Snowshoe convention, Montreal, ca. 1947
Contributed by Franco-American Collection
A snowshoe convention in Montreal, Canada. Second from left is Rosaire Halle, mayor of Auburn. Third from right is Charlotte Michaud, a Lewiston reporter.
To the right of the drum, the man with the fur collar and black hat is longtime Montreal mayor Camillien Houde. He was mayor from 1934-1936, 1938-1940, and 1947-1954.
Houde was jailed for sedition during World War II for advocating that Quebec citizens should resist the draft. He was re-elected mayor after the war.
- Title: Snowshoe convention, Montreal, ca. 1947
- Creator: Photo Gerard Enrg., Montreal
- Creation Date: circa 1947
- Subject Date: circa 1947
- Town: Montreal
- State: QC
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 19 x 24.3
- Object Type: Image
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