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Image No: NA-550-11

Title: View of Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1874-1881]

Remarks: Interior of square.

Subject(s): Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta / Lethbridge, Alberta - Transportation / Lethbridge, Alberta - Buildings / Carriages and carts / Log cabins and buildings / Frontier and pioneer life

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Image No: NA-670-3

Title: Dave Akers of Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1876-1879]

Remarks: Photograph of sketch from life done by C. C. McCaul with caption "Don Quixote of Whoop-Up".
Copy appears in "When the West Was Young".

Subject(s): Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta - Personalities / Sketches

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Image No: NA-550-18

Title: Blood at Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta.

Date: [ca.1878-1879]

Photographer/Illustrator: Hook, W. E., Calgary, Alberta.

Remarks: Blockhouse and trading flag in background. Original negative includes this description: Ah-Kine-Nas-Que "Whoop-up" the Fort Where the Many Bloods were killed. NWT 1878-79.

Subject(s): Blood - Clothing / Log cabins and buildings / Flags / Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta - Buildings / Carriages and carts / Horses in transportation

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Image No: NA-597-1

Title: Invoice of T. C. Power company to Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta.

Date: 1879

Remarks: Invoice of furs. Fort Whoop-Up was also named Fort Hamilton.

Subject(s): Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta - Documents / Documents

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Image No: NA-597-2

Title: Invoice of T. C. Power and Brother to Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta.

Date: 1879

Remarks: Miscellaneous invoice. Fort Whoop-Up was also named Fort Hamilton.

Subject(s): Fort Whoop-Up, Alberta - Documents / Documents

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Image No: NA-550-9

Title: First Nations man from the Plains area.

Date: [ca. 1880s]

Remarks: Erroneously titled "A Blackfoot Indian". Not Blackfoot.
Native man wearing a headband with flowers in his hair. He is also wearing bead necklaces and is wrapped in a blanket with flowers sticking out. He is holding a dance fan.

Subject(s): First Nations of Canada - Clothing

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Image No: NA-574-1

Title: Freighting outfit with string team near Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1880]

Remarks: Seven teams hitched together used in string team.
Negative taken after chemical restoration of print. For better photograph See also NA-716-18 and NA-184-74.

Subject(s): Photographs - Conservation and restoration / Freight and freightage / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Commerce / Wagons / Horses in transportation

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Image No: NA-574-2

Title: Freighting outfit with string team near Fort Macleod, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1880]

Remarks: Seven teams hitched together used in string team.
Negative made before chemical restoration of print.

Subject(s): Photographs - Conservation and restoration / Freight and freightage / Fort Macleod, Alberta - Commerce / Wagons / Horses in transportation

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Image No: NA-670-6

Title: Charlie Parker, North-West Mounted Police.

Date: [ca. 1880s]

Remarks: Charlie Parker was the subject of a poem by John D. Higinbotham entitled "The Lost Mounted Policeman".

Subject(s): Lethbridge, Alberta - Personalities / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Officers / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Uniforms

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Image No: NA-550-14

Title: Launching the "Minnow" at Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Date: 1884

Photographer/Illustrator: Anderton, T. G. N., Fort Walsh, Saskatchewan

Remarks: Boat is 73 feet long and 10 feet wide, engine 6 horse power.

Subject(s): Boats and boating / Steamboats / Medicine Hat, Alberta - Transportation

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