Toronto Sportsman Show [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied published versions of 53-5312_003 and 53-5312_004 : "HONOR KITCHENER GOLFER - A plaque emblematic of his selection as "1952 Ontario Athlete of the Year" was presented to Jerry Kesselring of Kitchener at the Celebrities Dinner in Toronto last night. The photo at left [53-5312_003] shows Kesselring receiving the award from R.W. Hewitson, president of the Ontario Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Rex Stimers of St. Catherines, one of the masters of ceremonies, is seen near the microphone. Seated at the table (left) is Horton Smith, president of the Professional Golfers Association of the U.S., and Bruce McGregor, 13-year-old boy representing Ontario's crippled children, to whose welfare funds raised by the dinner will be devoted. The picture at right [53-5312_004] shows Kesselring getting a lesson on the merits of a good hook from boxing champion Joe Louis."
Image of Jerry Kesselring receiving an award plaque from R.W. Hewitson. The pair are seen standing behind a long table with seated guests looking on. A podium and microphones are partially visible at right.
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff. 53-5312_003 and 53-5312_004 appeared on Page 25 of the Friday, March 6, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Sports Celebrities Dinner Raises $30,000 for Crippled Children."
Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection
1 photograph : b&w copy negative ; 8 x 10 cm
Kesselring, Gerald SimonAwards
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection. Toronto Sportsman Show [Published]. 53-5312_003.