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Family starving. Indian Risks Simcoe Ice For Food
Publication:
Newmarket Era and Express (Newmarket, ON), 14 Apr 1949, p. 1, column 6


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Item Type:
Articles
Description:
Fighting his way tortuously through piles of broken ice, Harold McGee, 35, Indian father of two small children, finally reached Snake Island a mile and a quarter out in Lake Simcoe with food and milk for his starving family and three other residents of the island, late Sunday.
Date of Publication:
14 Apr 1949
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
McGee, Harold ; Day, Bert ; Bell, William ; Ashquabe, Jim ; Ashquabe, Duncan ; Asquabe, Stanley
Corporate Name(s):
Lake Simcoe
Local identifier:
Ontario.News.248773
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.05011 Longitude: -79.46631
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Family starving. Indian Risks Simcoe Ice For Food


Fighting his way tortuously through piles of broken ice, Harold McGee, 35, Indian father of two small children, finally reached Snake Island a mile and a quarter out in Lake Simcoe with food and milk for his starving family and three other residents of the island, late Sunday.