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Aerial of 1974 Flood – Red River between East and West Kildonan

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces northwest from around Helmsdale Avenue and Kildonan Drive in East Kildonan towards Scotia Street in the Seven Oaks area of West Kildonan across the river. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

Aerial of 1974 Flood – Fraser’s Grove Park

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces southwest from Fraser’s Grove Park and Kildonan Drive in East Kildonan towards Scotia Street in the Seven Oaks area of West Kildonan. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

Aerial of 1974 Flood – Red River between North and West Kildonan

Aerial photograph of the Red River during the 1974 Flood. The photograph faces west from North Kildonan, where the Chief Peguis Trail now stands, across the river towards Kildonan Park and West Kildonan on the left, the North End Water Treatment Plant in the middle, and Old Kildonan on the right. The photographs were taken by the Department of Environmental Planning.

Winnipeg (Man.). Department of Environmental Planning

Area of John Blumberg Golf Course prior to construction.

Photograph of abandoned buildings on a rural stretch of land in the area of what is now John Blumberg Golf Course. 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

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

Scotia Rink

Two photographs of children playing hockey on outdoor skating rinks. Photo at top was taken outside the Northland Knitting Company building at 618 Arlington Street. Photo at bottom was taken on Scotia Street, near Luxton Avenue. The photographs are affixed to one side of a piece of construction paper that has two other photos on its reverse.

Scotia Rink

Four photographs affixed two to each side of a page of construction paper. The two photos on the first side depict children playing at the Scotia Rink, while those on the second depict children on a swing set and eating ice cream.

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 3

Page 3 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict two families acquainted with Wallace: the Butlers (Jim Sr., Jim Jr., Les, Aggie, Gig, and Mrs. Butler) and the Drinkwaters (Mr. and Mrs. Drinkwater, Joan, Hilda, and Les), as well as Gladstone Manitoba. See general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 5

Page 5 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict several acquaintenance of Wallace including two fellow soldiers, “Sonny” Robertson and Joseph “Fuss” McGrath, a Mrs. Penny, and a Frank Dowling and his family. See the general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

Supervised skating rink

The second side of an album page with a photograph of a Parks Board supervised skating rink outside the Norhtland Knitting Company Building at 618 Arlington Street affixed.

Winnipeg (Man.). Parks and Recreation Department

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