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  • Collection: Tradition Overseas; Spotlight into the Greek Community of Toronto

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Image of Jan Papadakist in traditional fustanella uniform standing on a stage holding the Canadian flag women in Greek national costume in background.

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 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…