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Montreal Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)
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Montreal, Expo 67, Air Canada Pavilion

Photographs of the exterior of the pavilion. One of the photographs has text printed at the lower margin reading " 'Man and Flight' is the theme of Air Canada's striking red and white pavilion at Expo. Plywood-clad cantilevered blades fan out from a central support column to form a dramatic roof." The verso of that photograph is stamped "Plywood Manufacturers of B.C. Photograph".

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Expo 67 Mini Album

Item is a photo album with a blue binding and a mostly blue and red cover. Item contains images of a number of different pavilions at Expo '67 for various countries and organizations, artworks, ceremonies and activities, and provides a short write up in French and English on each.

Montreal, Expo 67, Austria Pavilion

Photographs of the construction of the pavilion which has a geometrical motif, designed to suggest mountains, precious stones, a romantic countryside, scientific precision and achievement in the arts.

Montreal, Expo 67, Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry Pavilion

Photograph of the construction of the pavilion. A caption typed in the margin of the photograph reads "Fir plywood 'trees' form the soaring roof system of the Canadian Pulp and Paper pavilion at Expo 67. The roof was finished with four shades of green epoxy paint."

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Montreal, Expo 67, Scandinavian Pavilion

Photograph of the mechanized ramps designed to move people within the pavilion. Canadian Architect Magazine published this image in the May 1967 issue. The building was designed by architects representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Montreal, Expo 67, Habitat 67

Before and after construction views of Habitat. Interior views show examples of dwellings. Views at land and aerial level. Example of living and dining areas of one of ther unit by Francisco Furniture Ltd. Photographs of architect drawings and a shot of a model for Habitat.

Jowett, Henry Roger

Montreal, Expo 67, Aerial views

erial views of the Exposition grounds during construction. The site after construction of new land. The site of Expo then and ow. One photograph (2009. 00.1303.001) is site just before work began on enlarging in July 1963 and the exhibition grounds after.

Montreal, Expo 67, Africa Place

Photographs of the exterior and construction of the pavilion. Text on the lower margin of one of the photographs reads "The roof system of Expo's African Place is a giant jigsaw puzzle of 999 fir plywood stressed skin panels. Toronto architect John Andrews designed the complex, which features a unique wind scoop ventilation system." A stamp on verso reads "Plywood Manufacturers of B.C. Photograph".

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Montreal, Expo 67, Man Pavilions

Construction views and one view of a finished interior, showing the 1967 theme pavilions Man the Explorer and Man the Producer. The various other Man-themed pavilions (not represented in the collection) included: Man in the Community, Man the Provider, Man and his Health, and Man the Creator.

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Montreal, Expo 67, Ontario Pavilion

The Ontario pavilion, located between the Canada and Quebec pavilions, features an opaque glass roof made up of several pyramids of different sizes. A group of large granite blocks, symbolizing the Canadian shield, forms an interesting rest area and provides a popular spot for young climbers. Young people are the focus of this pavilion, alongside exhibits about Ontario's past, present and future.

Montreal, Expo 67, Place d'Accueil

La Place d'Accueil is the main gate for Expo 67. A huge plaza of 2½ acres is on a middle level, above a bus station which is also used by taxis and the terminals of the Expo-Express and the Trailer Train which connects to Ci du Havre points.On the middle level, and on a third level, are information booths, travel offices, accommodation bureaux, shops, banks, a liquor store, restaurants, snack bars, lounges and a day hotel. There is a direct footway from the plaza to the International Broadcasting Centre. A striking architectural feature of the place is its roof -- in the shape of a huge umbrella. It is made up of seven plexiglass hexagons.