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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL Perched on sports cars, with guitars at the ready, sport-shirted young fans pour into Orillia for third annual Mariposa Folk Festival. About 20,000 persons -- mostly under 30— descended on town, jamming streets, cramming parks and deafening townspeople and each other during weekend of wild frolicking. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL Perched on sports cars, with guitars at the ready, sport-shirted young fans pour into Orillia for third annual Mariposa Folk Festival. About 20,000 persons -- mostly under 30— descended on town, jamming streets, cramming parks and deafening townspeople and each other during weekend of wild frolicking.August 10, 1963,Boris Spremo transparent
DATED
August 10, 1963
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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MARIPOSA FOLK FESTIVAL Perched on sports cars, with guitars at the ready, sport-shirted young fans pour into Orillia for third annual Mariposa Folk Festival. About 20,000 persons -- mostly under 30— descended on town, jamming streets, cramming parks and deafening townspeople and each other during weekend of wild frolicking.
Boris Spremo / The Globe and Mail
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