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Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
Film
Film
Bensons : scenes of people playing with dogs, Christmas party (Benson on sofa), mother and baby, man in uniform with woman standing on sidewalk, children playing
Bensons : scenes of people playing with dogs, Christmas party (Benson on sofa), mother and baby, man in uniform with woman standing on sidewalk, children playing
Ontario Highways: shows highways in Ontario including No. 2 to Port Hope, No. 7 to Perth, No.11 around Gravenhurst and Orillia, Queen Elizabeth Way and Niagara. A short B&W section in the middle shows an ice skating show with professional skaters. [Colour and B&W]
Ontario Highways: shows highways in Ontario including No. 2 to Port Hope, No. 7 to Perth, No.11 around Gravenhurst and Orillia, Queen Elizabeth Way and Niagara. A short B&W section in the middle shows an ice skating show with professional skaters. [Colour and B&W]
Trips
Trips
South America I
South America I
Toronto Streets and Parades
Toronto Streets and Parades
[Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth]: shows parade route with cars and crowds along Queen
[Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth]: shows parade route with cars and crowds along Queen
[Santa Clause Parade]: Santa Clause Parade showing floats, crowds, participants shot at Bloor and Avenue Rd in front of the Royal Ontario Museum [colour]
[Santa Clause Parade]: Santa Clause Parade showing floats, crowds, participants shot at Bloor and Avenue Rd in front of the Royal Ontario Museum [colour]
[Toronto parade and other scenes]: most of the footage is of a veteran parade. Shot list includes Bands of Veterans, Soldiers March Pass, Kellies, Mounties, Greeks, UofT Dress Parades, Borden Canteen and Lounge [b&w, colour]
[Toronto parade and other scenes]: most of the footage is of a veteran parade. Shot list includes Bands of Veterans, Soldiers March Pass, Kellies, Mounties, Greeks, UofT Dress Parades, Borden Canteen and Lounge [b&w, colour]
[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads
[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads
The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)
The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)
[Sports and Games]: footage includes women
[Sports and Games]: footage includes women
[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women
[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women
[Women performing Shakespeare] : women performing play in park setting; also trailer town [colour]
[Women performing Shakespeare] : women performing play in park setting; also trailer town [colour]
[Skating Carnival]: footage mainly of professional figure skating show followed by scenes of a castle near water.
[Skating Carnival]: footage mainly of professional figure skating show followed by scenes of a castle near water.
Family and Port Hope Area
Family and Port Hope Area
[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors
[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors
Egypt
Egypt
England 1937: Title Cards read: Montreal Harbour, Going East (on ship), London 1937 (mainly street, squares, guards at Buckingham Palace) Kew Gardens, Beaconsfield, English Gardens in August; Windsor 1937, Near Bournemouth, Southhampton, Going West.
England 1937: Title Cards read: Montreal Harbour, Going East (on ship), London 1937 (mainly street, squares, guards at Buckingham Palace) Kew Gardens, Beaconsfield, English Gardens in August; Windsor 1937, Near Bournemouth, Southhampton, Going West.
[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen
[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen
[Military parade] shows tanks, armoured vehicles, anti-aircraft search lights, a truck with sign
[Military parade] shows tanks, armoured vehicles, anti-aircraft search lights, a truck with sign
[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads
[Military parade]: shows float with banner that reads
Events
Events
[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]
[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]
YWCA, Muskoka Yacht Club: shows guests from various countries in traditional dress. (B&W, colour)
YWCA, Muskoka Yacht Club: shows guests from various countries in traditional dress. (B&W, colour)
Benson I
Benson I
New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.
New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.
[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?
[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?
[London Trip
[London Trip
[London Trip
[London Trip
[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [colour]
[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [colour]
[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).
[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).
[Military Parade]: parade along Avenue Rd and Bloor, good views of TTC car and large sign for Victory Bonds [colour]
[Military Parade]: parade along Avenue Rd and Bloor, good views of TTC car and large sign for Victory Bonds [colour]
In and About Queen
In and About Queen
Queen Elizabeth II: Shows Parade route with crowd, motorcade but not good shot of Queen Elizabeth herself (colour)
Queen Elizabeth II: Shows Parade route with crowd, motorcade but not good shot of Queen Elizabeth herself (colour)
[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching
[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching
[Port Hope]: Views of the Port Hope area including fields, beach, town, grounds of Benson homestead Terralta [Colour]
[Port Hope]: Views of the Port Hope area including fields, beach, town, grounds of Benson homestead Terralta [Colour]
Clara Benson
Clara Benson
South America II
South America II
[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments
[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments
[London Trip] shows streets of London, monuments, Benson with a doctor and a nurse, miniature boats on pond
[London Trip] shows streets of London, monuments, Benson with a doctor and a nurse, miniature boats on pond
[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]
[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]
University of Toronto
University of Toronto
[Military Parade, Graduation and Commencement]: first minute of footage shows street scenes of Toronto in a blizzard and a military parade passing in front of the Royal Ontario Museum; remaining footage is UofT graduation including shots of interior of convocation hall, women graduates seated, women graduates with flowers standing on from campus, President Cody shaking hands with guests, women receiving degrees at commencement outdoors.
[Military Parade, Graduation and Commencement]: first minute of footage shows street scenes of Toronto in a blizzard and a military parade passing in front of the Royal Ontario Museum; remaining footage is UofT graduation including shots of interior of convocation hall, women graduates seated, women graduates with flowers standing on from campus, President Cody shaking hands with guests, women receiving degrees at commencement outdoors.
[Commencement 1949]: first 30 seconds is scenery followed by footage of Benson at convocation with a young man who is graduating
[Commencement 1949]: first 30 seconds is scenery followed by footage of Benson at convocation with a young man who is graduating
[Red Cross Dresses, Gardens] shows people in old fashion dress walking across a garden
[Red Cross Dresses, Gardens] shows people in old fashion dress walking across a garden