1937 – visit to Windsor

Well this visit didn’t sound very exciting to me – sounds like Great Aunt spent a lot of time around the house, listening to baseball games. But she seemed to be looking for a relaxing visit with relatives. The highlight was going to the movies. I looked up “Thin Ice” – so interesting to be…

1934 letter

Raining buckets in 1934

I have quite a collection of letters from the 1930s, and this one is interesting. It was written by 18-year-old Helene, my great aunt. Her brother (my Grandpa, Donald Edgar Duck) would have been 14. It was a 10 page letter, addressed to her mother (my great grandmother Mary (Kimmerly) Duck), who was visiting relatives…

1918 men

Old photos: 1918 men

Today’s old photos feature two groupings of men. The top photo includes Henry and Frank Addeman, which would’ve been Leta Duck’s relatives (Addeman was her maiden name). Perhaps they were visiting. I believe I saw the Buller name on the farm payroll, so he may have been a Morpeth, Ontario man. I don’t recognize the…