Canadian National Exhibition

These are from the Toronto Globe and Mail collection, which consists of ca. 140,000 negatives created by and/or under the direction of the Globe and Mail's first staff photographer, John H. Boyd, between December 1922 and November 1953. The range of th...

These are from the Toronto Globe and Mail collection, which consists of ca. 140,000 negatives created by and/or under the direction of the Globe and Mail's first staff photographer, John H. Boyd, between December 1922 and November 1953. The range of the material is tremendous, providing a rich visual record of Toronto, especially in the 1930s and 1940s. These photos were taken at the Canadian National Exhibition in the 1920s.

Canadian National Exhibition, auto polo upset, August 25, 1923
  
Canadian National Exhibition, auto pushball, August 29, 1925
  
Canadian National Exhibition, crowd scene on Midway, September 1, 1925
  
Canadian National Exhibition, dancers, old fashioned group, September 2, 1926
  
Canadian National Exhibition, girl with parcel, walking, August 28, 1928
  
Canadian National Exhibition, Pageant, paring bee, September 8, 1926
  
Canadian National Exhibition, parked cars on blvd, 
looking SE, September 7, 1925
  
Canadian National Exhibition, Ukrainian choir 
going thru grounds, August 30, 1928
  
Canadian National Exhibition, women's swim, 
two girls being greased, August 29, 1928