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City of Winnipeg (1874-1971) Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation
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J.H. Blackwood to Retail and Wholesale Clerks Association regarding charity sale for women displaced by General Strike

A letter from J.H. Blackwood, Secretary of the Public Parks Board, to N. Shaw, President of the Retail and Wholesale Clerks Association, regarding a request by the latter to use Kildonan Park to sell food and drinks to benefit women whom the strike left unemployed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

J.H. Blackwood to Park Constable regarding loyalty pledge

A letter from J.H. Blackwood, secretary of the Public Parks Board, to D.C. White, Assiniboine Park Constable, informing him of the Park Board’s decision requiring him, as an employee, to sign a loyalty pledge (sometimes called the “Slave Pact”) stating that he will not engage in strike action.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

Memo regarding Strike and Robson Investigation

Memo from G. Champion, Superintendent of the Public Parks Board, to Theo. A. Hunt, City Solicitor, containing information for the Robson investigation into the General Strike, including information on re-employment, intimidation, and causes of the strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

Letter Book

A bound collection of communications sent by the Parks Board to various recipients between December, 1918, and May, 1920. A recipient index is attached in the back. Individual pages are on thin, semi-transparent paper.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

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