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Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945


Description
Creator:
Smith, D.A., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of V. E. Day celebrations on 8 May 1945 taking place in Paris, Ontario. There is a large crowd of people standing [possibly on Grand River Street], with some people are holding or riding bicycles. The majority of the crowd is depicted in civilian clothing, however some people wearing military uniforms can be identified. In the background near the centre, there is someone playing the piano, with a choir standing in front of the brick building. There are two cars on the street, and the one on the left the frame among the crowd has two large speakers on its roof.
Inscriptions:
Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945. Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith.
Date of Publication:
8 May 1945
Date Of Event:
8 May 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Smith, D.A.
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.
Copyright Date:
1945
Copyright Holder:
Smith, D.A.
Location of Original:
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use:
This image is provided for research purposes only.
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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Ceremony marking the end of World War 2, May, 1945


Black and white photograph of V. E. Day celebrations on 8 May 1945 taking place in Paris, Ontario. There is a large crowd of people standing [possibly on Grand River Street], with some people are holding or riding bicycles. The majority of the crowd is depicted in civilian clothing, however some people wearing military uniforms can be identified. In the background near the centre, there is someone playing the piano, with a choir standing in front of the brick building. There are two cars on the street, and the one on the left the frame among the crowd has two large speakers on its roof.