The Okotoks Museum and Archives has over 4,000 historical photographs, illustrations and posters documenting the people, landscape and development of Okotoks and district from the 1870s to today.
Over 1000 of our archival images are available to researchers online. Click the link to search our online photograph catalogue.
- You may enter both keywords and phrases. Example: china “tea set”
- To do a wildcard search use "*" at the end of a string of letters. Example: "ranch*" will find ranches, rancher, ranching, etc.
- To narrow a search (boolean "and") use AND between the search terms. Example: "cowboy AND horse" will find records in which both words occur.
- To broaden a search (boolean "or") use OR between the search terms. Example: boat OR canoe will find records in which one of these terms occurs.
- To search on a date range use ":" between the search terms. Example: "1950 : 1960" will find records with date information between and including the two years.
You may purchase the images from the Archives Catalogue in high-resolution digital format (tiff) shipped to you on CD. Please download our Archives Photograph Order Form (Word Version) and return to us by FAX (403.938.8963) or by email.
To order images not found in the Archives Catalogue, or for more information about Usage Fees or Commercial Fees, please contact the museum staff at 403.938.8969 or by email.