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Image No: PA-1599-81f-17

Title: Automatic dry cleaning machine, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: April 1961

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald, April 28, 1961.
Woman is placing topcoat in the first coin-operated dry cleaning machine in the West. It was installed at a cost of approximately $16,000 for two double units and was the second of its kind in Canada - the other unit was in Toronto. Machines would clean up to 10 pounds of garments or household items for $1.75. It was in operation at RCA Whirlpool Coin Operated Laundry located 1115 Centre Street N.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Dry-cleaning machines / Self-service laundries

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Image No: PA-1599-81f-24

Title: Alberta Corner, downtown Calgary, Alberta.

Date: April 1962

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald, April 21, 1962.
Alberta Corner, located at 804-1st Street SW, housed numerous business establishments and offices including United Cigar Store. Player's cigarettes prominently advertised on exterior signage.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Buildings / Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Tobacco manufacture and trade - Advertising

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Image No: PA-1599-81f-31

Title: Totem building supply store, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: January 1972

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald, January 26, 1972.
Formerly Bow Valley Lumber.

Subject(s): Buildings - Interiors / Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Lumber industry

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Image No: PA-1599-81f-45

Title: Barry Mottus, manager of Calgary's third Totem Building Supplies Limited store, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: September 1974

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Published in the Calgary Herald, September 4, 1974.
Store located at 515 Heritage Drive SW.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Lumber industry

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