Auditorium, Cleanup Feature [Published]
Photo caption accompanying the four photos in article: "Patrons of the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium leave something to remember them by after each game. Boxes of litter left by 7,000 fans after a senior OHA playoff contest are pictured at top [see 53-4369_008 for closest version]. The litter totals approximately 1,000 pounds. The photo at left [53-4369_001] shows Walter Koebel (left) and Bernard Riley who have about three miles of seats to clean. The picture at right [53-4369_004] shows George Bartell (left) and Edward Perchaluk clearing debris in the corridors in between periods. Over 100 items of personal belongings are left behind in a week. In the lower photo [53-4369_005] Maureen Douglas of the office staff checks over the accumulation in the hope of finding some clue of ownership."
Image of a staff member holding a Canadiens sweater from amongst a pile of lost and found items including boots and shoes.
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
53-4369_001, 53-4369_004, 53-4369_005 and a photo missing from enveloped appeared on Page 15 of the Saturday, March 28, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of photo feature titled "After You've Gone..."
Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection
1 photograph : b&w copy negative ; 8 x 10 cm
Waterloo (Ont. : Regional municipality)
University of Waterloo Library. Special Collections & Archives. Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection. Auditorium, Cleanup Feature [Published]. 53-4369_005.