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W. J. Neilson, Health Officer

Photograph of Dr. W. J. Neilson, appointed as Medical Health Officer on June 16, 1884. photograph was taken by Israel Bennetto and placed in the cornerstone of Winnipeg's second City Hall, completed in 1886.

Bennetto, Israel

Alderman Drewry

Photograph shows Edward Lancaster Drewry (1851-1940), former Alderman, 1883-1884. Date of photograph is probable, [1884?].

Bennetto, Israel

Recording of cornerstone laying ceremony taken at the time of placing the stone

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Item consists of an audio recording of the laying of the cornerstone ceremony held on November 30, 1965 at the Public Safety Building. It records the voices of Mayor Stephen Juba, Chief Constable George Blow, Fire Chief Cecil Leckie, City Signals Engineer Jack Clarke, Deputy Mayor and Ald. Edith Tennant, Ald. Leonard Claydon, Ald. J. Cropo, Ald. Joseph Zuken, Ald. Slaw Rebchuk, and Contractor Cecil Rilkoff. It was recorded by the City Signals Engineer, Jack Clarke.

Clarke, Jack

[Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia]

Photograph shows (Front row, L-R): Robert O'Lone, Paul Proulx. (Centre row, L-R): Pierre Poitras, John Bruce, Louis Riel, John O'Donoghue, Fran'ois Dauphinais. (Rear row, L-R): Bonnet Tromage, Pierre de Lorme, Thomas Bunn, Xavier Page, Baptiste Beauchemin, Baptiste Tournond, Joseph (Thomas?) Spence. (Source: Library and Archives Canada / PA-012854).

Photograph is dated [1870] and taken by Joseph Langevin.

Members and Officials of the Council of the City of Winnipeg, 1874

Photograph shows Francis Cornish, Mayor, Alderman James Ashdown, Alderman John Cameron, Alderman William Gomez Fonseca, Alderman John Higgins, Alderman Alexander Logan, Alderman James McLenaghan, Alderman John More, Alderman Robert Mulvey, Alderman Thomas Scott, Alderman Andrew Strang, Alderman Herbert Swinford, Alderman William Thibaudeau, Alderman Archibald Wright. Mr. A.M. Brown, City Clerk, Lyster Hayward, Chamberlain, James S. Ramsay, Chamberlain, Henry (Harry) Kirk, Messenger, Alex Brown, Assessor, D. M. Walker, Solicitor, Colin F. Strang, Auditor, D.B. Murray, Chief of Police, Willoughby Clark, Assessor, (unreadable), Auditor, Thomas Parr, City Engineer.

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