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The Civic Museum of Regina and the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame are partnering to celebrate Women's History Month in October through an exciting initiative to celebrate Saskatchewan Women in Sports.

The Women in Sport panel will feature 3 Hall of Fame inductees in celebration of Women’s History Month and Hockey Week in Regina!

Linda Burnam, Curling
Lisa Franks, Basketball
Colleen Sostorics, Hockey

The panel discussion will be wide-ranging with a focus on how sports has shaped their lives, how we can encourage emerging female athletes, and the state of women’s sports on a local & professional level.

This FREE event is Thursday October 4, 7 pm, in the Cornwall Centre - Centre Court.

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Studio Camera

Studio CameraOriginally owned by John B. Townsend who operated a photography studio at 1826 Hamilton Street from 1914 to 1932, this studio camera and its wooden case went through a succession of owners and was still in use by photographer Ed McCann when purchased by the museum in 1988. It took pictures of Regina residents for over 70 years.

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The first camera for amateur use was the Kodak, developed by George Eastman in 1888. This important invention established photography as one of the most groundbreaking innovations of the 19th century.