Category Archives: GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD

Keith was growing up!

Keith’s first years where in International Falls, Minnesota one of the coldest cities in the United States.  Here he is in a buggy with furs to keep him warm. I know that my Dad was well-loved, and it looks like … Continue reading

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Keith Barclay John MacDonald, father, grandfather and his love of Airplanes….

This blog was named for Keith, my dad, and his love of airplanes.  The gray background surrounding the posts is a reminder of him.  He would wear steel-gray cotton trousers with cuffs and dance around the living room to the records he played … Continue reading

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Sources to use for Untangling McDonell, MacDonald, MacDonell & McDonald families….

Mr. Duncan Darby MacDonald of the MacDonald Research centre in Brockville was the author of many books on Glengarry, Stormont and other counties in the Eastern area of Ontario. Around 1999 and 2000, I emailed the MacDonald Research Centre about … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: Graduation from Sacred Heart Nursing School 1928

Eddie completed her classes and graduated from Sacred Heart Nursing School on the 15th of May, 1928. She had among her things in her Collection of Junk, a faded letter dated November 1, 1928 from the State of Washington Department … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: A Speech Given at Graduation – Sacred Heart

There is a speech that appears to have been given at the graduation ceremony for the Sacred Heart Nurses Class of 1928.  Again I conclude that Eddie wrote it and then gave the speech, implying she was an officer. There … Continue reading

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