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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Aerial View of Ontario Hospital and Whitby Harbour, 1930 
Image  1930,   A black and white aerial photograph of Ontario Hospital Whitby and the Whitby Harbour.
School of Nursing Graduates, Ontario Hospital Whitby, 1930 
Image  June 4, 1930,   A black and white photograph of Nursing Graduates at the Ontario Hospital Whitby. This picture was taken in front of the nurses' residence. The sixth person on the left in the front row is Miss Gertrude Bryan who was the Superintendent of Nurses from 1921 to 1932. Back Row: Donna Hudson,...
Women's Infirmary (looking west), Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the women's infirmary at Ontario Hospital. The men's infirmary can be seen in the background. The infirmaries at Ontario Hospital were built in 1916. Top Left: Ontario Hospital, Whitby, Ont.
Dining Hall (Exterior), Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the dining hall at Ontario Hospital Whitby.
Flag Pole Ceremony November 11, 1930 at Ontario Hospital Whitby 
Image  November 11, 1930,   A black and white photograph of the dedication of the flag pole in front of the Administration Building at Ontario Hospital Whitby with a view looking south toward Lake Ontario from the front of the Administration Building. The dedication ceremony was held on 11 a.m. on Remembrance Day, 1930. It...
Ontario Hospital Aerial View, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white aerial photograph of the Ontario Hospital Whitby looking north from Lake Ontario.
Ontario Hospital Aerial View, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white aerial photograph of the Ontario Hospital Whitby looking north from Lake Ontario.
Ontario Hospital Street and Lamp, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of a street light standard in the centre of this picture and a car at right. The road shown in the picture was located in front of the administration building at the Ontario Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Construction Workers, c.1927-1933 
ImageMysteries:  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of two construction workers in front of the dining hall at the Ontario Hospital. A third man can be seen in the background at right. The ground is covered with building supplies. The two men in the forefront are constructing a sidewalk in front of the dining hall. The...
Girls in Front of the Dining Hall at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1927-1933 
ImageMysteries:  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of three girls in front of the dining hall. The girl at right is Florence Lightle. Florence Lightle was a cook at the hospital from 1927 to 1933.
Ontario Hospital Cannery, c.1927-1933 
ImageMysteries:  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of two girls in front of the cannery building at the Ontario Hospital. In the forefront of the photograph is a garden.
Ontario Hospital Garden, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph a flower garden and two cars parked on a road at the Ontario Hospital. A small temporary wooden building is in the background. To the right is a lamp post. The garden shown in this picture was located close to the Ontario Hospital administration building.
William Armstrong at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph William Armstrong standing by a garden in front of one of the cottages at the Ontario Hospital. Their are two unidentified men on the porch of the cottage, in the background. Can you help us identify the two men on the porch?
Ontario Hospital Residence of the Superintendent, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of the superintendent's residence at the Ontario Hospital. The superintendent's residence was built about 1916 and was located in the centre of the Ontario Hospital complex. Whitby's house numbering system was provided by Rev. Dr. James Roy Van Wyck (1877-1941), a...
Ontario Hospital Infirmary, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital infirmary building.
Ontario Hospital Laundry, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital laundry building. In the foreground is a flower garden.
Ontario Hospital Staff, c.1927-1933 
ImageMysteries:  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of seven staff members in front of an Ontario Hospital building.
Florence Lightle at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of Florence Lightle, standing in a flower garden. In the background there is one of the Ontario Hospital buildings. Florence Lightle was a cook at the Ontario Hospital from 1927 to 1933.
Florence Lightle and a Friend at the Ontario Hospital, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of Florence Lightle, at right, and a friend at left. They are standing in front of Ontario Hospital buildings. Florence Lightle was a cook at the Ontario Hospital from 1927 to 1933.
Cottage, Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of a front view of a cottage at the Ontario Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Administration Building, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of the administration building. There is a car parked in front and another car to the right of the photograph. The administration building was built in 1925 and demolished in 1995.
Ontario Hospital Annex Building, c.1927-1933 
Image  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Annex Building. Two annex buildings were built at the north end of the hospital complex in 1917. The west annex was demolished in the late 1950s and the east annex in 1970.
Ontario Hospital Nurse Residence, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Nurses' Residence looking east. In the background are the eastern nurses' residence buildings and the female Pavilion. This photograph was taken from the top floor of the westernmost nurses' residence building, built in 1923.
Helen Marguerite Bates at the Ontario Hospital, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of Helen Marguerite Bates standing outside of one of the Nurses' Residences at the Ontario Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Recreation Hall, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the recreation hall at the Ontario Hospital.
Infirmary for Women at the Ontario Hospital, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the north side of the women's infirmary at the Ontario Hospital.
Power House at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1930 
Image  c.1930,   A black and white photograph of the Power House at Ontario Hospital Whitby.
Nurses at Ontario Hospital, ca.1930 
ImageMysteries:  ca.1930,   Black and white photograph showing three nurses standing in front of the Annex building at Ontario Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Farm, ca.1930 
Image  ca.1930,   Black and white photograph showing the cows from the Ontario Hospital farm grazing in front of the hospital barn. The Ontario Hospital was constructed on a preexisting farm and its bounty was used to feed workers and planners during the construction process. When the facilities were completed in...
Ontario Hospital Farm, 1930 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph showing the cows from the Ontario Hospital farm grazing in front of the hospital barn. The Ontario Hospital was constructed on a preexisting farm and its bounty was used to feed workers and planners during the construction process. When the facilities were completed in...
Grove House, ca.1930 
Image  ca.1930,   Black and white photograph showing Grove House from the Recreation Hall at Ontario Hospital. Grove House was the original farmhouse built for William Gordon in 1855 on the Bayside Farm. John Smith owned the property from 1888 to 1912, when the land was purchased by the Ontario Government for the...
Recreation Hall, ca.1930 
Image  ca.1930,   Black and white photograph showing the Recreation Hall at Ontario Hospital. Front view. The Recreation Hall was built in 1917 and used by convalescing soldiers from the First World War.
Ontario Hospital Recreation Hall and Nurses' Residence, 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and White Photograph of the Recreation Hall and Nurses' Residence at the Ontario Hospital, C. 1930. The Recreation Hall was Built in 1917 and the Nurses' Residence in 1923. The two nurses residences were called the Naomi Barker and Lena David Homes, after nurses who died in the First World...
Ontario Hospital Doctor's House, 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Doctor's House, 1930. This was the residence of Assistant Superintendent Dr. John Webster.
Entrance to Staff Cottages at the Ontario Hospital, April 1930. 
Image  April, 1930,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital gates to staff cottages, leading West from Gordon Street. April, 1930.
Ontario Hospital Cottage, C. 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph of the side view of an Ontario Hospital cottage, C. 1930.
East Pavilion and Grounds, C. 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph of the view across the grounds to the East Pavilion of the Ontario Hospital. The Pavilions were built in 1921-22 and officially opened by Ontario Premier Earnest C. Drury on July 20, 1922.
Nurse in Front of Residence, C. 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph of an unidentified nurse outside of the Ontario Hospital nurses residence, C. 1930. The nurses residences were built in 1923.
Florence Lightle and Friend at Ontario Hospital, c.1927-1933 
ImageComments:  c. 1927-1933,   A black and white photograph Florence Lightle, the girl at left, and a unidentified friend standing in front of one of the Ontario Hospital cottages in the winter. Florence Lightle was a cook at the hospital from 1927 to 1933. Can you help us identify the girl on the right of this photograph?

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