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Cashman, A. W.. A Picture of History in Alberta. Edmonton: Hurtig, 1979.

AB: Contains photographs and accompanying information on diverse aspects of Alberta's history from early fur traders and missionaries to the second World War and the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. Specifically dealing with Alberta's budding sports and recreation community, there are several chapters which discuss topics such as the different manners in which Albertans entertained themselves in the early 1900s in the chapter, "The Days of Real Sport" as well as a separate chapter on the Calgary Stampede and a chapter entitled, "Roar of the Twenties (Roar of the Crowd)" which briefly looks at the Commercial Graduates basketball team as well as the Edmonton Eskimos football team with coach Deacon White. In the final part of the book there is a brief glimpse of the Edmonton Commonwealth Games held in 1978.

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