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Image No: PA-3818-2

Title: Dick Curtis in front of Union Station, Ottawa, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1946-1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Adshead, Linda

Remarks: Dick Curtis married Linda Adshead in 1951. He ran Curtis Studios, a photography business in Calgary, from 1949 to 1956.
Annotated on reverse: "This is a pose. He pasted on a Colgate leer & said between his teeth 'Okay, take me now'. You've no idea how camera shy the guy is."

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Photographers

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Image No: PA-3818-5

Title: Linda Adshead and friend at Mewata swimming pool, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1948

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis, Dick

Remarks: Linda married Dick Curtis in 1951. She was a newspaper columnist for The Albertan.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Bathing suits / Journalists

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Image No: PA-3818-7

Title: Linda Adshead in the Mewata swimming pool, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: 1948

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis, Dick

Remarks: Linda married Dick Curtis in 1951. She was a newspaper columnist for The Albertan.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Swimming pools

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Image No: PA-3818-67

Title: Father and baby son playing in a public swimming pool, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis Studios

Subject(s): Children / Swimming pools

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Image No: PA-3818-68

Title: Father and baby son playing in a public swimming pool, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis Studios

Remarks: The father is balancing the child on his hand.

Subject(s): Children / Swimming pools

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Image No: PA-3818-69

Title: Father and baby son playing in a public swimming pool, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis Studios

Remarks: The father is tossing the child in the air.

Subject(s): Children / Swimming pools

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Image No: PA-3818-72

Title: Young boy on a rainy downtown street, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis Studios

Remarks: The boy is puzzled over two empty toe rubbers on the pavement. In the background are Dunn's Tailors (137 - 8th Avenue SW), and Sobie's Silk Shop (139 - 8th Avenue SW).

Subject(s): Children's clothing / Calgary, Alberta - Streets (Business) / Boots and shoes

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Image No: PA-3818-140

Title: Carman Bradley competing in a swim meet, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis, Dick

Remarks: Carman was a member of the Mewata Swim Club n Calgary, which was organized and coached by Dick Curtis. In 1954 Carman became a member of the British Empire Swim Team.

Subject(s): Swimming / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: PA-3818-141

Title: Bill Patrick competing in a swim meet, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis, Dick

Remarks: Bill was a member of the Mewata Swim Club n Calgary, which was organized and coached by Dick Curtis. In 1954 Bill became a member of the British Empire Swim Team.

Subject(s): Swimming / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: PA-3818-144

Title: Betty Shaw holding the Alberta Junior trophy at a swim meet, Sylvan Lake, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1949-1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Curtis, Dick

Remarks: Betty was a member of the Mewata Swim Club n Calgary, which was organized and coached by Dick Curtis.

Subject(s): Swimming / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Trophies

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