Collection 2020-042 - Photographs of Belleville floods and parade

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CA ON00156 2020-042


Photographs of Belleville floods and parade


  • 1936 (Creation)

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17 black and white photographs

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Harold Thurgood was born in Manchester, England in 1902, the son of Charles Thurgood and Edith (Dawe). He arrived in Canada in 1921 as a farmer and married Louie Taylor in Belleville, Ontario, in 1933. He died on 14 February 1975.

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Donated by Doug Clark in June 2020.

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Thirteen photographs of flooding in downtown Belleville in 1936 and four photographs of a parade passing along Front Street at Bridge Street in Belleville. The man and woman in the photographs have been identified by the donor as Winnifred Clark [the donor's mother] and her brother-in-law, Harold Thurgood. The child is likely to be one of Harold’s daughters, Barbara or Marilyn.

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