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PUBLICATION REPRINT - WHAT'S WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?

A reprinted publication from the Advisory Board on Objectionable Publications from the 1950s to 1970s. This board was part of the Alberta Government and was censoring comic books and magazines because they believed that children were being corrupted and turned towards crime.

 

This booklet was reporduced for pure enjoyment and a comical read that describes our history.

PUZZLE - DOWNTOWN EDMONTON

A 300 piece felt board puzzle featuring Provincial Archives of Alberta photo A13902, an archival image of downtown Edmonton taken by photographer Esther N. Kelly in 1920.

 

PUZZLE - MOUNTAINS

This 300 piece felt board puzzle features Provincial Archives of Alberta photo A3989, an archival image of Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park taken by mountaineer and photographer Joe Weiss in 1940.

 

RED EYE RE-TOUCHING PEN

Do you have some treasured photographs that need a little TLC? Lineco Red Eye Retouching Pen removes distracting red eyes from your favorite photographs with this specially designed pen, changing it to a hue that is more natural.

 

 

SLIDE PAGES, 2”x2” PKG 25

Manufactured from clear, high density, chemically inert polypropylene, these archival album pages are available in a number of configurations to satisfy a variety of formats. Each is designed to fit a standard 3 ring binder.

SPRING PACKAGE

Dig into gardening with this customized gift pack from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! It includes two types of heirloom seeds and a water bottle featuring artwork created by the Dominion Scientific Temperance Committee (PR1974.0001.0400a.0001).

The Bountiful bean has a Canadian heritage! In 1897, Abel Steele from Ferguson, Ontario won a prize for naming this newly-introduced variety. This bush is touted for its hardiness and each plant produces 6" to 7" long stringless pods.

The Italian heirloom zucchini is perfect in small gardens. It produces large numbers of beautiful fruits that are dark green with light green stripes and can be used for slicing, frying, and steaming. This is also a great variety for freezing and canning.

STABILO MARKING PENCIL - Black

The All-Stabilo pencil makes marks on virtually any surface. The water-soluble pencil features a soft, waxy lead that makes dense, legible marks on paper, glass, metal, photos and film. The pencil lead can be wiped off smooth surfaces with a damp cloth and is easily erased from paper.

STABILO MARKING PENCIL - White

The All-Stabilo pencil makes marks on virtually any surface. The water-soluble pencil features a soft, waxy lead that makes dense, legible marks on paper, glass, metal, photos and film. The pencil lead can be wiped off smooth surfaces with a damp cloth and is easily erased from paper.

STILL BIRTH (DIGITAL)

The Provincial Archives of Alberta provides access to stillbirth records that are 75 years or older (from the date of stillbirth). A stillbirth record may consist of a birth registration, a death registration, and a medical certificate.

Select the number of registrations you want to receive.

STILL BIRTH (PHOTOCOPY)

The Provincial Archives of Alberta provides access to stillbirth records that are 75 years or older (from the date of stillbirth). A stillbirth record may consist of a birth registration, a death registration, and a medical certificate.

Select the number of registrations you want to receive.

T-SHIRTS - WHATS WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?, Black

Take home a t-shirt displaying art from the holdings of the Provincial Archives of Alberta. 100% Cotton and comes in a variety of sizes.

 

T-SHIRTS - WHATS WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?, Grey

Take home a T-shirt displaying art from the holdings of the Provincial Archives of Alberta. 100% Cotton and comes in a variety of sizes.

 

T-SHIRTS - WHATS WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?, White

Take home a T-shirt displaying art from the holdings of the Provincial Archives of Alberta. 100% Cotton and comes in a variety of sizes.

 

TEA LIGHT CANDLE HOLDER

Create a cozy glow this winter a tea light candleholder! A round white porcelain candleholder printed with an image (Photo OCH3456) from the Provincial Archives of Alberta photo collection is perfect for holding your favourite standard-sized tea light. The holders measure 3" in diameter and 2" tall and comes with one unscented white tea light.

THE ALBERTA PACKAGE

Looking for the perfect gift for the history lover in your life? Our Alberta Package brings together an assortment of merchandise from the Archives Store and bundles it up into one neat package!

 

Included in each package is:

-          Your choice of a movie poster tote bag

-          Your choice of a 300 piece puzzle featuring a PAA image

-          A PAA Reading Room mug

-          A panoramic photo bookmark

-          Three postcards featuring PAA images

-          A trinket tray featuring Calgary in the 1940s

This package is customizable and is the perfect gift to show off your Alberta pride.

TISSUE PAPER, 15”x20”, Unbuffered, Acid-Free, PKG 5

Excellent for stuffing, textile storage, interleaving of materials that degrade or become more acidic over time, such as newsprint, as well as countless other applications in museums, archives or libraries. These translucent tissues are completely acid-free and have a thickness of .001. Perfect for any artifacts that contain animal proteins are best stored in unbuffered material.

TISSUE PAPER, 24”x36”, Unbuffered, Acid-Free, PKG 5

Excellent for stuffing, textile storage, interleaving of materials that degrade or become more acidic over time, such as newsprint, as well as countless other applications in museums, archives or libraries. These translucent tissues are completely acid-free and have a thickness of .001. Perfect for any artifacts that contain animal proteins are best stored in unbuffered material.

TOTE BAG - SILENT MOVIE POSTER

Plastic is out, but the roaring 20s are in! We have tote bags to help you sport your fabulous flapper style in the 21st century. These bags feature movie posters from our archival collection and will add a unique flare to your next shopping trip they are simply the bee's knees!

13.4" H x 18.5" W x 4.7" L
Canvas tote with zipper

TOTE BAG - USSR OPERA POSTER

Plastic is out, but the roaring 20s are in! We have tote bags to help you sport your fabulous flapper style in the 21st century. These bags feature movie posters from our archival collection and will add a unique flare to your next shopping trip they are simply the bee's knees!

13.4" H x 18.5" W x 4.7" L
Canvas tote with zipper

TRANSCRIPT, Fee Per Transcript

The PAA can provide a typed transcription of a vital statics register to clients, due to FOIP the vital statistics register cannot be photocopied.

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