Category Archives: Minnesota

Minnesota 1934 to 1935, a little work and some school…

Keith’s military service was not continuous and after being discharged from the 64th Service Squadron, he headed to Minneapolis and entered the Dunwoody Technical Institute.  He enrolled in several courses and was awarded certificates for his efforts. He writes that … Continue reading

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The year is 1930 in Spokane…

The photo above is wonderful, Miriam is wearing pants.  Why Vivian and Eddie are dressed so fancy I do not know.  Grandpa Ronald always dress carefully and well. The 1930 U.S. Federal Census shows that Keith was still at home … Continue reading

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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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