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History of Puppetry
in Canada

Gladys McPherson

Gladys McPherson trained in puppetry with George Merten. She was a founding member of the Hamilton Marionette Club, and trained many of the group's members. With her husband and Ken and Dorothy McKay, she founded the Hamilton Junior Marionette Club, which provided training for young people in Hamilton.

Adapted from Figuratively Speaking : Puppetry in Ontario by Ken McKay, copyright 1990. Courtesy of the Ontario Puppetry Association and Ken McKay.