46 PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE (King Street, Toronto) (L.F.) Highest humans in Toronto yesterday were workmen erecting new radio tower, 574 feet above King St. W., on top of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Tower itself is 100 feet high. At top middle are Globe and Mail Building and Lord Simcoe Hotel at King and York. Photographer climbed tower to get dizzying view of city below and boot of sure-footed steel worker.
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TORONTO MAPLE LEAF BASEBALE CLUB Back Row View of Action at Maple Leaf Stadium Yesterday as 1961 Leafs Belted Out 15-3 Opening Day Win Over Jersey City Steve Ridzik pitches to Octavio Rojas in first inning. Crowd of 10,272 saw Lests in homer-hitting mood.
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O'KEEFE CIVIC CENTRE Air view of new Centre was taken looking south toward waterfront. The complete block north of theatre- old TTC head office site--will be parking area. Section at right houses dressing rooms and rehearsal hall, leaving east side open so that trucks carrying scenery may drive up on stage.
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BURLESQUE Sunday in Toronto---Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s slowed down the crowds for the limited opening of Sunday movies in Toronto yesterday, except for one theatre combining burlesque with a movie. There, business began to build up later.
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 In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive.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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