Photograph shows Alfred J. Andrews (1865-1950), Alderman of Winnipeg, 1894-1897, Mayor of Winnipeg, 1898-1899, and a leading member of the Citizens' Committee of One Thousand during the Winnipeg General Strike.
An extract from minutes of Council on May 13, 1918, specifically that of the report delivered by A.W. Puttee, Chairman of the Special Committee on Strike Settlement after having been amended to prevent civic employees from being able to strike.
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.
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.
Annual report of the Department of Health for the year 1919. Provides information and statistics on Department initiatives and public health within the City more generally, including diseases (including the “Spanish Influenza” or “Spanish Flu” outbreak), inoculations, education campaigns, food quality, scavenging and waste disposal, deaths, and general saniation. Also includes information about budgets and finances within the Department.
Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Health and Welfare
Contains job applications submitted to the City Surveyor from 1919-1924, all of which feature the Slave Pact agreement that civic employees began to have to sign after the General Strike that essentially forbade them from taking any strike action.
Contains several requests to replace, return, or hand out new special constable badges that gave certain City staff such as inspectors their authority. Note that this does not include the Special Police Constables used during the General Strike.
Records consist of digitized copies of records held by the Winnipeg Police Museum related to the Winnipeg General Strike. These records include correspondence between the Board of Police Commissioners and Police Chiefs Donald MacPherson and Chris Newton, excerpts from the Board of Police Commissioners minute book, and excerpts from the Sargent's Arrest Log.
A letter from M. Peterson, Secretary of the Committee on Finance, to the Committee on Fire, Water, Light, and Power, regarding overtime being paid to City Light and Power Department workers who did not go on strike.
A letter from M. Peterson, Secretary of the Committee on Finance, to J.G. Glassco, Manager of the City Light and Power Department, agreeing with his recommendation that workers who stayed on after the strike began on May 15 be paid overtime.
A job application to the Accounting Department from Rose Jeffires, submitted during the General Strike. The oath forbidding employees from engaging in strike action - the Slave Pact - is featured prominently.
A letter from C.J. Brown, City Clerk, to Committee on Finance, informing it that the Committee on Fire, Water, Light, and Power has agreed that City Light and Power Department employees who did not go on strike be paid overtime.
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.