Spring Sewer Main Cleanup, c.1938


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of Cecil Greenfield standing on a sidewalk and holding a shovel and pickaxe. The tools will be used to clean out a sewer main blockage that occurred on April 23. No specific year was given.
Notes:
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:
c.1938
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Greenfield, Cecil Stephen
Local identifier:
A2013_040_730C
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8799555926846 Longitude: -78.9421397143554
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:
Spring Sewer Main Cleanup, c.1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_730C.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Spring Sewer Main Cleanup, c.1938


A black and white negative of Cecil Greenfield standing on a sidewalk and holding a shovel and pickaxe. The tools will be used to clean out a sewer main blockage that occurred on April 23. No specific year was given.