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Vintage Advertisement: Corsets
Found in Gran’s journal 1917….
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Vintage Adversitement: Redpath Sugar
Found in one of my gran’s journals- an envelope used in 1917.
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A Cable from the Front February 1, 1917
Great Gran’s Journal Feb 2, 1917 I was a very happy person when I went into town Wednesday 31st. I had just received a letter from Guy(her son). That was great joy of itself and in Guy’s letter were these … Continue reading
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2/12/17 Dear Margorie, The Frenchmen all rave about these xmas cards. I received your nice long letter telling me about your trip to New York. I will write in a few days. Hope you and your mother have a pleasant … Continue reading
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Entertainment in 1917…
Thurston the Magician: I found this in one of my gran’s scrapbooks based around World War One. He came to Kingston in 1917- four years into the war. According to my Web research, Thurston was the largest magic act in … Continue reading
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