Marjorie Ruddy and Eric Adams, October 9, 1938


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
Black and white negative of Marjorie Ruddy holding Eric Adams beside a C.N.R. bridge on October 9, 1938. In this view Marjorie and Eric are smiling at the photographer.
Notes:
Marjorie Georgina Ruddy was born at Millbrook, Ontario, on February 2, 1908, a daughter of lawyer Robert Ruddy. The family moved to Whitby in 1917 when Robert Ruddy was appointed junior Judge for the County of Ontario. Miss Ruddy attended Ontario Ladies' College and Whitby High School. In 1929 she organized the first Girl Guide Company in Whitby. In 1933 she began writing a column on birds for The Globe (Toronto) and in the 1930s she was a Whitby area reporter for The Globe and the Globe and Mail. In 1930 she began taking photographs in Whitby and was a commercial and police and press photographer until she retired in 1960. Miss Ruddy was the first photographer in the Canadian Women's Army Corps in 1942 and served until 1945. She operated a photo studio in Whitby from 1945 to 1960. Marjorie Ruddy later worked at the Whitby Psychiatric Hospital, and died at Whitby on September 15, 1980. She is buried at St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Port Whitby.
Date of Original:
9 October 1938
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Adams, Eric
Local identifier:
A2013_040_867D
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photograhps Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8792131934788 Longitude: -78.9417963916015
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1938
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Marjorie Ruddy and Eric Adams, October 9, 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_867D.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Marjorie Ruddy and Eric Adams, October 9, 1938


Black and white negative of Marjorie Ruddy holding Eric Adams beside a C.N.R. bridge on October 9, 1938. In this view Marjorie and Eric are smiling at the photographer.