Item 77-1087-1221 - Draegermen and Nickel Diggers, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

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Draegermen and Nickel Diggers, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

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CA BI 77-1087-1221

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  • 1936 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21.5cm x 16.5cm

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Item is a photograph of 2 draegermen and 2 "nickel diggers" at the coalface in the model mine at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. The men are identified as Rod Walker, Unknown, Unknown, and L.A. Baudoux.

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    Photograph was donated to the Beaton Institute Archives by Michael Dwyer.

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    Photograph credited to Alexandra Studio, Toronto (News Photos for News Papers).

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    A note with the photograph reads, "Please note all the "High Lights" shown in the picture did not appear to the spectator. The "High Lights" on the "coal" are due to the flash lights used to the take the pictures."

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