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About this collection

From the early days of the Calgary Stampede to streets in Mount Royal, local postcards offer a fascinating glimpse into more than 100 years of Alberta history. These postcards feature local photographs from the 20th century and allow you to see back into the bustling streets of another era. Architectural details, cars, and street style are all present.

 Normal School, Calgary, Alberta

What you will find in this collection:

  • Images of the grand buildings from Calgary’s early boom years at the turn of the twentieth century

  • Compare street scenes of daily life at the turn of the twentieth century Stephen’s Avenue to the present

  • Humorous postcards

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