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PHOTOGRAPH


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Ireland House at Oakridge Farm
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Nom de l'objet : PHOTOGRAPH
Classification de l'objet : DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
Catégorie de l'objet : COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
Discipline : Local History
Matériaux : paper
Numéro d'accession : 2000.2.2
Nom de la collection : ARCHIVAL
Province d'origine : Ontario
Pays d'origine : Canada
Date de début de production : 1926
Description :

A black and white photograph of Marie Ireland as a young girl standing in front of Ireland house with her dog, Watcher, and a cat. She is wearing a dark over coat and matching hat. The reverse has blue ink handwriting reading, _Marie_ and pencil handwriting that reads, _b. 1923_. There is a red stamp that reads, _Eastman Kodak Stores Ltd. Vancouver, British Columbia_.

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Born on 14 SEPT 1923, Marie was the only child of George Ireland (1885-1972) and Lucy Davis Springer Ireland (1885-1938). Although always called Marie, she was baptized Lucie Marie at St. John's Anglican Church.

As a child, Marie loved music and animals; she enjoyed helping her father on the farm and became an accomplished horsewoman. Marie attended public school at S.S. #5, Nelson and graduated from Burlington High School in 1941. She attended McMaster from 1941-42 and then went to Teachers' College. Her first teaching position was at the Moffat Public School. She returned to McMaster 1946-48 graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She taught in Port Arthur (now Thunder Bay) and Ottawa between 1948 and 1963.

Marie returned to Oakridge Farm to be married at St. John's Anglican Church on 23 SEPT 1963 to William Bush; unfortunately, the marriage ended in divorce. Marie then taught at Ryerson Public School in Hamilton from 1965 until she retired in 1977. Throughout her adult life, Marie was involved in community organizations such as the Burlington Historical Society, the Garden Club of Burlington, the Teachers' Federation and St. John's Anglican Church.

Unité de mesure linéaire : CM
Sujet ou image : Marie Ireland
Établissement : Ireland House at Oakridge Farm
Ville de l'établissement : Burlington
Province de l'établissement : Ontario
Site web de l'établissement : http://museumsofburlington.ca/ireland-house  

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