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City of Winnipeg (1874-1971) Floods English
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Scrapbook [1950 flood photographs]

Subseries consists of a scrapbook assembled by the City Engineering Department to serve as photographic evidence of the 1950 flood. It contains black and white photographs that mostly document flooding in residential areas near the Red River (Fort Rouge, Riverview, North End, Point Douglas, Crescentwood, Armstrong's Point and others). Scrapbook appears to be organized geographically by area and street. In addition to documenting flooding, the photographs provide a detailed record of residential neighbourhoods, houses, streets, and businesses like corner grocery stores and laundries. All photographs were taken by Harold K. White Studio.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

8 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 8 Arnold Avenue. Item is 1 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

14 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 14 Arnold Avenue. Item is 2 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

20 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 20 Arnold Avenue. Item is 3 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

24 and 26 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 24 Arnold Avenue and 26 Arnold Avenue. Item is 4 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

28 and 30 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 28 Arnold Avenue and 30 Arnold Avenue. Item is 5 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

34 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 34 Arnold Avenue. Item is 6 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

S.W. Corner Arnold & Mabel (62?)

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing the southwest corner of Arnold Avenue and Mabel Avenue and possibly 62 Arnold Avenue. Item is 8 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

48 and 52 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 48 Arnold Avenue and 52 Arnold Avenue. Item is 1 of 8 photographs on page 2 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

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