Edmonton, England to Edmonton, Canada

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Document Record
Title Edmonton, England to Edmonton, Canada
Identifier P004553
Subject Anniversaries
Edmonton, Alberta--History
World War, 1914-1918
Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918
Notes print 1 sheet folded to [4] p.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description "Flag presentation at Memorial Hall, Edmonton, Wednesday, Sept. 1st 1920 on the occasion of the visit of the Imperial Press Party." The 27-foot flag and bronze shield were purchased by schoolchildren in Edmonton, England to send to Edmonton, Alberta, "to commemorate the victorious conclusion of the Great War…and in admiration of the valour & bravery of the Canadian soldiers who fought in it." In Edmonton, Alberta, 51 schools participated in the ceremony.
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