Alberstat family photographs of West House, schools and MacDonald Bridge

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Alberstat family photographs of West House, schools and MacDonald Bridge

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CR 57

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  • 1930-1950 (Creation)

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28 photographs: b&w

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Collection consists of photographs collected by the family of Philip Alberstat. Includes 12 images of the exterior of West House, on Brunswick St, Halifax,when the Goldberg family lived there, 1926-1956 that are snapshots of grandchildren Philip and Lionel Alberstat and daughter Berta who later took over the house from her father. Also includes 13 published class photo-cards from Quinpool Road School, 1937-1943; one class photo from Le Marchant School, 194? and Alexandra School, 1936 As well there are 3 images of the construction of the Macdonald Bridge in 1950, one shows a gap in the deck; another shows no deck; another shows a single car crossing.

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Donated by Philip Alberstat in 2017.


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