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Scott Lilwall

Writer, The Pulse


Recent work by Scott

A newspaper clipping of two ads for CKUA shows, one for "Your Home and You" and another for "Hamlets There Have Been"
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A moment in history: Jan. 25, 1949

On this day 74 years ago, CKUA was broadcasting cooking lessons and drama lectures out of the University of Alberta.

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A newspaper clipping with a photograph of a debonair young man named Sydney Davies, beside a headline reading "Young Onlooker Caught Beneath Toppling Walls: Clothing and Tie Prove that Missing Real Estate Man Met Fate at Thursday's Blaze"
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A moment in history: Jan. 18, 1913

On this day 110 years ago, people were still searching for survivors after one of the city's worst fires.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad from ITV reading "The Tommy Banks Show: Free"
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A moment in history: Jan. 11, 1975

On this day 48 years ago, audiences were invited to free tapings of The Tommy Banks Show.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Newspaper aims to unite province's black population" and a picture of a smiling Esther Rodney in the office of The Communicant
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A moment in history: Jan. 4, 1984

On this day 39 years ago, the first newspaper focused on Edmonton's Black community got some ink.

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A newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor under a banner reading "Opinions" and signed by "One Who Is Disappointed"
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A moment in history: Dec. 14, 1928

On this day 94 years ago, one anonymous resident was unimpressed with Edmonton's new slogan. The letter to the editor captured here might just be one of the oldest surviving examples of a grand Edmonton tradition: Complaining about the city's many slogans.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "3-Storey Zones Whyte Ave. Plan"
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A moment in history: Dec. 7, 1945

On this day 77 years ago, Edmonton's city council was considering a cap on the height of new buildings along Whyte Avenue.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Our Historic Buildings: The Birks" with a picture of the Birks Building on Jasper Avenue with its distinctive curved corner
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A moment in history: Nov. 30, 1984

On this day 38 years ago, details were coming out about how close Edmonton came to losing the iconic Birks Building.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Five Deaths Friday Due to Influenza: Three in the Morning and Two in Afternoon — Total 369 Deaths in All Reported"
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A moment in history: Nov. 23, 1918

On this day 104 years ago, Edmonton was in the grips of a deadly influenza pandemic.

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A newspaper clipping of a notice from the City of Edmonton related to snow removal warning motorists to respect No Parking signs put in place for clearing
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A moment in history: Nov. 9, 1968

On this day 54 years ago, the city was issuing a perennial warning to Edmonton drivers about parking restrictions due to snow removal.

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