Item 57-274-138 to 57-274-145 - [Opening of the Trans-Canada Highway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony]

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[Opening of the Trans-Canada Highway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony]

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57-274-138 to 57-274-145

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

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

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138 - Lloyd Holmes, Deputy Minister of Highways.

139 - Royal Canadian Horse Artillery band from Winnipeg.

140 - Henry Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works, speaking at the opening.

141 - Presentation of shears to T.C. Douglas.

142 - Thomas Clement Douglas just prior to the cutting of the ribbon opening the Trans-Canada.

143 - Thomas Clement Douglas speaking at the opening of the Trans-Canada.

144 - Mayor T.H. Cowburn speaking at the opening of the Trans-Canada.

145 - H.R. McKenzie former Deputy Minister of Highways speaking of the opening.

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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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57-274-138 to 57-274-145

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


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