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Series s00248 - A City at Leisure

Playground Sports Day at Assiniboine Park E.L. Drewry, Chairman of Public Parks Board D.D. England, Chairman of Public Parks Board Carnegie Library City Hall square G. Champion, Superintendent of Public Parks Board Dufferin Park Selkirk Park Rhythmic movement demonstration at Old Exhibition Grounds Strikers gathered at Victoria Park
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A City at Leisure

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s00248

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  • [ca. 1890]-[ca. 1990] (Creation)
  • [1994-1996?] (Collection)
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    Winnipeg (Man.). Parks and Recreation Department

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ca. 150 photographs
1 architectural drawing

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Series consists of photographs collected by Catherine Macdonald and used to author the book, “A City at Leisure: An Illustrated History of Parks and Recreation Services in Winnipeg, 1893-1993”. The book was coordinated by the History and Archives subcommittee of the 100th Anniversary Committee of the Parks and Recreation Department to celebrate the department’s 100th anniversary. The subcommittee began its work in 1993 and the book was published in 1995. The photographs were reproduced from various sources including the Archives of Manitoba.

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Originals of some of these photos are housed at the Archives of Manitoba.

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