Evocative Images of Lost Toronto | Page 272

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  1. Goldie

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    What was the entertainment scene in the early 20th century?
    There was no radio, TV, movies or Internet.
    This was the closest thing to a rock concert in 1907.
    Entertainment in Toronto 1907 TPL.
     

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    Some thought Prime Minister John Diefenbaker was Canada's greatest politician.
    Others though differently: JFK told his brother, Robert, “I don’t want to see that boring son-of-a-bitch again.”
    Dief the Chief in Toronto, 1977.........
    John Diefenbaker 1977 TPL.
     
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    I recall him actually coming to Plains Road Public School circa 1968 when it was rechristened Diefenbaker Public School
     
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    A magnificent sea of faces at Toronto's waterfront c.1922 LAC
    Toronto waterfront crowd c.1922 LAC.
     
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    Toronto shipyard 1944 minesweepers under construction. Toronto waterfront, wartime shipyard (at left) 1944 LAC
    Between 1941 and 1945, the Redfern Construction Co. build and launched 56 minesweepers at this site.
    It's now the location of The Music Garden at Harbourfront.
     
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    30th Regiment-Officers at front of Parliament Buildings Front St. W. 1861 TPL
    30th regiment-officers at front of Parliament Buildings Front St. W. 1861 TPL.
     
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    WWI tank at City Hall 1919
    WWI tank at City Hall 1919.
     
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