Color Photos of Calgary, Canada in 1926: Archives of the Planet Vol. 2-1

In 1926, photographer Frédéric Gadmer, who worked for the project “Archives of the Planet” (French: Les Archives de la Planète), visited the provinces of Canada and captured alluring color photos of the country. 

Archives of the Planet was a project initiated by Albert Kahn, a French banker and philanthropist, and it aimed to create “a kind of photographic inventory of the surface of the earth, as it was occupied and organized by men at the beginning of the 20th century.” We may consider it to be an oldschool Google Maps.

Disclaimer: The photos belong to the archives of “Autochrome de Frédéric Gadmer © Musée Albert-Khan – Département des Hauts-de-Seine”

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View of Calgary – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
1st Street – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
Stockyards, sheep and the slaughterhouse in the background – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
Rocky Ranch, Residential house – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
8th Avenue – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
1st Street – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
A cowboy at Rocky Ranch – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
A cowboy at Rocky Ranch, John Hazza Ranch – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
A group of Cowgirls – Calgary, Canada – 14 May 1926
6th Avenue – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
Police Bureau – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
View of Calgary – Calgary, Canada – 12 May 1926
P. Burns & Company Limited Meat Company – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
Portrait of Mr. Patrick Burns – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
A cowboy on horseback at Rocky Ranch – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
A group of cowboys at Rocky Ranch, John Hazza Ranch – Calgary, Canada – 13 May 1926
Two cowgirls – Calgary, Canada – 14 May 1926
Cottage of the Consular Agent of France – Calgary, Canada – 14 May 1926
8th Avenue – Calgary, Canada – 8 May 1926
La Gare and CPR Hotel – Calgary, Canada – 9 May 1926
A cowgirl – Calgary, Canada – 14 May 1926
A cowgirl with her horse – Calgary, Canada – 14 May 1926
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