31 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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MEXICO State People Mayan girls giggle as one sits in Chacmool's incense bowl at Chicken Itza, Yucatan. By doing so, she ensures her marriage within six months. [Credit unknown]
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SOVIET UNION Strife 11)(MOS8-14)MOSCOW, Aug. 19--TAKING OVER THE TANKS--A group of Soviet citizens cheer with joy as they ride on the first tank that had attempted to enter the Red Square area but was forced to turn back by protestors who blocked the way. (AP PHOTOS) Please credit; Michael Rondou, San Jose Mercury News) 1991
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JACK LAYTON. TORONTO. POLITICIAN JACK LAYTON (LEFT), LIZ AMER AND DALE MARTIN CELEBRATE THEIR VICTORIES LAST NIGHT IN THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION IN METRO TORONTO.
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EPIGRAM (Racehorse) Tired pair were Epigram, Queen's Plate winner at the Woodbine, and Jockey Gil Robillard. Epigram came from a long way behind to win. Jockey and horse got a mud bathe from the field as they pounded over the wettest track in years.
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CNE Children's Day (1964) SOGGY WEATHER LIFTS FOR CHILDREN'S DAY Young Canada and Education Day, as children's day is called formally, contained all the usual ingredients---a lost Children centre filled to capacity, a midway filled to capacity and little stomachs filled to capacity.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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