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Cecil Hotel sign

Cecil Hotel sign

Postcard 5663: D.J. Young & Co, Calgary, Alta., Court House ([1906])

Postcard 5663: D.J. Young & Co, Calgary, Alta., Court House ([1906])

Unknown Cowgirl & Horse, Calgary Stampede, 1912.

vintage everyday: Girls of Western United States in the early Century: The Real Cowgirls of American West

Do you recognize this view?

Do you recognize this view?

Postcard 5346: Calgary Photo Supply Co, 9th Ave. & C.P.R. station, Calgary, Alta. ([after 1920])

Postcard Calgary Photo Supply Co, Ave.

Grand Theatre - 608 First St. SW - Calgary  -Opened in 1912, the Grand Theatre was designed by Calgary architect L.R. Wardrop. With 1,500 seats the Grand Theatre was then the largest theatre in the Canadian west. Operated first as an opera, concert and stage house, then as part of the Orpheum vaudeville circuit until 1925, it became part of the Famous Players circuit in 1926.  A decade later, it was leased to J.D. Barron’s Trans-Canada Theatre Company.

Opened in the Grand Theatre was designed by Calgary architect L. With seats the Grand Theatre was then the largest theatre i.

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