Tag Archive: memorabilia

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (7)

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Vignette’s of life in Marianna, Arkansas, 1919 – 1921. For new readers, these are my mothers notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (6)

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For new readers, these are my mothers notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992. She passed… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (5)

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For new readers, these are my mother’s notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and her punctuation.  Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992.  She passed away… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (4)

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  Continuing the memoirs my mother wrote down for my sister and me.  As previously stated, I’m typing it word for word, including punctuation.   There are a few ho-hum parts in the… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (3)

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23 years ago, my mother wrote down what she remembered of her childhood. These included the stories her father told about his life in Boston and his college degrees.  In later years, she… Continue reading

Ancestry: The LeGendre’s of Roxton Pond (2)

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In 1927, Bob Le Gendre, Maine, won the world pole vault in the Olympic Games.  Dad said he was his brother’s son.  Dad never attempted to communicate with Bob or family, as far… Continue reading

Lydia’s Lineage

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Dear Lydia, Your birthday is in 2 more days, the same day Susan B. Anthony was born!   When you were 3 years old, you understood where babies came from.    But trying… Continue reading

12-24-1945 tunnel at Papago Park POW camp

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For the WWII buffs out there, I found pictures my mom took of the tunnel dug out by the German POW’s at the Papago Park camp in Arizona. The story about the prisoner’s… Continue reading

The great escape (by 25 Nazis) 12-1944

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There are 2 sections to this story: 1.  As told by my mother…who happened to work at the Papago Park POW offices (as you can see by her pass). Once, there was a… Continue reading

More WWII Cartoons

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This one was 1 page folded in half inside a plastic photo protector, so I copied the front and back. As I mentioned in the last post, these clippings are over 70 years… Continue reading