Charles F. Gray fonds [textual record, graphic material, moving images]
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Charles F. Gray fonds [textual record, graphic material, moving images]Niveau hiérarchique :FondsDate :1898-1947.Référence :R1498-0-9-E, MG30-A83Genre de documents :Documents textuels, Documents photographiques, Images en mouvementTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :97987Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsFonds comprend :110 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1898-1947.Lieu de création :Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminéÉtendue :10 cm of textual records.
377 photographs b&w.
2 film reels.Langue du document :anglaisPortée et contenu :Fonds consists of exhibit items entered as evidence by the Crown during the trials of the leaders of the Winnipeg General Strike including some correspondence of the Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council, the Strike Committee, and the Mayor, Charles F. Gray. Also included are some copies of the Western Labour News and the Socialist Bulletin, 5 cm; two scrapbooks, primarily of newspaper clippings, concerning Gray's municipal election campaigns of 1916 and 1917; notebooks detailing expenditures involved in the construction of his house in 1914, 5 cm; and a permission card issued to milk drivers by the Strike Committee during the Winnipeg General Strike, 1919, a printed document with manuscript additions. The permission card is located in horizontal storage, container 3.
The fonds also contains 2 photographs depicting a view of Westinghouse Power Company plant, Point du Bois, Man. and a banquet marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Imperial Life Assurance Co. of Canada, Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, B.C., 1913-1947. Also included are copied photographs depicting the life and activities of Charles F. Gray and family including his work with Canadian Westinghouse in the construction of power plants in Manitoba at Winnipeg and Point du Bois; and of power plant activity at Cedars, Que., 1911-1931; the Prince of Wales' visit to Winnipeg, Man.; the wedding of Miss Elsie Cantell; election campaign of C.F. Gray for mayor, Winnipeg, Man.; portraits of the Prince of Wales; Miss Avis Gray (Walton); Mr. C.F. Gray; Mr. Arthur Hammond; Bonnington Falls, B.C., 1899; friends and relatives of the Gray, Rooke, and Curran families, Winnipeg, Man.; Chatauquas, ca.1930-ca.1939; portraits of Charles F. Gray, Marguerite Rooke, Avis Gray, F.H. Sills, Sara G. Gray, James Gray Sr., Jane Curran, Edith H. Gray, Harriet H. Gray, James H. Gray Jr, John Curran, Harold Carter, Frank Wade, Evelyn G. Webster, Jasba Galprin, Charlie Ross, and Rosa Genthon, 1898-1940.
Also included in the fonds are the films Winnipeg Strike 1919; and Winnipeg activities, n.d.Provenance :Nom(s) additionnel(s) :Biographie/Histoire administrative :Gray, Charles F., 1879-1954 : Charles F. Gray, engineer and municipal politician, was born in London, England and emigrated to Canada in 1897. He came to Winnipeg in 1911 as chief engineer for Westinghouse Corporation. He was elected to Winnipeg City Council for four years and was elected Mayor in 1919 during the General Strike and again in 1920. Gray has been credited with keeping the General Strike confined to Greater Winnipeg. He was also president of the Navy League of Canada and the first president of The On-to-the Bay (Hudson's Bay Railway Association) in 1923. He died in Vancouver in 1954.Instrument de recherche :Information additionnelle :Note générale :Acquired in 1972, 1973, and 1974 from Mrs. Avis Walton of Victoria, B.C. All but two photographs were loaned to the National Archives and copied. The originals were returned to the lender. As of 2012, the location of the film reels is unknown.Note sur la citation préféree :Photographs and sound recordings previously known as Avis Walton collection.Note sur les autres formats physiques disponibles :A digital copy of a permission card issued by the Strike Committee during the Winnipeg General Strike, 1919, is available.Note sur les expositions :Exhibition Title: Treasured Memories: 125th Anniversary of the National Archives. Curator: Martin Tétreault, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1997.05.14-1998.01.
(MG 30 A 83 Vol. 1 Permission Card, Winnipeg General Strike, 1919)Vedette-matière :
- Local elections - Canada, 1916-1917 Western Labour News, 1914-1919
- Houses - Construction, 1914 Winnipeg (Man.), 1914-1919
- Labouring class writings, Canadian, 1914-1916 Socialist Bulletin, 1914-1919
- Labour movement - Canada, Western, 1914-1919
- General Strike, Winnipeg, Man., 1919
- Grève générale, Winnipeg, Man., 1919
- Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council. Strike Committee, 1914-1919
Pour réserver ou acheter des documentsModalités d'utilisation :Original photographs: No restrictions. Copyright varies on items less than 50 years old. Copyright is expired on items more than 50 years old. Credit: Name of Photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Copied photographs: National Archives of Canada does not provide copies; they must be obtained from lender. For items still in copyright; copyright must be established by the holder of the original(s). Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy Negative no.
Moving images: Reproduction with written permission of the copyright owner. No donor restrictions.
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