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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Amy Kirby at Ontario Hospital, ca.1950 
Image  1950,   Black and white print showing nurse Amy Kirby standing in front of the Annex building at Ontario Hospital after or before her graduating ceremony. She holds a bouquet of flowers in her hands.
Nursing Graduating Class, 1955 
Image  June 1955,   Colour photograph showing the graduating class of 1955 from the Ontario Hospital School of Nursing.
Gathering at Ontario Hospital, ca.1931 
Image  1931,   Black and white photographs showing a group of people on the lawn by the Infirmary at Ontario Hospital. Although the reason for the gathering is unknown, the general mood seems to be one of joy and celebration. A man at far left holds a fiddle.
Nurses at Ontario Hospital, 1929 
ImageMysteries:  1929,   Black and white photograph showing three nurses seated on a car outside the Annex building at Ontario Hospital.
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.
Nurses at Ontario Hospital, 1929 
ImageMysteries:  1929,   Black and white photograph showing three nurses standing in front of a car at Ontario Hospital. Left to right: H. Beachy, ___ Madill, _____ Anderson.
Nurses at Ontario Hospital, 1929 
ImageMysteries:  1929,   Black and white photograph showing four nurses standing in front of a building at Ontario Hospital. Left to right: ___ Edward, ____ Beachy, ____ Jones, ____ Thur.
Nurses at Ontario Hospital Entrance, ca.1927 
ImageMysteries:  ca.1927,   Black and white photograph showing a nurse standing beside the sign at the Gordon St. entrance to 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...
Nursing Graduating Class, 1931 
Image  June 1931,   Colour photograph showing the graduating class of 1931 from the Ontario Hospital School of Nursing. Back row: Mary Josephine Moore, Mabel LeQueux, Jean McArthur, Helen Bostock, Maud Shier. Middle row: Keitha Anderson, Margaret Henderson, Laura Graham, Katherine Goodwin, Frances Chappell, Eva...
Ontario Hospital Administration Building, ca.1929 
Image  ca.1929,   Black and white photograph showing the Administration building at Ontario Hospital in winter. This building was built in 1925 and demolished in 1994.
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...
Nurses' Residences, ca.1929 
Image  ca.1929,   Black and white photograph showing nurses' residences at Ontario Hospital. On 15 August 1923, the first nurses' residences were opened. Named after two psychiatric nurses who served and died during the First World War, the Naomi Barker Home and the Lena Davis Home meant that students could receive...
Ontario Hospital Infirmary, ca.1929 
Image  ca.1929,   Black and white photograph showing the Infirmary at Ontario Hospital. The male and female infirmaries were part of the original facility construction in 1916.
Staff Cottages, ca.1929 
Image  ca.1929,   Black and white photograph showing the two of the staff cottages at Ontario Hospital. View looking north-east from the Recreation Hall. The ice house is visible in the background at left. The staff cottages were located on the entrance road running west from Gordon Street.
Ontario Hospital Tennis Court and Miniature Golf Course, ca.1931 
Image  ca.1931,   Black and white photograph showing the tennis courts and miniature golf course at Ontario Hospital. The miniature golf course was built in 1931 with proceeds from the food sales at the Hospital canteen.
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 Miniature Golf Course, ca.1931 
Image  ca.1931,   Black and white photograph showing the miniature golf course at Ontario Hospital. The miniature golf course was built in 1931 with proceeds from the food sales at the Hospital canteen.
Ontario Hospital Dining Hall, 1928 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph showing the Dining Hall at Ontario Hospital.
Ontario Hospital Power House, 1928 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph showing the west side of the power house at Ontario Hospital. The power house was located on the west side of Gordon Street, north of the staff cottage road.
Ontario Hospital Power House, 1928 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph showing the east side of the power house at Ontario Hospital. The power house was located on the west side of Gordon Street, north of the staff cottage road.
Ontario Hospital Laundry Building, 1929. 
Image  1929,   black and White Photograph of the laundry building at the Ontario Hospital in 1929.
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...
View of Ontario Hospital Cottages from Nurses Residence C. 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and white photograph of Ontario Hospital Cottages, looking North-West from the Nurses' Residences. C. 1929.
Ontario Hospital Annex Buildings C. 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and White photograph of the Ontario Hospital Annex Building C. 1929. The Annex Buildings were constructed as temporary buildings in 1917 at the North end of the building complex. The East Annex was demolished in the 1950s and the West Annex in 1970.
Ontario Hospital Barn and Houses on Farm Road, 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and White photograph of the Ontario Hospital Barn and houses on Farm Road, 1929. The barn was built in 1919 and destroyed by fire on November 4, 1976.
Ontario Hospital Barn, 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Barn in 1929. The hospital barn was built in 1919 at the South-West corner of Victoria Street and Farm Road. It was destroyed by fire on November 4, 1976.
Ontario Hospital Administrative Building and Pavilion, C. 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Administration Building and Pavilion, 1929. The Administrations Building was built in 1925 and the Pavilion in 1921-22.
Ontario Hospital Pavilion One, February 13, 1931. 
Image  February 13, 1931,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Pavilion One on, February 13, 1931. The two Pavilions, one male and one female, were built in 1921-22and officially opened bu Ontario Premier Ernest C. Drury on July 25, 1922.
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.
Car outside of Ontario Hospital Infirmary, 1928. 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital Infirmary, 1928, with an automobile parked outside. The male and female infirmaries were both built in 1916.
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.
Outdoor Sunday Church Service, Ontario Hospital, 1929. 
Image  1929,   Black and white photograph of the Ontario Hospital during an outdoor Sunday church service in 1929.
Ontario Hospital Cottage, C. 1930. 
Image  1930,   Black and white photograph of the side view of an Ontario Hospital cottage, C. 1930.
Ontario Hospital Ward Interior, 1928. 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph inside of Ward Cottage 7 of the Ontario Hospital, 1928.
Nurses Room Interior, 1928. 
Image  1928,   Black and white photograph of the interior of Nurses Room Ward, Cottage 4 at the Ontario Hospital, 1928.
Interior of Nurses Dormitory, May, 1929. 
Image  May, 1929,   Black and white photograph of the interior of Nurses Dormitory at the Ontario Hospital, 1928. View of beds.
Interior of Nurses Dormitory, May, 1929. 
Image  May, 1929,   Black and white Photograph of the interior of Nurses Dormitory at the Ontario Hospital, 1928. View of beds and chests of drawers.
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.

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