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Photograph  Ontario Heart Foundation
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Title: Photograph Ontario Heart Foundation
Identifier: 2006.4.57.2
Donor: City of Mississauga
Item Date: 1969
Creation Date: 2012
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: A large black and white photograph with white borders. Photograph of four gentleman standing in front of a long curtain on a stage (?). The man on the far right is holding a t-shirt (?) with the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation logo on the front. The gentleman standing on the far left of the photograph is identified as being part of the Ontario Heart Foundation. Standing next to him is Dr. Sheperd (?) from U of T. Next to Dr. Sheperd is Dr. Ken Cooper, and the gentleman holding the t-shirt is identified only as being part of the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The Ontario foundation was created in 1952. In 1961, the foundation was renamed the Canadian Heart Foundation and today it is called the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Dr. Ken Cooper was a U.S. Air Force physician, who was the author of the popular "Aerobics" fitness book. At this particular event, he was invited by the Ontario Heart Foundation committee on physical fitness to speak at Convocation Hall at the University of Toronto.
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