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Item i04546 - Broadway looking west from Fort Garry Court

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Broadway looking west from Fort Garry Court

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  • Graphic material

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i04546

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  • [ca. 1912] (Creation)
  • [196-?]-[before 1998] (Creation)
    Creator
    Block, Morris
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    Block brought these records together to create this collection.

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1 photograph : b&w print

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(1929-1998)

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Morris Block was born in Winnipeg on December 24, 1929. He was educated in Winnipeg where he earned two undergraduate degrees at the University of Manitoba (Science and Engineering) and graduated at the top of his Civil Engineering class in 1955. In 1958, he started the engineering firm M. Block & Associates. His interests included the history of Winnipeg and Manitoba and he collected a wide variety of materials relating to these two themes.

Shortly after graduation, Morris Block married Clara. They had six children. Morris Block died in December of 1998.

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Photograph taken from Fort Garry Court, located at Broadway and Main Street, looking west down Broadway. St. Mary’s Academy, the Parliament Building (Legislature), and Law Courts are labeled off in the distance.

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copyright: public domain

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ca-cowa

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