[Digitized 2000 (originally created 1925-1991)]
20 cm of graphic material and textual records
Thematically by item type
Ruth Audrey Cox was born on August 8, 1905, the first child of Albert and Alice Cox of Toronto Ontario. She attended night school, the Canadian School of Missions, and Trinity College. In 1933, she began working as the Kitchen Matron at the Indian Residential School in Fort George. Ruth was the Laundry Matron at Shingwauk Indian Residential School from May 1938-1955. In 1941, she married Fred B. Ingle at the Bishop Fauquier Memorial Chapel. Fred Ingle was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He came to Canada in 1930 and originally settled in the Ottawa valley. Fred began work at the Shingwauk Indian Residential School in 1938. Ruth is the mother of Ken Ingle. Ruth passed away on Palm Sunday in 1993.
Fonds comprises two series, the Residential School documents and photographs series and the Cox-Ingle memorial series. The first series contains material from Ruth and Fred Cox's time working in Residential Schools. This includes music books, a copy of "Shingwauk Hall" by Fred B. Ingle, and photographs of from Ruth Ingle's time working in residential schools. Photographs include students, staff, and activities at Shingwauk Indian Residential School, Fort George Indian Residential School, and Ruth's time training in Chapleau.
The second series comprises material created during the establishment, development, and implementation of the Ruth and Fred Ingle Memorial collection and fund.
Ken Ingle fonds (2010-026)
Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre