Item 57-274-83 to 57-274-87 - [Opening Ceremony of the Trans-Canada Highway]

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[Opening Ceremony of the Trans-Canada Highway]

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57-274-83 to 57-274-87

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  • 1957-08 (Creation)
    Photographic Services
  • 1957-08 (Creation)
    Vawter, Ralph
  • 1957-08 (Creation)
    Robinson, Les

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5 photographs : negatives, b&w; 10 x 12.5 cm

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83 -Chatting at the noon luncheon before the official opening of the Trans-Canada Highway. Left to right, C.W. Gilchrist, manager of the Good Roads Association, J.T. Douglas and L.T. Holmes, Deputy Minister of Highways.

84 - T.C. Douglas cuts the ribbon at the opening of the Trans-Canada Highway with John Douglas holding the ribbon.

85 - John T. Douglas speaks at the opening of the Trans-Canada Highway with T.C. Douglas seated in the background.

86 - Flyover at the opening of the Trans-Canada Highway.

87 - Group of officals at the luncheon on the legislative grounds - Trans-Canada opening. Left to Right: T.C. Douglas, Donald Hugh MacKay, Clarence Melvin Fines and John Taylor Douglas.

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Records are in good physical condition.

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  • English

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Office: Regina - Hillsdale

Box number(s): 70

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Records are open for research use.

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To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

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Location for retrieval: Regina-Hillsdale

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57-274-83 to 57-274-87

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


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