Powell 35th Wedding Anniversary, June 4, 1948


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white large format negative of Allan and Audrey (Powell) McKenzie and their two daughters. This photograph was taken for the 35th wedding anniversary of Elmer and Adella Powell.
Notes:
Elmer John Powell was born at Pickering Township, Ontario on 7 July 1889. He married Adella Lariene Richardson at Pickering Township on 4 June 1913. He died on 28 June 1972 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario. Adella Lariene Richardson was born 18 May 1890 at Whitby, Ontario. She died on 4 September 1983 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario. Elmer and Adella had 4 children: Audrey Ethel (1914-1964), Russell Elmer (1918-2004), Kenneth L. and Vernon John (1926-2012).

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:
4 June 1948
Dimensions:
Width: 4 in
Height: 3 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie ; Powell, Elmer John ; Powell, Adella Lairene Richardson ; McKenzie, Audrey Ethel Powell ; Powell, Russell Elmer ; Powell, Kenneth L. ; Powell, Vernon John ; McKenzie ; Allan C.
Local identifier:
A2013_040_371
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8797699937504 Longitude: -78.9422255450439
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:
Powell 35th Wedding Anniversary, June 4, 1948, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_371.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white large format negative.
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Powell 35th Wedding Anniversary, June 4, 1948


A black and white large format negative of Allan and Audrey (Powell) McKenzie and their two daughters. This photograph was taken for the 35th wedding anniversary of Elmer and Adella Powell.