Collection 1985.319 - Aleta Ward Collection

10 Mile Dam 1922 Brandon Flood 1922 Brandon Flood Dennison Brothers Parade Float "The Rose of No Man's Land" Parade Float Purity Flour Parade Float Parade float - H.M.C.S. Brandon Parade float Boy Scouts Brandon House No. 2  Cairn Dedication
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Aleta Ward Collection

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CA DHM 1985.319

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20 photographs and 2 negatives.

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Biographical history

Aleta Isabel Ward was born in Brandon, 1902 to parents William and Isabella Ward. Prior to her retirement in Brandon, Ms. Ward worked for the Manitoba Provincial Police Force and the Royal Canadian Mountain Police in Winnipeg. She was a member of Knox United Church in Brandon, the Queen Mary Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the RCMP Veterans Association. Ms. Ward passed away in 1984 and is buried at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery.

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The material in this collection belonged to Aleta Ward of Brandon, Mantioba. It was donated to the Daly House Museum on behalf of Aleta Ward by Elin Hood in 1985.

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This collection primarily contains photographs of Brandon, Manitoba during the early 1920s. Photographs include the 10 Mile Dam, Brandon’s 1922 flood, parade floats, and the Winter Fair Building fire of 1920.

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Object IDs: 1985.319.2 – 21.

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