From the Vault Friday: Grande Prairie and the Peace River District, 1920

                            SPRA  Grande Prairie Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce fonds (Fonds 050)

Todays “From the Vault Friday” features an excerpt from a booklet published by the Grande Prairie Board of Trade in 1920. The booklet, titled Grande Prairie and the Peace River District, 1920 was written to promote settlement of the area. Highlights of the document include a list of the costs of staple goods, local businesses and amenities, such as hunting, fishing, a public market place, fire hall, and various clubs and associations.

View a selection of photos from the collection on Alberta On Record.

Read more about the Grande Prairie Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce fonds (Fonds 050) here.

From the Vault Friday is a social media campaign that highlights interesting materials from the collections of the South Peace Regional Archives. This project was made possible by an Access to Holdings Grant from the Archives Society of Alberta.