57 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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MONTREAL -- EXPO 67 -- APRIL 30, 1967 -- View of the fairgrounds, April 30, 1967. It's all aboard the minirail as visitors take the high road to ease their aching feet in their bids to see as much of Expo as possible during the weekend's fine weather which attracted more than a million persons during the fair's first three days. The canal can also be seen in this view taken from the top of the French Pavilion. Credit: John McNeill / The Globe and Mail Negative #67127-38
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April 30, 1967. The World's Fair, Expo 67, opens in Montreal to great acclaim. Students from Toronto take in all the sights and snap the odd photo or two. Photo by John McNeill / The Globe and Mail (Neg. 67121-12)
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April 30, 1967. Exterior view of the Canadian Pavilion at Expo '67 in Montreal. More than a million visitors took in the fair during its first three days. Photo by John McNeill / The Globe and Mail (Neg. 67121-11)
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MONTREAL -- EXPO 67 -- APRIL 30, 1967 -- View of the fairgrounds, April 30, 1967. Exterior view of the Russian (Soviet Union) Pavilion, foreground, with USA Pavilion in background. Credit: John McNeill / The Globe and Mail Negative #67127-36
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CANADA Centennial Crowds start to collect on Parliament Hill before the celebrations that will include the Queen cutting the 24-foot high birthday cake.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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