Horse Show, August 16, 1939


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Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of spectators at a horse show held on August 16, 1939. In this view unidentified men are walking by men sitting on wagons attached to horses. The horse show was held on the property of the Whitby Lawn Bowling and Tennis Club. Hand written on the negative envelope is the name Corb Stiner.
Notes:
Corbett (Corb) Henry Stiner was born on 18 August 1894 in Uxbridge, Ontario. He married Grace Marion Collacutt (1902-1973) in 1920 in Whitby, Ontario. They had one daughter, Judith Lynda Stiner. He owned and operator a car dealership in Whitby and was a veteran of the first world war serving overseas with the 116th Battalion. Mr. Stiner died on 23 March 1963 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario.

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:
16 August 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Ruddy ; Stiner, Corbett (Corb) Henry
Local identifier:
A2013_040_641C
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8723455622973 Longitude: -78.9380627566528
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:
Horse Show, August 16, 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_641C.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Horse Show, August 16, 1939


A black and white negative of spectators at a horse show held on August 16, 1939. In this view unidentified men are walking by men sitting on wagons attached to horses. The horse show was held on the property of the Whitby Lawn Bowling and Tennis Club. Hand written on the negative envelope is the name Corb Stiner.