, Paul & Mel Gass and Leroy Hagel.
Location: 0631.04.081a & b
Gass Family Gathering, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
A family gathering with people from the Gass’s, Fair’s and Hodgson’s families.
Location: 0631.04.082a & b
The Fair Family, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
Ernie Fair holding Connie and Audrey and Katie holding Patricia.
Location: 0631.04.083a & b
Harley Hudec & Edna Hodgson, [ca.1946]
1 negative; b & w; 6.5 x 10.5 cm
Harlie Hudec standing with his cousin Edna Hodgson
Location: 0631.04.084
Hodgson, Hudec & Reid Children, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10 cm
L-R Fern Hodgson, Harlie Hudec, Edna Hodgson, Eileen Rein and Jim Hodgson.
Location: 0631.04.085a & b
Barbara Reid, Sophie Hodgson & Katy Hudec, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10 cm
Sisters Barbara, Sophie and Katy outside at the Hodgson’s home in Hythe.
Location: 0631.04.086a & b
Andy, Kay & Harley Hudec, [ca.1946]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10 cm
Andy, Kay and Harlie Hudec outside at the Hodgson’s home in Hythe.
Location: 0631.04.087a & b
Hodgson Family, [ca.1948]
1 photograph; b & w; 6.5 x 11 cm
The family gathered outside a log building. L-R ?, ?, Lea, Sophia & Vera Hodgson and Katherine Gass. The children L-R Fern, Edna and Jim Hodgson.
Location: 0631.04.088
Katherine, Marie & Jake Gass, [ca.1948]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
Katherine on a visit to Marie and Jake Gass’s.
Location: 0631.04.090
Katherine Gass, [ca.1948]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 11 cm
A profile photograph of Katherine Gass (Schimdt).
Location: 0631.04.091
Katherine Gass, [ca.1948]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 11 cm
Katherine Gass with her sister Ann Marie Lerner in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan.
Location: 0631.04.092
Eileen, Donnie, Bob & Ron Reid, [ca.1952]
1 photograph; b & w; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
L-R Bob, Ron, Don and Eileen Reid visiting Hodgson’s in Hythe.
Location: 0631.04.093
Ron & Bob Reid, [ca.1952]
1 photograph; b & w; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Ron & Bob Reid, Bob is holding a bicycle.
Location: 0631.04.094
Hodgson Family, [ca.1952]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10.5 cm
Fern, Bill, Lea, Edna and Jim Hodgson standing on a bridge.
Location: 0631.04.095
Dorothy Gass & Jim Pollock’s Wedding, [ca.1953]
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 10 cm
Dorothy and Jim Pollock wedding picture with attendants Ray Pollock, Greta Henderson, John Gass and Eileen Guise.
Location: 0631.04.096
Bill Hodgson With Peggy-Ann and Harley Hudec, [ca.1954]
1 photograph; b & w; 8.5 x 14 cm
Bill, Peggy-Ann and Harlie sitting on the front steps of a house. There is a wash basin, tools and other implements hanging on the side of the house.
Location: 0631.04.100
Harley Hudec & Bill Hodgson in a Water Trough, [ca.1954]
1 photograph; b & w; 8.5 x 14 cm
Harley Hudec and Bill Hodgson sitting in a water trough.
Location: 0631.04.101
Marie & Sophie Gass With Children, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 8.5 x 12 cm
Marie Gass with her daughter-in-law Sophie (Tolway) Gass and Sophie and Frank’s two children Joseph & Mary.
Location: 0631.04.102
Marie, Sophie, Joe & Jane Gass With Sophie Hodgson, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 11.5 cm
Sophie Gass with her children Joe, Jane, mother-in-law Marie and Sophie Hodgson standing on the banks of a river.
Location: 0631.04.103
Thomas & Katherine Gass, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 10.5 cm
Katherine standing with her son Thomas Gass.
Location: 0631.04.104
Debby Reid, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 7.5 x 7.5 cm
Debbie Reid standing on the steps of a house with Edna Hodgson peeking around the door.
Location: 0631.04.105a & b
Rosemarie & Andy Gass, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 7.5 x 7.5 cm
Rosemarie, Andy and Conrad Gass standing on a door step. Lea Hodgson is looking through the window in the door and Edna Hodgson is peeking around from behind the screen door.
Location: 0631.04.106a & b
Reid and Gass Children, [ca.1955]
1 photograph; b & w; 7.5 x 7.5 cm
Debbie & Don Reid with Conrad Gass and another girl.
Location: 0631.04.107
Don on a Cow, [ca.1941]
1 photograph; b & w; 7 x 9 cm
Don sitting on the back of a cow with a barn behind them.
Location: 0631.04.110
Annie, Ida, Rose, Margaret and Ron Anton, [ca.1950]
1 photograph; b & w; 6 x 10 cm
Annie (Gass), Ida, Rose, Margaret and Ron Anton standing in front of a vehicle.
Location: 0631.04.114
A Gathering of Relatives, [ca.1956]
1 photograph; b & w; 9 x 14 cm
A family gathering outside a building in Hythe with the Hythe school in the distance. Dick Gagley who was a WWII cook is wearing an apron that says “Mamma’s Little Helper”. Front Row L-R Andy Hudec, Jake Gass, Dick Gagley, Cliff Henderson, Lea Hodgson, Arnold Reid Women L-R Annie Anton, Kay Hudec, Kay Gagley, Brbara Reid, Sopie Hodgson, Josie Henderson, Marie Gass & ??.
Location: 0631.04.115
Katie Fair, [ca.1959]
1 photograph; b & w; 7.5 x 7.5 cm
Katie Fair sitting in the kitchen beside an old-style stove.
Location: 0631.04.117
Andy and Mary Ellen Gass, [ca.1974]
1 photograph; b & w; 8 x 8 cm
Andy and Mary Ellen Gass on their wedding day.
Location: 0631.04.120
The Gass Girls, ]ca.1974]
1 photograph; colour; 22.9 MB tiff, 3088 x 2591 pixels
Barbara, Josie, Sophie and sister-in-law Mary Gass.
Location: 0631.04.121
Tony and Mary Gass, 1984
1 photograph; colour; 13 x 17 cm
Tony and Mary Gass.
Location: 0631.04.122
Cliff & Josie Henderson, 1984
1 photograph; colour; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Clifford and Josie Henderson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
Location: 0631.04.123
Gass Reunion, 2002
10 photographs; colour; 4 x 6 in.
A series of photographs taken at the Gass reunion held at One Island Lake, B.C.
Location: 0631.04.124-.133
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Series 631.05Gass Family Book. — [ca.2002]. — 3 cm of textual records.

A family history book of the Gass family. The book begins with Francis Gass to more current generations and it includes stories, photographs as well as the family genealogy.

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