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Image No: PA-1599-624f-2

Title: Gayland carnival, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 11, 1950]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Fund-raiser for the Calgary Zoological Society. Edward the Great Litzer on top of 100 foot steel pole where he did headstands and trapeze work.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Events / Calgary, Alberta - Amusements / Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Children / Zoos - Visitors / Aerialists

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-9

Title: Meeting of Calgary Zoological Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. August 28, 1953]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Mayor Don Mackay behind picnic table with white hat.

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

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-10

Title: New addition to monkey house, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. May 26, 1954]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Also includes bird cage and sea lion area.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings (Interiors) / Calgary, Alberta - Construction

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-12

Title: Aquarium at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. April 12, 1956]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Donated by the Calgary Aquarium Club. Located in the monkey house.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Aquariums / Zoos - Visitors

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-16

Title: New concession stand, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. April 25, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-18

Title: Executive of the Calgary Zoological Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. January 30, 1957]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: Howard Morton, vice-president; D. V. Hicks, secretary; George Lancaster, president; W. Dean Lightbody, treasurer.

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

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-22

Title: Totem pole getting a new coat of paint at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 4, 1958]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Painter Bill Kennedy on scaffold. The Totem, donated by Nat Christie in 1933, came from Alert Bay on Vancouver Island.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Totems

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-23

Title: Old Cabin Crafts products on view, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 19, 1958]

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

Remarks: L-R: Vivian Hinman, manager; Winifred Worrall, president of the Calgary Branch, Canadian Handicrafts Guild.
Old Cabin Crafts was launched June 13, 1958 to provide tourists with souvenirs under the direction of the Calgary Zoological Society.

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

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-25

Title: Executive of the Calgary Zoological Society, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. February 5, 1960]

Photographer/Illustrator: Ormond, Jerry, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Examining a proposed pool for the penguins and sea lions.
L-R: Lars Willumsen, president; James Wordie, secretary; Pearl Zelmer, recording secretary; Howard Morton and John Ballem, vice-presidents; Ross Henderson, treasurer.

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

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Image No: PA-1599-624f-30

Title: New building, an extension to the children's zoo, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. March 8, 1961]

Photographer/Illustrator: Meigh, Ron, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Features space for "Gyro" the baby elephant and an area for tropical birds, fish and small mammals.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings

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