35 PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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FARMERS Dozens of tractor-driving farmers headed for Queens Park pack their machines into a lot at Peter's Corners near Waterdown, before dinner provided by Hamilton steelworkers.
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KINGSTON PENITENTIARY William Nicholson, father of one of the five penitentiary officers held hostage in Kingston Penitentiary kitchen for 28 hours, stands outside, the prison in which he spent 28 years as a guard. Another son, John, has been a guard at nearby Collins Bay Penitentiary for about 20 years.
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GUELPH REFORMATORY Some of 410 rioting prisoners at Guelph Reformatory mill around exercise yard where they were confined after guards broke up the disturbance with tear gas. Two guards were injured in outbreak of violence.
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Highways Ontario No. 5 (large file) Seven-month study by Department of Highways has solved the problem of equipping intersection of No. 5 Highway and Streetsville Rd., four miles west of Cooksville, with traffic lights. Motorist approaching intersection from the east on downhill curve will be warned of the signal at intersection by a second signal light (B) at top of the hill. Lights are timed to permit a motorist passing a green light on top of hill to have the sarne signal on reaching intersection light (A). Lights will go into opearation this week.
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William DIXON Brampton Farmer Wife's Happy Smile Is Happiest Award for World's Champion Plowman. Back From France. William Dixon drives away from aircraft with Gold Trophy on top of tractor.
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 In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive.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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