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PPhillipsCR1502.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of central Winnipeg with river meandering top left to middle right and a branch meandering from top centre to bottom centre.

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Three items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of a native Canadian standing and wearing traditional costume.
Item 2 is a train ticket from Rivers to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Item 3 is a train ticket from Rivers to Winnipeg.

PSaundersEJ20010052.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CPR'.
Photo 2 is a steam engine captioned ;The first CPR No 1 at Winnipeg'.
Photo 3 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CNR'.
Photo 4 is an airman with an aircraft behind,…

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PSaundersEJ20010037.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a ticket for the Graduation Dance.
Photo 2 is the cover of the menu for the Graduation Dinner.
Photo 3 is the menu and events for the 'Graduation Grub'.

PSaundersEJ20010026.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam's barracks with airmen packing their belongings, captioned 'Packing! (Arthur and I)'
Photo 2 is the outside of the barracks with the snow melting, captioned 'Goodbye No 5'.
Photo 3 is an aircraft in…

PSaundersEJ20010025.jpg
A group of airmen standing in front of an Anson. It is parked in the snow in front of a hangar.
The photo is annotated -
'1st Graduating Class No 5 Air Observers School
Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
March 26 1941'.

PSaundersEJ20010020.jpg
Four oblique aerial photographs.
Photo 1 and 2 are views of the snowy city, captioned 'Winnipeg 8,000 ft'.
Photo 3 is a view of houses, captioned 'Winnipeg 1,000' ft. There is also a ticket from the Winnipeg Electric Company.
Photo 4 is a snowy…

PSaundersEJ20010019.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a street scene with several cars, captioned 'Main Drag'.
Photo 2 is a bus captioned 'Portage Avenue'.
Photo 3 is tram tracks with several cars.
Photo 4 is a street scene with pedestrians.

PSaundersEJ20010017.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are the same. Sam skating, captioned 'My first attempt'.
Photo 3 is nine skaters and spectators taking a break, captioned 'The match against the officers (we lost)'.
Photo 4 is a mishap on the ice,…

PSaundersEJ20010012.jpg
19 photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an Anson viewed from the port/rear, captioned 'The "Flying Greenhouse" '.
Photo 2 is three Ansons outside a hangar, captioned 'Warming Up'.
Photo 3 is three airmen standing at the front of an Anson,…

PSaundersEJ20010008.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a snowy street scene annotated 'Portage Avenue'.
Photo 2 is a bus in an urban street.
Photo 3 is a street scene with many people.
Photo 4 is a snowy railroad crossing.

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …

BThickettPSaundersEJv10005.jpg
The text contains some detail of Sam Saunders' training in Canada.
Photo 1 is annotated 'Our First Aeroplane January 1941'. It is an Anson with a group of 42 airmen arranged in front.
Photo 2 is the backs of 11 or so airmen in a classroom.
Photo…

BThickettPSaundersEJv10004.jpg
Two printed sheets with six photographs.
The text describes his early training then transfer to Canada learning on Ansons in the snow.
Photo 1 is Sam standing in the snow outside a hut.
Photo 2 is a ship.
Photo 3 is Sam and friend leaning on an…

LMillerRB423155v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Miller, navigator, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 10 April 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg, RAF…

EFordTAFordAG-[Mrs]-Y-M421206.jpg
Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been swotting for his exams and that they finish their course in two weeks time. He also writes that he has bought a second-hand camera and is hoping to do his solo night flight that night.

EFordTAFordAG-[Mrs]-M421227.jpg
Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes that he is in Winnipeg on leave for 13 days. He mentions that he had his wallet stolen before going on leave but his colleagues collected $25 so that he could still go on leave. He writes about his…

EFordTAFord[Fam]421221.jpg
Letter from LAC T. A. Ford to his family. He writes that he has passed his training; recommended for single engine aircraft; has been put on Jankers (punishment for wrong-doing) so won’t be able to attend the flight dinner; going on a two week…

SFordTA1585520v20036.jpg
A Canadian aviation chart covering the Brandon and Winnipeg regions.

PFordTA17110027.pdf
Three items from an album.
Item 1 is a card for the Airmen's Club, Operated by the Winnipeg Women's Air Force Auxiliary.
Item 2 is a card accompanying a gift of cigarettes and sweets, donated by the Wartime Pilots and Observers Association.
Item 3…

PFordTA17110026.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Portage street scene at night.
Photo 2 is a man standing in snow, captioned 'Mr Reid'.
Photo 3 is two airmen with long skis, captioned 'Jock and Self'.

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PFordTA17110025.pdf
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a woman sitting on a low wall, captioned 'Edith'.
Photo 2 is of two trams captioned 'Portage Ave from Main'.

PFordTA17110024.pdf
A street scene with the Hudson Bay Company store on the right and several cars. Also visible are tram wires and telephone poles.

PFordTA17110023.pdf
Two b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is the Hudson Bay Company's store, captioned 'small portion'.
Photo 2 is the City Studios.
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