Monday, August 14, 2017

Broadview School photos 1959-1960

A while back, I discovered a random little trove of photos taken of students at Broadview Public School during the 1959-60 school year. These were taken by the National Film Board, and were taken by NFB famed photographer Chris Lund for their Still Photography Division.

I am not certain why this set of photos was taken, but it is a nice sampling of school life 60 years ago. Have a look, particularly if you or a family member attended Broadview at that time - you may find yourself!

"A kindergarten class at Broadview Public School."
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"A woman and two children seated at table in the library at
Broadview Public School."
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"A close-up of a young student seated at a desk in the
classroom. Broadview Public School"
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"A Group of children standing around together. In the foreground
is a little girl holding a rabbit. Broadview Public School"
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"View of the Broadview Public School. In the foreground
can be seen children running out at recess."
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"A view from the back of the classroom looking towards the
teacher and the blackboard. Broadview Elementary School"
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"A high angle view looking down on a group of young students
who are seated on the floor listening to their teacher explaining
some material from a text book. Broadview Public School"
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"A high angle view looking down on students in the
Broadview Public School."
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1 comment:

  1. There has been a lot of discussion in Facebook about a couple of the photos. The two outdoor shots are actually Manor Park Public School. Similar style of building.

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