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National Clothing Collection

The June 17 1946 edition of the Toronto Daily Star reported that this was the first day of the National Clothing Collection, which was a drive to send used clothing to war-torn Europe. Toronto’s collection day was scheduled for June 19.

Here’s the main article on the National Clothing Collection:

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The paper also contained an ad from the National Clothing Collection:

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The paper also contained public service ads on the National Clothing Collection. Here’s one from the Chambers & Sons shoe store.

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Chambers & Sons were at this location up until at least 1958, but were not in the 1960 Toronto city directory.

Here’s one from the Bank of Toronto.

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And Simpson’s had one too:

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Finally, the One Minute News About Johns-Manville feature encouraged its readers to give:

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