Withrow Park Day Nursery, originally Neil Kennedy Bain house, Dingwall Avenue, north side, between Carlaw Avenue and Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Open in full size

Withrow Park Day Nursery, originally Neil Kennedy Bain house, Dingwall Avenue, north side, between Carlaw Avenue and Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Picture, 1967, English

Withrow Park Day Nursery, originally Neil Kennedy Bain house, Dingwall Avenue, north side, between Carlaw Avenue and Pape Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Picture, 1967, English

Notes

Image published in Toronto Daily Star, 1 July 1967, page 40, with article by Marci McDonald, "A house--or a horse--is a project".

Caption:

Edit Koivula's project; a day nursery for 25 children of working and mainly immigrant mothers; grew out of her own unhappy experience on first coming to Canada. The only way she could support herself was to board her child an dfor seven years she saw her only on weekends. She turned 125-year-old homestead on Dingwall Ave. into nursery; studies hard to be able to operate it.

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Schools - Nursery and Day Care - 1959 - 1970

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0114908f