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Passenger_ship,_possibly_MS_SKAUBRYN,_berthed_at_a_wharf_(8400394605).jpg
This is an image of a passenger ship, MS SKAUBRYN, docked, prominently displaying a banner of the International Refugee Organization in 1951.

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This photograph depicts Karol Gamrot, a once displaced person who was blind, when he first arrived in Canada in the early hours of 18 January 1951, Montreal Airport, kneeling beside his guide dog, a German Shepherd named Utta

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A photograph of a few of the eight people who were blind and their families who were displaced following the Second World War and sponsored to come to Canada in 1951 by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. They sit, having a coffee and…

QuBankCorner.JPG
This is an image of the street signs at the corner of Bank and Queen, near the RBC Branch (99 Bank) where the world's first talking ATM was installed in 1997.

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This is an image of the contemporary accessible Automated Teller Machine, located at the Royal Bank branch at 99 Bank, near the corner of Queen Street in Ottawa, ON. The first image is taken from the ramp and railing moving up to the machine,…
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