Mayor Fred Rowe
Publication:
Whitby Gazette and Chronicle, 9 March 1938


Description
Creator:
Graydon M. Goodfellow, Publisher
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative of a photograph of Mayor Fred Rowe seated at a desk in the new telephone exchange building in Whitby. He is making the first phone call on a dial telephone.

The plaque on the photographs reads: His Worship Mayor F.T. Rowe/Placing first dial call/Whitby exchange March 9th, 1938.
Notes:
Fred T. Rowe (1873-1959) was mayor of Whitby from 1938-1944. On 9 March 1938 he placed the first dial telephone call in Whitby to Albert W. Jackson, the town Reeve.

The telephone exchange building was constructed between 1937-1938 on the west side of Brock Street between Colbourne and Dunlop Streets.
Date of Original:
9 March 1938
Date Of Event:
9 March 1938
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
08-001-001
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8780978742517 Longitude: -78.9420890808105
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Mayor Fred Rowe


Black and white negative of a photograph of Mayor Fred Rowe seated at a desk in the new telephone exchange building in Whitby. He is making the first phone call on a dial telephone.

The plaque on the photographs reads: His Worship Mayor F.T. Rowe/Placing first dial call/Whitby exchange March 9th, 1938.