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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.

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.

Winnipeg Council Minutes - Volume 1 - part 2 (1875)

Last 384 pages of bound, handwritten volume of minutes of Winnipeg's City Council between January 11 and December 25, 1875. The minutes briefly recount the proceedings of meetings and are the official, legal record of decisions made by Council. Recorded decisions reveal municipal governance, resource allocation, and service delivery. Minutes also refer to topics debated, reports considered, by-laws introduced, communications received, decisions reached and votes taken during council meetings.

Individual minute passages are marked with numbers in the margins that correspond with a hand-written index.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Winnipeg Council Minutes - Volume 1 - part 1 (1874)

First 218 pages of bound, handwritten volume of minutes of Winnipeg's City Council between January 19 and December 28, 1874. The minutes briefly recount the proceedings of meetings and are the official, legal record of decisions made by Council. Recorded decisions reveal municipal governance, resource allocation, and service delivery. Minutes also refer to topics debated, reports considered, by-laws introduced, communications received, decisions reached and votes taken during council meetings.

Individual minute passages are marked with numbers in the margins that correspond with a hand-written index.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Existing Conditions, Corner of Graham and Donald looking East

A photograph of the southeast corner of Donald Street and Graham Avenue featuring a Moore's Taxi U Drive station in the foreground. Behind it in the background can be seen The Columbus Hall / Aragon Building with advertisements for Pepsi Cola and the Rainbow Dance Gardens, and the Tribune Building can be seen at the left. This is the present site of the Millennium Library. The back of the photo is marked: "Photograph 5. Existing Conditions, corner of Graham and Donald Looking East. Urban Renewal and Rehabilitation Board City of Winnipeg".

Winnipeg (Man.). Urban Renewal and Rehabilitation Board

Civic Centre Complex

A photograph of the Civic Centre Complex, Winnipeg's third city hall (1964-present). Council Building, Administration Building, and public transit bus in view. Taken from William Avenue and Main Street, looking northwest. Date of photograph is uncertain, [197-?]. The photographer is likely Henry Kalen.

Kalen, Henry

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