Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection

Ontario Hospital / Military Convalescent Hospital
This group contains photographs of the mental health facilities in Whitby, Ontario prior to 1949. The photos contained within this group detail: construction progress at Ontario Hospital at Whitby; construction workers and construction equipment; construction progress at the Military Convalescent Hospital; soldiers at the Military Convalescent Hospital; a visit by the Duke of Devonshire; theatre stage performances at the hospital; interior and exterior views of the hospital facilities and site, including some aerial views; portrait photographs of physicians who worked at the hospital; and group portraits of graduates from the School of Nursing.

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Carpenter Shop at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of unidentified men in the Military Convalescent Hospital carpenter shop. The carpenter shop was established at the military convalescent hospital as therapy for the soldiers during the period of 1917 to 1919.
Recreation Room at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of unidentified soldiers gathered around a pool table in a recreation room of one of the Military Convalescent Hospital cottages. The hospital was a convalescent home for First World War soldiers from 1917 to 1919. Bottom Left Corner: RECREATION ROOM, MILITARY...
Physical Training for Soldiers at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of unidentified soldiers doing physical exercises. In the background is the old John Smith barn. The hospital was a convalescent home for soldiers of the Great War from 1917 to 1919. This picture was taken looking east from one of the cottages. Bottom Left Corner:...
Dormitory, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  c.1918,   A black and white photographic postcard of a dormitory in one of the annex buildings when it was occupied by soldiers during the First World War. The hospital was a convalescent home for First World War soldiers from 1917 to 1919. There were two annex buildings at the hospital and they were...
Interior of Infirmary, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the inside of the infirmary at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The nurse in charge is nursing sister MacDonald. The soldier in the wheel-chair is Mr. Lambe. The soldier beside the nurse at right is named Cunningham and the third soldier from the right is named...
Military Convalescent Hospital Train, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of the train which ran on a spur line from the Whitby Junction Station to the Military Convalescent Hospital. The railway car behind the engine is a converted Toronto Streetcar. This railway was built to bring visitors to the hospital when it was used by the Military...
Bowling Alley, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the bowling alley in the basement of the recreation hall. The bowling alley was built for the Military Convalescent Hospital in 1917.
Cottages at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. This view is looking north-west from the roof of the men's infirmary. Bottom: Military Convalescent Hospital, Whitby, Ont. Canada
Dormitories at Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917-1918 
ImageMysteries:  c.1917-1918,   A black and white photograph of the frame dormitories built at the north end of the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby) complex. Unidentified soldiers can be seen in the doorway of the building at right. The building at left was demolished in the 1960s. The...
Dining Hall at Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby), c.1917-1918 
ImageMysteries:  c.1917-1918,   A black and white photograph of the dining halls at the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby) complex. This photograph shows three dining halls at the hospital shortly after completion. There were two sets of dining halls in the centre of the complex.
Cottages at Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby), c.1917-1918 
Image  c.1917-1918,   A black and white photograph of cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby). This is a general view of the cottages from the recreation hall showing unidentified soldiers and red cross ambulances. Bottom: Cottages at Military Convalescent Hospital...
Military Band, Dining Hall and Recreation Hall at Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1918 
Image  c.1918,   A black and white photograph of the recreation hall (at left) and the dining hall (at right). A military band is right of the automobile. Top: WHITBY ONT
Staff at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  April 1918,   A black and white photograph of the staff at the Military Convalescent Hospital. Back Row: Unidentified, Unidentified, Unidentified, Wilfred Crawforth, Unidentified. Front Row: Unidentified, Unidentified, Unidentified, Unidentified, John Ridgley, Unidentified. Bottom: Staff, Whitby, Military...
Recreation Hall at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the Recreation Hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby). The recreation hall was built in 1917 specifically for the use of the military when soldiers were recuperating at the hospital from 1917 to 1919. A canteen and a...
Cottage, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of one of the Military Convalescent Hospital cottages. There are several unidentified people in this picture. This was one of about twenty cottages built at the hospital between 1913 and 1916. Bottom Left: ONE OF THE MANY COTTAGES, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL,...
Infirmary at Whitby Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the infirmary at the Military Convalescent Hospital. Later this building became the women's infirmary at the Military Convalescent Hospital. Bottom: INFIRMARY, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY, ONT., CANADA
Cottages, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital looking north from the recreation hall. There are several people and automobiles included in the picture. This view shows the cottages after sodding and landscaping were completed. Bottom Left: COTTAGES AT MILITARY...
Recreation Hall Stage, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of the recreation hall stage at the Military Convalescent Hospital. There are several unidentified people within the photograph. The recreation hall was built in 1917. Bottom Left: STAGE OF THEATRE, CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY, ONT., CANADA
Motor Mechanics Shop, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photographic post card of the motor mechanic shop at the Military Convalescent Hospital. There are several unidentified men in the picture. The motor mechanic shop was established at the military convalescent hospital as therapy for the soldiers during the period of 1917 to 1919....
Interior of a Cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of soldiers playing checkers in front of a bay window in one of the cottages. This hospital was a military facility from 1917 to 1919. Bottom Left: COSY CORNER, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY ONT., CANADA.
Canteen at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of soldiers sitting in chairs at the canteen in the basement of the recreation hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The recreation hall was built in 1917. Bottom Left: CANTEEN, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY ONT., CANADA.
Carpenters at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of carpenters sitting on benches. Behind the carpenters is the recreation hall. This picture was probably taken in the winter of 1918, as there is snow on the ground. The recreation hall was built in 1917. Bottom Left: CARPENTER CLASS, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL,...
Soldier with With Model House at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1918 
Image  c.1918,   A black and white photograph of Wasyl Hunka standing beside a model of a house. Wasyl built this model. Woodworking and carpentry were therapeutic tools for rehabilitating wounded soldiers at the Military Hospital. Bottom: HANDIWORK OF A RETURNED SOLDIER, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY,...
A Group at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
ImageMysteries:  1918,   A black and white photograph of a group of cooks, soldiers and ladies, standing outside the kitchen door at the Military Convalescent Hospital. Bottom: illegible
The Heard Family at the Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1918 
Image  c. 1918,   A black and white photograph of the Heard family in a taxi in front of the recreation hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital.
Cottages and Infirmary looking North West at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby). This view is looking east, with the men's infirmary at right, and a cottage at left. Bottom: Bird's eye of some of the cottages and infirmary, Military Convalescent Hospital, Whitby, Ont....
Infirmary Interior at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of the interior of the Military Convalescent Hospital's infirmary, with soldiers sitting by their beds. The Military Convalescent Hospital housed wounded soldiers from the First World War from 1917 to 1919. Bottom Left: A WARD IN THE INFIRMARY, MILITARY CONVALESCENT...
Infirmary and Dining Hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of a view looking west, showing the dining hall at right and the infirmaries at centre. The Military Convalescent Hospital housed soldiers wounded in the First World War, from 1917 to 1919. Bottom: DINING HALLS AND INFIRMARY, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY,...
Recreation Hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917-1920 
Image  c.1917-1920,   A black and white photograph of the recreation hall at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The recreation hall was built in 1917 for the military hospital.
Infirmary for Men, Military Convalescent Hospital Whitby, c.1917-1920 
Image  c.1917-1920,   A black and white photograph of the west men's infirmary. This infirmary building was built in 1916.
Cottage, Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917-1920 
Image  c.1917-1920,   A black and white photograph of one of the cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. A banner over the porch reads "Vocational School".
Marsh at the Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917-1920 
Image  c.1917-1920,   A black and white photograph of the Military Convalescent Hospital Cottages looking east from the Lynde Creek marsh.
Infirmary at Whitby Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1918 
Image  c.1918,   A black and white photograph of the infirmary at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The infirmaries were built in 1916 and demolished about 2005-2006. Bottom: INFIRMARY, MILITARY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, WHITBY, ONT., CANADA
Cottage, Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1918 
ImageMysteries:  c.1918,   A black and white photograph of one of the Military Convalescent Hospital cottages. A wooden model house built by Wasyl Hunka in 1918 is sitting on the porch. This was one of about twenty cottages built at the hospital between 1913 and 1916. This cottage was used as a vocational school during the...
Train, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1918 
Image  1918,   A black and white photograph of a train which ran on a spur line from the Junction Station to the military hospital. The railway car behind the engine is a Grand Trunk Passenger Car. This railway was built to bring visitors to the hospital when it was first used by the Military from 1917 to 1919....
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