Many people moved to America for freedom and in this case this Irish immigrant received what he was looking for in land for farming and that although we see the immigrants situations as poor they were still very thankful for the opportunity they were presented with.
Un-named Canadian Nursing Sister with her WWII decorations: Kodachrome taken at Riverside, Ontario. She trained as a nurse in St. John, New Brunswick, and volunteered for military nursing service. She met her husband (who was in the Canadian army) they met in France in 1944 during the Normandy Invasion, and were married on 26 July 1945 in Paris, France. They had a short honeymoon in France, returned to their units and were re-united in Canada. Posted by her son on Shorpy.
The first farm account books were distributed in 1916. During the 1920’s and 1930’s, instruction in accounting was given to 7th and 8th grade pupils in many rural schools as part of the arithmetic class using two bulletins prepared by the Department. By 1939-40, over 12,000 books were in use in Indiana public schools. Today, they are used in vocational agriculture classes. Purdue Agricultural Economics.