Truck Wreck, June 10, 1937


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of a Ford delivery truck that has been in an accident. View is of the back of the truck. The truck is inside the garage at Whitby Motors Ltd.
Notes:
Whitby Motors Ltd. was located at 103 Dundas Street East. It was built by William Davidson about 1917 on the south side of Dundas Street east of the Dominion Bank at Brock Street. Later the garage became known as Whitby Motors Ltd. Mr. Davidson operated the garage until his retirement in 1962.

Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
Date of Original:
10 June 1937
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina
Local identifier:
A2013_040_202A
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8797081273105 Longitude: -78.9418393069458
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Truck Wreck, June 10, 1937, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_202A.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Truck Wreck, June 10, 1937


A black and white negative of a Ford delivery truck that has been in an accident. View is of the back of the truck. The truck is inside the garage at Whitby Motors Ltd.