of Alberta

Langemann, Ralph

Accession 2023.003

Title and Physical Description

Ralph Langemann fonds, 1955, 1 cm.

Administrative/Biographical History

Ralph Langemann lived in Coaldale, Alberta, where he met and married Fern Olson, the daughter of the local lumber yard.  In 1955 the town of Coaldale published a 42-page booklet entitled Coaldale, 1905 Alberta Golden Jubilee 1955 which, as the title suggests, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the southern Alberta town.  Fern (Olsen) Langemann drew and inserted into a copy of that booklet a map of all the business establishments in the town at that time.   After Fern (Olsen) Langemann’s deathg, her husband, Ralph Langemann donated the booklet with the inserted map to the archives of the Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of the booklet Coaldale 1905 Alberta Golden Jubilee 1955 , together map drawn by Fern (Olsen) Langemann of all the business establishments in the t0wn in the 1950s.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Ralph Langemann