Fonds MSS Sc 104 (A1988-009) - Winnipeg Citizen fonds

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Winnipeg Citizen fonds

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CA UMASC MSS Sc 104 (A1988-009)

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  • 1919, 1948 (Creation)
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    Winnipeg Citizen

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0.08 m of textual records

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(1919, 1948-1949)

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The Winnipeg Citizen was published as an anti-labour paper by the Citizens Committee of 1000 during the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919. The paper reappeared between 1948 and 1949 in response to the typographical union's strike against the other Winnipeg newspapers. The first paper was published the morning of March 1, 1948. The paper continued its production run until April 13, 1949.

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Several issues of the Citizen were purchased by University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1987. Another issue was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Hugh Gunn in 1988.

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The fonds consists of several copies of the entire publication run of the Winnipeg Citizen (May 19 - June 20, 1919), an anti-labour newspaper published by the the Citizens' Committee of 1000. Also included in the fonds is the initial edition (March 1, 1948) of the 1948-1949 version of the Winnipeg Citizen.

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Entered into AtoM on March 17, 2017 by Natalie Vielfaure.

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