Image: SPRA 2002.30.3
Todays “From the Vault Friday” features a program from the South Peace Regional Archives Paper Artifact collection (fonds 501). The program is for the 1st Annual Soap Box Derby from 1956 in Grande Prairie on Clairmont Road. The winner would advance to the Canadian Finals in Mission B.C. The first place winners in both age groups won a bicycle valued at $50, around $486.62 in today’s money.
Read more about the South Peace Regional Archives Paper Artifact collection (fonds 501) 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.