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New Toronto Swastikas

The second section of the June 15 1928 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained a photograph of a young woman playing ball for the New Toronto Swastikas team:

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Of course, this was before the Second World War and the rise of Nazi Germany, so a swastika was a perfectly innocuous symbol. I couldn’t find anything on the New Toronto Swastikas when I searched, so I have no idea how long the team existed under that name.

Lillian Nairn passed away in 2002 (I’m reasonably sure it’s the same person, as the age matches up).

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