Category Archives: Photographs

Remembrance Day exhibit

In honour of Remembrance Day, the archives has installed an exhibit of letters written by servicemen and women during the First and Second World Wars.  A complement to the online exhibit Letters Home, patrons can browse the physical exhibit material … Continue reading

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Archives Awareness Week: Tax Season!

It may the the tail end of Archives Awareness Week, but it is also the start of tax season!
Here are a number of photographic prints from the Toronto Telegram which were used in feature articles from 1945, 1946, 1965 and … Continue reading

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The Toronto Telegram photograph archives: preserved with the assistance of the Canadian Council of Archives

The National Archival Development Program (or NADP ) is administered by the Canadian Council of Archives and it – and it’s previous incarnations- have been vital in the completion of a number of projects here at the Clara Thomas Archives … Continue reading

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Past Labour Day Parades

The Annual Labour Day Parade down at Toronto’s CNE grounds has a long history.  In anticipation of Labour Day this Monday September 5th, 2011, here are some images from the Toronto Telegram from parades from 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1961 … Continue reading

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Mariposa: Fifty Years of Making Music Exhibit Launch

                                            
This weekend marks the annual return of folk music enthusiasts (not a few of them York alumni) to the town of Orillia for the Mariposa Folk Festival.  To mark the fifty years that the festival has been running, York … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

In anticipation of Mother’s Day, here’s a picture from the Toronto Telegram of a group of women outside the Royal Ontario Museum for the Mother’s Day Vigil for Peace by the NGO group Voice of Women (VOW).  Photographed by … Continue reading

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