NEWSLETTER

The society publishes on a regular basis a newsletter entitled SMOKE SIGNALS.  This is provided free to all members.

BOOKS AND ARTICLES PUBLISHED BY THE SOCIETY

The Bear and the Bone King

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This book includes eye-witness anecdotes of a boy growing up in the frontier settlement of Medicine Hat and the family ranch at Walsh, north of the Cypress Hills.  Author Will Hargrave’s stories range from the family’s pet grizzly bear, of his father “the Great Bone King”, to many other early characters.  Over 70 historic photos and maps drawn from the Medicine Hat Archives and family albums.  Editor:  Malcolm Sissons.Soft cover, 8.5 x 11″, 125 pages.ISBN 0-9737894-0-9 ©2005 by Historical Society of Medicine Hat and District. 18.50 + GST, shipping by mail $3.00. Early History of the Medicine Hat Country Rev. James Morrow was a Presbyterian minister serving Medicine Hat and in 1923, when many locals could still remember the early days, he collected and published this series of historical sketches.  It covers SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan, including the Cypress Hills, from the earliest days.  It includes 56 historic black and white photos. Soft cover, 9 x 6″, 99 pages First published 1923, revised in 1974, last reprint in 1998. $6.00.

 

From Bombs to Meadowlarks

The Story of the War Brides of Medicine Hat

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Angela Stubbs and Carol Ann Ross have assembled the eye-witness stories of the war brides, those women who married Canadian servicemen during or shortly after World War II and came to their new homes on the Canadian prairies. The book was launched on Sunday, 5 October 2008. $15.00.

 

Early History of the Medicine Hat Country

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Rev. James Morrow was a Presbyterian minister serving Medicine Hat and in 1923, when many locals could still remember the early days, he collected and published this series of historical sketches.  It covers SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan, including the Cypress Hills, from the earliest days.  It includes 56 historic black and white photos. Soft cover, 9 x 6″, 99 pages First published 1923, revised in 1974, last reprint in 1998. $6.00.

(These publications are available at our meetings.)