Collection 2020-047 - Postcards of Deseronto

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CA ON00156 2020-047


Postcards of Deseronto


  • 1911-1912 (Creation)

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16 postcards

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Dora Mater was born on 6 November 1886, the child of Jacob Mater and Mary (Sider). She married George William Marr in Wainfleet, Ontario on 23 June 1920. She died on 26 April 1974.

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Donated by Rhoda Marr to the Town of Deseronto in August 2019. Rhoda is the daughter-in-law of Dora Marr.

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Transferred to the Community Archives in July 2020.

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Postcards showing street scenes and buildings in Deseronto, Ontario. The cards were mailed to Dora Mater (later Marr) by Cassie and May, friends of Dora's in Deseronto.

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