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City of Winnipeg (1874-1971)

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  • Fonds
  • 1871-1971

Fonds 1 consists of administrative, legislative, financial and photographic records documenting the operation of the City of Winnipeg prior to amalgamation.

A substantial part of the fonds consists of records documenting the debates and decisions of Council, such as Council minutes and by-laws. Also included are minutes of the Board of Control, as well as minutes and reports of other standing and special committees of Council. These records cover a wide range of municipal functions, including finance, land use planning, public works, social services and other municipal services.

Some municipal responsibilities are documented in greater detail in departmental records or records of various boards and commissions. These include parks and recreation, public health and planning. General information about the City of Winnipeg, including elected representatives, history, and statistics can be found in City Clerk's Department records.

Records that document the financial history of the City include tax assessment records, auditors reports and financial statements.

Photographic records document the growth of the City and activities of elected officials, municipal employees, and citizens.

Winnipeg (Man.)

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

List of applicants to Health Department

A letter from the Clerk of the Health Committee to J.H. Pearson, Chief Health Inspector, listing people who had applied for jobs after the General Strike had begun.

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

List of applicants to Health Department

A letter from the Clerk of the Health Committee to the Committee on Finance, listing people who had applied for jobs in the Health Department after the General Strike had begun.

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

List of applicants to Health Department

A list of applicants for positions in the Health Department and the status of their employment after having signed their applications. Many either left quickly after starting or did not show up.

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

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

North End Farmers' Market

Photograph shows the North End Farmer's Market (west side Main Street, north of Stella Avenue, looking west to King Street). Included in photograph: front entrance to market, automobiles parked on street, and North End Horse Exchange (523 King Street). Photograph likely taken from 919-921 Main Street by city employee.

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