Our Foothills

King, Richard H. and Jameson, Sheilagh S.

Editore: Friesen, Calgary, 1975
Condizione: Near Fine Rilegato
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The area south west of Calgary was first settled in 1887. The communities of Kew ,Priddis ,Millarville and Bragg Creek eventually followed. Lumber, ranching, coal mining,and oil & gas exploration (were and) are the economic mainstays. Before the whites there were Stoney Indfians inthe area. These 486 pages,with INDEX, describe the mix. Section on early `ranche' polo. Also references to schools, mail routes and general stores. Bulk is family histories - SEE for example: Jake Fullerton Clementine Robinson, Robert Turner,Edgar Brille, Peaches Moore, and Miss Peter Webber. Read more about: Melos, Emily La Voutice, Last Break Hill, Basilici Ranch, Moose Dome, Kew Chuck Wagon, Charles T. Priddis, Keitha Watrin,and Big Horn Ranger Station. A few MAPS and plenty of family (snapshot )photos assist TEXT. Cond : Boards are red with gilt lettering and cover graphic. Issued w/o dust jacket. Cover graphic is a map of the area studied. P/O name on ffep. Volume is tight, bright and clean in ALL aspects. No tears, no marks, no stains. Slight spine lean. Excellent reference copy !! Quote (p. 479 ) " One story was often told of Joe Woolings and Frank Hopkins. While gathering horses on the Hopkins ranch, they stopped and tied their horses to a tree . Joe's bronc pulled back, uprooting the tree and uncovering the ._._._. .". Codice inventario libreria 006140

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Titolo: Our Foothills

Casa editrice: Friesen, Calgary

Data di pubblicazione: 1975

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro:Near Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: None -as Issued

Edizione: First Edition

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