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Children on swingset

A group photograph of children posing on a swing set in an unknown park. The photograph is stamped "Free Press Photo" and is affixed to one side of an album page that has another photograph of the opposite side.

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 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

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

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

Fort Rouge Park

One side of an album page with two mounted photographs of Fort Rouge Park. Includes image of Fort Rouge Park with the Manitoba Legislature in the background (left) and an image of an unknown green space (right).

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 88

Captions read: Mrs Williams, McLerie, Josh, Kathleen, Mrs. Stewart, Mrs. Smaill, Mrs Pariseau, Pat, Taylor, Baldy, Scotty - Tennis court at Whitemouth, McLearrie, Crawley - Barber, Crawly, McLerie, Taylor - Taylor, Crawly, Janie, Mrs. Williams, Grace, Peg

Smaill, William

William Smaill Photo Album – Page 82

Captions read: Bruce, W.G. Chase, [?] H. Fuertes, Self, Sailman, Blanchard, Crawley, Richan - Walter, Bourne, Heywood, Miss Rust, Mrs. Waugh- Mrs. Blanchard, Miss Waugh, Mayor Waugh - Tennis court at Indian Bay - Bourne, Joe Nancy, Bell, Self.

Smaill, William

Photograph album of Winnipeg during WW1: Page 2

Item consists of a scrapbook page showing unidentified building (Item 7), Industrial Bureau Exhibition Building (Item 8), Canadian National Railway station (C.N.R. station) from Broadway looking east (Item 9), unidentified woman standing in front of residential building (Item 10), City Hall and Volunteer Monument (second City Hall) (Item 11), unidentified woman posing in front of what is likely the Assiniboine Park Pavilion (Item 12). Dates of photographs are approximate, [ca. 1913].

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