• Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith, taken circa 1898. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg.
  • Nov. 17, 1885: Louis Riel
  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • A view of downtown Winnipeg at dawn

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

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  • June 14, 2012

    The 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

    When our librarians pulled our 1919 Strike images for an ongoing series regarding income disparity we were pleasantly surprised to rediscover some images that had not been seen in many years, including a number of L. B. Foote photographs from that historic day.

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  • Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike, June 10
Crowd gathers at Portage Avenue and Main Street.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike, June 10 Crowd gathers at Portage Avenue and Main Street. Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 strike
Main Street outside The Bijou Theatre with City Hall off to the right.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 strike Main Street outside The Bijou Theatre with City Hall off to the right. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike June 10th
Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street
Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike June 10th Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike June 10th
Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street
Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike June 10th Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike June 10th
Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street
Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike June 10th Portage Avenue, at corner of Main Street Crowd outside drug store, during street demonstration Tuesday afternoon. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Strike Leader Roger Bray speaks to the gathered crowd in Victoria Park.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Strike Leader Roger Bray speaks to the gathered crowd in Victoria Park. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Free Press Archive
1919 Strike
Strike Leader Roger Bray in Victoria Park.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archive 1919 Strike Strike Leader Roger Bray in Victoria Park. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Crowd gathers at Victoria Park

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Crowd gathers at Victoria Park Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
After the street troubles, the crowd dispersing, in front of the city hall. Tuesday afternoon, June 10.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike After the street troubles, the crowd dispersing, in front of the city hall. Tuesday afternoon, June 10. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Scene at Westminster and Lipton Station during 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Strikebreakers for the Committee of 1,000 took over the fire department when the firefighters joined the strike.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Scene at Westminster and Lipton Station during 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Strikebreakers for the Committee of 1,000 took over the fire department when the firefighters joined the strike. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 Strike
Scene at Westminster and Lipton Station during 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Strikebreakers for the Committee of 1,000 took over the fire department when the firefighters joined the strike.

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 Strike Scene at Westminster and Lipton Station during 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Strikebreakers for the Committee of 1,000 took over the fire department when the firefighters joined the strike. Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Free Press Archive
1919 strike
Wednesday, June 4
Loyal Returned Soldiers at Government Buildings.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archive 1919 strike Wednesday, June 4 Loyal Returned Soldiers at Government Buildings. Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Free Press Archive
1919 strike
Wednesday, June 4
Loyal Returned Soldiers at Government Buildings.

    Winnipeg Free Press Archive 1919 strike Wednesday, June 4 Loyal Returned Soldiers at Government Buildings. Photo Store

  • L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
1919 strike
Tuesday afternoon, June 10

    L. B. Foote / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 1919 strike Tuesday afternoon, June 10 Photo Store

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