A scrapbook created documenting the parade for Winnipeg's 50th anniversary, which took place on June 18, 1924. The scrapbook includes photos of the parade - including floats from various businesses and organizations; newspaper clippings about the parade and about Winnipeg's 50th anniversary more generally; a program for an anniversary dinner; and other items. Some photographs are on smaller pages (about half or a third the size of the rest of the pages), some of which are in the binding, while others are loose.
Item consists of an audio recording of the laying of the cornerstone ceremony held on November 30, 1965 at the Public Safety Building. It records the voices of Mayor Stephen Juba, Chief Constable George Blow, Fire Chief Cecil Leckie, City Signals Engineer Jack Clarke, Deputy Mayor and Ald. Edith Tennant, Ald. Leonard Claydon, Ald. J. Cropo, Ald. Joseph Zuken, Ald. Slaw Rebchuk, and Contractor Cecil Rilkoff. It was recorded by the City Signals Engineer, Jack Clarke.
A job application to the Survey Department from James Burnett Scott, submitted during the General Strike. The oath forbidding employees from engaging in strike action - the Slave Pact - is featured prominently.
A letter from M. Peterson, City Clerk, to R.H. Avent, City Surveyor, informing him that the previous evening, Council had passed a resolution to dissolve the Slave Pact, which required civic employees to agree not to engage in strike action.
A photograph of floodwater during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg. This photograph was taken looking north from the corner of Arnold Avenue and Hay Street; the Manitoba Legislature can be seen in the distance.