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Item consists of a recording of a radio broadcast of the opening ceremonies of the first Mariposa Folk Festival on August 18, 1961. Begins with an introduction by master of ceremonies Pete McGarvey of the mayor of Orillia, George McLean who is…

Item consists of a notebook kept by Mariposa Folk Foundation founder Ruth Jones, consisting of a chronology of events, including meetings, organizational efforts, advertising, performer booking and media relating to the initial concept, organization…

Item consists of one round, off-white, metal button with a faded yellow pattern around the trim representative of the flames of the sun. In the centre, in stylized, large uppercase text it reads: "Mariposa Folk Festival" and in smaller, less ornate…

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