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Image No: PA-1599-482-2

Title: Isabella Stevens, chair of the Rehabilitation Society of Alberta, Calgary Branch, receives cheque from Peter J. Edwards, director of the Canadian Polio and Rehabilitation Foundation, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 14, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Funds came from Canadian Legion Polio Fund.
Standing L-R: Peter Edwards; D. Bruce Steele, building committee; John Davis, building committee.
Sitting: Isabella Stevens, Calgary Rehabilitation Society.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc.

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Image No: PA-1599-482-3

Title: Rehabilitation Society of Alberta, Calgary Branch's balloon race, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 29, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: De Lorme, Jack, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Fundraiser for the Calgary Rehabilitation Society.
Releasing the balloons are L-R: Ida Nelson; Louise Silverman; Pearl Lawrence; Marie Skjeie; Odie Keim; Margaret Winter.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Physically handicapped / Wheelchairs

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Image No: PA-1599-482-4

Title: Board members of Calgary Branch of Rehabilitation Society of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 16, 1959]

Photographer/Illustrator: De Lorme, Jack, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Calgary Rehabilitation Society.
L-R: Mrs. George Simpson, secretary; Ruth Gorman, treasurer; Art Dixon, executive member; David McDonald, executive member.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc.

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Image No: PA-1599-482-5

Title: Premier Ernest Manning cuts a ribbon at the opening of new building for Calgary Rehabilitation Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. April 14, 1959]

Photographer/Illustrator: Colville, Dave, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: William Ireland, board member; Mrs. George Simpson, secretary; Percy Armstrong, Calgary Lions Club; Dr. J. K. Mulloy, president; Mel Stronach, Lions Club president; Ernest Manning; Colonel E. B. Brown, president of Canadian Legion Polio Foundation, Edmonton; David Fraser, Canadian Legion provincial secretary; Mayor Don Mackay; Ruth Gorman, board member.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Events / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Calgary, Alberta - Mayors / Premiers - Alberta

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Image No: PA-1599-482-9

Title: Eldon Watson learning to swim at Calgary Rehabilitation Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 14, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Colville, Dave, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Assisted by volunteer Jim Minions, a Sun Oil Company geologist.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Swimmers / Swimming pools

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Image No: PA-1599-482-8

Title: New school for handicapped children in the Calgary Rehabilitation Society building, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 19, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Befus, Harry, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Available to children with various handicaps and heart conditions.
Teacher Edna Deets.
Students, L-R: Eldon Watson; Glenda Stanley; Roger Higgs.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Calgary, Alberta - Schools / Teachers / Students

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Image No: PA-1599-482-17

Title: Opening of new office aids department of Calgary Rehabilitation Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 13, 1962]

Photographer/Illustrator: Annable, Earle, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: La Verne Scherer, trainee, sits at typewriter; in background is Florence Stott of the Samaritan Club, which provided the funding, and William Ireland, president of the Society.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Students

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Image No: PA-1599-482-16

Title: New bus at Calgary Rehabilitation Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 26, 1962]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Donated by Junior League of Calgary. Lorna Liesemer in wheelchair, assisted by Betty Selby and Alex Shrepnick.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Physically handicapped / Wheelchairs

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Image No: PA-1599-482-31

Title: Stamping machine used by Calgary Rehabilitation Society to make pins and badges, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. March 14, 1964]

Photographer/Illustrator: Stevenson, Kent, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Machine donated by Beta Sigma Phi in 1959. L-R: Douglas Walker, executive-director; Jean Flock, Beta Sigma Phi; Les Hojszak, instructor.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc.

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Image No: PA-1599-482-33

Title: Official opening of workshop, Calgary Rehabilitation Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 11, 1966]

Photographer/Illustrator: Burn, Michael, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: Art Dixon, MLA; William Ireland, president; Ida Dixon (sitting); Roy Farran, Calgary alderman.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Associations, institutions, etc. / Calgary, Alberta - Local government / Politicians - Alberta

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