Man jumping, Waterloo College Invitation Games, 1947
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of a man participating in a jumping event at the Waterloo College Invitation Games held on May 3, 1947 at Woodside Park in Kitchener, Ontario. Spectators and officials are in the background.
Notes
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: 19.5cm
Image Height: 24cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Rg-102.14_2.13
Collection
Waterloo College Invitation Games collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Copyright Date
1947
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
RG-102.14 Disc1
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Man jumping, Waterloo College Invitation Games, 1947


Black and white photograph of a man participating in a jumping event at the Waterloo College Invitation Games held on May 3, 1947 at Woodside Park in Kitchener, Ontario. Spectators and officials are in the background.