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File General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919
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Resolutions of the Citizens' Committee of One Thousand

A letter from A.K. Godfrey, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Citizen's Committee of One Thousand to the City Clerk's Office containing resolutions passed by the Citizens' Committee on May 24, asking that said resolutions be shared with City Council.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Council

Applications for the appointment of staff

Job applications to various City departments, many of which were submitted during the General Strike and feature the Slave Pact that required City employees to agree not to take strike action.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Civic employees pension fund

Contains pension information about employees leaving the City’s service, drafting notes for pension By-law 10589, and correspondence regarding the pensions of employees who participated in the 1919 General Strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Letter Book

A bound collection of communications sent by the Parks Board to various recipients between December, 1918, and May, 1920. A recipient index is attached in the back. Individual pages are on thin, semi-transparent paper.

Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation

Re-engaging men to remove garbage during strike

A letter from C.J. Brown, City Clerk, to the Committee on Finance, informing them that the Committee on Health has given the Chief Health Inspector full power to increase the wages of garbage collectors if needed during the strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Scavenging and Crematory report for May, 1919

A report from J.H. Pearson, Chief Health Inspector, to the Health Committee on scavenging and crematory operations for May, 1919. It records ammounts of refuse removed and cremated, dollars spent, and other statistics. There is also a comparison to May, 1918.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare

General Strike, 1919

File pertaining to the General Strike of 1919, including records from various origins sent to or from the Mayor's office relating either to the strike itself or its fallout. Included are letters from citizens commending or condemning the City's actions during the strike.

Winnipeg (Man.). Mayor's Office

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