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Paul Harland building thermocouple

Photograph of Paul Harland, possibly an employee of the Warnock Hersey Company engineering firm, building a thermocouple for “C-6” (this is written on the photograph’s reverse, but is not defined).

Block, Morris

The Warnock Hersey Company

Photographs of the employees of the Warnock Hersey Company – consulting and inspecting engineers and industrial chemists – doing work in Transcona and Brandon.

Block, Morris

For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg promotional map

A promotional map created by the Publicity Bureau of Winnipeg and Manitoba titled "For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg". Map was originally folded as a pamphlet, the front page of which features a graphic of two people driving down Highway 14 (now Highway 75) to Winnipeg. The map is not scale and features cartoon depictions of tourist destinations and landmarks around Winnipeg and St. Boniface. The maps shows major streets, railroads, and street railway lines. The map side was originally framed and cut to fit. At a result a small part of the front page is cut off, including a stamp reading "St. Raphael's Ukrainian Immigrants' Welfare Association of Can[ada]".

Block, Morris

First recital at the Civic Auditorium

Photograph mounted on cardboard of the first recital held at the newly built Civic Auditorium on November 9, 1932. Lawrence Tibbett was peforming with Stewart Wille on piano. The performance was part of the “Celebrity Concert Series” directed by Fred M. Gee. Photograph taken by P.M. Adam

Block, Morris

Bank of Montreal building, Portage and Main

A promotional stereogram showing traffic and streetcars in front of the Bank of Montreal building at Portage Avenue and Main Street, made by the Keystone View Company. The reverse side of the image contains information about Winnipeg.

Block, Morris

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