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CNE Archival Image of CNE Visitors in the Rotor Ride

Link to Donate to the CNE Foundation

You can help save priceless CNE memories through the CNE Foundation’s GoFundMe fundraiser

The Canadian National Exhibition Foundation is on a mission to save priceless CNE memories but we need support from CNE fans. It’s a race against time to digitize and preserve more than 64,000 photo negatives in the CNE archival collection before the precious images are lost forever. CNE fans can help save the CNE’s history for future generations with your donations to the CNE Foundation CNE Archives Project Fundraiser on GoFundMe.

With funding received through the federal Canada Summer Jobs program and the financial gifts received to date, the CNE Foundation was able to begin the digitization work this summer. Two archives digitization interns – hired through the Canada Summer Jobs program -- are carefully scanning and preserving the delicate cellulose acetate photo negatives that are suffering from Vinegar Syndrome. This causes them to crack and lose their content.

We invite you to take a moment to view the 30-second campaign launch video, which provides an overview of the detailed and delicate process.

Through our GoFundMe fundraiser, the CNE Foundation aims to raise the funds needed to continue this important work and ensure the rich history of the CNE can be enjoyed by many generations to come. 

Please visit the CNE Foundation CNE Archives Project Fundraiser on GoFundMe to donate today.

Please click here to learn more about the CNE Archives Project or view the download below.

To make a donation to the CNE Foundation, please click here

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