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Please browse the gallery below for all the images, videos and audio clips featured in the exhibition. Click on an item to see an enlarged image with description or to play the video/audio clip.
The picture shows the cover page of the Kamik boots 1983 promotional catalog. We see people assembled at a base camp at the foot of Mount Everest.
In this picture taken inside the factory, we see Georges Tétreault, the factory’s General Manager, accompanied on the left by Mgr. Bernard Hubert, bishop of the Saint-Jean diocese, and on the right by abbot Jean-Louis Yelle, the parish priest. Mgr. holds a boot in his hands while Mr. Tétreault appears to be providing explanations.
In this picture, we see operator Lucie Berthiaume working on a Puritan, three-needle sewing machine. She is crafting a Kamik winter boot.
In this picture, we see two workers operating cutting presses. They are Marcel Gagné on the left and Martial Gervais on the right. In the background to the left, we catch a glimpse of Gilles Tétreault, Trimming Department Foreman, sitting at his desk.
The photo shows Henri Bergeron, manager of operations at Lafayette from 1945 to 1960, inspecting a shoe being crafted at the assembly stage. Three workers, Jos Geoffrion, Jean-Paul Piché and Maurice Beauregard, are set up in front of their machines.
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