In the prairies, the small town rests comfortably in our memories as a setting of childhood innocence, good neighbours and stability. By following the development of qMain Streetsq in nine Alberta towns, Wetherell and Kmet present a detailed record of a largely vanished way of life.These tendencies penetrated most levels of town society, as was evident in an essay contest about Claresholm sponsored by the local Elks Club in 1926. The prize winning essay trumpeted that aquot;we have the conveniences of water, light, andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Donald Grant Wetherell, Irene Kmet|
|Publisher||:||University of Alberta - 1995-01-01|