Category Archives: Washington State

Keith and Living in Cheney, Washington 1920 to 1925

Ronald brought the family to Cheney, Washington by 1919 or early 1920. The Normal School (Eastern Washington University) was there and it was a good place for the McDonald children to get further education. Keith’s siblings, Vivian, Gordon, Miriam, Eddie … 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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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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