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Teacher becomes pupil in war plant: Greta Huffman, teacher at Roden public school, gets a lesson in fuse-filling from Doris Frost, supervisor at General Engineering. Greta is one of 400 school teachers who are spending the summer helping to speed up the production of shells for the invading armies. Open in full size

Teacher becomes pupil in war plant: Greta Huffman, teacher at Roden public school, gets a lesson in fuse-filling from Doris Frost, supervisor at General Engineering. Greta is one of 400 school teachers who are spending the summer helping to speed up the production of shells for the invading armies.

Picture, 1944, English

Teacher becomes pupil in war plant: Greta Huffman, teacher at Roden public school, gets a lesson in fuse-filling from Doris Frost, supervisor at General Engineering. Greta is one of 400 school teachers who are spending the summer helping to speed up the production of shells for the invading armies.

Picture, 1944, English

Notes

Published in Toronto Daily Star, 5 July 1944, page 17, with article "Ontario school teachers like new Geco war jobs".
The 364 acre Geco complex extended South from Eglinton Avenue East to present-day Hymus Road, between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road, and consisted of 172 buildings. (43.724781, -79.282701)

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

War 1939 Munitions - Manufacture - Canada - Ontario

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0018972f