Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH2814 Bassett Block Fire, view of King Street side


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black-and-white photograph of damages sustained during a fire at King and Simcoe Streets in Oshawa on 2 March 1944.
Notes:
The Bassett Block fire (King and Simcoe Streets) occured on 2 March 1944. It took firefighters about 7 hours to contain the blaze, and there was approximately $125,000 in damages. Four families were left homeless after the fire (Oshawa Times, 12 Jan 1961).
Inscriptions:
"Reverse": Bassett Block Fire
Date of Original:
March 1944
Date Of Event:
2 March 1944
Dimensions:
Width: 11.5 cm
Height: 7 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
LH2814
Language of Item:
English
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1944
Recommended Citation:
Photo courtesy of the Oshawa Public Libraries
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Eva Saether,

Local History and Genealogy Librarian,

65 Bagot Street,

Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

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LH2814 Bassett Block Fire, view of King Street side


Black-and-white photograph of damages sustained during a fire at King and Simcoe Streets in Oshawa on 2 March 1944.