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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Dominion Is Focal Point of the New York World's Fair for One Day [Published caption: It was Canada Day at the big fair in Flushing, N.Y., on July 1, when the detachment of Royal Canadian Mounted Police performed their striking equestrian manoeuvres against a backdrop of World of Tomorrow architecture. They are pictured at the left as their highly trained mounts wheeled with precision. At the right is a general view of the Canadian Pavilion as Grover Whalen spoke at a special ceremony. Inset is Trade Minister W. D. Euler, who represented the Canadian Government.] The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: Dominion Is Focal Point of the New York World's Fair for One Day [Published caption: It was Canada Day at the big fair in Flushing, N.Y., on July 1, when the detachment of Royal Canadian Mounted Police performed their striking equestrian manoeuvres against a backdrop of World of Tomorrow architecture. They are pictured at the left as their highly trained mounts wheeled with precision. At the right is a general view of the Canadian Pavilion as Grover Whalen spoke at a special ceremony. Inset is Trade Minister W. D. Euler, who represented the Canadian Government.]July 1, 1939, transparent
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July 1, 1939
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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Dominion Is Focal Point of the New York World's Fair for One Day [Published caption: It was Canada Day at the big fair in Flushing, N.Y., on July 1, when the detachment of Royal Canadian Mounted Police performed their striking equestrian manoeuvres against a backdrop of World of Tomorrow architecture. They are pictured at the left as their highly trained mounts wheeled with precision. At the right is a general view of the Canadian Pavilion as Grover Whalen spoke at a special ceremony. Inset is Trade Minister W. D. Euler, who represented the Canadian Government.]
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79 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Franklin D. Roosevelt was President

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