58 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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NOSEWARMER With Toronto temperatures hovering just over the zero mark yesterday, Mrs. Howard Knight a school crossing guard at Avenue Road and Glengrove Avenue, wears a green and white woollen mitt to protect her nose.
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INDIANS Canada Ancient Indian crafts are far from dead in the hands of Michael Commanda, left, maker of snowshoes, and Daniel Sarazin, trapper, builder of birch bark canoes and whittler of paddles. Both men are Algonquins from Golden Lake who are plying their skills at'the Lands and Forests display at the Canadian National Exhibition.
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NEWFOUNDLAND prov. Misc. Fishermen preparing nets in Petty Harbour
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Irrigation by the ditch and lateral method of a crop of potatoes on the Pre-Development Farm. July 1953 [PFRA - Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. The farm was desgined to demonstrate irrigation technology to assist farmers in their transition to irrigated agriculture. The farm was in operation from 1949 to 1986]
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PICTURE OF THE MONTH AWARD Split pants during capture of escaped bull at Rodeo at Maple leaf Ball Park. Bull being put on ferry at Central Airways
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 In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive.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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