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
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Copyright Date
1944
Recommended Citation
Photo courtesy of the Oshawa Public Libraries
Location of Original
PHOTO GPC B-007 000429
Terms of Use
please credit Oshawa Public Libraries, Local History Collection
Contact
Oshawa Public Libraries
Email:nadams@oshawalibrary.on.ca
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Nicole Adams, Local History and Genealogy Librarian
65 Bagot Street
Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
905-579-6111 EXT 5253
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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.