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Photos of Don Daber


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Don was an integral part of the Optimists organization for over 40 years, serving as publicity director and photographer for both Toronto Optimists and Seneca Optimists. He's also served as Corps Director of Toronto Optimists. In addition, he has been actively involved in the Canadian Drum Corps Association and the Ontario Drum Corps Association. Don passed away on April 4, 2019, just short of his 90th birthday.

17 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2019
Album viewed 297 times

Don Daber's Artwork for Record Albums and Programmes


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In 1960 Don Daber created the cover art for the Canadian Nationals record album. This was the beginning. Over the following years he was responsible for the artwork for a number of records. This album contains images of Don's artwork for some of those albums.

28 files, last one added on Jun 12, 2021
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Don Daber's Cartoons


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4 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
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Don Daber's Promotional Materials


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This album contains images of some of the promotional material created by Don Daber.

38 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2021
Album viewed 210 times

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Random files - Don Daber
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Album cover for 1971 World Open75 views
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"Seasons Greetings" from the Toronto Optimists, published in Drum Corps World (1965)360 views
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Album cover for 1967 New York American Legion Championships58 views
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Toronto Optimists 1973 schedule273 views
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Toronto Optimists' 1963 Schedule348 views
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Promo for 1964 record326 views
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Don Daber with a Pepsi and a De La Salle Button 81 views
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Optimists Promo (1964)315 views

Last additions - Don Daber
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1977 Seneca Optimists Schedule20 viewsJul 12, 2021
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1968 Schedule for the Toronto Optimists23 viewsJul 12, 2021
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1962 Album cover with the photo on which it is based23 viewsJun 12, 2021
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The Rookie Cartoon (from Art of Drum Corps World (1977)28 viewsDec 16, 2020
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The Rookie cartoon (from GCC, Vol 13, No 3, 1973)32 viewsDec 16, 2020
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Don Dabers's poster for Optimists Colour Guard competition (1969)33 viewsNov 24, 2020
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Three guys from Cadets LaSalle in promo for the Shriners Contest (1972)31 viewsNov 24, 2020
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Cartoon from GCC, Vol 14, number 1 (1974)36 viewsNov 18, 2020