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V. E. morning in Paris, 1945


Description
Creator:
Brontmier, D. L., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a boy identified as Danny Pelton holding a newspaper with the title "NAZIS QUIT: ALLIES OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE SURRENDER AS UNCONDITIONAL" on the morning of 8 May 1945. Danny stands on Grand River Street North, facing north, between Mechanic Street and William Street. Directly behind him are several parked cars along the curb, and a light post. There are civilians walking away from him on the sidewalk he stands on. Some businesses can be identified in the background including Simpsons, Croods[?], I.D.A., Inksater Stationary, and the Arlington Hotel.

The photograph was taken by D. L. Brontmier, and the image was used by the Paris Star newspaper.
Inscriptions:
V. E. morning in Paris, 1945. Photo by D.L. Brontmier. Danny Pelton.
Date of Publication:
8 May 1945
Date Of Event:
8 May 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Brontmier, D. L. ; Pelton, Danny
Local identifier:
1999.0300.01
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Donor:
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
V. E. morning in Paris, 1945, Paris Museum and Historical Society. 1999.0300.01.
Location of Original:
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

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V. E. morning in Paris, 1945


Black and white photograph of a boy identified as Danny Pelton holding a newspaper with the title "NAZIS QUIT: ALLIES OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE SURRENDER AS UNCONDITIONAL" on the morning of 8 May 1945. Danny stands on Grand River Street North, facing north, between Mechanic Street and William Street. Directly behind him are several parked cars along the curb, and a light post. There are civilians walking away from him on the sidewalk he stands on. Some businesses can be identified in the background including Simpsons, Croods[?], I.D.A., Inksater Stationary, and the Arlington Hotel.

The photograph was taken by D. L. Brontmier, and the image was used by the Paris Star newspaper.