Fonds 996-230 - Braaten, Mabel collection

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Braaten, Mabel collection

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  • Graphic material

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Fonds

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996-230

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  • 1930 (Creation)
    Creation
    Mabel Braaten
    Place
    Melfort (Sask.)

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Physical description

1 photograph/photocopy : b&w;

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Biographical history

Mabel Almira Braaten was born March 15, 1907 in Melfort, Saskatchewan to Alfred Braaten and Eda Braaten (nee Haugerud). Mabel took her first years of schooling at Clapton School, then attended high school in Melfort. She entered Normal School at age 17, and earned a first class certificate. Mabel's first position was at a log schoolhouse at Pontrilas. Her teaching career continued for 14 years, taking her to country schools at Pathlow, Hogstrom and Ethelton. For a brief period, Mabel worked in Toronto at the "Inspection and Test" office at Research Enterprises, Ltd. where her brother, Everett, worked as a prominent physicist. However, after two years, Mabel returned to Melfort to teach at Melfort Broadway School, where she would teach grade two for 29 years. Mabel remained active in the Melfort United Church throughout her life and, during her youth, was a member of the young people's group, "The Alerts."

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Scope and content

The collection contains one photocopy of a black and white photograph. Taken in 1930, the image is a formal group portrait of the Melfort United Church's young people's group, "The Alerts," of which Mabel Braaten was a member.

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Item donated by Mabel Braaten to Melfort & District Museum.

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English.

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Digitized version in on-site database

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Copyright: Public Domain

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On-site database, accession ledger, source files.

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