Marjorie Ruddy Negatives Collection


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Gough Avenue Parade or Procession
 
ImageMysteries:    An image of people watching a horse drawn carriage (coach) in a parade or procession on Gough - likely Gough Avenue (Toronto). People's Stores Limited is in the background with Karry's Bowling above. Eastman Panchromatic Film Image 25
Canadian Girl Guides Warrant 
Image  March 28, 1945,   Warrant states that Miss Marjorie G. Ruddy has qualified and is authorized to act as Captain of the Girl Guides. Certificate is dated March 28th, 1945 and signed by Chief Commissioner Nadine Corbett. Certificate canceled December 3rd, 1947. Marjorie G. Ruddy was a photographer and newspaper...
37th Anniversary of Brooklin Women's Institute, 1947 
ImageComments:  26 February 1947,   Black and white negative showing a group of women dressed in costumes at the celebrations for the 37th anniversary of the Brooklin Women's Institute. From left to right: Mrs. M. Richardson, Mrs. Norman J. White, Mrs. Mabel Heron, Miss Louella Mowbray. This photo was printed along with an article...
Brooklin Womens' Institute 37th Anniversary Celebration (Image 2 of 2) 
ImageComments:  February 26, 1947,   Seven women are sitting around a table with cake and flowers (daffodils) for a celebration of the 37th anniversary of the Brooklin Women's Institute at Brooklin United Church. This photo was printed on page 5 of the February 27, 1947 issue of "The Daily Times Gazette" and shows the head table. ...
Alfred Samuel Reardon, 1945 
Image  November 11, 1945,   Black and white negative of a portrait of Sergeant Samuel Reardon. He is dressed in military uniform. Alfred Samuel Reardon was born at Middlesex, England on 16 April 1911 and came to Whitby in 1927. On 24 September 1939, Reardon signed up with the 11th Armoured Regiment in Oshawa and served in...
Alfred Samuel Reardon (Image 2 of 2) 
Image  ca. November 11, 1945,   Portrait of Alfred Samuel Reardon in uniform for the (Ontario) Armoured Regiment. Alfred Samuel Reardon was born at Middlesex, England on 16 April 1911 and came to Whitby in 1927. On 24 September 1939, Reardon signed up with the 11th Armoured Regiment in Oshawa and served in Europe for the...
Harry Donald Motors, 1949 
Image  December 27, 1948,   Black and white negative showing the garage portion of Harry Donald Motors at 300 Dundas St. E. Harry Donald operated this garage from 1937-1966. He was also a Whitby travel agent.
Unidentified Man and Woman (Image 2 of 4) 
Image    A black and white image of an unidentified man and woman. It appears to be a wedding portrait.
Lakeside Motors, c.1947 
Image  c.1947,   A black and white negative showing Lakeside Motors, a car dealership that was located at 209 Dundas Street West at Dundas and Centre Street in Whitby, Ontario. There are people standing amongst the cars on display in front of the dealership. The Whitby House Hotel, built in 1880, can be seen in...
Shearer Fire, 1948
 
Image  31August 1948,   Black and white negative showing the fire at the residence of Thomas Shearer in 1948. There are firefighters on the roof of the house pointing a hose into one of the windows. This frame house was the residence of Thomas Shearer and his family. It was built in the 1850s and was located at 215 Perry...
Cattle Show - Jerseys (Image 4 of 5) 
Image  ca. May 31, 1947,   An unidentified woman with cattle. Envelope: Cattle Show / Jerseys / Times-Gazette/ May 31/47 / (5) C-10 / Roy Brown Brooklin
Ontario Regiment Reunion (Image 1 of 4) 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  November 6, 1948,   A black and white photograph of unidentified members of the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) gathered for a reunion. The man sitting in a chair with long socks and his legs crossed is Lieutenant Colonel Edgar Frank ("Ted") Bastedo. During the Second World War Lt. Col. E.F. Bastedo was a member of the 12th...
Ontario Regiment Reunion (Image 2 of 4) 
ImageMysteries:  November 6, 1948,   A black and white photograph of unidentified members of the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) gathered for a reunion. According to Canada's National Defence website, the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) is an Armoured Reconnaissance unit in the Reserve Force that has a history dating back as far as 1827. The...
Ontario Regiment Reunion (Image 3 of 4) 
ImageMysteries:  November 6, 1948,   A black and white photograph of unidentified members of the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) gathered for a reunion. According to Canada's National Defence website, the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) is an Armoured Reconnaissance unit in the Reserve Force that has a history dating back as far as 1827. The...
Ontario Regiment Reunion (Image 4 of 4) 
ImageMysteries:  November 6, 1948,   A black and white photograph of unidentified members of the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) gathered for a reunion. The man sitting in a chair with long socks and his legs crossed is Lieutenant Colonel Edgar Frank ("Ted") Bastedo. During the Second World War Lt. Col. E.F. Bastedo was a member of the 12th...
A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies (Image 1 of 4) 
ImageMysteries:  October 18, 1947,   A black and white photograph of trucks parked in front of A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies in Pickering, Ontario. Envelope: M-32 / A. Mitchell / Pickering / Oct. 18/47 / 4 views (4)
A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies (Image 2 of 4) 
Image  October 18, 1947,   A black and white photograph of the office and a truck parked beside it at A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies in Pickering, Ontario. Envelope: M-32 / A. Mitchell / Pickering / Oct. 18/47 / 4 views (4)
A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies (Image 3 of 4) 
ImageMysteries:  October 18, 1947,   A black and white photograph of men standing in front of the office at A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies in Pickering, Ontario. Envelope: M-32 / A. Mitchell / Pickering / Oct. 18/47 / 4 views (4)
A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies (Image 4 of 4) 
Image  October 18, 1947,   A black and white photograph of trucks parked in front of A.W. Mitchell Building Supplies in Pickering, Ontario. Envelope: M-32 / A. Mitchell / Pickering / Oct. 18/47 / 4 views (4)
Hockey Banquet, 1946 
Image  May 22, 1946,   Black and white negative showing Whitby Mayor Robert Deverell presenting a trophy to two young boys. The hockey banquet took place at the Legion Hall.
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Marjorie Ruddy Negatives Collection


Marjorie G. Ruddy was a photographer and newspaper reporter who came to Whitby in 1917 and attended Whitby High School and the Ontario Ladies College. She founded the first company of the Girl Guides in Whitby and enlisted in the Canadian Womens Army Corp. (C.W.A.C.) where she worked as X-ray dark room technician at Chorley Park Military Hospital and was later appointed press liaison officer at the Trinity Barracks on Harbord Street. She became the first female councilor in Whitby in 1949. She wrote for the Globe and Mail and had a photography studio in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.


This collection consists of photographs, negatives and scrapbooks that document a range of events and subjects mainly in the history of Whitby. Included are material collected in her capacity as a newspaper columnist, photographer and Girl Guide. These records also contain an assortment of newspaper stories and photographs of Whitby Modern Players. The photographs in this collection include pictures of homes, churches, construction projects, local landmarks and personalities.