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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: SHOE SHINE Toronto's newest independent merchants have problems with the police. About a dozen boys from 8 to 13 have been shining shoes on downtown streets for the past two years, much to the dismay of Metro officials who issue only shoeshine parlor licenses. Philip VanWinkle, 10 concentrates on his work. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: SHOE SHINE Toronto's newest independent merchants have problems with the police. About a dozen boys from 8 to 13 have been shining shoes on downtown streets for the past two years, much to the dismay of Metro officials who issue only shoeshine parlor licenses. Philip VanWinkle, 10 concentrates on his work.September 4, 1964,JOHN McNEILL transparent
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September 4, 1964
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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SHOE SHINE Toronto's newest independent merchants have problems with the police. About a dozen boys from 8 to 13 have been shining shoes on downtown streets for the past two years, much to the dismay of Metro officials who issue only shoeshine parlor licenses. Philip VanWinkle, 10 concentrates on his work.
JOHN McNEILL / The Globe and Mail
55 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
Lester B. Pearson was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Lyndon B. Johnson was President

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