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Metro computer installation

Photograph of the first computer installation (an IBM system 360) set-up by the Metro government. From left to right are Gerald Le Bleu, Manager of Computer Systems Department Harvey Beemer, and Finance Division Director Andy Duncan. The cutline reads "Metro's own computer installation went into action".

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

City Hall and courtyard, facing Market Avenue

Photograph of the front side of Winnipeg's second City Hall, facing towards Market Avenue. Also featured in the photograph is the green space in front of City Hall, businesses and store fronts on Market Avenue, and the McLaren and Cornwall Hotels in the distance. Photographed by Henry Kalen.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

New Conservatory in Assiniboine Park

Photograph of the new conservatory in Assiniboine Park, built in June 1970. The photo's reverse is marked with Metro's Parks and Protection Division stamp and G. A. Schoch (Landscape Architect) written. The photographer is likely G. A. Schoch.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Golf house at John Blumberg Golf Course

Photograph of the main golf house at John Blumberg Golf Course. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Vermeer Tree Mover in operation

Photograph of a Vermeer brand tree mover being operated by Metro employee pulling a treet out of the ground. The tree mover was acquired by Metro in 1966. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Skating on the Assiniboine Duck Pond

Photograph of park goers skating on the Assiniboine Duck Pond in winter, with the pavilion off in the distance. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Japanese lilac tree on median of Provencher Boulevard

Photograph of Provencher Boulevard's median after Metro's beautification efforts, featuring a Japanese lilac tree, a bench, and other potted plants. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Federal Publication Services Returns

A series of photographs that were returned to the Metro Government by the Federal Publications Services in Montreal. The photos were presumably sent to be used in a publication. The photos were returned on January 16, 1975.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Cars and bus stuck in snow, likely on William Avenue

Photograph of a bus stuck in a snowbank nearly as tall as it, possibly after the blizzard on March 4, 1966. The bus' route is William - Polo Park and this photograph was likely taken on William Avenue. The photographer is unknown. The reverse of the photo asks that it be returned to Transit Publicity.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

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