Image of women in traditional Greek costume marching west on Queen Street holding a British flag. Caption reads: "Anniversary parade. Colourful costumes of their native land are worn by paraders from St. George's Greek Orthodox Church, Bond St., who marched to City Hall yesterday in the anniversary celebrations of Greek emancipation from Turkish rule. A band and many fraternal organizations took part. Wreath was laid at the City Hall Cenotaph by Greek Consul S.G. Rockanas."
Image of five young women in costume, posting on a stairway outdoors. Verso reads: " May 19 1942. Greek Girls ' and caption "To-day is "Greek Day" in the nationwide campaign of the Canadian Red Cross Society for $9,000,000, and these Greek-Canadian lassies, dressed in the ancient costumes of their native land, took part in the special noon-day ceremony at the City Hall. Included in the group are Effie Jeffories, of London, who sang a Greek folk song and "The White Cliffs of Dover"; Evelyn Valachos, Brandford, whose brother won the Distinguished Flying Cross with the RAF, and is now a prisoner in Germany; Lillian Orfankos, North Bay; Edna Siampis, Toronto, Celia Kanakos, Toronto.
Image of two ladies exiting the lobby of Towne Cinema. Promotional material for the "premiere performance" of "Zorba the Greek" presented by the Hellenic Ladies Auxiliary of North Toronto in foreground (image marked up by photo editor).
Image of men standing with large embroidered banners, some of which read "Society of Kastorians Omondia." Caption reads: "His feet and his Greek kilt are all that show of a 5-year-old Stanley Tsimicalis as he stands behind towering flags and banners at City Hall. The ceremony yesterday marked 142 years of Greek freedom from the Turks."
Image of Joanne Tzoitis, looking up at patriotic poster featuring a symbolic figure of Greece with a sword, Greek Orthodox priest and an evzones soldier holding a flag with a dark cross on a light background. Verso reads: "Four-year-old Joanne Tzoitis, in Greek national costume, learns from a mural of Greece's struggle for independence. Joanne and 2,000 members of Toronto's Greek community were at Massey Hall yesterday to celebrate the 141st anniversary of independence. Mayor Nathan Phillips spoke.
Image consists of members of Toronto's Greek community celebrat[ing] the anniversary of Greece's liberation from the Turks with the presentation of a play at the Odeon Carlton Theatre. Cast members included Soula Marangos and Fotis Tsafaridis. The image was taken for Leon Kossar's Thursday column.
Image of Jan Papadakist in traditional fustanella uniform standing on a stage holding the Canadian flag women in Greek national costume in background.
Image consists of members of Toronto's Greek community celebrat[ing] the anniversary of Greece's liberation from the Turks with the presentation of a play at the Odeon Carlton Theatre. Three members of the cast were L-R Helen Joannidov, Eddie Ghikadis, and Katy Stergiani. The image was taken for Leon Kossar's Thursday column.
Image of group of men in traditional fustanella costume led by a young man carrying a wreath, flanked by two women in traditional Greek costume walking from St. George's Greek Orthodox Church, Bond St., west along Queen Street to the Cenotaph at City Hall.
Image of Greek Consul, Mr. Steve G. Rockanas (left) and President of the Greek Community of Ontario, Mr. Charles Brown (right) present a memorial wreath at the Cenotaph outside Toronto's City Hall. The men are flanked by young men and women in traditional Greek costumes and a girl and boy holding Greek flags. Large crowd gathers along steps to city hall. Photographer instructions on reverse read: "Time: 12:45 Place: St. George's Greek Orthodox Church, 117 Bond Street For: Parade will set out from here to city hall where Greek Consul Mr. Steve G. Rockanas will lay wreath at cenotaph. Should have shot of parade and laying of wreath."