Fonds 991-027 - Etling, Glen fonds

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Etling, Glen fonds

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  • Graphic material

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Fonds

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991-027

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  • [ca. 1910]. (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w.

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Biographical history

Glen Etling was born in Dauphin, Manitoba to William Etling and Elizabeth Etling (nee Reader) in 1908. He came to Melfort, Saskatchewan on a harvest excursion train in 1928, and homesteaded in the Choiceland district. Glen married Grace Patterson, who had grown up in the Willowdale district, on December 21, 1932. They would have five children. They moved to Le Pas in 1965, where he farmed. As the land when they arrived was heavy with willows, Glen was forced to be inventive; he made a homemade sawmill, a shingle mill, rotary and V-snow plows and root pickers. He retired in Melfort in 1976.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains one black and white photograph from Glen Etling's personal collection. The photograph depicts six International Harvester tractors on 100 block Main Street, Melfort, Saskatchewan ca. 1910.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Item donated by Glen Etling to Melfort & District Museum.

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English.

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Digitized version in on-site database.

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No restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright: Public Domain

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On-site database, accession ledger, source file.

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