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1950 flood photographs

Subseries consists of photographs collected and maintained by the City Engineering Department as a record of the 1950 flood. Photographs primarily document flooded areas in Winnipeg, showing street views, buildings, bridges, and other details related to the built environment. All photographs were taken by Harold K. White Studio.

ATC By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 1, Series 154. Sub-Series consists of traffic by-laws, including annotated and/or consolidated versions of by-laws no. 14213 and 14932 (1936-1947).

Series is arranged numerically (or chronologically by date of creation). All by-laws were kept in their original books.

ATC Correspondence

Forms part of Fonds 1, Series 154. Sub-Series consists of all surviving correspondence and reports for the Advisory Traffic Commission (1936-1947).

Series is arranged numerically (or chronologically by date of creation).

ATC Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 1, Series 154. Sub-Series consists of all surviving minutes for the Advisory Traffic Commission (1936-1947).

Series is arranged numerically (or chronologically by date of creation). All minutes were removed from their original binders and placed in acid free folders.

Aerial photographs [1950 flood]

Subseries consists of black and white aerial photographs, maps, and communications that were created, collected and/or maintained by the City Engineering Department as a record of the 1950 flood. Aerial photographs provide a comprehensive view of Winnipeg and surrounding areas. They capture details related to flooding, the street system, and the built environment. Smaller details like the condition of buildings and signs are not visible. Aerial photographs were taken in May 1950 by an unknown photographer. A key grid for the aerial photographs is included.

A few letters and reports from City Engineer W.D. Hurst appear in this series, including a copy of his report The Red River Valley Flood Problem (March 31, 1949).

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

Building Inspection, Demolished Buildings, Plans

Subseries consists of architectural plans submitted to the City of Winnipeg by persons proposing to construct new buildings or renovate existing structures, all of which have since been demolished. Included are plans for such notable buildings as the Eaton's store on Portage Avenue, the Merchant's Bank on Lombard Avenue, the old Children's Hospital at Redwood and Aberdeen, as well as plans for a variety of schools, theatres, factories and odd civic structures like comfort stations (public washrooms).

Winnipeg (Man.)

By-laws

Forms part of Series 26, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of By-laws passed by the Public Parks Board and the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation.

Committee on Finance Claims

Forms part of Series 54. Subseries consists of the packfiles of the Committee on Finance Claims, a sub-committee of the Committee on Finance. Packfiles include communications records. Minutes for the sub-committee may be found within the Minute books of the Committee on Finance.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Communications

Forms part of Series 176. Subseries consists of Communications packfiles of the Committee on Public Utilities, as well as Communications records of the Committee on Utilities and Personnel which was formed in 1960 to perform the combined functions of the then former Committees on Public Utilities and Personnel and Legislation. Communications files contain letters sent and received, blueprints, and reports relating to city utilities and local improvements.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Utilities

Communications

Forms part of Series 179. Series consists of the communications packfiles of the Committee on Public Safety. Records include letters sent and received, plans, photographs, petitions, reports, printed copies of by-laws, and reports on transit routes.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Safety

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