Mariposa : celebrating Canadian folk music : Security and media coverage
Security has been a long-standing preoccupation of both festival organizers as well as local municipal authorities in which the festival was hosted.
Here a local officer confronts a festival-participant using a paddle boat on Centre Island in 1970.
O.P.P. officers were on hand during the festival held in Innis Lake in 1966. Note the officer in the immidiate forground reading the festival program.
Officers consulting during the 1965 festival held near Brampton in Caledon East.
Officers watching performances from a distance in 1966.
An officer inspecting a performer's zither case before allowing entry to the festival grounds in 1966.
Police vehicle supervising crowds in 1965.
Police officer searching the audience during an evening performance in 1965.
Police officer supervising crowds entering festival grounds in 1966.
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