Fonds F0044 - Violet Armstrong fonds

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Violet Armstrong fonds

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CA MRUASC F0044

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  • [1938?]-[1995?], predominant 1940-1944 (Creation)
    Creator
    Violet Armstrong

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7.5 cm of textual records
88 photographs
2 pamphlets

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(1918-2018)

Biographical history

Violet Armstrong was a student from Taber, Alberta who attended Mount Royal College in the early 1940s as part of the Provincial Health and Recreation Youth Training Programme. She "taught youth leadership and recreation classes in communities around the southern region. In 1944 Vi moved to Berkley, California with her husband, Malcolm Taylor. There she worked in Richmond, California's Recreation Department as a youth programmer and counsellor, creating some of the city's first integrated sport and social programs."

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Fonds was in the custody of Violet Armstrong's son Burke Taylor.

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Fonds documents Armstrong's time as a student at Mount Royal College in the Provincial Health and Recreation Youth Training Programme. The objectives of the Programme was to promote physical health and develop "good citizenship". Fonds consists of leader's manuals, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and correspondence.

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Donated by Burke Taylor on June 28, 2019.

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The photograph linked to this description is a detail of a photograph of Violet Armstrong from file 0243-04.

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Created July 2, 2019 by RP.

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  • English

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