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Date
1920 – 1933
Material
wood; metal; grass
Catalogue Number
104.15.0001
Description
A dark brown wooden frame with thirteen horiztonal reed rods, two replaced with copper rods, each holding seven counting beads of black wood. The seven beads on each rod are divided into two sections by a vertical piece of wood the height of the frame, each section containing two and five beads. Co…
Title
Abacus
Date
1920 – 1933
Material
wood; metal; grass
Dimensions
36.9 x 3.0 x 17.4 cm
Description
A dark brown wooden frame with thirteen horiztonal reed rods, two replaced with copper rods, each holding seven counting beads of black wood. The seven beads on each rod are divided into two sections by a vertical piece of wood the height of the frame, each section containing two and five beads. Corners of frame are braced with brass plates, two flat wooden braces horizontally across back.
Subject
households
business
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.15.0001
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Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.09.0021
Description
A long black academic gown with long wide pointed sleeves gathered at the shoulders. The gown opens down the length of the gown front, with a wide panel on either side, and snaps to fasten at the top creating a V-neck. The back of the gown is gathered between the shoulders with a square 'collar' …
Title
Academic Gown
Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
130.0 cm
Description
A long black academic gown with long wide pointed sleeves gathered at the shoulders. The gown opens down the length of the gown front, with a wide panel on either side, and snaps to fasten at the top creating a V-neck. The back of the gown is gathered between the shoulders with a square 'collar' at the yoke and a line of twisted cording down centre that buttons at the bottom of the yoke. The monogram “P.A.M.” is sewn on a label at the neck. There is also a manufacturer’s label at the neck.
Subject
Philip Moore
education
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0021
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Date
1904 – 1904
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0023
Description
A gold-coloured academic gown gathered at the yoke and sleeves. The gown has a wide curving neck and front opening that are banded with black satin. There are three black satin bands along edges of the wide, long, pointed sleeves. The gown fastens at the front of the neck with hooks and a narro…
Title
Academic Gown
Date
1904 – 1904
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre
Dimensions
128.5 cm
Description
A gold-coloured academic gown gathered at the yoke and sleeves. The gown has a wide curving neck and front opening that are banded with black satin. There are three black satin bands along edges of the wide, long, pointed sleeves. The gown fastens at the front of the neck with hooks and a narrow ribbon tie.
Subject
education
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0023
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Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, silk; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0022
Description
A black academic hood that has a sleeve shape at the end. The deep hood is lined with orange silk and black silk in wide bands. The hood is edged in light grey velvet which forms a strap to pass over the shoulders and rest on the chest.
Title
Academic Hood
Date
1902 – 1902
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, silk; fibre
Dimensions
90.0 x 107.0 cm
Description
A black academic hood that has a sleeve shape at the end. The deep hood is lined with orange silk and black silk in wide bands. The hood is edged in light grey velvet which forms a strap to pass over the shoulders and rest on the chest.
Subject
education
ceremonial
Philip Moore
Princeton University
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0022
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Date
1968
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0109
Description
Red and gold academic hood, red velvet border, 8cm. wide, fits over shoulders, main body hangs down back, lower edge is rounded. Outside is solid gold colour, inside is red with two gold bands, each 14 cm. wide. An arc is cut into center seam to create a deep pocket, 29.5 x 15.5 x 21cm. tag insid…
Title
Academic Hood
Date
1968
Material
fibre
Dimensions
81.0 x 116.0 cm
Description
Red and gold academic hood, red velvet border, 8cm. wide, fits over shoulders, main body hangs down back, lower edge is rounded. Outside is solid gold colour, inside is red with two gold bands, each 14 cm. wide. An arc is cut into center seam to create a deep pocket, 29.5 x 15.5 x 21cm. tag inside pocket reads "09595 year "74 code 63 for Univ. of Calgary Hr. Dr. Hd. Sainthill Levine". Hood is contained in a black nylon zippered pouch, 34 x 40cm.
Subject
honours
CRW
University of Calgary
Honorary Doctorate Degree
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0109
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Accessories Guitar Accessories

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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; wood; ivory; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.34.0008 a-m
Description
A collection of odd guitar accessories. (a) finger pick set (3.4 x 2.0 diam) four metal frames that fit over the finger tip,Y-shaped with the arms of the Y forming an adjustable band that fits around finger, and the stem of the Y passing up over the tip of the finger and down the back halfway to t…
Title
Accessories Guitar Accessories
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; wood; ivory; plastic
Description
A collection of odd guitar accessories. (a) finger pick set (3.4 x 2.0 diam) four metal frames that fit over the finger tip,Y-shaped with the arms of the Y forming an adjustable band that fits around finger, and the stem of the Y passing up over the tip of the finger and down the back halfway to the band, tip is crimped in stiff fold, 3 have solder at the tip to form a longer point. (MFG: Fitrite).(b) finger pick set (2.5 x 1.8 x 2.0) six metal rings that fit over the finger tips, adjustable band has circles cut out along it, flame shaped fingernail rises from band, curling inward slightly, and with cut out circle at middle. (mfg: National) (c) finger pick (2.5 x 1.9 x 2.0) as (b) but without cut out circles (mfg: Artisto) (d) finger picks (3.0 x 1.7 x 1.9) two metal bands that wrap around finger tip, widening near the end, then narrowing to a point that extends off to one side of the finger. (e) finger picks (3.5 x 1.5 x 1.9) two flat ivory bands which curl once around finger tip and extend out to one side in a point. (f) pick (3.2 x 2.3 x .1) small, flat, egg shaped, marbleized, grey plastic, stiff. (mfg: Durro). (g) pick (3.0 x 2.2 x .1) as (f) but brown tortoise shell coloured plastic (mfg: Eureka). (h) pick (2.7 x 1.9 x .1) as (f) but transparent yellowed plastic ?, slightly curled. (i) capo (5.3 x 1.9 x .9) flat metal bar with small hooks at either end to hold tightly coiled spring across the under side, lined underneath bar with cork. (mfg: Elton). j) bridge ? (4.7 x .8 x 1.1) a long, half round, hollow metal bar with six incised rings spaced evenly along the length. (mfg: Kamiki). (k) slides (7.2 x 1.7 diam) two heavy, solid, brass rods (used to slide over strings when playing the guitar Hawaiian style) (1) peg (5.0 x .9 x 2.3) white, cast plastic peg with long shaft and flattened key with finger depression each side, ferrules around top of shaft. (m) bridge (4.7 x 1.4 x 1.9) low, unfinished wood bridge with small dark support perpendicularly across under middle, short legs thicken slightly at base, series of small notches across top, some deliberately cut into wood, some worn in odd places from strings (mfg: Grover).
Subject
households
entertainment
pastime
Annie White
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.34.0008 a-m
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Accessories Guitar Accessories

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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.34.0009 a-e
Description
A collection of odd, stringed instrument accessories. (a) bridge (5.0 x 1.3 x .5) long, squared, wood, with low legs thicker at base, four shallow notches evenly spaced across top, for ukulele?( b) bridge (4.4 x 1.7 x .6) as (a) but taller and not as long. (c) bridge (2.7 x 2.1 x .3) a small, …
Title
Accessories Guitar Accessories
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; plastic
Description
A collection of odd, stringed instrument accessories. (a) bridge (5.0 x 1.3 x .5) long, squared, wood, with low legs thicker at base, four shallow notches evenly spaced across top, for ukulele?( b) bridge (4.4 x 1.7 x .6) as (a) but taller and not as long. (c) bridge (2.7 x 2.1 x .3) a small, high, yellowed, glass like bridge with arced top, and arch under between legs, curved in at sides, and four shallow notches across top. (d) pegs (15.9 x .9 x 1.9) three plain, wooden tuning pegs with straight, tapering shafts, and simple round flat keys at top with depressions for fingers to grasp, small slit cut across bottom, impressed marks from strings around bottom. (e)pick guard (7.8 x 5.2) small, lyre shaped form cut from a thin sheet of tortoiseshell patterned plastic, two pinholes at stem where broken off from something else (a bracket?).
Subject
households
entertainment
pastime
Annie White
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.34.0009 a-e
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Accessories Violin Accessories

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Date
1925 – 1950
Material
wood; paper; catgut; shell; metal
Catalogue Number
104.34.0007 a-g
Description
A collection of violin accessories: (a) tailpiece button (3.2 x 1.7 diam) - hard black wood peg with round button head and small dot of nacre inlaid at middle, stocky shaft. (b) peg (6.7 x 1.1 x 2.4) hard black wood peg with long tapering shaft and flattened, depressed, finger grip at end, small …
Title
Accessories Violin Accessories
Date
1925 – 1950
Material
wood; paper; catgut; shell; metal
Description
A collection of violin accessories: (a) tailpiece button (3.2 x 1.7 diam) - hard black wood peg with round button head and small dot of nacre inlaid at middle, stocky shaft. (b) peg (6.7 x 1.1 x 2.4) hard black wood peg with long tapering shaft and flattened, depressed, finger grip at end, small dot of nacre inlaid at middle of end, tiny hole drilled through shaft nearly halfway up. (c) peg (5.9 x .9 x 2.3) as (b) but slightly smaller, hole through shaft lowe. (d) bridge (4.7 x 3.9 x .5) cut out of unfinished wood with scrolled carving at sides around short legs and at middle, arched top with four shallow notches for strings. Marks: on side, "PANPI (TC monogram trademark)" (e) bridge (4.5 x 3.2 x .5) as (d). Marks: on side, "VUILL?TIME", penciled "10" (f) string package (5.5 x 5.4) white paper envelope holding "Muller's Eternelle First violin string" with accompanying product blurb printed in black, holds coiled catgut string with tiny yellow loop at one end (unused) (g) string package (7.3 x 7.2) cellophane envelope with paper label of same size slipped inside with slits cut to hold string, label printed in black with "The Bernhardt String made of silver steel (trademark)/ violin E", contains two coiled strings, 1 broken of catgut, and the other of very fine wire (e string) wrapped with yellow at one end, (unsure if string is original one of envelope, catgut string definitely not).
Subject
households
entertainment
pastime
Annie White
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.34.0007 a-g
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Date
1910
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1031
Description
Silver medals "Banff Regatta" on black wooden shield. Ribbon shape, flat silver with "Banff Regatta" across top. Large molded silver shield shape in centre "Presented by Imperial Bank of Canada 1910". Five shield shape silver medals with names engraved. At bottom circular molded silver 3.5 dia…
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Title
Achievement Plaque
Date
1910
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
25.3 x 33.6 cm
Description
Silver medals "Banff Regatta" on black wooden shield. Ribbon shape, flat silver with "Banff Regatta" across top. Large molded silver shield shape in centre "Presented by Imperial Bank of Canada 1910". Five shield shape silver medals with names engraved. At bottom circular molded silver 3.5 dia. shows 2 people in a canoe, wreath along bottom edge.
Subject
sports
summer
boating
Banff Regatta
Credit
Gift of Iva (Mrs. Len) Smith, 1976
Catalogue Number
103.09.1031
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Date
1970
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1074
Description
Light wooden plaque with simulated rolled paper top and bottom has a rectangular copper coloured metal plaque centered. Inscribed "Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce wishes to honor Mrs. Ann Boon for many years of outstanding dedication and service to the Chamber of Commerce, the community of …
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Title
Achievement Plaque
Date
1970
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
28.8 x 22.5 cm
Description
Light wooden plaque with simulated rolled paper top and bottom has a rectangular copper coloured metal plaque centered. Inscribed "Banff Lake Louise Chamber of Commerce wishes to honor Mrs. Ann Boon for many years of outstanding dedication and service to the Chamber of Commerce, the community of Banff, and the tourist industry.
Subject
towns
Banff
Lake Louise
Chamber of Commerce
Ann Boon
tourism
Credit
Gift of Ann Boon, 1975
Catalogue Number
103.09.1074
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Date
1978
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1075
Description
Light coloured wooden plaque with simulated paper scrolls top and bottom. Centered near top is the Al Azhar Temple crest in gold, red and green coloured metals. Copper coloured plate, 16.0x15.2, is on the face and inscribed "Presented to Noble Forest H. (Pop) Kidney In recognition of his many yea…
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Title
Achievement Plaque
Date
1978
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
29.0 x 20.5 cm
Description
Light coloured wooden plaque with simulated paper scrolls top and bottom. Centered near top is the Al Azhar Temple crest in gold, red and green coloured metals. Copper coloured plate, 16.0x15.2, is on the face and inscribed "Presented to Noble Forest H. (Pop) Kidney In recognition of his many years service to Al Azhar Temple Illustrious Potentate George H. Ingram 1978.
Subject
Forest Kidney
Pop Kidney
Al Azhar Temple
Credit
Gift of Karin MacAulay, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.1075
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Date
1910 – 1930
Material
wood; paper; metal; plastic; steel
Catalogue Number
104.34.1001 a-d
Description
Martin steel string with case and strings; (a) guitar (96.5 x 34.5 x 10.5); fine hardwood construction, blond face,red/brown body and neck, ebony finger board and bridge base; "French" ivory rim, bridge, string pegs and tuning pegs; small "Mother of Pearl" diamond shaped position marks; silver-co…
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Title
Acoustic Guitar
Date
1910 – 1930
Material
wood; paper; metal; plastic; steel
Dimensions
34.5 x 86.5 cm
Description
Martin steel string with case and strings; (a) guitar (96.5 x 34.5 x 10.5); fine hardwood construction, blond face,red/brown body and neck, ebony finger board and bridge base; "French" ivory rim, bridge, string pegs and tuning pegs; small "Mother of Pearl" diamond shaped position marks; silver-coloured plates on side of head with engraving; burned stamp inside of body: "C F Martin & Co Nazarath, PA"; on neck block: "29990"; stamped on head: "Made in USA" plus same as inside body; (b) case: black pressed paper with purple velvet lining; metal fittings; enclosed box in neck area; (c) 3 "Black Diamond String" envelopes; with coiled strings; various used coiled strings (strings removed form guitar) (d) 13 pieces of various musical notations for chords and tunes.
Subject
households
music
Edmee Moore
C.F. Martin
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
104.34.1001 a-d
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Actinolite; Tremolite Mineral

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Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, actinolite & tremolite
Catalogue Number
112.03.1111 a,b
Description
a) Actinolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The green colour is due to the iron content. This is an example of the asbesti form of the mineral. Probably traded from Quebec. b) Tremolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The white colour is due to the lack of iron and p…
Title
Actinolite; Tremolite Mineral
Date
n.d.
Material
mineral, actinolite & tremolite
Dimensions
5.0 x 7.0 x 9.0 cm
Description
a) Actinolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The green colour is due to the iron content. This is an example of the asbesti form of the mineral. Probably traded from Quebec. b) Tremolite specimen with well defined prismatic crystals. The white colour is due to the lack of iron and presence of magnesium.
Subject
Num-ti-jah Lodge
Jimmy Simpson
geology
Credit
Gift of James (Jr.) Simpson, Rocky Mountain House, 2000
Catalogue Number
112.03.1111 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1979
Material
paper
Catalogue Number
105.02.0097
Description
A child's Advent calendar, a single sheet of paper with brightly coloured scene. Nine rosy cheeked pudgy children engaged in various activities, playing, carrying, and sorting mail, etc. The major figure, presumably Santa Claus, sits at desk writing and talking on the telephone. Dispersed througho…
Title
Advent Calendar
Date
1950 – 1979
Material
paper
Dimensions
30.2 x 30.2 cm
Description
A child's Advent calendar, a single sheet of paper with brightly coloured scene. Nine rosy cheeked pudgy children engaged in various activities, playing, carrying, and sorting mail, etc. The major figure, presumably Santa Claus, sits at desk writing and talking on the telephone. Dispersed throughout the scene are twenty four little doors numbered from 1 - 24. Each door opens to reveal a picture printed on a luminous sheet of paper glued to the calendar. The calendar has not been used and is contained in its original envelope for mailing. Marks, printed in Western Germany.
Subject
households
children
Christmas
Advent
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0097
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Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; plastic
Catalogue Number
105.01.1026
Description
Red banner with “Fleischmann’s” printed diagonally across front and back. Knitted shoestring with plastic covers on ends is stitched to bottom left edge of banner. 6.5 cm width sewn lip along left side.
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Title
Advertising Banner
Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; plastic
Dimensions
28 x 33.75 cm
Description
Red banner with “Fleischmann’s” printed diagonally across front and back. Knitted shoestring with plastic covers on ends is stitched to bottom left edge of banner. 6.5 cm width sewn lip along left side.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Eddie Hunter
Credit
Gift of Eddie Hunter, Banff, 1995
Catalogue Number
105.01.1026
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Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; velcro
Catalogue Number
105.01.1027
Description
Red banner with shield printed in white with skier and “Molson Molstar” text inside. At each of the four corners there are two strips of velcro.
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Title
Advertising Banner
Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; velcro
Dimensions
47 x 62 cm
Description
Red banner with shield printed in white with skier and “Molson Molstar” text inside. At each of the four corners there are two strips of velcro.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Eddie Hunter
Credit
Gift of Eddie Hunter, Banff, 1995
Catalogue Number
105.01.1027
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Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; velcro
Catalogue Number
105.01.1028
Description
Blue banner with shield printed in white with skier and “Molson Molstar” text inside. At bottom left corners there are two strips of velcro.
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Title
Advertising Banner
Date
n.d.
Material
fibre; velcro
Dimensions
47 x 62.5 cm
Description
Blue banner with shield printed in white with skier and “Molson Molstar” text inside. At bottom left corners there are two strips of velcro.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Eddie Hunter
Credit
Gift of Eddie Hunter, Banff, 1995
Catalogue Number
105.01.1028
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Date
1958
Material
paper
Catalogue Number
105.01.1017
Description
Round paper decal, Indian in headdress centered with a red band around with "Calgary Stampede July 7 to 12 1958 Calgary Alberta Canada
Title
Advertising Decal
Date
1958
Material
paper
Description
Round paper decal, Indian in headdress centered with a red band around with "Calgary Stampede July 7 to 12 1958 Calgary Alberta Canada
Subject
Calgary Stampede
souvenir
Indians
Credit
Gift of Maxine Bishop, Calgary, 1992
Catalogue Number
105.01.1017
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Date
1960 – 1970
Material
fibre; wood; synthetic
Catalogue Number
105.01.1016 a-c
Description
(a) Plastic pennant is triangular shape 20.0 at widest part, red with white writing: "du Maurier International". Stitched on to long thin wooden rod. (b) Light green fibre pennant with white trim and printing: "World Cup Skiing Bank of Montreal International Mount Norquay, Canada" (c) Same as (b) …
Title
Advertising Pennant
Date
1960 – 1970
Material
fibre; wood; synthetic
Dimensions
30.5 x 62.0 cm
Description
(a) Plastic pennant is triangular shape 20.0 at widest part, red with white writing: "du Maurier International". Stitched on to long thin wooden rod. (b) Light green fibre pennant with white trim and printing: "World Cup Skiing Bank of Montreal International Mount Norquay, Canada" (c) Same as (b) except pennant colour is red.
Subject
World Cup Skiing
Mount Norquay
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Tom Williams, Calgary, 1996
Catalogue Number
105.01.1016 a-c
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; enamel
Catalogue Number
105.01.0004
Description
A circular pin in the shape of a spoked ship's wheel with an enamelled map of the world at the centre. There is a red band around the map with the words “Everett Travel Service” spaced evenly around the circle. The pin has a large stud clasp back.
Title
Advertising Pin
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; enamel
Dimensions
1.1 cm
Description
A circular pin in the shape of a spoked ship's wheel with an enamelled map of the world at the centre. There is a red band around the map with the words “Everett Travel Service” spaced evenly around the circle. The pin has a large stud clasp back.
Subject
tourism
travel
Everett Travel Service
uniforms
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.01.0004
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