Back to School at the Victoria School in Carleton Place 1919



Photo from Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum— This building welcomed back students after their summer break! This photo of the Junior Fourth Grade at Victoria School (now the Museum) was taken in 1919. The teacher was Miss McLaren, and students included Harry Garvin, R. Virtue, Hiram McCann, Bessie Lewis, Dorothy Devine, Bessie Nesbitt, Dorothy Machin, Hazel Galipeau, Maudie Cuddleford, Grace Reynolds, Jean Bennett, Mary Jordan, Margaret Findlay, Marjorie Connors, Veronica Lehay, Gladys Powell, Dorothy Bowland, Dora Macklem, Chrissie Stewart, B. Herriott, Dorothy Stanzel, Rita Wilson, Mona Culbertson, E. Arbuckle, Rita Lowe and Ralph Muirhead.

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Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 10 Apr 1908, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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