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"The Royal Alexandra," Canadian Pacific Railway's Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Item consists of postcard in printed format that shows the Royal Alexandra, the Canadian Pacific Railway's Hotel. Now demolished, the Hotel once stood at the northeast corner of Higgins Avenue and Main Street. - Published by Valentine Edy Company, Limited, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Printed in Great Britain. Date of postcard is unknown.

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.

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 26

Page 26 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: Winnipeg’s second City Hall and the Volunteer Monument (which is captioned “Scott’s Monument, Fish Creek”); the Osborne Bridge over the Assiniboine River; a horse drawn sleigh carrying cords of wood in front of City Hall; a large house on Broadway, a dog sleigh in front of H. Laffrezen's Central Bakery at 333 1/2 William Avenue; and floating ice on the Assiniboine River.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 28

Page 28 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: bricklayers in front of houses; women on a horse-drawn sleigh (captioned “Cutter”); police in raccoon-skin uniforms; a streetcar crossing the Osborne Bridge; a Ox-drawn sleigh in front of the Royal Oak Hotel in Market Square (Market Avenue and King Street); and a woman pushing a baby in a sleigh in at the northwest corner of Broadway and Kennedy Street.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 29

Page 29 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: Main Street facing north from McDermot Avenue; a horse-drawn sleigh carrying a large block of ice in front of the Transit Hotel on Notre Dame Avenue East (now Pioneer Avenue); break-water on the Assiniboine River with houses in the distance; women in sleigh buggy in front of storefronts on Main Street, between Portage and Graham Avenues; the old Manitoba Parliament Building; and a horse-drawn sleigh bus advertising the Vendome Hotel in front of the Commonwealth Block on Main Street and Market Avenue.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 30

Page 30 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: A horse-drawn “speeder” sleigh in front of the Nares Building on Main Street and Lombard Avenue; a horse-drawn toboggan in front of the old post office on Main Street and McDermot Avenue; a workman’s house; children standing in winter clothes in a residential neighbourhood; Fred Landen sitting in wooded area, “The Grove” in “Kildonia” [Kildonan] - likely Fraser's Grove in East Kildonan; and a horse and buggy in a residential neighbourhood.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 32

Page 32 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: ice floating on the Red River; a grain elevator on the banks of the Red River; a house buried in snow after the blizzard on February 8 and 9, 1905; a horse-drawn delivery sleigh from Imperial Dry Goods on Main Street in front of the old post office and the Conklins Land Office; a horse-drawn sleigh cab possibly outside the Assiniboine Block/Empire Hotel on Main Street; and another small house buried in snow after the blizzard on February 8 and 9, 1905.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

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