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Edmonton’s Town Crier

Lawrence Herzog

“The weather is continuing clear,” he would bellow. “Big sale at Kresge’s. Eskimos play tonight. Present time is 12:08. Winds…

Chocolate Bar Strike

Neil Cramer

How frequently is it that we hear our peers or elders talk about how children are lazy and don’t have…

Crawford Block

Lawrence Herzog

Over its 102 years, the main floor of the building has served as a tent and awning store and was…

Edmonton’s Lost Banks

Lawrence Herzog

Jasper Avenue has a long tradition as Edmonton’s centre of commerce and financial enterprise. At one point in the early…

Donnan Family and Queen Alexandra Dairy 1911- 1932

Dawn Saunders-Dahl

John Donnan was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1892 and immigrated to Canada in March 1902 as a young…