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Image of the side of a movie theatre marquee advertising Italian features.

Image of the front of a movie theatre marquee advertising "La Casa Dei Film Italiani."

Image of the entrance to a cinema from under the marquee.

Image of the inside of a Jewish deli from outside the front window.

Image of labourers in a field posing with a large piece of farm equipment.

Image of a woman smiling and holding a bundle of tobacco.

Image of a man in a straw hat smiling and sitting on a briefcase on a lawn.

Image of two men on a lawn, one lying down and the other sitting on a piece of luggage. Nearby is a sign that says "St. Peter's Lutheran Church 1854."

Image of two boys sitting on stairs, wearing matching jackets, shirts, and shorts.

Image of a woman and two men holding a girl who is carrying a decorated straw purse and a straw hat. They are standing near a marble column marked "Taxi".

Image of men and women standing in a group, with a woman in a headscarf carrying a cloth bag and bundle in foreground.

Image of a man in a hat embracing a child. A woman embraces a man and a woman in a headscarf. Two women in Red Cross uniforms and an airplane's propeller are visible in the background.

Image of a woman in a headscarf being embraced and kissed on the cheek by a man in a hat, with a younger man and a woman in a fur coat looking on. A propeller from the aircraft on the runway tarmac is visible in the background.

Image of a man and woman standing on either side of a girl and boy and kissing their cheeks. A woman in a Red Cross uniform and a smiling man with a gold tooth standing nearby. An airplane is on the runway tarmac in the background.

Image of a smiling crowd of people standing and waving from behind rope railing, with a woman in a Red Cross uniform holding the Ontario flag.

Image of a waving woman and a man disembarking from an airplane via passenger steps. They are flanked by Red Cross and Ontario flags, and women in Red Cross uniforms standing at attention.

Image of two men standing by a display of graped at a fruit stand in Kensington Market.

Image of a man standing on a street corner near a fruit stand.

Image of a woman carrying a burlap bag of produce on her head.