Margaret Frost, June 1939


Description
Creator:
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of Margaret Frost standing in front of hydrangea plants. In this view she is holding hydrangeas in her hand and she is smiling at the photographer.
Notes:
John Robert Frost was born at Castle Douglas, Scotland on February 12, 1901 and came to Whitby in 1923. He served as Assistant Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Whitby from 1923-1926, Clerk-Treasurer from 1926-1966, Clerk-Administrator from 1966-1968 and Administrator from 1968-1971. He served the town and community in many capacities in the rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, Whitby Yacht Club and other organizations. John Robert Frost married Marjorie Christina Baker (1907-2003) on 1 January 1936 in Whitby, Ontario. They had two children: Margaret and Catherine. He died at Whitby on May 5, 1983 and is buried at the Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton, 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:
June 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Frost, Margaret
Local identifier:
A2013_040_807B
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8797081273105 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:
Margaret Frost, June 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_807B.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Margaret Frost, June 1939


A black and white negative of Margaret Frost standing in front of hydrangea plants. In this view she is holding hydrangeas in her hand and she is smiling at the photographer.