1917-1920

Westminister School, Lethbridge, Alberta

1913

Fire Brigade at Civic Block, Edmonton

1924

Alberta Provincial Police launching a patrol boat on the Peace River at Fort Vermilion

1914

Irene Cottage Hospital, Peace River, Alberta

1922

Victoria Day Celebration, Peace River

1968

Red Deer, Alberta

1919

Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Alberta

1914

Old City Hall, Calgary, Alberta

1906

Queen's Avenue School, Edmonton, Alberta

Mid 1940′s

Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta

1911

Building the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

1886

View of Calgary, Alberta

1911

Homesteading in Peace River Country, Alberta

1927 – 1938

Red Deer River Ferry

1952

Drive-in theater near Red Deer

1950

Agricultural Colleges of Alberta

1909

YMCA Calgary begins operating a library, public reading rooms and classes for young men and boys in the Maclean Block in downtown Calgary. Calgary's Population: 4,398, YMCA Calgary Members: 125

1908

First Street Car in Edmonton, Alberta

1928

Baby Clinic, Department of Health, Edmonton, Alberta

1940

Camangay School, Lethbridge

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. - Pearl Buck

The Historical Society of Alberta and the Alberta Records Publication Board are pleased to announce publication of The Hudson’s Bay Company Edmonton House Journals, Correspondence and District Reports 1806 – 1821 as the 19th volume in the ARPB series.
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Celebrating Turner Valley’s 100th Anniversary: We’d love to have you join the Historical Society of Alberta as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the west’s first commercial oilfield at Turner Valley on May 31, 2014. As a departure from the past formats for our Annual Conference/ Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, we are looking forward to spending a day in Turner Valley. We will hold our Annual General Meeting in the morning, then host an Awards Luncheon with presentations and awards. Following the festive luncheon, we will tour the newly-opened (May 14, 2014) Turner Valley Gas Plant Interpretive Centre.
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Alberta Mix Tape: For you to enjoy while out doing Alberta history or just to enjoy, the Historical Society of Alberta has put together this list of songs about Alberta. Note: we have been able to find over 200 of these songs through CDs and the internet but some may never have been recorded and, indeed, may not have been sung or played in many years. Select this link to continue >> (PDF File)