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Declaring they are the forgotten victims of the 37-day-old strike by Metro secondary-school teachers, 28 students picket outside York Memorial Collegiate yesterday. They joined striking teachers, who thought at first the students had come to support them, but the young people hope to organize student pressure to bring a settlement of the strike. One youth's placard indicates he thinks he may lose his year, and spend six years instead of the five to finish collegiate. Open in full size

Declaring they are the forgotten victims of the 37-day-old strike by Metro secondary-school teachers, 28 students picket outside York Memorial Collegiate yesterday. They joined striking teachers, who thought at first the students had come to support them, but the young people hope to organize student pressure to bring a settlement of the strike. One youth's placard indicates he thinks he may lose his year, and spend six years instead of the five to finish collegiate.

Picture, 1975, English

Declaring they are the forgotten victims of the 37-day-old strike by Metro secondary-school teachers, 28 students picket outside York Memorial Collegiate yesterday. They joined striking teachers, who thought at first the students had come to support them, but the young people hope to organize student pressure to bring a settlement of the strike. One youth's placard indicates he thinks he may lose his year, and spend six years instead of the five to finish collegiate.

Picture, 1975, English

Notes

Photograph published in the Toronto Star, 18 December 1975, page A1, to illustrate article, "York students picket to end teacher strike." York Memorial Collegiate Institute, 2690 Eglinton Avenue West, northwest corner of Trethewey Drive, Borough of York. (43.69047778, -79.47618519)

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Strikes - Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Teachers 1975 - Pickets

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0016810f