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A double wedding and milestone anniversary

(Left to right) Donald Jocks, Olive Day, Duckie Jocks, Johnny Jocks, Big Six, Jeanne Jocks, Pauline Stacey, Pat Stacey and Evelyn Montour Cook celebrating a double wedding and 25th wedding anniversary. (Courtesy Christine Stacey) “You know, if we don’t get these names written down, they are going to get lost,” said

WWII veteran Herbert Rice’s post-war trauma

Like many men during his time, Herby Rice went off to war to never return the same again. (Courtesy Christine Stacey) This week’s Blast from the Past is one of the only photographs Christine Stacey has of her uncle Herbert Rice. Looking handsome in his military uniform and lopsided cap, Rice is

Back to the stone (house) age

Paul and Konwakeri (Margaret) Paul stand before their stone house on the River Road with their oldest son Peter and Konwakeri’s father Jacques Phillips. (Courtesy Mary Paul) The First World War had yet to be waged, farmland was the primary type of property in the community, and a small but soon to

Ironworker’s daughter remembers iconic age

Bill Meloche and Jimmy ‘Flo’ McComber in New York City circa 1960 during a job building the One Chase Manhattan Plaza. (Courtesy Patsy Bordeau) The One Chase Manhattan Plaza is one of the many skyscrapers that Onkwehón:we ironworkers helped build to shape New York City’s iconic skyline. Construction began on the 60-floor

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