Powell River Teen Town fonds. - - 1945-1956. - - 40.5 cm of textual records.

In late 1945, Al Mantoani organized the Swing Club of Powell River. The role of the club was to interest its members in popular music. In 1946, the Swing Club became affiliated with the provincial Teen Town movement and changed its name to Powell River Teen Town. Teen Town became dormant in the 1960’s.

The fonds consists of records of the Powell River Teen Town. Includes Constitution & By-Laws, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, leases, lists, newsletters, Provincial Teen Town information and a sous-fonds of the Swing Club.

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Series Description:

Series: Powell River Teen Town

1. Constitution & By-Laws. - - 1946
. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of the Constitution & By-Laws for the Powell River Teen Town.

Title based on contents of series.

2.
Minutes. - - 1948-1952. - - 4 cm of textual records.

The series consists of minutes.

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3.
Correspondence. - - 1945-1950 - - 6 cm of textual records.

The series consists of correspondence.

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4.
Financial Records. - - 1947-1953. - -8 cm of textual records.

The series consists of financial records.

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5.
Leases. - - 1946-1948. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of leases pertaining to use of premises.

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6.
Lists. - - 1946-1948. - - 2cm of textual records.

The series consists of voters and election lists.

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7.
Membership. - - 1946-1956. - - 7cm of textual records

The series consists of attendance ledgers and memberships.

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8.
Newsletters. - -1947 – 1948. - - 5 cm of textual records.

The series consists of the Powell River Teen Town newsletter.

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9.
Provincial Teen Town Information . - - 1946-1948. - - 3cm of textual records.

The series consists of information regarding Provincial meetings and includes news bulletins.

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10.
Ephemera. - - 1946-1947. - - 1 cm of textual records.

The series consists of membership card and badge.

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Series: Swing Club sous fonds

1. Rules. - - 1944
. - - .5 cm of textual records.

The series consists of rules of the Swing Club.

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2.
Correspondence. - - 1945-1946. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of correspondence.

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3.
Ephemera. - - 1946. - - 1 cm of textual records.

The series consists of a brochure, badge, membership card and newspaper clippings.

Title based on contents of series.