- GM-PH-5089 (1)-(19)
- ca. 1915-ca. 1937
Part of Photographs (Private) Collection
(1): Unidentified men standing with threshing equipment on the Hadden farm near Melfort, Saskatchewan. "Hadden Tractors" is written in reverse on the image.
(2): Picture postcard with view of Pleasant Valley, south-west of Melfort, Saskatchewan in 1916. The postcard includes a message written by Edwin Hadden to his wife.
(3): Edwin P. Hadden and Larry Porter in uniform, ca. 1916.
(4): Postcard of an Indian travois photographed and copyrighted by Byron Harmon, Banff, Alberta.
(5): Studio portrait of Edwin P. Hadden in Melfort Chief of Police uniform, 1921.
(6): Edwin P. Hadden and his sister, Christina Hadden, standing in a horse-drawn wagon on the Hadden farm near Melfort, 1915.
(7): O.S. Gunderson demonstrating new tractor and plow for breaking land near Melfort, [1922 or 1928].
(8): Three men standing with tractor and plow, breaking prairie sod on homestead. [1922 or 1928].
(9): Jean Shaw Rathan Aber seated outside with a dog, while visiting Melfort. 1924.
(10): Gunderson demonstrating tractor near Melfort [1922 or 1928].
(11): Christina Hadden and Lillian Jackson seated on the step in front of a house in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
(12): Ina Campbell seated on the railing of a house in Melfort holding a musical instrument. 1920.
(13): Christina (Hadden) McRae and Lillian Jackson seated on the steps of a building, possibly in California.
(14): Mr. and Mrs. Donald and Christina (Hadden) McRae standing in front of a building. ca. 1922.
(15)-(17): Group of men, including Edwin P. Hadden, standing in front of a CNR train in Saskatoon. The photo is captioned C.N.R. Investigation Dept. 1935 Regina Riots. Some of the individuals are identified.
(18): Group photograph of members of Transcona Pipe Band, including James McIntosh, Donald Sutherland and Alex Maclennan. [1930s?].
(19): Group photograph of members of St. Andrews Church Boys Pipe Band, Saskatoon, including Duncan Campbell and John Hadden [1936 or 1937].
According to information provided by the donor, Edwin P. Hadden farmed in the Melfort, Saskatchewan district before enlisting in World War One and serving in France. After the War, he served as Chief of Police in Melfort and in the late 1920s, he joined the police force of the Canadian National Railways (CNR) in Melville. In the late 1930s, he served with the police force in Saskatoon before moving to Calgary, Alberta and enlisting in World War Two.