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List of applicants to Health Department

A letter from the Clerk of the Health Committee to the Committee on Finance, listing people who had applied for jobs in the Health Department after the General Strike had begun.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare

J.H. Blackwood to Retail and Wholesale Clerks Association regarding charity sale for women displaced by General Strike

A letter from J.H. Blackwood, Secretary of the Public Parks Board, to N. Shaw, President of the Retail and Wholesale Clerks Association, regarding a request by the latter to use Kildonan Park to sell food and drinks to benefit women whom the strike left unemployed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

J.H. Blackwood to Park Constable regarding loyalty pledge

A letter from J.H. Blackwood, secretary of the Public Parks Board, to D.C. White, Assiniboine Park Constable, informing him of the Park Board’s decision requiring him, as an employee, to sign a loyalty pledge (sometimes called the “Slave Pact”) stating that he will not engage in strike action.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

Notice of strike to City Dairy Company

A note sent by N. Shaw on behalf of E. Matheson, of the Retail and Wholesale Clerks, Shippers, and Warehouse Men's Association Local 832, to City Dairy Company, Ltd., informing them that the Strike Committee has decided their creamery workers will go out on strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Food Committee

Report on milk and cream distribution

A report sent by the Health Department regarding milk and cream distribution, based on daily reports form individual distribution stations. Submitted to E.W.J. Hague, Assistant Chief Health Inspector.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Food Committee

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