Winnipeg in Focus

banner advertising Winnipeg 150 digital exhibit. Image is a sepia photo of Portage Avenue and Main Street, looking north down Main in 1874, with overlaid text that reads 'WINNIPEG 150 ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT' all in capital letters, with bolder font on 150 and exhibit.

November 8 marks 150 years since Winnipeg was incorporated as a city in 1873. Visit our new digital exhibit to learn more about Winnipeg's early years as a city.

Winnipeg in Focus is a database for archival descriptions and digital collections at the City of Winnipeg Archives. It allows users to search and browse holdings at the City of Winnipeg Archives and view digital reproductions of archival records. This website includes only a fraction of our holdings. Content will be added as resources allow. A summary of our holdings can be found here. For further assistance, see the help and contact page.

Inaugural meeting of City Council, 1972. Overlaid text says Collections. Ballet dancer Lillian Lewis, 1947. Overlaid text says People and Organizations. Special police during the 1919 General Strike. Overlaid text says Subjects.
Proposed district map, Metropolitan Planning Committee, 1947. Overlaid text says Places. Louis Armstrong and his band at Rancho Don Carlos, circa 1942. Overlaid text says Images. Louis Riel and the Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia, 1869-1870. Overlaid text says Exhibits.
Film screening at Winnipeg Auditorium in the 1940s. Overlaid text says Into the Archives. Vehicles stuck in snow, likely on William Avenue, circa 1966. Overlaid text says Get Help. Aerial of stadium during the 1991 Grey Cup game. Overlaid text says Donate.

The City of Winnipeg Archives is accredited by the Association for Manitoba Archives. See more of Manitoba's documentary heritage on the Manitoba Archival Information Network.

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