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Scott Lilwall

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Recent work by Scott

A newspaper clipping that reads, "Urges stop to confectioners, cafe licenses"
history food

A moment in history: May 29, 1934

On this day in 1934, some concerned citizens were calling for Edmonton to have fewer candy stores.

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A newspaper clipping of pictures of a woman diving headfirst into a pool and a young man jumping in to the water, under the headline "Chill Winds Fail To Deter Edmonton Swimmers As Pools Open"
history pools

A moment in history: May 22, 1950

On this day in 1950, Edmontonians weren't letting the cold keep them from the city's outdoor pools.

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A newspaper clipping of an advertisement for McDougall & Secord, offering "$40,000 Worth of New Goods"
history downtown

A moment in history: May 15, 1899

On this day in 1899, one of Edmonton's most enduring and influential businesses was advertising its wares.

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A newspaper clipping that reads, "Hardstone Brick Company of Edmonton, Limited"
history business

A moment in history: May 8, 1912

On this day in 1912, the Hardstone Brick Company was pumping out bricks that would help build the city.

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A newspaper clipping that reads "Centennial Planning Week"
history development

A moment in history: May 1, 1965

On this day in 1965, Edmonton was preparing to celebrate Canada's centennial.

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A photo of a newspaper clipping that reads, "The Ramsey Policy"
history downtown

A moment in history: April 17, 1919

On this day in 1919, James Ramsey, otherwise known as Edmonton's "Merchant Prince," was selling Easter clothes.

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Newspaper clipping of a story with the headline "Expert Recommends City Build Five More Bridges"
history river valley

A moment in history: April 10, 1950

On this day in 1950, Edmonton was looking at new ways to span the North Saskatchewan River.

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A photo of an old newspaper. The headline reads, "Early Pioneer of Edmonton Is Dead"
history region

A moment in history: April 3, 1922

On this day in 1922, the funeral for one member of an Edmonton mining power couple was being planned.

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A newspaper clipping that reads "Geologists Seeks Persons Who Witnessed Meteorite"
history region

A moment in history: March 27, 1965

On this day in 1965, an Edmonton geologist was on the hunt for a missing meteorite.

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