Though CTASC was closed for many months over the last two years of the pandemic, we didn’t stop acquiring new additions for Special Collections, and, in December 2021, we were thrilled to welcome our new Special Collections Cataloguing Assistant Taylor Tryburski (she/her) to the department to help us manage these holdings and more.
Taylor comes [...]
The Annual Labour Day Parade down at Toronto's CNE grounds has a long history. In anticipation of Labour Day this Monday September 5th, 2011, here are some images from the Toronto Telegram from parades from 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1961 and 1963, as photographed by Telegram photographers Ray McFadden, Bruce Reed, Don Grant, Albert Van, [...]
Staff from the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections have added new historical photographs of the Canadian National Exhibition.
Photographed by staff of the Toronto Telegram, this selection of about 100 images document activities, performances and attendants of the annual fair founded in 1897 as a showcase for developments in manufacturing, agriculture, industry and the arts.