Photograph of a train carrying settlers from South Dakota. The train is stopped with people standing on top and in front. Bound for the Canadian North-West, this CPR train arrived in Winnipeg on May 1st, 1891. The following messages were written on the sides of the train: "Good-bye South Dakota. Bound for the Canadian North-West. Free land. Plenty of timber. Pure water. No more 2 bushels per acre. No more opaline fuel. No more 5 mile water haul. No more grinding machine agents. Hurrah for Canada."
CA UMASC Mss 42, PC 292, TC 156 [A.08-67, A.09-28, A.10-31, A.11-09]
1948 - 2003
This collection contains textual records relating to various issues and information on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Queer history including: Comprehensive Works, Bibliography, Reference; Gay/Lesbian Life, Lifestyles & Concerns; Literature & Language; Visual & Performing Arts; History & Gay/Lesbian Liberation Movement; Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences; Philosophy & Religion; Physical & Natural Sciences; and AIDS-Related Information. It also includes an extensive moving image and sound collection, including oral histories and episodes of the cable access program "Coming Out."
This U-matic tape contains two episodes of the Coming Out! cable access tv program produced by the Winnipeg Gay Media Collective:
Cut 1: Interview with Faith Nolan, singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia, at Winnipeg Folk Festival 07.07.1990. Cut 2: Interview with “Two Nice Girls,” lesbian singing group from Texas, at Winnipeg Folk Festival, 08.07.1990.
Text: (Front): ‘PRIDE 92’; (Back): ‘WINNIPEG’S 6th Annual Gay/Lesbian Pride March/ We Are The People In Your Neighbourhood/ Lesbian/Gay Pride Week/ June 20th to 28th. 1992’ Style: T-shirt Ink Colour: Black, Green, Yellow and Pink Shirt Colour: White Image: (Front): Sketch of two male (♂) and two female (♀) gender symbols joined to create one large circle, with pink triangles inside the circle. ‘PRIDE 92’ inside the circle on a yellow background. Entire symbol superimposed on a green background. Material: 100% Cotton.
Fonds contains one hockey goaltender stick used by Art Puttee while goalie for the Canadian hockey team (the University of Manitoba Grads) that won the 1931 World Championships in Krynica, Poland. Handwritten on one side of the handle is the text, "Winners of Turnbull Cup (Manitoba Champ), Abbott Cup (Western Canada Champ), Ross Robertson Memorial Cup (Canadian Champ). Played 21 games, won 17, tied 3, lost 1." On the outer edge of the handle is the text, "Total goals - for 113 - against 36." Other side of the handle has Art Puttee's signature. Signatures of other players are partially visiable across other parts of the stick; legible names include Doupe, Murdoch, and Chapman.
Text: (Front): ‘New Decade Stronger Voice!/ Winnipeg Gay & Lesbian Pride Day 1990!’ Style: T-shirt Ink Colour: Purple, Black and Pink Shirt Colour: White Image: (Front): Series of pink triangles with wavy stripes of purple in the background. Material: 100% Cotton.
Text: (Front): ‘Our time is Now!/ Canadian Women’s Music & Cultural Festival Winnipeg 1984’; (Back): ‘ON STAGE’ Style: T-shirt Ink Colour: Black Shirt Colour: Blue Image: (Front): Sketch of face and upper body of woman, depicting her singing. Material: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester.