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Ethiopian Orthodox Icon

Object is a painted Ethiopian icon on wood of a seated unidentified saint or scribe pointing their left hand to script written in Ge’ez, the traditional liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The right hand holds a writing instrument and covers the mouth of the saint or scribe. The individual wears a red robe with white and black stripes and the sleeves are green with red stripes. There is a gold shoulder band with white and black stripes. The top right corner has script written in Ge’ez. The icon is featured a wood base with a carved border.

Family Pocket Watch

Object is a gold pocket watch on a chain with engraved pendant with cursive initials and the date 11-3-19. The metal piece reads "11-3-19". The pocket watch is housed in a blue case with a metal clasp. Inside the case "Cejalvo Cruz, S, Madrid".


Object is a silver souvenir coin. The front side of the coin features an image of President Chiang Kai-Shek. The rim is inscribed with text. The coin features Chinese characters above the President's image, reading when roughly translated "---." The English text below reads "Greatest Anti-Communist Prophet: Pres. Chiang Kai-Shek (1887-1975) of the Republic of China." The opposing features the emblem of the World Anti-Communist League, reading "W.A.C.L." in the center. Above reads "Freedom For All Mankind," as well as chinese characters below that read when roughly translated "---." Below reads in english "From Dr. Clement C.P. Chang President, ROC Chapter World Anti-Communist League." | Object is a velvet coin cast. the outside is a dark blue velvet with gold hinges and rim around the opening. The inside features plastic, white edging, with the lower portion of the case featuring a red velvet holder inset with a plastic circle, wherein the coin is. The upper portion of the case is made of white satin, stamped with a gold W.A.C.L. emblem. A white satin ribbon is sewn diagonally across the left side of the satin, with a square piece of yellow paper. It reads in English "WACL Souvenir Coin Diameter: 3.4cm Thickness: 3mm Ingredients: 95% Pure Silver Weight: 27.5g."

WACL Coin Set

Object is a World Anti-Communist League coin set in a red velvet box. The coins are gold and silver-coloured, reading "Freedom for All Mankind, Pres. Chang Kai-Shek of R.O.C. 1887-1975". The president is pictured on the front with the WACL logo on the back. For the 20th WACL conference, August 16-23, 1987, in Taipei.

Dalton Dead Reckoning Computer with Leather Case

Object is a "Dalton Dead Reckoning Computer, Type E-6B, WEEMS System of navigation, Annapolis, MD", copyright by Philip Dalton, for flight calculations. The "computer" is in a brown leather-like case with "Robert N. Thompson, Sqd. Leader, 1943" on the front and "Robert N. Thompson Ft Lieut 1942" on the back.

"Royal Life Saving Society" Medal

Object is a metal medal attached to a ribbon and a pin, from the "Royal Life Saving Society, Canada," in a plastic case with foam in the bottom. "Alberta and Territories Branch, Benefactor" is engraved on the back of the medal.

Douglas Ruler

Object is a "'Douglas' combined protractor and parallel rule, designed by Commander H.P. Douglas" in a cardboard case with "Robert N. Thompson, Ft/Lieut" in pen on the front of the case and a paper explaining the ruler. The case is closed by a cloth tie. Two objects in the collection.

Military Arm Band

Object is a khaki green arm band with a brown Chevron stripe for the 15th A.L.H (A.L.H possibly stands for Alberta Light Horse and is written in pen under the stripe). Made of fabric (possibly cotton) with ties, from the Robert N. Thompson collection.

Royal Canadian Air Force Cap

Object is a blue wool Royal Canadian Air Force cap from World War II with a velvet and leather-like band and straw inside. The crest on the front displays a bird and crown in metal and thread embroidery. Size 7 1/4, made by Muir Cap Co. Limited, Toronto, "Contractors to the dominion Government". The hat is lined with red fabric and plastic/vinyl and is from the Robert N. Thompson collection.

Robert N. Thompson Happy Birthday Cartoon

Object is a black framed watercolour cartoon reading "To a Trail Blazer, Happy Birthday" from Reg and Greta, belonging to Robert N. Thompson, depicting Thompson in a canoe pointing at a star.

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