Alder High, 1917

Alder High 1917, (LtoR) Bill Merrick, Ruth Sawnson (Teacher) Curtis Hedborg, Grace Parks, Elizabeth Hotes, Margret Hotes, Einar Carlson
Alder High 1917, (LtoR) Bill Marek, Ruth Sawnson (Teacher) Curtis Hedborg, Grace Parks, Elizabeth Hotes, Margret Hotes, Einar Carlson

The picture reads Alder High 1917, so this may be the entire high school.

In 1909 a four-room school house was built in Alder. In 1913 they added a gymnasium.

From left to right are: Bill Marek, Ruth Swanson (teacher), Curtis Hedborg, Grace Parks, Elizabeth Hotes, Margret Hotes and Einar Carlson.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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2 thoughts on “Alder High, 1917”

  1. Jerry Brashears

    correct name is Bill Marek. They were 1890s homesteaders on the Alder-mashell road,family is still in the Tacoma area.

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