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Fonds AM611 - Ladies' Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion West End Branch 187 fonds

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Ladies' Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion West End Branch 187 fonds

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  • 1955-1965 (Creation)
    British Empire Service League. Royal Canadian Legion. West End Branch 187. Ladies' Auxiliary

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  • 0.02 m of textual records
  • 35 photographs

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The Ladies' Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, West End Branch 187 is a social organization involved in numerous community, charitable and social activities. The branch was established in 1947 to support disabled and ill veterans through visits and other donations. The English Bay Carnival, started in 1955, was one of the major events which involved the Auxiliary. In conjunction with the carnival, they organized the Miss English Bay Beauty Contest.

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The fonds consists of brochures and photographs of various provincial and national conventions and photographs and a brochure from the Miss English Bay Beauty Contest, an annual event sponsored by the Auxiliary.

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Donated by Mary Haggart, executive member of the Auxiliary, in 1987.


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