Girls track event, Waterloo College Invitation Games, 1947
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Black and white photograph of five female high school students competing in a track event at the Waterloo College Invitation Games held on May 3, 1947 at Woodside Park in Kitchener, Ontario. Spectators are standing beside the track. Crouched at the start line, left to right: Ruth Bennett, Brantford C. & V. S.; Donna Ward, Brantford C. & V. S.; Unknown; Unknown; Unknown.
- In 1935 Waterloo College hosted the first Invitation Games, an annual track and field meet for Central Western Ontario high schools. The Games featured events for male and female athletes. The Waterloo College Invitation Games were suspended from 1941-1945, and resumed in 1946.
Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University.
- Date of Original
- May 3, 1947
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 8cm
Image Height: 5.5cm
- Local identifier
- Waterloo College Invitation Games collection
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
- Copyright Date
- Recommended Citation
- Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
- Reproduction Notes
- RG-102.14 Disc1
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