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Title: Letter from Korea - Lee Bong Suk to Annie Sayers
Identifier: 2004.6.106
Donor: Barbara Larson
Item Date: 1964
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2006
Location: Benares Historic House

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Description: Letter is part of a bundle of letters from Korea regarding charity donations made by Annie Sayers beginning with 2004.6.9. (1) Envelope has typewritten address: "'The Log Bungalow', Mrs. A. L. Sayers, 1723 Birchwood Dr., Clarkson, Ont., Canada." The sender's address: Mr. Lee Bong Suk, Ulsan Orphanage, Ulsan, Korea. The envelope is marked "Sea Mail" in red ink. (2) Letter dated July 1, 1964, from Lee Bong Suk thanking Annie Sayers for her CARE packages. He tells her about the children in the home enjoying the African Violet and Ivy which he grows in his office. History: Items donated by Barbara Sayers Larson. Barbara Larson is the daughter of Annie Harris (1882-1986) and Beverly Sayers (1883-1976) and granddaughter of Arthur (1843-1932) and Mary (1859-1954) Harris. Barbara was born January 27, 1920 and was the youngest of three children. Barbara and her siblings, Geoffrey Sayers (1907-1997) and Dora Sayers Caro (1915-) donated Benares to the Ontario Heritage Foundation in 1968 after inheriting it from their aunt, Naomi Harris (1883-1968). Many of the items donated by Barbara originally belonged to her mother or Aunt Naomi and came from Benares. Barbara lived for many years in the log cabin originally given to her parents by her grandparents at 1723 Birchwood Drive. Barbara has recently moved to Kelowna, British Columbia to live with her daughter although she continues to maintain a close tie with the museum.
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