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Taming the Prairie Wool; A History of the Districts of Glendale, Westminster and Bearspaw West of Calgary

by Glendale Women's Institute (editor)

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Glendale Women's Institute 1965. (Small 4to) 190pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, maps. The spine is cocked. "In 1960 the Glendale Women's Institute decided a worthwhile project would be to compile a history of the community in which we live. With much enthusiasm we set out in an orderly fashion deciding our boundaries, listing all the people we could think of that had lived on each farm, and allotting various names to our members for them to contact" - from the Introduction. Locale: Alberta--Canada; Bearspaw--Alberta; Calgary--Alberta; Glendale--Alberta; Prairie Provinces; Western Canada; Westminster--Alberta. (Western Canada, History--Canada, Local History, Rural Life, Settlement--Canada).
  • Bookseller: Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 151247
  • Title: Taming the Prairie Wool; A History of the Districts of Glendale, Westminster and Bearspaw West of Calgary
  • Author: Glendale Women's Institute (editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Glendale Women's Institute
  • Keywords: Western Canada, History--Canada, Local History, Rural Life, Settlement--Canada
  • Bookseller catalogs: CANADIAN HISTORY;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Canada / General;


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