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Winnipeg General Strike

Winnipeg General Strike 

The Winnipeg General Strike collection contains digitized documents from the Charles F. Gray Family fonds, held in Archives and Special Collections. The fonds was donated by the family of Charles F. Gray in 2017.

About Charles F. Gray

Charles F. Gray was the mayor of Winnipeg during the General Strike which occurred between 15 May-25 June 1919 and is Canada‚Äôs best known general strike. The Winnipeg General Strike Digital Collection contains digitized documents from the Charles F. Gray Family fonds and includes letters between Mayor Gray and private citizens and businessmen of Winnipeg, politicians in civic, provincial and federal governments, and other public agencies involved in the strike, handwritten and typed notes and reports compiled by the mayor and others during the strike, telegrams, speeches and proclamations from the mayor, court documents from judicial proceedings following the strike, newspaper clippings from several local newspapers, some issues of the strike newspaper, an some photographs of the crowds and the mayor on the streets of Winnipeg. As well as portraits of him and his wife, Edith the collection contains some documents relating to his mayoral election campaign in 1918. 


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Proclamation, June 23rd, 1919 (Photocopy)
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Comment by  George Harrison, Date Unknown
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Acting Chief Newton, June 25th, 1919
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Letter from H. L. Griffin to Charles F. Gray, May 25th 1919
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Document Recommending Suggestions for Resolving Strike
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to H. L. Griffin, June 4th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Captain D. M. Bruce, Jube 26th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Elizabeth Sutherland Young, June 26th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Harry Robinson, June 26th, 1919
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Proclamation Rough Draft
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Statement by Charles F. Gray on the End of the Strike, June 27th, 1919
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Riot Act on Index Card
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Timeline of the Strike
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Letter from D. M. Bruce to Charles F. Gray, June 23rd, 1919
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Telegram from G. W. Allan to Charles F. Gray, June 25th, 1919
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Letter from Mrs. M. L. S. to Charles F. Gray, June 23rd, 1919
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Notes on Meeting Regarding Industrial Bureau
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Letter from Harry Robinson to Charles F. Gray, June 23rd, 1919
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Clipping from a Chicago Paper
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Handwritten Note from Charles F. Gray
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Letter from Geo. W. Erb to Charles F. Gray, June 24th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Geo. W. Erb, June 26th, 1919
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Telegram from Charles F. Gray to George W. Allan, June 26th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Adam Brown, July 2nd, 1919
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Letter from the Office of the Agent General for British Columbia to Charles F. Gray, June 26th, 1919
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Letter from William Coates to Charles F. Gray, With Envelope, June 26th, 1919
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Statement by Charles F. Gray That Appeared in Newspaper
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Letter from Acting Assistant to the Chief Constable to Charles F. Gray, June 28th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Acting Chief Newton, June 25th, 1919
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Copy of a Letter from D. C. Coleman to Charles F. Gray, June 27th, 1919
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Letter from Adam Brown to Charles F. Gray with Envelope, June 28th, 1919
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Letter from W. B. Christie to Charles F. Gray, June 29th, 1919
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Letter from Chris H. Newton to Charles F. Gray, June 30th, 1919
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Letter from Chris H. Newton to Charles F. Gray, June 30th, 1919 (Pink Copy)
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Letter from Burtram Evans to Charles F. Gray, June 30th, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to R. B. Maxwell, June 20th, 1919
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Charles F. Gray: From Seaman to Winnipeg's Mayor
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Photograph of Charles F. Gray
Memo Regarding Special Police Costs
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Typed Timeline of Strike
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Major H. L. Brady, July 2nd, 1919
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Letter from Secretary to the Mayor to William Miller, July 3rd, 1919
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Letter from Charles F. Gray to Heads of Civic Departments, July 3rd, 1919
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Letter from L. W. Donley to Charles F. Gray, July 5th, 1919
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Assessment Department Report on Employees Who Went on Strike
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Letter from Walter H. Green to Charles F. Gray, July 2nd, 1919
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Letter from Christopher J. Yorath to Charles F. Gray, July 5th, 1919
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Letter from Theo A. Hunt to Charles F. Gray, July 5th, 1919
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Electrical Department Statement as to Members of Staff who went out on Strike, 1919
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Letter from Harry Rich Patterson to Charles F. Gray, July 7th, 1919
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