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City Hall decorated for coronation

A photograph of City Hall decorated for the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth that took place on May 12, 1937. Sign reads, "LONG MAY THEY REIGN."

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Legislation and Reception

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

Promotional autograph card for the Cave Supper Club

A promotional card for the Cave Supper Club, located at the corner of Donald Street and Ellice Avenue. The inside has a dedicated space to collect autographs and has a photo of the The Cave Orchestra affixed (taken by Gibsons Photographers). The names of the band members are hand-written in the autograph section, from left to right: unknown on piano; Maxine Ware on vocals; "BB?" on drums; Stan Hykaway on bass; Ed Peterson on trombone; Joe Paley on saxophone; Lloyd Somers and Johnny Bering on trumpet; and unknown and Gil Hanson on saxophone. November 13, 1944 is written in the date section.

Osborne and Broadway

A photograph of the intersection of Broadway and Osborne Street during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg. The photo is taken from Osborne Street, looking north; the stone cross of All Saints' Church can be seen near the left side of the image.

Harold K. White Studio

Scrapbook [1950 flood photographs]

Subseries consists of a scrapbook assembled by the City Engineering Department to serve as photographic evidence of the 1950 flood. It contains black and white photographs that mostly document flooding in residential areas near the Red River (Fort Rouge, Riverview, North End, Point Douglas, Crescentwood, Armstrong's Point and others). Scrapbook appears to be organized geographically by area and street. In addition to documenting flooding, the photographs provide a detailed record of residential neighbourhoods, houses, streets, and businesses like corner grocery stores and laundries. All photographs were taken by Harold K. White Studio.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

Five street views

Page shows five street views of Winnipeg, ca. 1903: 1) Main Street from Commercial Club, 2) Elgin Avenue, 3) Geo. Velie, Wholesale Wines and Liquors, 4) William Avenue, looking west, and 5) Main Street, looking north from Portage Avenue.

46 Notre Dame East

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 46 Notre Dame East. Item is 2 of 6 photographs on page 55 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

103 Notre Dame East

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 103 Notre Dame East. Item is 4 of 6 photographs on page 55 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

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