Collection consists of photographs and related records created by a wide variety of sources and collected by the City of Winnipeg Archives and Records Control Branch. The photographs were originally collected as part of a proposed Winnipeg museum; further records were added to the collection after being transferred from various City of Winnipeg departments or received as unsolicited donations from the public. The photographs depict municipal government activities and infrastructure, geographical features, business and personal activities. In addition to municipal governments, creators of the photographs include professional photographers, private individuals and various publishers.
Photographs of seven of seven Winnipeg Mayors made by various photo companies. Mayors included are Thomas William Taylor, Thomas Gilroy, Alexander Macdonald, Alexander Logan, Thomas Ryan, Alfred Pearson, and Henry Shaver Wesbrook.
Cars and shoppers in front of stores on the north side of Portage Avenue, between Carlton and Hargrave Streets. Featured are The Berryhill Shoe Store in the Enderton / Mitchell-Copp Building, the Bank of Montreal, Zeller's (Zellers), and Rannards Shoes in
Cars and shoppers in front of stores on the north side of Portage Avenue, between Carlton and Hargrave Streets. Featured are The Berryhill Shoe Store in the Enderton / Mitchell-Copp Building, the Bank of Montreal, and Zeller's (Zellers).
A view of cars and shoppers outside the Power Building at the corner of Portage Avenue and Vaughan Street. Street level storefronts include the Winnipeg Electric Company showroom and Rexall / Liggett's drug store. Above are the offices of Western Empire L