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Petition from Wilson Hyman and others to Council regarding transfer of saloon license to brick building known as the “Drug Store”

Letter to Council. Sender: Wilson Hyman and others. Subject: transfer of saloon license (petition by several citizens against the transfer of a saloon license for the Red Saloon to the brick building known as the “Drug Store” as there are already 3 saloons licensed in that area.). Referred to: laid on table.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album

Photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Consists of circa 150 photographs of Arthur Landen’s time as Honourable Lieutenant and Quartermaster in the 1st Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers while stationed in Spain, Gibraltar, Egypt, and elsewhere in Africa between 1887 and 1907, as well as circa 40 photographs of Fred Landen’s stay in Winnipeg between 1903 and 1906 and his home in Hull, England. Winnipeg photographs feature homes, commercial buildings, and modes of transporation. The pages are loose and many of the photographs are faded.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Butcher's turnout in Market Square

Photograph of a large group, many on horseback, gathered for what the photograph's caption calls a "butcher's turnout" at the northwest corner of King Street and Market Avenue (the north side of Market Square). Photograph was taken by Israel Bennetto and has come apart into two pieces.

Bennetto, Israel

Five street views

Page shows five street views of Winnipeg, ca. 1903: 1) Main Street from Commercial Club, 2) Elgin Avenue, 3) Geo. Velie, Wholesale Wines and Liquors, 4) William Avenue, looking west, and 5) Main Street, looking north from Portage Avenue.

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 26

Page 26 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: Winnipeg’s second City Hall and the Volunteer Monument (which is captioned “Scott’s Monument, Fish Creek”); the Osborne Bridge over the Assiniboine River; a horse drawn sleigh carrying cords of wood in front of City Hall; a large house on Broadway, a dog sleigh in front of H. Laffrezen's Central Bakery at 333 1/2 William Avenue; and floating ice on the Assiniboine River.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 29

Page 29 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: Main Street facing north from McDermot Avenue; a horse-drawn sleigh carrying a large block of ice in front of the Transit Hotel on Notre Dame Avenue East (now Pioneer Avenue); break-water on the Assiniboine River with houses in the distance; women in sleigh buggy in front of storefronts on Main Street, between Portage and Graham Avenues; the old Manitoba Parliament Building; and a horse-drawn sleigh bus advertising the Vendome Hotel in front of the Commonwealth Block on Main Street and Market Avenue.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Arthur and Fred Landen photograph album – page 28

Page 28 of a photograph album created by brothers Arthur and Fred Landen of Hull, England. Page consists of 6 photographs taken by Fred Landen depicting, clockwise from top-left: bricklayers in front of houses; women on a horse-drawn sleigh (captioned “Cutter”); police in raccoon-skin uniforms; a streetcar crossing the Osborne Bridge; a Ox-drawn sleigh in front of the Royal Oak Hotel in Market Square (Market Avenue and King Street); and a woman pushing a baby in a sleigh in at the northwest corner of Broadway and Kennedy Street.

Landen, Frederick Cluett

Winnipeg Renovating Co

Photograph of the Winnipeg Renovating Co. and the Grain Exchange on Lombard Avenue. Item is part of small album containing photographs of maps tracking the outbreak of typhoid from 1905 to 1908 and other scenes. Item is loose and at back of album. Date of item is approximate, [circa 1909].

Winnipeg Renovating Co

Photograph of the Winnipeg Renovating Co. on Lombard Avenue. Item is part of small album containing photographs of maps tracking the outbreak of typhoid from 1905 to 1908 and other scenes. Item is loose and at back of album. Date of item is approximate, [circa 1909].

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