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ASC08789

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Title

ASC08789

Description

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.

Creator

Toronto Telegram

Date

May 1942

Contributor

Toronto Telegram Staff

Rights Holder

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Files

Citation

Toronto Telegram, “ASC08789,” York University Libraries | Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections online exhibits, accessed November 23, 2017, http://archives.library.yorku.ca/items/show/4123.