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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Subject:  Cottages. Ontario Hospital Whitby  Sort by: 
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Louis Northam Operating a Tractor in front of Cottages at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1915 
Image  c.1915,   A black and white photograph of Louis Northam standing on an early model of a gasoline powered tractor. Behind him are the new cottages of the hospital. Louis Northam was a builder from Whitby.
Nurses at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  1917,   A black and white photograph of eight nurses seated in two rows on the steps of one of the cottages at the military convalescent hospital.
Soldiers and Nurses at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  1917,   A black and white photograph of nurses and soldiers seated on the steps of one of the cottages at the military convalescent hospital.
Officers at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  1917,   A black and white photograph of two military officers standing on the steps of one of the cottages at the military hospital. The Military Hospital later became known as Ontario Hospital Whitby and then became known as Whitby Psychiatric Hospital, a mental health facility in Whitby, Ontario. Only...
Group of Unidentified Soldiers and a Nurse at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  1917,   A black and white photograph of a nurse and eleven unidentified soldiers on the steps of one of the cottages at the military hospital. The Military Hospital later became known as Ontario Hospital Whitby and then became known as Whitby Psychiatric Hospital, a mental health facility in Whitby,...
Vernon Storey and Commanding Officer, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
Image  1917,   A black and white photograph of Vernon Storey, a soldier at the military hospital, and Captain Arthur Wright, commanding officer of the hospital, standing on the steps of one of the cottages.
Several Unidentified Solders on the Steps of a Cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  March 1917,   A black and white photograph of soldiers standing on the steps of one of the cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. This photo was published in The Toronto Sunday World, April 1, 1917 Bottom: Returned soldiers who are studying at the Whitby, Ont, Military Convalescent Hospital to become...
Female Students at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  March 1917,   A black and white photograph of women students seated on the steps of one of the cottages at the military Convalescent Hospital. Published in: The Toronto Sunday World, April 1, 1917. Bottom: Women students at the Whitby, Ont., Military Convalescent Hospital, who have volunteered and are learning...
Soldiers at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
ImageMysteries:  March 1917,   A black and white photograph of a group of patients seated on the veranda of one of the cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. As published in The Toronto Sunday World, April 1, 1917. Bottom: A group of patients at the new Whitby Hospital on the veranda of one of the cottages. Here every...
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
Recreation Hall and Cottages looking west from roof of Power House, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
Image  1917,   A black and white photograph of the Military Convalescent Hospital (later known as Ontario Hospital Whitby) looking west from the roof of the power house on the west side of Gordon Street. At left is the recreation hall. The recreation hall was built in 1917.
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...
Ontario Hospital Whitby, 1923 
Image  1923,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Whitby. This shows the Dining Hall, Infirmary and cottages looking east. The recreation hall was built in 1917. The printed version of this card is Photo No. 13-001-061. From 1917-1919 this facility was the Military Convalescent Hospital....
Cottages and Infirmary at Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1923 
Image  c.1923,   A black and white photograph of Ontario Hospital Whitby. This view is looking east, with the men's infirmary at right, and a cottage at left.
Staff Cottages, Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1923 
Image  c.1923,   A black and white photograph of staff cottages at Ontario Hospital Whitby, looking from the back of the recreation hall, along the road leading to Whitby Harbour. Bottom Right: Ontario Hospital, Whitby, Ont.
Man Standing in Front of Cottages, Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1916 
Image  c.1916,   A black and white photograph of an unidentified man standing in a field of dirt in front of the cottages. There are horses pulling a plow at right. The land is not sodded.
Cottage, Ontario Hospital Whitby, 1921 
Image  1921,   A black and white photograph of one of the cottages shortly after the hospital was reopened as a psychiatric hospital in 1920. Flowers are growing in boxes on the verandah. Bottom Right: Provincial Hospital for Insane, Whitby, Ont.
Cottages from the Roof of Recreation Hall, Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1920 
Image  c.1920,   A black and white photograph of Ontario Hospital Cottages 1 to 4. Picture was takes from the roof of the Recreation Hall.
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,...
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...
Cottages, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1917 
Image  1917,   A black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital cottages looking west from the roof of the recreation hall. The recreation hall was built at the hospital in 1917. The lawns were not yet sodded and there is a man with a team of horses grading the road in the foreground.
Cottages at Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917 
Image  1917,   A black and white photograph of the cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. Nurses, soldiers and tents can be seen in the background at left. Bottom Right: Circle of Cottages, Military Hospital, Whitby Ont., Canada.
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.
Nurses, Ontario Hospital Whitby, 1924 
Image  1924,   A black and white photograph of a group of nurses, outside the nurses' residence. Back Row: Charlotte Martyn, Frances Morrison, Mabel Smith, Annie McIntyre, Loretta Woodcock, Hazel Hurlburt (standing). Front Row: Eva Cottingham, Mabel Hurlburt, Miss Gertrude Bryan (Director of Nursing), Mary...
Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1923 
Image  c.1923,   A black and white photograph of a number of cottages at the hospital with the women's infirmary at right. A car is parked at the left. Bottom Left: illegible Bottom Right: Ontario Hospital, Whitby, Ont.
Ontario Hospital Whitby, c.1923 
Image  c.1923,   A black and white photograph of a number of cottages at the hospital. A car is parked at the right. Bottom Left: Ontario Hospital, Whitby, Ont.
Cottage 15, Ontario Hospital, c.1923 
Image  c.1923,   A black and white photograph of Cottage 15 at Ontario Hospital Whitby.
Soldiers, a woman and a child at Military Convalescent Hospital, 1919 
ImageMysteries:  1919,   A black and white photograph of soldiers at the Military Convalescent Hospital. this picture was taken on the front steps of one of the cottages. The man with the cane is Lt. Col. C. E. Cooper Cole. The woman at right is Mrs. C. E. Cooper Cole. The baby is their son, Thomas Cole.
Soldiers and Nurses at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1919 
ImageMysteries:  1919,   A black and white photograph of soldiers and nurses at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The man with the cane at the centre is Lt. Col. C. E. Cooper Cole. Behind him is his wife. The baby is his son, Thomas Cole.
Soldiers and Nurses at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1919 
ImageMysteries:  1919,   A black and white photograph of soldiers and nurses on the steps of one of the cottages at the Military Convalescent Hospital. The man with the cane at the centre is Lt. Col. C. E. Cooper Cole. Behind him is his wife, Mrs. Cole. The baby is his son, Thomas Cole.
Doctors Cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital, 1919 
Image  1919,   A black and white photograph of the doctors cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital.
Doctors Cottage, Military Convalescent Hospital, 1919 
ImageComments:  1919,   A black and white photograph of the doctors' cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital.
Band at Military Convalescent Hospital, c.1917 
ImageMysteries:  c. 1917,   A black and white photograph of the a band on the steps of a cottage at the Military Convalescent Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Photo No. 4 Panorama, c.1924 
Image  c. 1924,   A black and white photograph of the view from the roof of the recreation hall, showing the infirmaries at left and cottages centre and right. This photograph is Photo No.4 of 6 parts of a panoramic photograph of the hospital looking west to east.
Ontario Hospital Photo No. 5 Panorama, c.1924 
Image  c. 1924,   A black and white photograph of the view from the roof of the recreation hall, showing the eastern section of the cottage complex. This photograph is Photo No.5 of 6 parts of a panoramic photograph of the hospital looking west to east.
Ontario Hospital Photo No. 6 Panorama, c.1924 
Image  c. 1924,   A black and white photograph of the view from the roof of the recreation hall, showing the last cottage, laundry and power house. This photograph is Photo No.6 of 6 parts of a panoramic photograph of the hospital looking west to east.
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?
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.
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