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Unidentified Person feeds Teddy the Bear

Title: Chippewa Park Zoo
Date: [1945-1955]
Creator: Unknown
Description: An unidentified woman feeds a black bear named Teddy. 
Note: The photograph was edited in the processing stage; a white border appears around the woman and the bear.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files Accession: 1996-2-55
Location: P0014

   

 

 

Chippewa Park Zoo - Enclosures

Title: Chippewa Park Zoo
Date: [1966-1969]
Creator: Unknown
Description: Children walk the perimeter of the Chippewa Park Zoo, circa 1966.
Series: 121, Fort William Parks & Recreation Files Accession: 1996-72-79
Location: P009      

 

 

 

 

Clipping - An Eye for Beauty Too 1973

 

Title: An Eye For Beauty, Too!
Date: May 16, 1973
Creator: Unknown
Description: President Johnson, an eagle at Chippewa Zoo, watches a young woman.
Series: 156, Thunder Bay Central Files
Location: TBA 5248-42      

  

Clipping - Who set the alarm clock

Title: Who set the alarm clock?
Date: Unknown
Creator: News-Chronicle
Description: The bears, John and Jim, seemed comfortable lazing around. Meanwhile, the Parks and Recreation Department was busy planning the Chippewa Park Canada Day celebrations.
Series: 156, Thunder Bay Central Files
Location: TBA 5248-42

 

  Chippewa Zoo- Letter From Randy

Title: Letter from Randy
Date: September 13, 1974
Creator: Randy
Description: Randy, a student in grade three, is concerned with municipal affairs and the state of the Chippewa Park Zoo. He demands a response from Mayor Walter Assef outlining the City's strategic plan for the Zoo.
Series: 117, Thunder Bay City Clerk's Files
Location: TBA 4709-14

        

Report on Bear Enclosure - Council Resolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay Resolution Re: Report No. 477/75 (Parks and Recreation) - Chippewa Park Wildlife Exhibit - Bear Enclosure.
Date: September 8, 1975
Creator: Thunder Bay City Council
Description: Mayor Assef responded to Randy's Grade Three class. A new zoo location was already being surveyed, and this report on the construction of a new Bear Enclosure was released in 1975. Ultimately, City Council agreed to continue constructing the expanded Bear Enclosure.
Series: 117, Thunder Bay City Clerk's Files
Location: TBA 4709-14    

 

 

 

 

 

Chippewa Game Farm Research - Habitats

 

 

Title: Chippewa Game Farm Research - Habitats
Date: September 28, 1973
Creator: A.A. Salo, Parks and Recreation Department, City of Thunder Bay
Description: The chart uniquely aligns animals in the zoo with their natural habitats. This document was used in planning of the new location and layout of the zoo.
Series: 156, Thunder Bay Central Files
Location: TBA 5248-42 

 

Chippewa Wild Game Farm Proposal A

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Chippewa Wild Game Farm Proposal "A"
Date: September 28, 1973
Creator: Parks and Recreation Department, City of Thunder Bay
Description: This proposal shows one potential layout for the new, expanded zoo.
Series: 156, Thunder Bay Central Files
Location: TBA 5248-42

    Chippewa Zoo - Migratory Birds

Title: Department of the Environment - Canadian Wildlife Service Re: Application to possess Migratory Birds
Date: December 17, 1975
Creator: J. Rollason, Parks and Recreation Department, City of Thunder Bay
Description: A Great Horned Owl, a Bald Eagle, and a [Red-Tailed?] Hawk are residents at Chippewa Zoo.
Series: 156, Thunder Bay Central Files
Location: TBA 5248-42