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Image No: PA-4025-4

Title: Mary Serena Lund, Silkeborg, Denmark.

Date: 1909

Photographer/Illustrator: Nielsen, Oleg, Silkeborg, Denmark

Remarks: Her passport photo, taken before she emigrated from Denmark to Alberta in 1910. She married Mike Wendelboe in November of that year.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Emigration and immigration / Women's clothing / Hats

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Image No: PA-4025-6

Title: Wedding photograph of Mike Wendelboe and Mary Lund, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Date: November 16, 1910

Remarks: The photo is in a postcard format. The couple, both born in Denmark, are wearing their travelling clothes.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Weddings / Hats

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Image No: PA-4025-7

Title: Wedding photograph of Mike Wendelboe and Mary Lund, Lethbridge, Alberta.

Date: November 16, 1910

Remarks: The bride and groom were both born in Denmark.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Weddings

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Image No: PA-4025-23

Title: Mike Wendelboe's hardware store, Barons, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1910]

Remarks: The sign on the building advertises paints, oils, glass, tin smithing, plumbing, pumps, stoves and ranges.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Barons, Alberta - Commerce / General stores / Advertising

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Image No: PA-4025-24

Title: Mike Wendelboe's threshing outfit, Barons, Alberta.

Date: 1915

Photographer/Illustrator: Lee Photo

Remarks: The Wendelboes settled in the Barons area in 1903.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Harvesting

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Image No: PA-4025-77

Title: Dagmar Wendelboe, Barons, Alberta.

Date: 1917

Remarks: At brother Mike Wendelboe's new house. She is wearing a hat with a veil.

Subject(s): Danes in Alberta / Hats / Women's clothing.

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Image No: PA-4025-59

Title: The Wendelboe sisters, Alberta.

Date: [ca. early 1940s]

Remarks: L-R: Rosemary Wendelboe, Vivian Wendelboe and Betty Wendelboe. Sitting on the steps of a house. They were the daughters of Danish pioneers Mike and Mary Wendelboe.

Subject(s): Women's clothing

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Image No: PA-4025-55

Title: Rosemary Wendelboe and Clara Wendelboe, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [1941 or 1942]

Remarks: The sisters worked in an airplane repair shop during the Second World War. Taken by a street photographer.

Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 / Women's clothing

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Image No: PA-4025-61

Title: Cathryn and Teresa Sparks, Forest Lawn district, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1942]

Remarks: Daughters of Clara and Jim Sparks. Teresa is in a baby carriage.

Subject(s): Children / Baby carriages / Calgary, Alberta - Dwellings

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Image No: PA-4025-62

Title: The Sparks family, Forest Lawn district, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1944]

Remarks: L-R: Clara Sparks, David Sparks, Cathryn Sparks, Teresa Sparks, Jim Sparks.

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

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