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CRICH FAMILY fonds

  • CA CPA 1988.27, 1988.164, 1989.43, 1989.56, 1989.63, 1991.60, 1992.139, 1993.29, 2001.10
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1962

Fonds consists of 413 black and white photographs, 153 colour photographs, 692 negatives, and 1,130 slides. Includes images of John G. Crich, Beryl and Chester Crich, Carberry cenotaph, Carberry School, businesses and buildings in Carberry, as well as parades, Carnival (1948), train accident (1953), airplanes at Carberry airbase, hockey team (1947-48), Crich's bakery, the British Commonwealth Airforce Training Station #33, Carberry Fair (1947, 1958), Spears Ranch, agriculture, aerial views of Carberry, Clear Lake and Gimli, Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park. Also includes Alf's garage (1938).

Textual material consists of stationary of Crich's bakery, bakery menu signed by RCAF (1940), tribute to Chester Crich (1963), poem by Ron Clarke written about local people in Carberry (1959), clipping when bake shop was sold to Dirk Appel, letter written by Vera M. Davidson to John G. Crich (1959), calling card of Mrs. Chester Crich, "Wartime Souvenir of Carberry" (1942) of Beryl Crich. Slides cover holidays across Canada and in U.S.A., and local events and people. Of special interest are photographs of the Devil's Punch Bowl in Spruce Woods Provincial Park (1929).

Crich, John George, 1882-1962

BALFOUR FAMILY fonds

  • CA CPA 1988.80, 1988.190, 1990.60, 1991.59, 1992.41
  • Fonds
  • 1899-[197-?]

Collection consists of a certificate of 25 years service to William N. Balfour from the Home Insurance Company (1953), Rip Chords programme ([ca. 1944]), Coronation service programme (1953), letterhead for Balfour Insurance. Black and white photographs show Spears Ranch (1948), Balfour and Balfour Gents Furnishing Store, a threshing outfit, other businesses, and travel.

Balfour, Effie Alida May

JOHN CRICH fonds

  • CA CPA 1988.27, 1988.164, 1989.43, 1989.56, 1989.63, 1992.139, 1993.29, 2001.10
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1962

Fonds consists of 413 black and white photographs, 153 colour photographs, 692 negatives, and 1,130 slides. Includes images of John G. Crich, Beryl and Chester Crich, Carberry cenotaph, Carberry School, businesses and buildings in Carberry, as well as parades, Carnival (1948), train accident (1953), airplanes at Carberry airbase, hockey team (1947-48), Crich's bakery, the British Commonwealth Airforce Training Station #33, Carberry Fair (1947, 1958), Spears Ranch, agriculture, aerial views of Carberry, Clear Lake and Gimli, Manitoba, Spruce Woods Provincial Park. Also includes Alf's garage (1938). Textual material consists of stationary of Crich's bakery, bakery menu signed by RCAF (1940), tribute to Chester Crich (1963), poem by Ron Clarke written about local people in Carberry (1959), clipping when bake shop was sold to Dirk Appel, letter written by Vera M. Davidson to John G. Crich (1959), calling card of Mrs. Chester Crich, "Wartime Souvenir of Carberry" (1942) of Beryl Crich. Slides cover holidays across Canada and in U.S.A., and local events and people. Of special interest are photographs of the Devil's Punch Bowl in Spruce Woods Provincial Park (1929).

Crich, John George, 1882-1962