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Winnipeg 1912

Winnipeg At the beginning of the last century no city on the continent was growing faster or was aggressive than Winnipeg No year in the city s history epitomized this energy that when Winnipeg was on t

  • Title: Winnipeg 1912
  • Author: Jim Blanchard
  • ISBN: 9780887556845
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • At the beginning of the last century, no city on the continent was growing faster or was aggressive than Winnipeg No year in the city s history epitomized this energy that 1912, when Winnipeg was on the crest of a period of unprecedented prosperity In just forty years, it had grown from a village on the banks of the Red River to become the third largest city inAt the beginning of the last century, no city on the continent was growing faster or was aggressive than Winnipeg No year in the city s history epitomized this energy that 1912, when Winnipeg was on the crest of a period of unprecedented prosperity In just forty years, it had grown from a village on the banks of the Red River to become the third largest city in Canada In the previous decade alone, its population had tripled to nearly 170,000 and it now dominated the economy and society of western Canada As Canada s most cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse centre, with most of its population under the age of forty, it was also the country s liveliest city, full of bustle and optimism In Winnipeg 1912 Jim Blanchard guides readers on a tour through this golden year when, as the Chicago Tribune proclaimed, all roads lead to Winnipeg Beginning early New Year s Day, as the city s high society rang in 1912 at the Royal Alexandra Hotel, he visits the public and private side of the Chicago of the North He looks into the opulent mansions of the city s new elite and into its political backrooms, as well as into the crowded homes of Winnipeg s immigrant North End From the excited crowds at the summer Exhibition to the turbulent floor of the Grain Exchange, Blanchard gives us a vivid picture of daily life in this fast paced city of new millionaires and newly arrived immigrants Richly illustrated with than seventy period photographs, Winnipeg 1912 captures a time and place that left a lasting impression on Canadian history and culture.

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    1 thought on “Winnipeg 1912

    1. A very interesting and comprehensive account of the city of Winnipeg as it was in 1912e last year of the boom

    2. Very good early history of the city told by using the months of the year to describe different aspects of city life. It gives real insight into what it was like in these pre-war days.

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