Category Archives: Hilary M. McKanna

The McDonald’s find work in Tuscor, MT 1924-25!

A series of photographs were included in Vivian’s scrapbook but their meaning was unclear.  They featured Vivian and her father Ronald (R.S.) .  If you will recall, the Cheney school census’ mentioned something about brother Gordon being in Tuscor, MT. … Continue reading

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Vivian McDonald becomes a teacher 1923!

In this post, I am going to go back in time just a little before Vivian married Hilary McKanna in the summer of 1923.-1924. Vivian was the older sister to Keith, Gordon, Miriam, Eddie and Jean.  She finished up her … Continue reading

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Hilary’s brother and wife: Bob and Theo McKanna

Bob and Theo McKanna took up residence in Seward, Alaska and made that their home.  Hilary had made Spokane his home but returned during the 1920’s-30’s to work for his brother. The following photographs of Bob and Theo were in … Continue reading

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The McKannas and life in Alaska

Here are some wonderful photographs of Alaska taken in the 1920’s and 1930’s.  They were among my Aunt Vivian’s photographs. Apparently Hilary McKanna returned to Alaska to work for his brother Bob, who lived in Seward, during the depression.  I … Continue reading

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