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Footbridge in La Barriere Park

Photograph of a footbridge across the La Salle River in La Barriere Park. A description of the photo used for publication is recorded on a separate piece of paper. Photo's reverse is stamped by the Parks and Protection Division of the Metro Government.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Buses picking up passengers outside City Hall

Photograph of several buses in front of City Hall. One, bound for Portage Avenue and Polo Park, is picking up passengers. The photo is marked "One-way Street" and includes a cut line that reads "...gave way to the new". On the photo's reverse, the make and model of the bus is detailed as follows: Make - GMC, Model - TDH 5301, Year - 1960, Seat Capacity - 51. Photographer is unknown.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

People walking across overpass

Photograph of people walking across the Nairn Overpass with snow on the ground below. The overpass is lined with flags. Photographed by Gunter A. Schoch, Landscape Architect for the Metro Parks and Protection Division.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Information Officer

Euclid and Barber

A photograph of flooding in a residential area of Winnipeg during the 1950 flood. The photograph was taken at the intersection of Disraeli and Euclid.

Harold K. White Studio

L.B. Foote photos of tourists at Shoal Lake

Glass lantern slides taken by L.B. [Lewis Benjamin] Foote of the tourists taking the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway to and enjoying leisure time at Shoal Lake. The Greater Winnipeg Water District hired Foote to take these photos.

Greater Winnipeg Water District

1932 Relief Works and Committee Winnipeg

Photograph collage of the 1932 Winnipeg Relief Works and Committee. Portraits of committee members are surrounding photographs of projects the committee had worked on. The committee members are, clockwise from top left: Alderman John Blumberg, Alderman H. Andrews, City Clerk Magnus Peterson, Alderman J.A. Barry, Alderman A.A. Ryley, Alderman W.B. Simpson, City Engineer W.P. Brereton, G.W. Northwood, Alderman E.D. Honeyman, Mayor Ralph Webb, Alderman J.A. McKerschar, A. MacNamara, Resident Engineer A.J. Taunton, Alderman L.F. Borrowman, and Alderman C.E. Simonite. The works projects showcased in the center are, clockwise from top left: the Main Street Bridge, the Norwood Bridge, the Assiniboine Park Bridge, the Winnipeg Auditorium, the Sargent Park Swimming Pool, and the Salter Street Bridge. Created by Robson Photo.

Dakota Village Shopping Centre panorama

View of Dakota Village Shopping Centre, 1077-1095 St. Mary's Road, 3.5 acres. From left to right: unknown stores, Ladies and Children's Wear, Lance Pharmacy, [Dakota?] Bowling, Shoe Fair, Bank of Nova Scotia, Safeway, apartment block, Bank of Montreal. Consists of 3 separate photographs pasted together on cardboard to create a panorama. The cardboard is a scrap made from an old sign of the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (visible on the reverse). The cardboard is numbered “6”, presumably as part of a compilation with other shopping centre panoramas.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.). Planning Division

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