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Donna & Columbia Theater – In the News (once again)

Donna Darling & Girls at the Columbia Theater, Columbia, MO, on Sept 21 & 22, 1925. Donna in the News by Don Taylor “Donna in the News” reports newly found newspaper articles and advertisements regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (aka … Continue reading

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Donna & the Columbia Theater – In the News

100 years ago, my grandmother, “Donna Darling,” was interviewed and “in the news” for being at the Columbia Theater in Columbia, MO. #Genealogy #Vaudeville #InTheNews Continue reading

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Fugate – Surname Saturday

Brown-Mannin-Fugate Line By Don Taylor Ancestry indicates that Fugate is most probably a variant of Fugett. Fugett is perhaps an adaption of Fuget, a topographic name from Fuge, a regional term for fougère ‘fern.’ Neither Forebears nor Genealogy Bank have … Continue reading

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Donna in the News – Princess Theatre – Kirksville, MO – 1924

In The News Bathing Beauty Revue By Don Taylor “Donna in the News” is my reporting of newly found newspaper articles and advertising regarding my grandmother, Madonna Montran (Donna Montran and Donna Darling). I am always excited when I find … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 72

Fisher’s Appleton, Appleton, WI & The Lyric, East Saint Louis, IL Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at three clippings from the Donna Darling Collection. Fisher’s Appleton This first clipping has no … Continue reading

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