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CHARLES DOBIE : LOCAL HISTORY
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Photos by Charles Dobie

Wedding at the,
Huron Street Hall, Toronto, 1970

The Huron Street Hall, at 15 Huron Street, (see an extensive history published on the Ragnarokr website) was the de-facto headquarters of the American draft resister and deserter community. It was also used for other community events. This wedding was of a Canadian woman, Donna Samoyloff, and an American draft resister, Chris Ewing.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 1. Blonde woman in left background is Miriam Clavir. Woman seated at right, in white dress, is Sarah Diamond.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 2. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 3. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 4. Donna Samoyloff and Chris Ewing.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 5. Woman 2nd from left is Sarah Diamond. Bride is Donna Samoyloff.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 6. Bride is Donna Samoyloff; groom is Chris Ewing.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 7. Woman playing guitar is Cathy; at far right is Judith Merril.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 8. Donna Samoyloff and Chris Ewing. Donna says "probably our first kiss".

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 9. Donna Samoyloff and Chris Ewing, with Judith Merril peeking over Chris's shoulder.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 10. Donna Samoyloff and Chris Ewing. Donna called it their "politically correct cake".

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 11. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall. John Phillips with his camera is front right.
I see that a film crew captured the wedding as well.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 12. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 13. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 14. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall. This couple are Chris and Jenny Hallgren.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 15. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 16. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 17. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 18. My camera and I were sometimes viewed with suspicion.

Wedding at the Huron Street Hall.

Photo 19. Wedding at the Huron Street Hall -- Chris and Jenny Hallgren.


Photographs Copyright © 1970- by Charles Dobie.


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