Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | August 12, 2016

Artifact of the Week. T-shirt from Mayor Horovitz’s Annual Picnic, Cornwall, Ontario.


scan0059_1950sT-Shirt_WMA 1950s cotton orange T-shirt from Cornwall Mayor A. Horovitz’s Annual Picnic, in Central (Horovitz) Park.  Donated to the Cornwall Community Museum in 1990 by F. Miller, Cornwall1949_90-20.43_Bandshell steps_WM_150

1949_98-1.102_CrowdFX_WM_1501949 Picnic. In the centre background is seen the Hodge House on 1st St. East.

1952_87-12.53_warriorsAndAldMaryMack1952.  left standing:  Councillor Percy Miller, Councillor Irvine Legault, right side, Councillor Archie Lavigne, Councillor Mary Mack.



1952.1952_90-20.76_PieEatingContestMayor Horovitz and the winner of the 1952 edition of the girls’ pie eating contest.

1952_90-20.76_Looking AtTheCrowdsOfChildrenMayor Horovitz at the 1952 picnic, the old band shell is decked out in British and American flags.

This is a small selection of photographs detailing the Mayor’s Picnic in the archives of the Cornwall Community Museum.



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