Ready to fight: Armed and masked vigilante farmers; photographed in a deserted barn in the Owen Sound area; say they've waited long enough for help and now it is time to take matters into their own hands and make people listen. They are ready to fight to prevent banks from foreclosing on their farms. One masked man said farmers had been promised the federal budget would offer them relief. The budget did nothing but harm farmers; he said angrily. Open in full size

Ready to fight: Armed and masked vigilante farmers; photographed in a deserted barn in the Owen Sound area; say they've waited long enough for help and now it is time to take matters into their own hands and make people listen. They are ready to fight to prevent banks from foreclosing on their farms. One masked man said farmers had been promised the federal budget would offer them relief. The budget did nothing but harm farmers; he said angrily.

Picture, 1981, English

Ready to fight: Armed and masked vigilante farmers; photographed in a deserted barn in the Owen Sound area; say they've waited long enough for help and now it is time to take matters into their own hands and make people listen. They are ready to fight to prevent banks from foreclosing on their farms. One masked man said farmers had been promised the federal budget would offer them relief. The budget did nothing but harm farmers; he said angrily.

Picture, 1981, English

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Toronto Star License

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From the Toronto Star Archives

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Hoax

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Toronto Reference Library

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Baldwin Collection

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Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

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tspa_0008422f