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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]".

Scotia Rink

Four photographs affixed two to each side of a page of construction paper. The two photos on the first side depict children playing at the Scotia Rink, while those on the second depict children on a swing set and eating ice cream.

Scotia Rink

Two photographs of children playing hockey on outdoor skating rinks. Photo at top was taken outside the Northland Knitting Company building at 618 Arlington Street. Photo at bottom was taken on Scotia Street, near Luxton Avenue. The photographs are affixed to one side of a piece of construction paper that has two other photos on its reverse.

Supervised skating rink

The first side of an album page with a photograph of a Parks Board supervised skating rink outside the Northland Knitting Company Building at 618 Arlington Street affixed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Parks and Recreation Department

Supervised skating rink

The second side of an album page with a photograph of a Parks Board supervised skating rink outside the Norhtland Knitting Company Building at 618 Arlington Street affixed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Parks and Recreation Department

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.

Winnipeg's 75th Anniversary parade

Photographs of a parade celebrating Winnipeg's 75th anniversary. The photos are taken on Portage Avenue between Colony/Memorial and Balmoral Streets. The parade features marching bands, baton twirlers, clowns, celebrities, floats of various businesses, organizations, and ethnic communities, as well as members of the Blackfoot Nation. There is no apparent order to the photos, as photos of the same float can be found several photos away from each other.

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