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Chain gang: Prisoners from Mimico Correctional Centre pitch in to clear away the debris of a home in Barrie demolished by the recent tornado. One of the 30 on the work detail said they volunteered because we wanted to do out part to help. All are short-term prisoners convicted of non-violent offences; and tornado victims say the convicts are doing a terrific job for them. Open in full size

Chain gang: Prisoners from Mimico Correctional Centre pitch in to clear away the debris of a home in Barrie demolished by the recent tornado. One of the 30 on the work detail said they volunteered because we wanted to do out part to help. All are short-term prisoners convicted of non-violent offences; and tornado victims say the convicts are doing a terrific job for them.

Picture, 1985, English

Chain gang: Prisoners from Mimico Correctional Centre pitch in to clear away the debris of a home in Barrie demolished by the recent tornado. One of the 30 on the work detail said they volunteered because we wanted to do out part to help. All are short-term prisoners convicted of non-violent offences; and tornado victims say the convicts are doing a terrific job for them.

Picture, 1985, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Storms - Tornados - Ontario 1985 Rebuilding

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0015911f