Postcard shows an aerial view of 9th Street facing south in Brandon, Manitoba. Visible businesses and landmarks include: Beaubier Hotel, YMCA/police station, the original CKX Radio station towers on 8th Street (est. 1928 - moved 1940), the old City Hall, Prince Edward Hotel, and the original Manitoba Power commission smokestack on 10th Street.
Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Brandon, Man., Jerrett Photo. This photograph shows a rare view of the 800-block between Rosser and Princess Avenues.
Photograph of 10th Street facing north from Princess Avenue. Vehicles are parallel parked on both sides of the street. The Welcome Brandon sign can be seen at the Rosser Avenue intersection.
Visible businesses on the west side of 10th Street include: Doig's, Box Brothers Hardware and Allied Hardware Stores in the Alexandra Block; followed by Simpsons-Sears in the Strathcona Block. Barry Neill Men's Wear, Kresge's and the Cecil Hotel are also visible. The Johnny Smith Block is visible in the background.
Visible businesses on the east side of 10th Street include: Ollies Steaks and Chops, Elna Sewing Centre, Carlton Cafe, Chop Suey. At the base of the hill the Canadian Pacific train station is visible at the base of the hill.
Writing on the front of the postcard reads: Tenth St. Brandon, Man.
Photograph shows a large group of men dressed in shirts and ties with jackets or cardigans posing on a lawn. One man has a pansy on his lapel. Before them are lawn bowling balls in netted bags and a large dog.
Writing on the front of the photograph reads: 20th Annual tournament Manitoba Lawn Bowling Association Wpg. Aug. 8-13-27, Bauslaugh Studio
Photograph shows the west side of the 100-block of 10th Street facing northwest. Visible businesses include: Bottomley's Furniture, Recreation Bowling & Billiards, Fashion Fabrics, Brandon News & Record Shop, Bass' Storkland, Beneficial Finance Co., and the Kresge Store. The Johnny Smith Block is visible in the background.
July 12 Orange Lodge parade in progress; Shows that there was a building in what was for many years, a small vacant lot behind the Bank of Montreal; Campbell & Campbell building and Security Block. Davidson (photography) Studio on awning - became Henfries studio and, in 1923, Jerrets' Studio.
For custodial history see the collection level description of the Lawrence Stuckey collection.
Scope and Content
100 Block of Tenth Street
Probably taken from Strathcona Block
Creator provided by Fred McGuinness collection (20-2009).