Powell 35th Wedding Anniversary, June 4, 1948
- Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A black and white large format negative of Mr. Powell, his wife and their three children. This photograph was taken for the 35th wedding anniversary of Elmer and Adella Powell.
- Elmer John Powell was born at Pickering Township, Ontario on 7 July 1889. He married Adella Lariene Richardson at Pickering Township on 4 June 1913. He died on 28 June 1972 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario. Adella Lariene Richardson was born 18 May 1890 at Whitby, Ontario. She died on 4 September 1983 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario. Elmer and Adella had 4 children: Audrey Ethel (1914-1964), Russell Elmer (1918-2004), Kenneth L. and Vernon John (1926-2012).
Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
- Date of Original
- 4 June 1948
Width: 4 in
Height: 3 in
- Personal Name(s)
- Ruddy, Marjorie ; Powell, Elmer John ; Powell, Adella Lairene Richardson ; McKenzie, Audrey Ethel Powell ; Powell, Russell Elmer ; Powell, Kenneth L. ; Powell, Vernon John ; McKenzie ; Allan C.
- Local identifier
- Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.8797699937504 Longitude: -78.9422255450439
- Creative Commons licence
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- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
- Recommended Citation
- Powell 35th Wedding Anniversary, June 4, 1948, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_372.
- Reproduction Notes
- Scanned from a black and white large format negative.