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Public Works Photograph collection

  • c00019
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900]-2014

Consists of analogue and digital records donated by the City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Department with ca. 2000 photographs including slides, negatives, and polaroids. Many photos capture public parks, boulevards, streets, and playgrounds created for the daily functions of the department including presentations, research, and documentation. Photo albums created by municipal parks boards such as the St. James Parks Board before Winnipeg amalgamation were collected by Public Works and depict the parks created and maintained by the St. James Parks Board. Other historical photos and prints of public parks, and recreational activities were collected for research and display purposes.

Winnipeg (Man.). Public Works Department

Aunt Sally's Farm at the Assiniboine Park Zoo

Photograph of visitors enjoying a fountain at Aunt Sally's Farm, in the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Photograph was taken by Gunter A. Schoch, Landscape Architect with the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg's Parks and Protection Division.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Parks and Protection Division

Plan of University section of Tuxedo Park

A map of the proposed Tuxedo Park residential suburb, specifically the area surrounding the old University of Manitoba campus and Olmsted and Assiniboine Parks. The map shows streets and lots as well as details of the university campus. The map was created by Charles Clifton Chataway (1869-1920) and Bulman Brothers Ltd.

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