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George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952
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1939 Royal Visit parade in Regina

Images depicting the Royal visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Regina, Saskatchewan in May, 1939. Includes (1) decorative welcome arch; (2) people gathered near a train; (3) parade proceeding east along 11th Avenue near Albert Street, with members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police riding horses that are pulling a carriage; (4) view looking north on Rose Street at 12th Avenue, with parade proceeding south on Rose Street.

1939 Royal Visit parade in Regina

Images depicting the Royal visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Regina, Saskatchewan in May, 1939. Includes (1) decorative welcome arch; (2) people gathered near a train; (3) parade proceeding east along 11th Avenue near Albert Street, with members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police riding horses that are pulling a carriage; (4) view looking north on Rose Street at 12th Avenue, with parade proceeding south on Rose Street.

Buildings and scenes in Saskatchewan

(1): Photo postcard of the Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Regina City Hall, May 1939. Photographer: Butcher and Runnalls, Regina.

(2): Photo postcard of unidentified members of 18th Field Battery R.C.A. with cannons preparing for royal salute for arrival of Their Majesties at Legislative Building, Regina, May 25, 1939.

(3)-(16): Postcards of Regina, Saskatchewan, mainly showing the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, the University of Regina and the Regina City Hall at 2476 Victoria Avenue. Publishers of postcards where indicated include: Color Productions Ltd., Publicity and Information, University of Regina; and Canada Post.

(17)-(20): Postcards of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan including view of bridge in winter; an aerial view of the University of Saskatchewan campus; an aerial view of the city with University Bridge in the foreground; and Kiwanis Park with the Bessborough Hotel in the background. Three of the postcards are Traveltime products distributed by Prairie Crafts, Saskatoon. One postcard was published by Alex Wilson Publications Limited, Dryden, Ontario.

(21): Postcard of a prairie scene in Prongua, Saskatchewan published by Canada Post.

(22)-(39): Postcards and prints relating to Lake Manitou, Manitou Beach, Wellington Park, Manitou Springs Mineral Spa, Camp Easter Seal, and Danceland. Postcards published where indicated by Color Productions Ltd., Canadian Post Card Co. Ltd., United Specialties Ltd., Saskatoon.

(40)-(43): Postcards of Saskatchewan scenes showing combines on the Great Regina Plain; the sun setting over Lake Waskesiu; farmland near Ridgedale; and autumn in southern Saskatchewan. Postcards published by Canada Post; The Postcard Factory; and Color Productions.

Buildings and scenes in Saskatchewan

(1): Photo postcard of the Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Regina City Hall, May 1939. Photographer: Butcher and Runnalls, Regina.

(2): Photo postcard of unidentified members of 18th Field Battery R.C.A. with cannons preparing for royal salute for arrival of Their Majesties at Legislative Building, Regina, May 25, 1939.

(3)-(16): Postcards of Regina, Saskatchewan, mainly showing the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, the University of Regina and the Regina City Hall at 2476 Victoria Avenue. Publishers of postcards where indicated include: Color Productions Ltd., Publicity and Information, University of Regina; and Canada Post.

(17)-(20): Postcards of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan including view of bridge in winter; an aerial view of the University of Saskatchewan campus; an aerial view of the city with University Bridge in the foreground; and Kiwanis Park with the Bessborough Hotel in the background. Three of the postcards are Traveltime products distributed by Prairie Crafts, Saskatoon. One postcard was published by Alex Wilson Publications Limited, Dryden, Ontario.

(21): Postcard of a prairie scene in Prongua, Saskatchewan published by Canada Post.

(22)-(39): Postcards and prints relating to Lake Manitou, Manitou Beach, Wellington Park, Manitou Springs Mineral Spa, Camp Easter Seal, and Danceland. Postcards published where indicated by Color Productions Ltd., Canadian Post Card Co. Ltd., United Specialties Ltd., Saskatoon.

(40)-(43): Postcards of Saskatchewan scenes showing combines on the Great Regina Plain; the sun setting over Lake Waskesiu; farmland near Ridgedale; and autumn in southern Saskatchewan. Postcards published by Canada Post; The Postcard Factory; and Color Productions.

Estlin and Regina, Saskatchewan

(1)-(15): Images relating to Estlin, Saskatchewan including students gathered in front of Boyle School; a grain elevator on fire on July 22, 1920; exterior view of first store in Estlin; Mrs. Carson standing in front of a restaurant; the livery barn; fire at the lumber yard in 1929; group photograph of Estlin Ladies Aid Group ca. 1927; and members of the Revill family of Estlin.

(16)-(23): Images of the Exhibition parade in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1936 including Knights of Columbus float; float with banner reading "The Confederation of Three Great Canadian Churches, Methodist, Presbyterian & Congregational; and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) on horseback. Regina City Hall is in the background of most images.

(24): Exterior view of Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina with Victoria Park in foreground.

(25): Queen Elizabeth and King George in cavalcade during visit to Regina in 1939.

(26): Exterior view of Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) building in Regina. [1955 or after]

Royal Tour, 1939

  • VT R-282.1
  • Item
  • 1939

Film report: Scenes of the British Royal Tour with stopovers in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, and the American cities of Washington, D.C. and New York and include activities on Parliament Hill. Includes shots of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King, Governor General John Buchan, United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, United States Secretary of State Cordell Hull and American financier and philanthropist J. P. Morgan (Jr.).

Associated Screen News

Royal Tour, 1939

  • FILM R-300
  • Item
  • 1939

Film report: Scenes of the British Royal Tour with stopovers in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Banff, and the American cities of Washington, D.C. and New York and includes activities on Parliament Hill. Includes shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King, Governor General John Buchan, United State President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, Secretary of State Cordell Hull and American financier and philanthropist J. P. Morgan (Jr.).

Associated Screen News

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