- Yvonne Sennett, Interviewee
- Naomi Balla-Boudreau, Interviewer
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Video recordings
- Video interview of Mackey resident, Yvonne Sennett.
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 46.16682 Longitude: -77.79951
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Chapter 1 School
Content: One room school house, grades1-8, sent to work at age 10.
Chapter 2 Church
Content: Mackey Church moved to Stonecliffe, priest came for house calls, Father O’Brien.
Chapter 3 Family Property
Content: Location of “new Mackey’s. history of Yvonne’s family.
Chapter 4 Life’s Ups and Downs
Content: Dad dies when she’s young, kids separated and sent to orphanage, sister found her and stole her.
Chapter 5 CPR
Content: Living in the CPR “steady-man” residence. Life as a CPR family.
Chapter 6 Keeping Busy
Content: How people occupied their time, place at old Mackey’s.
Chapter 7 Chores
Content: Cutting wood for heat, doing laundry, baking.
Chapter 8 What a Quarter Could Buy
Content: Picking berries and selling them for a quarter, what a quarter would buy.
Chapter 9 Food
Content: Gardens, salt pork, fresh meat, winter treats: jello, not a lot of sweets back then.
Chapter 10 Family
Content: Events, social politics, family names.
Chapter 11 Catholic Church/Cemeteries
Content: church housekeeper, cemeteries, problems with unmarked graves.
Chapter 12 Yvonne’s Dad
Content: When her father drowned on a log drive, age her parents got married, “you make your bed you lie in it”.