Skip Navigation

Digital Archive Ontario

Current and historical content, curated by Toronto Public Library

The brief simple ceremony was attended by hundreds of workmen; who quit their jobs for a few moments to witness the dedication of the first-fruits of their labor. Here munitions inspectors at the plant line up behind women spectators.  The tank; Mr. Howe said; is a Canadian product; into which radical changes in design have been introudced. Hundreds of other mbile fortresses will soon follow this first one. Open in full size

The brief simple ceremony was attended by hundreds of workmen; who quit their jobs for a few moments to witness the dedication of the first-fruits of their labor. Here munitions inspectors at the plant line up behind women spectators. The tank; Mr. Howe said; is a Canadian product; into which radical changes in design have been introudced. Hundreds of other mbile fortresses will soon follow this first one.

Picture, 1941, English

The brief simple ceremony was attended by hundreds of workmen; who quit their jobs for a few moments to witness the dedication of the first-fruits of their labor. Here munitions inspectors at the plant line up behind women spectators. The tank; Mr. Howe said; is a Canadian product; into which radical changes in design have been introudced. Hundreds of other mbile fortresses will soon follow this first one.

Picture, 1941, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

War 1939 Munitions - Manufacture - Canada - Quebec

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0019355f