Photo of Robert Collins
Description
Creator
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A black and white photo of Robert Collins.

This photograph appears on the back of the twenty-first leaf of Alex Brown's album. There are four photos on this leaf. At top left is a photo of Jack Town. At top right is a photo of Robert Collins. At bottom left is a photo of Ted Thorndyke. At bottom left is a photo of Art Ashton.
Notes
Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Robert Bradford Collins was born at Whitby in 1924. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943 and graduated as a navigator Bombardier in 1945. He was the fourth generation in his family to own Collin's shoe store in downtown Whitby. He operated the store from 1969 to 1977. He was master of David T. Campbell Masonic Lodge in 1970. He was a member of the Whitby Rotary Club from 1948 to 2002 and served as President from 1963 to 1964. He was secretary for many years. As well, he was a member of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce. Robert died at Whitby in 2002 and is buried at Groveside Cemetery, Brooklin.



Date of Original
c.1943
Dimensions
Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Alex_Brown_Page_021_Verso_002
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Photo of Robert Collins


A black and white photo of Robert Collins.

This photograph appears on the back of the twenty-first leaf of Alex Brown's album. There are four photos on this leaf. At top left is a photo of Jack Town. At top right is a photo of Robert Collins. At bottom left is a photo of Ted Thorndyke. At bottom left is a photo of Art Ashton.