Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Hand's Up, Doc! #summerspast

Source: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections - Winnipeg Tribune fonds (PC 18/5092/18-4287-006)
Photographer: Jon Thordarson; Date: June 15, 1979

The streets of Winnipeg have a reputation for being tough but one summer afternoon they appeared to reach new lows as a woman was held up at carrot-point by a desperate rabbit with nothing to lose. In actuality, this rabbit was handing out carrots to passersby on Portage Avenue to advertise the opening of the outdoor summer market in Old Market Square.

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