Leonard Carol Racher, 1948


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Photographs
Negatives
Description:
Black and white negative showing Leonard Racher surveying the site for the Whitby Community Swimming Pool in Kinsmen Park.
Notes:
Leonard Carol Racher was born at Utopia in Simcoe County in 1909. He came to Whitby in 1937 to work as a building contractor. He was a great supporter of youth and sports and used his grading equipment to improve town parks.

He suffered a heart attack and died at Oshawa General Hospital at the age of 42 on 20 May 1951. He is buried at Groveside Cemetery, Brooklin.
Inscriptions:


Date of Original:
August 13, 1948
Date Of Event:
August 13, 1948
Dimensions:
Width: 11 in
Height: 8 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11in
Image Height: 8in
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-009-530
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8841297129538 Longitude: -78.9460372924805
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1948
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Leonard Carol Racher, 1948, Marjorie Ruddy, Whitby Archives. 31-009-530.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
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Leonard Carol Racher, 1948


Black and white negative showing Leonard Racher surveying the site for the Whitby Community Swimming Pool in Kinsmen Park.