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Item · [1987-1988]
Part of City of Halifax fonds
Item consists of a commemorative plaque presented to the people of Halifax on the occasion of the Olympic Torch Relay, which took place from November 17th, 1987 to February 13th, 1988. The relay was part of the XV Olympic Winter Games. The plaque is engraved on glass and mounted on a burgundy background in a metal frame. 102-145.100
File · [1962]
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of different angles of view of the Pentagon Building, which appears to be vacant. The ground floor is boarded up and several windows are broken. Several posters for the Wallace Circus, Friday June 15 at the Halifax Commons, can be seen on the boarded up windows/doors. Buildings in the area and the Halifax harbour can be seen in the background of some of the photographs (particularly 1111.9). 102-39-1-1111
1 Dublin St.
File · [between 1958 and 1963?]
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of an image of a ramshackle shed/garage on the property. 102-39-1-68
1 George St.
File · 9/15/1967
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of two views of the former [Halifax Seed] building in the process of being demolished. The second print shows a man on the sidewalk looking up at the building (or what's left of it). 102-39-1-83
1 Gerrish Lane
File · 6/28/1961
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of images of the front and rear of the house including the ramshackle shed in the back yard. Some of the neighbouring houses can be seen in the photographs. [House demolished 1962.] 102-39-1-856
1 Green St.
File · [1960]
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of an image of repairs to the sidewalk in front of the house. The front steps and door can be seen in the photograph, as can a house across the street. A table and two chairs are sitting on the sidewalk in front of the neighbour's property -- perhaps the remnants of a child's lemonade stand? 102-39-1-907
[1] Newbery St.
File · 1961
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of images 233.3-6 depict the retaining wall beside/behind the property (properties?). The back of the apartment building can be seen in 233.5, and images 233.3 and 233.6 are views of the wall and neighbouring properties taken from across the street. Images 233.1, and 233.11-12 (the latter two likely from the end of one roll of film and then 233.1, the beginning of the next) appear to depict the inside of the Works Department office(s) and picture [building inspectors] Donald MacDonald, John MacDonald, and Lionel Alexander, amongst others. See file 102-39-1-1095 for more images, likely taken at the same time. 102-39-1-233
1 Roberts St.
File · 3/23/1961
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of images of the front, sides, and back of the derelict house. Some of the neighbouring houses can be seen in the photographs. 102-39-1-566
1, 3, 5 Salter St.
File · [1960]
Part of City of Halifax fonds
File consists of images of the front and side of two derelict buildings on Salter just west of Lower Water St. On the side of no. 5, are signs for F. D. Longaphy: Barber, and Black Cat and Sportsman Cigarettes. In image 1321.1, [Foundation Maritime Ltd.] (135 Lower Water St.) can be seen in the background, with signs for Engineers, Metal Sprayers, Blacksmiths, Ironworks. The harbour is on view in the distance. The Ralston Building can also be seen in background of this image and in 1321.2 and 1321.3. Original envelope marked 27 Feb 78. 102-39-1-1321