Oldest Members of Whitby Fire Department, 1939
Description
Creator
Marjorie G. Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
Black and white negative of four of the oldest members of the Whitby Fire Department pictured with a silver coffee urn that was awarded to the Whitby Fire Department at a firefighters convention in Port Hope in 1889. The urn was acquired by antique collector Gertrude Drew and she bequeathed it to the Whitby Fire Department on her death in 1990. In this view they are wearing their dress uniforms and hats.
From left to right: George Mowat, William H. Smith, William Thompson, and Arthur G. Hopper.
Notes
The photograph was taken in the backyard of Honorary Fire Chief William Smith located at the north-east corner of Euclid and Mary Streets in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of winning the silver coffee urn.
Date of Original
1939
Date Of Event
1939
Dimensions
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Subject(s)
Local identifier
A2013_040_1013A
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8808200104039 Longitude: -78.9474105834961
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
1939
Copyright Holder
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation
Oldest Members of Whitby Fire Department, 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_1013A.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a black and white negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Oldest Members of Whitby Fire Department, 1939


Black and white negative of four of the oldest members of the Whitby Fire Department pictured with a silver coffee urn that was awarded to the Whitby Fire Department at a firefighters convention in Port Hope in 1889. The urn was acquired by antique collector Gertrude Drew and she bequeathed it to the Whitby Fire Department on her death in 1990. In this view they are wearing their dress uniforms and hats.
From left to right: George Mowat, William H. Smith, William Thompson, and Arthur G. Hopper.