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City of Winnipeg (1874-1971) Cornerstones With digital objects
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Recording of cornerstone laying ceremony taken at the time of placing the stone

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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.

Clarke, Jack

Riel's Cabinet of 1869-1870

Photograph shows (Front row, L-R): Robert O'Lone, Paul Proulx. (Centre row, L-R): Pierre Poitras, John Bruce, Louis Riel, John O'Donoghue, Fran'ois Dauphinais. (Rear row, L-R): Bonnet Tromage, Pierre de Lorme, Thomas Bunn, Xavier Page, Baptiste Beauchemin, Baptiste Tournond, Joseph (Thomas?) Spence. (Source: Library and Archives Canada / PA-012854).

Date of photograph is approximate, ca. 1869.

Robert Dewar, Contractor

Photograph of Robert Dewar, the contractor for the construction of Winnipeg's second City Hall, completed in 1886. Photograph was taken by Israel Bennetto and placed in the building's cornerstone.

Bennetto, Israel

W. J. Neilson, Health Officer

Photograph of Dr. W. J. Neilson, appointed as Medical Health Officer on June 16, 1884. photograph was taken by Israel Bennetto and placed in the cornerstone of Winnipeg's second City Hall, completed in 1886.

Bennetto, Israel

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