Russell Bell, July 22, 1939


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of Russell (Russ) Loyde Bell in his Whitby Volunteer Fire Brigade uniform. In the background is a wooden fence.
Notes:
Russell (Russ) Loyde Bell was born on 19 May 1893 to Donald and Martha Bell. Russell married Neta Gladys Newton (1893-1982) on 29 January 1913 in Lindsay, Ontario. They had one son, Donald Louis Bell. He was a member of the Whitby Volunteer Fire Brigade. Russell owned and operated Bell’s Garage with his son Donald from 1932 until he retired in 1972. The garage was located at 130 Dundas Street West until 1942. In 1942 Bell’s Garage was moved to a location at 211 Dundas Street East. Russell died on 25 October 1977 in Whitby, Ontario. He 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:
22 July 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Bell, Russell Loyde
Local identifier:
A2013_040_778A
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8774460914898 Longitude: -78.9424830371094
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Russell Bell, July 22, 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_778A.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Russell Bell, July 22, 1939
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Russell Bell, July 22, 1939


A black and white negative of Russell (Russ) Loyde Bell in his Whitby Volunteer Fire Brigade uniform. In the background is a wooden fence.