Series consists of photographs collected by Catherine Macdonald and used to author the book, “A City at Leisure: An Illustrated History of Parks and Recreation Services in Winnipeg, 1893-1993”. The book was coordinated by the History and Archives subcommittee of the 100th Anniversary Committee of the Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate the department’s 100th anniversary. The subcommittee began its work in 1993 and the book was published in 1995. The photographs were reproduced from various sources including the Archives of Manitoba.
Forms part of Collection 9: Series consists of reports, speeches and pamphlets created or acquired by Chief Commissioner Richard Frost during his tenure with the Board of Commissioners of the City of Winnipeg. The records are in chronological order. Also included are communications and reports with file codes and communications and reports without associated file codes.
The records document high level planning undertaken by the Board of Commissioners for the City of Winnipeg. Issues and subject areas covered include: workforce structure and human resource planning; financial analysis; performance analysis; professional development; capital project planning; taxation analysis; city planning; emergency planning; flood management; governance issues.
Forms part of Collection 9: Series consists of 21 bound volumes of correspondence created or received by Chief Commissioner Richard Frost during his tenure with the Board of Commissioners of the City of Winnipeg. The correspondence is in chronological order.
The correspondence documents the leadership role of the Board of Commissioners and contains advice to Council on key issues; proposed and initiated administrative changes and improvements; crisis management; executive mentorship; fiscal management; coordination of service delivery; financial performance; professional development; capital project planning; city planning; flood management; and, governance issues.
Forms part of Collection 10. Series consists of records showing the recitals performed by Alice Weir’s students and their locations. Each year Weir’s students performed at various locations throughout the City of Winnipeg.
Forms part of Collection 10. Series includes programs of different recitals and performances attended by Weir during her time as a dance instructor. She attended these performances with her mother in such places as New York City, Paris and London.
Forms part of Collection 10. Series consists of various photographs of Alice Weir and the many students who attended her classes. The photographs of performers in different themed costumes demonstrate the varied ages of Weir’s students. The costumes were designed and created by Weir’s mother.
Forms part of Collection 10. Series primarily consists of local newspaper clippings regarding Weir and her dance studio in Winnipeg. It also includes handwritten notes by Weir with her instructions for dance recitals and classes. Series contains a biography of Weir written by her daughter as well.
Consists of digitized “Alleycat” posters, advertising bike messenger races, which were started in 1996 by the Winnipeg Bike Messenger Association, as well as digitized pamphlets for the Bike Dump. Donation courtesy of Glenn MacAulay.