327 PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS Wreaths, ribbons and a cedar garland enhance traditional look of this bow window.
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FLOODS Canada A sudden thaw, with rain, created flooding on streets throughout Metro Toronto yesterday. Storm sewers, many of them plugged with ice, could not handle the runoff. This Volkswagen made waves on Wellington Street.
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Sam STABILE Downsview. Politician Conservative candidate Sam Stabile, in Downsview riding accepts campaign balloons from Angela Convertini at billboard bearing his name yesterday. It was the first day for erection of paid advertisements for the June 9 provincial election.
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POLAR BEAR CLUBS Donald Wolan, 21, was first into the water at Hamilton Polar Bear Club's annual New Year's Day swim in lake Ontario. High waves and big chunks of ice made swimmers use ropes. Water temperature was at freezing mark.
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 In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive.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.
ABOUT THE ARCHIVE
The images in this living archive were scanned from prints and negatives used in The Globe and Mail newsroom from the late 19th century until the transition to digital in the 1990s. With the Archive of Modern Conflict, more than 100,000 prints from The Globe and Mail newsroom have been digitized. New photographs, and their hand-transcribed notes, are added to the subscriber-only feature each week.