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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: OLYMPIC GAMES Historical The chosen few who. will represent Canadian athletic prowess at the Olympic Games left Toronto yesterday afternoon on the first leg of their journey eastward. The pictures above show, at the upper left. Dorothy Prior (centre) of aquatic fame, with her sponsor. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: OLYMPIC GAMES Historical The chosen few who. will represent Canadian athletic prowess at the Olympic Games left Toronto yesterday afternoon on the first leg of their journey eastward. The pictures above show, at the upper left. Dorothy Prior (centre) of aquatic fame, with her sponsor. transparent
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DATED
July 10, 1928
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OLYMPIC GAMES Historical The chosen few who. will represent Canadian athletic prowess at the Olympic Games left Toronto yesterday afternoon on the first leg of their journey eastward. The pictures above show, at the upper left. Dorothy Prior (centre) of aquatic fame, with her sponsor. "Teddy" Oke (left), and her trainer. Alex. Duff (right). Below, members of the ladies' team are shown waving their responses to the crowd as the train pulled out. From left to right, they are: Myrtle Cook. Jean Thompson. Ethel Smith. Florence Bell. Ethel Catherwood. Fannie Rosenfeld,. Miss A. E. M. Parkes (chaperone), and Dorothy Prior. At the upper right is a scene as the train left the station, with the girls and sport enthusiasts present waving to one another.
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90 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
William Lyon Mackenzie King was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Calvin Coolidge was President

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