Alberta Folklore Quarterly, March 1945, Vol. 1, No. 1

By: Gard, Robert E.: Editor; MacDonald, J.K.; Adam, Francois; Pearson, Robert P.; Soars, Norman

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This publication "aims to print authentic first hand accounts interpretative of the region and its people; to encourage the collection and preservation of the traditional materials of Alberta; and to help foster a literature indigenous to this part of the Canadian West." - from inside front cover. Contents: The Chinook Yark; Sayings heard in Alberta Ukrainian Homes; Klondikers; A Famous Alberta Yarn - told by Oliver Aldridge, son of Mountaineer Bill Aldridge; Potato Bugs; The Edmonton Overland Route to the Yukon; Duhamel (Battle River Crossing); Ghosts - Gus Erickson of the Westlock district had problems with them; Bob Edward's version of how Medicine Hat got its name; Bob Edwards and I; A Bob Edwards Yarn about the "Eye-Opener" race of 1906; Some Northern Trails; A Famous Alberta Yarn about a Russian settler who made his own harnesses from rawhide; A Fast Runner - fanciful tale of a young Englishman and his sheep roundup; Attention Alberta Writers - information about the Alberta Folklore and Local History Project; Interesting details of "The Outlaw", an Alberta newspaper in 1896. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. The first issue of this wonderful publication.

Title: Alberta Folklore Quarterly, March 1945, Vol. 1, No. 1

Author Name: Gard, Robert E.: Editor; MacDonald, J.K.; Adam, Francois; Pearson, Robert P.; Soars, Norman

Categories: Canadiana, Alberta,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, University of Alberta/Alberta Folklore and Local History Project: 1945

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 711G1645

Keywords: Alberta Folklore Quarterly, March 1945, Vol. 1, No. 1 first hand accounts interpretative of the region and its people; to encourage the collection and preservation of the traditional materials of Alberta; and to help foster a literature indigenous to this part of the Canadian West." - from inside front cover. Contents: The Chinook Yark; Sayings heard in Alberta Ukrainian Homes; Klondikers; A Famous Alberta Yarn - told by Oliver Aldridge, son of Mountaineer Bill Aldridge; Potato Bugs; The Edmonton Overland Route to the Yukon; Duhamel (Battle River Crossing); Ghosts - Gus Erickson of the Westlock district had problems with them; Bob Edward's version of how Medicine Hat got its name; Bob Edwards and I; A Bob Edwards Yarn about the "Eye-Opener" race of 1906; Some Northern Trails; A Famous Alberta Yarn about a Russian settler who made his own harnesses from rawhide; A Fast Runner - fanciful tale of a young Englishman and his sheep roundup; Attention Alberta Writers - information about the Alberta Folklore and Local History Project; Interesting details of "The Outlaw", an Alberta Newspaper,