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Fact Finding Board on Housing Conditions

Forms part of Series 11, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of minutes, correspondence, reports on housing availability and costs for emergency housing, transcripts of public meetings and a copy of the final report of the Fact Finding Board. The records are in chronological order.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Committee on Housing Conditions

Reports

Forms part of Series 26, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of annual reports of the Public Parks Board of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation.

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).

WTC Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 1, Series 155. Sub-Series consists of all surviving minutes for the City of Winnipeg Traffic Commission (1954-1971).

Minutes are in chronological order.

Communications

Forms part of Series 181. Subseries consists of the communications packfiles of the Committee on Public Improvement its predecessors for the years 1903-1971. Records include blueprints, petitions, correspondence sent and received, and reports on applications for public improvements.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Works

Metro Committee Communications

Subseries consists of correspondence, reports, memos, photographs and various records generated or received by committees. Files are organized alphabetically by an alpha-numeric filing code, with records in each file organized in reverse-chronological order.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.)

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).

Atchison, John D.

Communications

Forms part of Series 1. Subseries consists of all surviving correspondence directed toward the Committee on Public Health and Welfare. The correspondence dates from the first year of the City of Winnipeg's incorporation, 1874, until its final year as a unique entity, 1971. The correspondence covers a wide variety of topics including matters relating to health and welfare and the Health Department after it was formed in 1900, but also the formation and management of markets, bath houses and comfort stations; library operations and staffing; licensing issues and inspections; complaints about noise, smoke and other nuisances; and, Health Department staff appointments, requests for leave and general staffing issues.

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

Communications

Forms part of Series 11, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of correspondence, reports and architectural and site plans regarding housing availability, construction and maintenance for housing under the control of the City of Winnipeg. It also contains information on various programs of municipal, provincial and federal governments as they tried to address housing scarcity issues; for example, Wartime Housing Ltd. In later years, family and individual case histories for people seeking shelter are included in the files. The records are in chronological order.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Committee on Housing Conditions

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