PAA Merchandise

At the Provincial Archives of Alberta, we have so many amazing collections that we want to share with you! Our unique merchandise features images or text from our extensive collections. Each of our Archives Store items is unique and would be the perfect gift for any history lover in your life!

PROMPTLY JOURNAL - CHILDHOOD

This journal helps a parent easily document a complete childhood history for their child. It covers from when the mother is pregnant, until the child is 18 years old. Each phase and year of the child's life has custom tailored prompts to ensure quick but meaningful recordings for the parent. A beautiful keepsake for your child's future and a step-by-step means of memory keeping.

This journal comes in two colours - Grey or Navy.

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.

Comes with a box for easy storage.

 

PUZZLE - MOUNTAINS

This 300 piece felt board puzzle features Provincial Archives of Alberta photo A3089, an archival image of Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park taken by mountaineer and photographer Joe Weiss in 1940.

Comes with a box for easy storage.

 

SOCKS – GUEST OF PROVINCE

Keep your feet fashionable with one-of-a-kind Provincial Archives of Alberta socks! These crew socks feature image GR1970.0337.0003 "A Guest of the Province" sticker advertising tourism in Alberta c.1940. Show off your vintage Alberta style wherever your adventures take you!

SOCKS – SUNNY ALBERTA

Keep your feet fashionable with one-of-a-kind Provincial Archives of Alberta socks! These crew socks feature image GR1970.0337.0001 a "Sunny Alberta" sticker advertising tourism in Alberta c.1960. Show off your vintage Alberta style wherever your adventures take you!

TEA TOWEL – CITADEL THEATRE COSTUME SKETCH, ELIZA

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a beautiful costume sketch by Phillip Silver for the Citadel Theatre production of Pygmalion (PR1978.0209.0002). Featuring a full colour image of this unique costume design, this machine washable tea towel is sure to brighten up your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels are made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

TEA TOWEL – CITADEL THEATRE COSTUME SKETCH, MRS. HIGGINS

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a beautiful costume sketch by Phillip Silver for the Citadel Theatre production of Pygmalion (PR1978.0209.0003). Featuring a full colour image of this unique costume design, this machine washable tea towel is sure to brighten up your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels are made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

TEA TOWEL – GIN PILLS

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a common miracle cure featured in newspapers during the 1918 Spanish Flu. Gin Pills promised to cure a large variety of ailments from the flu to backaches to kidney problems. This advertisement was taken from a February 1920 edition of the Edmonton Journal newspaper. The towel is machine washable and is sure to bring some humour to your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels are made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

TEA TOWEL – MENTHOL BAG

This classic white cotton tea towel is adorned with an image of a common miracle cure featured in newspapers during the 1918 Spanish Flu. Menthol Bags promised to cure the flu by strapping the bag to your chest, where the fumes would rise to your face from the heat of your body and kill the germs! This advertisement was taken from an October 1918 edition of the Edmonton Journal newspaper - complete with a coupon! The towel is machine washable and is sure to bring some humour to your kitchen! Each of these unique tea towels are made in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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.

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

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

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, Small

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, Small

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.

 

WATER BOTTLE - WE ALL DRINK WATER

Sport your one of a time water bottle featuring artwork from the Dominion Scientific Temperance Committee (PR1974.0001.0400a.0001). This 20oz/ 600ml water bottle comes with a built in infuser perfect to keep you refreshed all day long!

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