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Waghorn's Guide map and street index

Waghorn's Guide - a small promotional pamphlet published by J.R. Waghorn in 1895. The pamphlet contains a street map of Winnipeg, a street index, and advertisements for various Winnipeg businesses including the Clarendon Hotel, the Redwood Brewery, and the Massey-Harris Company. The map shows the old City of Winnipeg from the Red River on the east to Waverly, Aubrey, and McPhillips Streets on the west, and from Athole Avenue (now Luxton Avenue) in the north to Parker Avenue in the south. Southern Elmwood, Old St. Boniface, and Norwood are also shown on the east side of the river. Railway lines are in black and electric street railway lines are in red.

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 31

Page 31 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: shacks in residential area, likely the North End; men lighting a mosquito fire on the banks of the Red River; Fred Landen sitting on the bank of the Red River; a large house with brick veneer; a large house with wood veneer; and a horse-drawn sleigh advertising “A. Hendry. Grocer.” in front of a large house.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Photograph album of Winnipeg during WW1: Page 5

Item consists of a scrapbook page showing soldiers lined up in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 21), soldiers lined up in military parade (Item 22),
soldiers on horse in military parade in front of the Industrial Bureau Exposition Building (Item 23), crowd forming on street in front of the Israelite Jewish Daily newspaper building (975 Main Street) and the H. Lindster's Bakery (971 Main Street). Soldiers and Police in foreground (Item 24), [ca. 1913].

Photograph album of Winnipeg during WW1: Page 6

Item consists of a scrapbook page showing soldiers marching in military parade on street in front of the Elliott and Hazel Grocers, 975 Main Street and the H. Lindster's Bakery, 971 Main Street (Item 25), soldiers lined up in military parade (Item 26),
soldiers marching in military parade (Item 27), soldiers marching in military parade (Item 28), [ca. 1913].

North End Farmers' Market

Photograph shows the North End Farmer's Market (west side Main Street, north of Stella Avenue, looking west to King Street). Included in photograph: front entrance to market, automobiles parked on street, and North End Horse Exchange (523 King Street). Photograph likely taken from 919-921 Main Street by city employee.

North End Farmers' Market

Photograph shows the North End Farmer's Market, looking east across Main Street (northwest Main Street and Stella Avenue). Included in photograph: stalls filled with vegetables and people walking through the market, Aime Bicycle Shop, 909 Main Street, two-storey brick building (899-905 Main Street), and Norquay School.

1932 Relief Works and Committee Winnipeg

Photograph collage of the 1932 Winnipeg Relief Works and Committee. Portraits of committee members are surrounding photographs of projects the committee had worked on. The committee members are, clockwise from top left: Alderman John Blumberg, Alderman H. Andrews, City Clerk Magnus Peterson, Alderman J.A. Barry, Alderman A.A. Ryley, Alderman W.B. Simpson, City Engineer W.P. Brereton, G.W. Northwood, Alderman E.D. Honeyman, Mayor Ralph Webb, Alderman J.A. McKerschar, A. MacNamara, Resident Engineer A.J. Taunton, Alderman L.F. Borrowman, and Alderman C.E. Simonite. The works projects showcased in the center are, clockwise from top left: the Main Street Bridge, the Norwood Bridge, the Assiniboine Park Bridge, the Winnipeg Auditorium, the Sargent Park Swimming Pool, and the Salter Street Bridge. Created by Robson Photo.

For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg promotional map

A promotional map created by the Publicity Bureau of Winnipeg and Manitoba titled "For Your Guidance While in Winnipeg". Map was originally folded as a pamphlet, the front page of which features a graphic of two people driving down Highway 14 (now Highway 75) to Winnipeg. The map is not scale and features cartoon depictions of tourist destinations and landmarks around Winnipeg and St. Boniface. The maps shows major streets, railroads, and street railway lines. The map side was originally framed and cut to fit. At a result a small part of the front page is cut off, including a stamp reading "St. Raphael's Ukrainian Immigrants' Welfare Association of Can[ada]".

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