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Portage and Main, looking west down Portage Avenue

Photograph of Portage Avenue looking west from the intersection at Main Street. Various shops and business are featured in buildings at Portage and Main that no longer exist, including the towering McArthur/Child's Building on the right. Photograph by Henry Kalen.

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

Pumping water on Robert Street

A photograph of a pipe pouring water onto tracks on Robert Street (Galt Avenue) during the 1950 flood. A pile of wood is along one side of the street. The Ogilvie Flour Mill can be seen in the background.

Harold K. White Studio

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 2

Page 2 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photos consist of Portage Avenue looking west from around Vaughn Street, a rail line at Portage Avenue and St. James Street, troops in formation, and Mrs. and Shirley Gardiner. See general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 6

Page 6 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict the Pavilion in City Park (Assiniboine Park), the Legislature Building off in the distance down Memorial Boulevard, St. Ignatius Church at Corydon Avenue and Stafford Street, the Winnipeg Cenotaph, and acquaintenances of Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy and “Sister Sue”, and two people identified only as “Joan” and “Den”. See general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 8

Page 8 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada near the Raleigh Apartments at Vaughan Street and Ellice Avenue, Memorial Boulevard (likely at Broadway, facing west with the Mall Hotel in the distance), a road outside Fort Osborne Barracks, and Corporal Wallace at the home of “The Dowlings” (likely on Beaverbrook Street).

Wallace, John

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 9

Page 9 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict a street in Gladstone Manitoba, a trolley bus in Winnipeg on Kennedy Street (between Ellice and Qu'Appelle), and the Butler family, acquaintances of Wallace. See page three of this scrapbook for more details on the Butler family.

Wallace, John

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