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Pocket Watch

Object is a metal and glass pocket watch with a chain and a decorative pendant at the end, engraved. The metal piece reads "11-3-19". The watch is in a blue case which reads "Cejalvo Cruz, S, Madrid" on the inside.

Seventh annual session of the Older Boys Parliament (December 25 - January 1)

Photograph of Older Boys Parliament (now called Youth Parliament) on front steps of BC Legislature building. Notables in the picture include Walter Owen who became Lieutenant-governor of British Columbia from 1972-1977 and his brother Milton Owen. L Wicks is second from the end, third row.

L. Wicks standing with several men in front of a shingles warehouse - October 16

Photograph of Dave Thomas, secretary of the Shingles Wavers Union, H.V. Whittall, manager, Ted Connor, sales manager, Percy Bengough, William Green, president of the AFOL, Frank Morrison, secretary of the AFOL, Fred Stevenson, president of the AFOL Shingle Wavers Union, George Kidd, president of the Huntting-Merritt Shingle Company Ltd., Ernie Akery, night shift foreman, George Gall, local sales representative for H.M.

Leonard Frank Photos

Prosperity Certificate

Object is a certificate reading "The Government of the Province of Alberta Prosperity certificate, Issued August 5, 1936", signed by William Aberhart - Social Credit, AB Premier 1935-43 and the Provincial Treasurer who's signature is unreadable. Writing in the corner reads "Presented to RN Thompson - 9 Sept 64". The certificate is framed in a black wood frame.

William Aberhart - February 11 (1940); J.S. Woodsworth (1935); R.B. Bennett (1934)

Digitized sound file not attached, due to copyright restrictions
Audio 258a consists of the following recording:
Title: William Aberhart – “Edmonton Bible Conference” (1940) / J.S. Woodsworth – “My Political Views” (1935) / R.B. Bennett –“Canadian Bankers Association Speech” (1934)
In this recording, William Aberhart [Premier of Alberta between 1935 and 1943] emphasizes the [Social Credit] party motto “I mean business”. He leads a rally. Manning {Ernest? Premier of Alberta between 1943 and 1968 for the Social Credit Party of Alberta] acknowledges the support they have received. Aberhart offers an observation on the gospel of John, chapter 8. He asks for financial support. He offers a brief sermon on heaven. Singing is introduced, but is not recorded. Lord Tweedsmuir’s death is reported. The story of Ahab is recounted. Aberhart and someone referred to only as "Kennedy" banter back and forth on several issues. Aberhart recounts several compelling anecdotes from history. At [23:42] there is another fast forward. Aberhart discusses prophecy in light of present day events and responds to a letter. At [25:16] there is a distinct change in the recording. A radio promotional piece on the benefits of the Social Credit Party plays. At [28:16] a man announces that the next speaker will be J.S. Woodsworth [Winnipeg MP, 1921-1942]. Woodsworth speaks on his political beliefs and changes needed in Canada. At [31:32] a man announces that the next speaker will be R.B. Bennett. Prime Minister Bennett speaks to the Canadian Bankers' Association. He discusses post World War I Canada and the Great depression.
Notes provided by BF, student assistant, 2010/2011

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