Category Archives: Cheney

Eddie’s Collection of Junk: Robert W. Service – author & poet

It must have been a class assignment that brought Eddie to write about Robert W. Service, who was an author and poet.  He was credited for writing about the Yukon.  She got a 97 on her manuscript. It would be … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Washington State | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Eddie’s Collection of Junk: Letters from other Schools

Eddie had kept in her Collection of Junk letters from students that she had written to during her time at Cheney High School in the 1920’s.  I know some classes actually have writing projects like this. The topics are what life … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Spokane County, Washington State | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The Death of Harding, Coolidge Takes Presidency

Eddie’s political leanings started to manifest in her teenage years and she had in her Collection of Junk quite a few articles about Coolidge.  She had the Spokane Daily Chronicle a full newspaper saved.  It was dated August 3, 1923 with … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Spokane County | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The Movies and Music!

Eddie uses the saying “I was Shiekless” in her comments in the last post about the Junior Prom.  We have been pondering the meaning of this comment.  I wonder if it has something to to with this man. Eddie was … Continue reading

Posted in Cheney, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Spokane County | Tagged , , | Leave a comment