Kawartha Lakes Public Library - Digital Collections
Looking Back: Remember 44
Publication:
, p. 30


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Creator:
Hooper, John, Author
Media Type:
Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
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Written: 16 October 1997
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Remember when:

During the war nylon was in great demand for parachutes etc. As a result girls painted lines down the back of their legs to give the impression they were wearing nylons.

"Rosie The Riveter" appeared on war posters.

Cliffe Toll, a longtime employee of Graydon King Motors, decided to move on to Peterborough and opened "Cliffe Toll Automotive Supply". The business turned out to be a huge success.

"Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Good-bye" was one of the most popular world war two songs.

Practically all movies could be categorized as "family entertainment". A far cry from to-day's movie trash!

The Wartime Prices & Trade Board kept a watchful eye on pricing & illegal trading. A gentleman by the name of Bert Wilson was the watchful eye in Victoria & Haliburton counties.

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Looking Back: Remember 44