Agg Brothers Meat Saw, 1948


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Photographs
Negatives
Description:
Black and white negative showing Ronald Agg (left) and Bud Dilling demonstrating the new Toledo meat saw for Agg Bros. Grocery Store.
Notes:
Ronald W. Agg (1906-1985) and his brother Lawrence D. Agg were grocers. Their first grocery store was started at Dundas Street West. Later, they moved to a larger building on Brock Street North.

Ron Agg enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces in 1942 and went overseas with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. In 1945 Ron returned and resumed work in the grocery business. He continued to operate Ronald W. Agg Groceries, Meats and Fruits until selling the business and building in 1954 to the Stroud Fruit Company of Oshawa.

Ronald Agg subsequently worked with Gordon Osborne Realty and the Whitby Public Utilities Commission. He was a devoted member of All Saints' Anglican Church and served as member of the choir, treasurer and rector's warden. He was a director of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce, member of the Whitby Public Library Board, charter member and past president of the Whitby Kinsmen Club and was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Date of Original:
June 22, 1948
Date Of Event:
June 22, 1948
Dimensions:
Width: 11 in
Height: 8 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11in
Image Height: 8in
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
02-000-040
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8803461218872 Longitude: -78.9422577315521
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Agg Brothers Meat Saw, 1948, Marjorie Ruddy, Whitby Archives, 02-000-040.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
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Agg Brothers Meat Saw, 1948


Black and white negative showing Ronald Agg (left) and Bud Dilling demonstrating the new Toledo meat saw for Agg Bros. Grocery Store.