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File General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919
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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

Employees' agreement regarding employment (Slave Pact)

Contains job applications submitted to the City Surveyor from 1919-1924, all of which feature the Slave Pact agreement that civic employees began to have to sign after the General Strike that essentially forbade them from taking any strike action.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Surveyor

General Strike, 1919

File pertaining to the General Strike of 1919, including records from various origins sent to or from the Mayor's office relating either to the strike itself or its fallout. Included are letters from citizens commending or condemning the City's actions during the strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Mayor's Office

Report on Dairy Inspection for June, 1919

A report submitted to A.J. Douglas, Chief Health officer, regarding dairy inspection for the month of June, 1919. It is noted that, due to the General Strike, special inspections and deliveries were made in cooperation with the Food Committee.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare

Scavenging and Crematory report for May, 1919

A report from J.H. Pearson, Chief Health Inspector, to the Health Committee on scavenging and crematory operations for May, 1919. It records ammounts of refuse removed and cremated, dollars spent, and other statistics. There is also a comparison to May, 1918.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare

Report of the Division of Communicable Diseases for June, 1919

A report by the Health Department, Communicable Diseases Division for June, 1919, submitted to A.J. Douglas, Medical Health Officer. Statistics are listed for various diseases and the operational difficulties caused by the General Strike are addressed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare

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