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|Activities, Events & Entertainment: 1880-1954|
|Knights of Labour A Knights of Labour procession, Hamilton,
Ontario, c. 1885, as they organized mass unionism in chief Ontario centres.
|Toronto Industrial Exhibition The Toronto Industrial Exhibition,
1885, a most popular Ontario show of progress, presented electric floodlighting in the early
1880s, followed by an operating line of electric street-cars.
|Electric Railway The first electric railway in Toronto, Ontario,
1885. This train ran from the south end of Strachan Avenue to the Exhibition
|Hurdle Race Hurdle race along Cumberland St., Dominion Day,
|Belleville, Ontario Parade along Front Street, Belleville, Ontario,
1899, honouring the visit of the Governor-General. In 1816 the town's name had been changed
from Meyer's Creek to Belleville, honouring Governor Gore's wife, Arabella.
|Algonquin Park-2 Algonquin Park headquarters, Ontario, early
1900s, the first and founding member of Ontario's provincial park system.
Boat Race Ice boat and
motorcycle on Toronto Bay, March 1911. Billed as the "Mile a Minute
Race" and reaching speeds up to 100
kilometres per hour, the crew of the ice boat Comet included the
brothers who built it, Carol C. Wells and Samuel R. Wells. Also in the boat are Malcolm
Cuthbertson, Frank Kerr, and William Self. On the motorcycle is Canadian
motorcycling champion Herb Kipp.
|Homecoming Troops Homecoming troops, World War
|Toronto Symphony The Toronto Symphony, at Massey Hall,
Toronto, Ontario, 1925, under conductor Luigi von Kunitz.
|Movie Theatre Boys in front of the movie theatre on Dundas
Street, Toronto, 1923.
|Stratford Festival Alec Guiness as Richard III at the first
Stratford Festival, 1953, Stratford, Ontario.
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