Oro alla patria

Black and white photograph showing a tabletop filled with gold jewellery dontated by Italian immigrants living in North Bay, ON to help support the Italian war effort in Ethiopia. Each piece of jewellery has been tagged and two pieces of fabric have been formed into a cross at the front of the display. The caption printed on the front of the photograph reads, in Italian: « Oro alla Patria » Offerto dalle signore italiane di North Bay, Ont., Canada. The translation is as follows: Gold for the homeland. Offered by the Italian ladies of North Bay, Ontario, Canada.