Category Archives: Oregon

Keith and the 2nd Grade…

Keith’s 2nd grade school book has survived.  If he was in 2nd grade he would be 7 or 8 years old?  So that means it was about 1917 and maybe he was in school in Albany, Oregon?  There is no date … 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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Cheney Normal School and Miriam 1923 to 1925!

Miriam headed for the Cheney Normal School right after she graduated from High school.  This photograph below was among Miriam’s possessions.  When I visited Cheney in 2002, I saw that the pillars were still standing.   By 2003 it was … Continue reading

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Eddie’s “Collection of Junk!”

My Aunt Eddie, Keith’s sister, had a journal book filled with memorabilia that was titled: A Collection of Junk! In the post dated January 3, 2013, Ronald’s Story Continues! Revisiting Grand Prairie, Alberta and mention of Albany, Oregon, I shared … Continue reading

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Ronald’s story Continues! Revisiting Grand Prairie, Alberta and mention of Albany, Oregon

It is time to pick up my grandfather’s story and follow his migrations. The post dated October 5, 2010, “R.S. McDonald Leaves International Fall, left Ronald or R.S. on his way to Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The photograph above has … Continue reading

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