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Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
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Benson I
Benson I
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
Clara Benson
Clara Benson
Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
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.
Events
Events
Family and Port Hope Area
Family and Port Hope Area
Film
Film
In and About Queen
In and About Queen
New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.
New York World Fair: shows people, building, and attractions.
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]
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)
South America I
South America I
South America II
South America II
The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)
The Household Science Building The Neighbours and the Road. (colour)
Toronto Streets and Parades
Toronto Streets and Parades
Trips
Trips
University of Toronto
University of Toronto
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)
[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments
[Atlantic City] [Skating Carnival]: two separate segments
[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
[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors
[Family get-together]: shows family party outdoors
[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads
[Graduate Parties 1899 and 1927]: Title Card reads
[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women
[Gym at UofT]: footage of Women
[London Trip
[London Trip
[London Trip
[London Trip
[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?
[London Trip] shows busy streets of London, Benson with woman?
[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
[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.
[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]
[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching
[Military on Front Campus]: shows military marching with crowd watching
[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
[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]
[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
[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]
[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.
[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]
[Skating Show] : professional skating show, beautiful colours [colour]
[Sports and Games]: footage includes women
[Sports and Games]: footage includes women
[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]
[Streets of Toronto] shows area around Bloor and Avenue Rd. [b&w]
[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen
[Toronto Streets and parade] : shows Queen
[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [colour]
[Toronto Streets and parade]: shows bands for different regiments [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]
[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).
[Victory Parade, Snow Dec. 26, Dancing] (b&w).
[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
[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]