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Social Credit rally poster
July 2, 1935
M-778-71-1

Macleod Gazette Printing Business fonds

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Table of Contents

Scanned Document indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Scanned Document Posters. -- 1930-1942
Series 2 Scanned Document Other printing jobs. -- 1929-1944, 1952
Series 3 Macleod Gazette business papers. -- 1936-1943

Inventory

Series 1

Posters. -- 1930-1942 and n.d. -- The series consists of posters for a wide variety of events, including political rallies, dances, sports, contests, and public meetings.

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  Posters. -- 1930-1932
M-778-23 Hockey game poster for game between the Macleod Arctics and Coleman Canadians at the Macleod Arena. -- January 29, 1930 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-24 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for October 30 and 31. -- 1931 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-27 Poster for the talking pictures, Empress Theatre. -- March 24, 1932 Scanned Document View now.
  Posters. -- 1933
M-778-28 Poster for a dance at the Elks' Hall, Fort Macleod, featureing Glen Lock's Knights of Rhythm. -- Friday, January 13, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-25 Poster for Old Time Fiddlers' Contest, Granum. -- January 20, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-29 Advertisement for Burns & Company meats. -- February 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-30 Poster for the 7th Annual Trainmen's Ball, Elks' Hall, Fort Macleod, featuring Ray Teasdale and his orchestra. -- February 15, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-31 Auction sale poster for the Sam Travis estate near Granum. -- March 1, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-26 C.C.F. [Cooperative Commonwealth Federation] meeting - Mrs. A.M. Turner [Amelia Turner Smith], speaker, Opera House. -- - March 11, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-32 Auction sale poster for estate of Herward near Granum. -- March 29, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-33 Wrestling championship poster, for Jack Taylor versus Joe Kotelmach, Macleod Arena. -- Monday, April 17, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-35 Advertisement for Young & Company bankruptcy sale, Fort Macleod. -- Saturday, April 22, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-36 Poster for comedy-drama, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod, for "Closed Lips". -- Wednesday, May 10, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-37 Poster for Prize Dance, held at the 93rd Battery Recreation Hall, Fort Macleod. -- Friday, May 12, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-37A Poster for Victoria Day celebration, Macleod. -- May 24, 1933
M-778-38 Poster for Big Dance, at Elks' Hall, Fort Macleod. -- Friday, June 2, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-39 Poster for wrestling match, Elks' Hall, between Cartier Moore and Jim Jensen; and between Smith Munck and Mike Belinsky. -- Friday, June 2, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-40 Poster for William Aberhart political presentation re the Douglas System, Fort Macleod. -- July 5, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-41 Notice of mortgage sale near Fort Macleod. -- June 25, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-42 Poster for U.F.A. [United Farmers of Alberta] Rally, Fort Macleod, featuring these speakers: R.G. Reid, E.J. Garland, George G. Coote, W.H. Shield, Mrs. H.B. Macleod, and A. Smeaton. -- Wednesday, September 27, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-43 Poster for illustrated lecture by Alberta Trade Commissioner H. Stutchbury on "How to Hasten the Return of Prosperity in Alberta", Fort Macleod. -- October 3, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-45 Jubilee Meeting at the Town Hall, Fort Macleod. -- November 23, 1933 Scanned Document View now.
  Posters. -- 1934
M-778-46 Poster for comic opera at the Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- February 6-7, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-47 Poster for the 8th annual Trainmen's Ball, Fort Macleod. -- February 7, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-47A Program for the Scottish Musical Players, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- February 23, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-48 Poster for public meeting re Diamond Jubilee question, Town Hall, Fort Macleod. -- April 18, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-34 Poster for concert by the Lethbridge Male Voice Choir, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- Wednesday, April 26, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-49 Poster for lecture by Reverend Canon Middleton about Indian art at the Town Hall, Fort Macleod. -- May 11, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-50 Poster for vaudeville show by the Olive West Players, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- May 16, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-51 Advertisement for Reach & Company sale of dry goods and clothing for August 2-4. -- August 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-52 Poster for tea and sale of work by the Order of the Eastern Star, Fort Macleod. -- September 30, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-53 Douglas System of Social Credit poster, Fort Macleod. -- October 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-54 Poster for a public meeting re the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act, Fort Macleod. -- October 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-55 Poster for the Annual U.F.A. [United Farmers of Alberta] Convention, Fort Macleod. -- November 15, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-56 Poster for a meeting re Douglas System of Social Credit, featuring speakers C.N. Wilmott, Mrs. Gostick, and Miss Eva Reid, Fort Macleod. -- December 5, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-57 Poster for Liberal Convention, Fort Macleod. -- December 5, 1934 Scanned Document View now.
  Posters. -- 1935
M-778-58 Poster for Conservative meeting, Fort Macleod. -- January 16, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-59 Poster for a play called "Are you a Mason?", Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- January 16-17, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-60 Poster for a Social Credit Nomination Convention, Elks' Hall. -- March 7, 1935. -- Note: this poster was misdated by the printer, and was reprinted. See M-778-65 below for the correct poster.
M-778-61 Poster for a Conservative Convention, held partly to organize a Ladies' Association, Fort Macleod. -- March 13, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-130 Charles Nicholas sale, Coleman. -- April 3, 1935 [or possibly 1940]
M-778-62 Poster for the Vimy Ball, to be held at the Battery, Recreation Hall. -- April 9, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-63 Poster for a mortgage sale for land and premises near Fort Macleod. -- April 20, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-64 Poster for a play, "My Irish Rose" by the Shamrock Players, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- April 24, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-65 Poster for a Social Credit Convention, Fort Macleod. -- May 7, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-66 Poster for Sheriff's auction sale of R.H. Richardson's Store, Fort Macleod. -- May 28, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-67 Poster for Jitney dance, featuring Campbell's Imperials, Fort Macleod. -- June 1, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-68 Poster for Social Credit concert, Granum. -- June 11, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-69 Poster for U.F.A. [United Farmers of Alberta] Convention, Fort Macleod. -- June 25, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-70 Poster for auction sale of Mrs. George McFarquhar's property, Fort Macleod. -- June 29, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-71 Poster for Social Credit meeting featuring William Aberhart as speaker, Fort Macleod. -- July 2, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-72 Poster for public political meetings in southern Alberta. -- August 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-73 Poster for Stampede, Bates Ranch. -- August 14, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-74 Poster for public meeting - Liberal Association, speaker Jerry Hall (Mayor of Vancouver) on Social Credit. -- August 15, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-75 Advertisement for half price sale at Reach & Company, Fort Macleod. -- August 17-24, 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-76 Electoral proclamation notice. -- August 22, 1935
M-778-77 Poster for auction sale of Allan Russell's property near Fort Macleod. -- August 24, 1935
M-778-78 Poster for a Carnival, Fort Macleod. -- September 26-28, 1935
M-778-79 Poster for O.O.R.P [Order of the Royal Purple] Annual Ball, Granum. -- October 23, 1935
M-778-44 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for coat sale from October 31 to November 2. -- October 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-80 Advertisement for Reach & Company sale. -- November 1935
M-778-81 Poster for a hockey tournament, Macleod Arena. -- December 19, 1935
M-778-82 Poster for a pubilc meeting of the Liberal-Conservative Party, featuring speaker J.W. Matthewson. -- 1935
M-778-83 Major Douglas' Interim Report. -- 1935
  Posters. -- 1936
M-778-84 Poster for hockey playoff, Macleod Arena. -- March 21, 1936
M-778-84A Poster for exchange movie of the Dionne Quintuplets, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- June 22-24, 1936
M-778-85 Poster for Dramatic Festival, Empress Theatre, Fort Macleod. -- March 25, 1936
M-778-86 Poster for Hockey Club meeting, Fort Macleod. -- October 23, 1936
M-778-87 Wrestling poster, Fort Macleod. -- November 25, 1936
M-2593 Communist Party of Canada poster, calling on Calgary workers to join the International Working Class Movement in a demonstration against impending imperial war against the Soviet Union. -- [ca. 1936]
  Posters. -- 1937
M-778-87A Coronation Ball, Elks' Hall. -- May 12, 1937
M-778-88 Thanksgiving Ball, Elks' Hall. -- October 11, 1937
M-778-89 Wrestling, Macleod Arena. -- October 16, 1967
M-778-90 Masquerade Ball, Elks' Hall. -- Ocober 29, 1937
M-778-91 Masquerade Ball, Granum. -- November 1, 1937
M-778-92 Party, Play and Dance, Oddfellows. -- November 3, 1937
M-778-93 Auction sale - J.M. Smith, Macleod. -- November 3, 1937
M-778-94 Joint political meeting - U.F.A. [United Farmers of Alberta], Conservatives, Liberals; speakers D.M. Duggan and Ed Grey, Town Hall. -- November 18, 1937
M-778-95 Auction sale - Cattle, Macleod. -- December 2, 1937
M-778-96 Play - Macleod Dramatic Society, Empress Theatre. -- December 8, 1937
  Posters. -- 1938
M-778-16 Grocery advertisment for Hallett & Son, Nanton, for week of February 27 to March 5. -- - 1938 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-97 Amateur Night, Empress Theatre. -- March 9, 1938
M-778-98 Conservative Convention - Te elect officers for the Federal Riding of Macleod; President G.R. Davis, Town Hall. -- May 18, 1938
M-778-99 Dance, Elks' Hall. -- May 18, 1938
M-778-100 Liberal Convention - To elect candidate; President S.W. MacDonald, Town Hall. -- October 13, 1938
M-778-101 2nd Annual Halloween Masquerade Ball, Elks' Hall. -- October 31, 1938
M-778-22 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for November 3 to November 16. -- - 1938 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-102 Elks' social, Granum. -- December 1, 1938
  Posters. -- 1939
M-778-103 Auction sale - Mr. W. Byer, owner; T.B. Clancy, auctioneer, near Granum. -- March 8, 1939
M-778-104 Reach & Company - Sale. -- May 27-June 5, 1939
M-778-132 Raymond Stampede, Raymond. -- June 30-July 1, 1939
M-778-133 Lang Rodeo - Sponsored by the Y.M.C.A. [Young Men's Christian Association]. -- July 12, 1939
M-778-105 3td Annual Hallowen Dance, Elks' Hall. -- October 31, 1939
M-778-106 Auction sale - W. Cooper, auctioneer; W.J. Reid, owner, Macleod. -- November 1, 1939
M-778-131 Auction sale - W.C. Cooper, auctioneer; J.A. Nesbit, owner, Nanton. -- November 9, 1939 [possibly 1944]
M-778-107 Old Time Fidders' Contect and Dance, Elks' Hall. -- December 15, 1939
  Posters. -- 1940
M-778-108 Victory Loan campaign, Elks' Hall. -- 1940
M-778-109 Recruiting poster, Veterans' Club. -- 1940
M-778-110 14th Annual Trainmen's Ball, Elks' Hall. -- February 2, 1940
M-778-111 Theatre advertisement, Empress Theatre. -- March 11, 1940
M-778-112 Public meeting - Regarding wheat situation and P.F.R.A. (Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act); speakers J.S. Stewart and G.R. Davis. -- March 23, 1940
M-778-129 Calgary Recreation Association Carnival. -- March 30-April 6, 1940
M-778-18 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for week of June 27-July 6. -- - 1940 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-112A Stampede and races, Polo Grounds. -- July 1-2, 1940
M-778-20 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for week of July 12 to July 20. -- - 1940 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-128 Yorkton Exhibition. -- July 14-16, 1940
M-778-113 Thanksgiving Dance, Elks' Hall. -- October 14, 1940
M-778-134 Luseland Carnival. -- October 23, 1940
M-778-114 Carnival, Macleod Arena. -- November 1-2, 1940
M-778-115 War Charities Ball, Elks' Hall. -- November 29, 1940
M-778-116 Macleod Service Flying School - opening ceremonies, Macleod. -- December 18, 1940
M-778-117 Operetta, Empress Theatre. -- December 19, 1940
M-778-118 93rd Battery Annual Christmas Dance, Elks' Hall. -- December 25, 1940
M-778-119 Dance, Elks' Hall. -- December 31, 1940
  Posters. -- 1941
M-778-21 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company, for January 16 to January 25. -- - [ca. 1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-120 15th Annual Trainmen's Ball, Elks' Hall. -- February 21, 1941
M-778-121 1st Presentation Wings, S.F.T.S. [Service Flying Training School]. -- March 1, 1941
M-778-122 Easter Ball, Elks' Hall. -- March 14, 1941
M-778-122A Stampede, Polo Grounds. -- July 1-2, 1941
M-778-135 Mossbank Rodeo. -- July 22-23, 1941
M-778-136 Maple Creek Rodeo. -- September 1-2, 1941
  Posters. -- 1942
M-778-123 Party, Salvation Army Hall. -- January 23, 1942
M-778-124 Victory Loan campaign, Macleod Arena. -- February 17, 1942
M-778-125 Ice Frolic, Macleod Arena. -- March 4, 1942
M-778-126 Cadet movement, Elks' Hall. -- May 25, 1942
M-7780127 Boxing and wrestling, Bull Hall. -- February 15, 1942
  Undated posters
M-778-15 Advertising sheet for Granum Groceteria - S. Blazouske was the proprietor. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-17 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company - Overcoat bargains. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-19 Clothing advertisement for Reach & Company - Easter sale. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
Series 2

Other printing jobs. -- 1929-1944, 1952. -- The series consists of private printing jobs for such things as labels, signs, programs, invitations, letterheads, pamphlets, etc.

Many of these labels and notices have been scanned. You may view them all in date order now, or take the links below to see specific items. Scanned Document View now.

M-778-1 Public notices for Water and Light Department. -- - [ca. 1933-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-2 Extra Macleod Gazette. -- October 18, 1934. -- Special edition for 60th Anniversary of North-West Mounted Police. Scanned Document View now.
M-778-3 Sign for the Riverside Hutterite Colony, Glenwood. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-4 Label for Pure Honey - C.A. Johnson's apiary. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-5 Macleod Stampede. -- July 1-2, 1938 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-6 Campaign literature for Macleod Conservation Association - Voting, Shield and Shiebout. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-7 Flour label for Standoff Flour Mill, Macleod, Alberta. -- - [ca. 1934-1971] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-8 Sign "No dogs allowed". -- - [ca. 1934-1941 Scanned Document View now.
M-778-9 Beer parlour notice. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-10 Dance hall notice. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-11 Store closing hours
M-778-12 Prohibition of liquor notice. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-13 Advertisement sheet for local businesses, including Leon Cabins. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-778-14 Advertisement shhet for local businesses, including Kozy Cabins. -- - [ca. 1934-1941] Scanned Document View now.
M-1634-3 Social Credit circulars. -- [ca. 1936-1938]. -- Consists of circulars from the Alberta Government's Public Relations department, and an anti-Social Credit article by J.J. Maloney.
M-1634-4 Macleod Public School District forms. -- n.d. -- Consists of examples of certificates of promotion and registration forms.
M-1634-5 Macleod and the Municipal District's financial statements. -- 1933-1940. -- Includes Municipal District of Bright No. 69.
M-1634-6 Business cards, membership cards, personal calling cards and tickets for raffles. -- [c. 1935-1945]
M-1634-7 Receipts, vouchers, statements and other business forms. -- [ca. 1930s]
M-1634-8 Letterheads and envelopes. -- [ca. 1930s]. -- For businesses, professional offices, individuals and companies.
M-1634-9 Menus for Macleod, Taber and Waterton. -- [ca. 1930s-1940s]
M-1634-10 Programs and prize lists. -- [ca. 1929-1943, 1952]. -- Consists of programs for the Fortnightly Club; Summit Lodge, Coleman; Waterton Park Lions Club charter night; Macleod Stampede and Race Meet (1938-1940); Macleod Board of Trade banquet; R.C.A.F. Wings banquet (1943); Foothills Curling Association Bonspiel; "My Irish Rose" at the Empress Theatre (1935); Chief Mountain Lodge (1931); Macleod Blue Boys Hockey Association annual carnival (1938); Silver Jubilee of King George V (1935); Remembrance Day service (1935); Memorial service for King George V (1936); Dedication service of R.C.A.F. chapel; Macleod School of Dancing (1938); unveiling memorial of Fort Macleod-Fort Benton trail (1952).
M-1634-11 Invitations and announcements. -- 1931-1948. -- Consists of wedding invitations, death announcements, invitations to dances, invitations to banquets, etc.
M-1634-12 Political pamphlets. -- [ca. 1930s]. -- Consists of "Major Douglas1 Interim Report" and "Truth and the People Triumph".
M-1634-13 Booklets. -- 1939-1945. -- Consists of "A Plea for the Abolition of the Social Service Tax" by J.J Duggan (September 10, 1939); "The Slipstream" by the R.C.A.F. (1941); "Macleod Stampede" (1946); "Pearce Platter" (1945); and "New Course in Hypnotism" (n.d.).
M-1634-14 Printers' advertising booklets. -- n.d.
M-1634-15 Miscellaneous printing jobs. -- n.d. -- Consists of Macleod High School paper, "Tattler", vol. 1, no.2 & 3; covers for a court appeal; and sign prohibiting liquor in club.
Series 3 Macleod Gazette business papers. -- 1936-1943. -- The series consists of a small amount of the newspaper's general business correspondence, plus rough copies of some editorials.
M-1634-1 Correspondence. -- 1938-1943. -- Consists of a letter to the editor from Henry "Pat" Hewson about his reminiscences of Fort Macleod in the 1890s; a letter from Enterprise Show Prints, Rouleau, Saskatchewan, regarding posters; and circulars from government regarding wartime newspaper censorship.
M-1634-2 Editorials. -- [ca. 1936]. -- Consists of drafts of editorials about newspaper policy and financial problems; criticism of the Social Credit Government; cattle prices; and the Lost Lemon gold mine.
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