Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Gladwin High School & Beaverton High School Michigan Yearbooks Needed

Gladwin High School Yearbooks needed at library Gladwin County

The Gladwin County District Library and the Gladwin County Genealogical Society are looking for the following yearbooks to be placed in the Genealogy and History Room.

Beaverton: all before 1965, 1969, 1970, 1973-1978, 1981, 1982, 1991.
Gladwin: 1924, 1925, 1927-1945, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1991, 2006.

Researchers use these yearbooks when they are assembling information for class reunions, looking for a classmate, looking for former teachers or looking for family members when doing their genealogical family tree.

From the Gladwin County Record

Pope County AR Library Genealogy Dept Receives $86,910

Thank you, Laura Shull

The Pope County Library board expressed pleasure at receiving the check from Laura Shull's estate, at the monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 15. The check, for $86,910.49, was from the final distribution sale of Ms. Shull's property, which she bequeathed to the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History department at the Russellville branch of the Pope County Library, where she worked for several years.

Ms. Shull died Dec. 9 at age 69. She had been a part-time worker in the history and genealogy department of the library for several years after retiring as a longtime reporter for The Courier newspaper. She was also an avid researcher for the Pope County Historical Association, which she served as quarterly editor for several years.

Read the full article from the Atkins Chronicle Online

Main Street, Woods Hole, MA early 1900s

Photo from and early 1900s postcard.

Citizens Band, New London, Ohio

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The names of the musicians are unknown. You may recognize some of them.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Uhrichsville High School, Uhrichsville, Ohio 1922 Football Team Photo

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On the team: Al J. Hibbs - football manager, Ralph Laporte - asst football manager, Earl Kinsey - football captain, Carl Maurer - football captain-elect, Delbert Waud, Edward Bender, Frances J. Carnes, Wesley Page, Ralph Dempster, Chester Lint, Eugene Bowser, John Green, Leslie Peoples, Frank McClellan, Walter DeVault, Harold Long.

The rest of the players in the photograph are unknown. Perhaps you'll recognize some of them.

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Saturday, August 18, 2007

Thorp High School, Thorp, Wisconsin Class of 1939 photo

Class of 1939 photographed when they were sophomores in 1937.

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In the photograph: Joseph Krych, N. Peleschak, J. Broda, E. Kobylarczyk, J. Badzinski, H. Coates, M. Millus, Chester Zajaczkowski, L. Burss, R. Gotter, Louie Sobolewski, O. (Billy?) Boardman, A. Sierocuik, J. Niedzwiecki, V. Dombrowski, Kenneth Brenner, M. Bauer, Ann Bogumill, Irene Kulig, Marjorie Bogumill, Lucretia Huls, Dawn Ehlert, Rachael Schmidt, Mary Boehm, M. Czernicki, Pauline Lendoski, Jeanette Zielanis, A. Abramczuk, V. Baker, B. Barth, Ethel Frinack, E. Gajda, Miss Gloria Slauson, Eleanor Kutnarowski, Adele Rosemeyer, M. Harycki, Stuart Walsdorf, S. Skowronski, D. Haas, Harvey Brandsness, L. Sopiarz, Willard Ustruck, C. Cukla, Teddy Papierniak, Carol Marshall, Agnes Konieczny, M. Kozikoski, D. Weinberger.

O. Boardman is listed as being in the photo. In the write up accompanying the photo in the 1937 yearbook, a Billy Boardman is listed as being a sophomore.

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Friday, August 17, 2007

Descended from Pirates?

From Nick Britten of --

Surnames that reveal Pirate ancestry

With all that pillaging and looting, it could be one of the bloodiest reunions in history when descendants of six of Britain's famous pirates are invited to a get-together.

People with the surnames Morgan, Rackham, Bonny, Read, Kidd or Teach, are being invited to discover possible connections with the likes of Blackbeard and Calico Jack, in a series of events by English Heritage. Dressing as a sea dog is optional.

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Coshocton High School Coshocton Ohio 1927 Baseball Team Photo

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In the photograph: Stanley Plummer, Noble Seward, Donald Stoker, Max Hodge, Howard Stewart, Donald Stuff, Richard Wisenburg, Robert Lightell, Victor Watts, Walter Miller, Raymond Scherrer, Harvey Myers, Harry Parrish, Coach Schmuck.

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Central High School, Providence, Rhode Island Girls Field Hockey Team 1934

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In the photograph: Geraldine Vance, Anna Emma, Alma Wainwright, Dorothy Hand - captain, Rose Zanfagna, Francis Lindbloom, Elizabeth Barden, Margaret Davenport, Naomi Jennings, Miss Zeisnitz - coach; Josephine Simperly, Edna Warwick, Jeannette Mosher, Anna Gunaris, Angela Ungaro, Josephine Carnevale, Helen Carroll, Robyna Chatalian, Ida Green

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Canaan High School, Canaan, Connecticut Class of 1938 Photo

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In the photograph: Marianne Hopf, Dorothy Breen, Eileen Gaylord, Tracy Beaupre, Mrs. May Camp - principal, F. B. Richardson, Margaret Beebe, Mary Gasperni, Evelyn Rockwell, Frances Bate, Lena Pescador, Pauline Benoit, Lucille Smith, Gertrude Gustafson, Bessie Couch, Betty Brown, Vivian Laffarque, Lena Bosworth, Elizabeth Beaupre, Harriet Rice, Back Arthur Lorch, Lorren Reel, Willis Blodgett, Joseph Fungo, Bruno Piretti, Warren Blass, Bernard Tierney, Gene Alquesta, Robert Avery.

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Salisbury, North Carolina 8th Grade Football Team 1907

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8th Grade football team at the graded school in Salisbury, NC in 1907.

The players and the coach are unknown. You might recognize some of them.

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