A little girl in Toronto lost to history – and now found

“Mr. Goss didn’t record the girl’s name, but her photo has since become well known. The juxtaposition of her surroundings with the towering, ornate presence of Old City Hall in the background tells a powerful story about struggle and inequality. If we could identify her, using details from the photo and its context, what else could we learn about the experience of newcomers to Canada in the early 20th century?”

Chris Bateman – The Globe and Mail – March 2018


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