Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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The Old Clear Lake School (ca. 1920)

Submitted by on October 19, 2013 – 12:03 amNo Comment
Graduation at Old Clear Lake School

Graduation at Old Clear Lake School

Here’s what’s written on the back of this photo:

The Old Clear Lake School

1974 – Now the John Vitovich residence

I think this is a school graduation. I recognize quite a few, but not enough to catalogue.

My grandfather, Jens N. Fredricksen is on the porch leaning against the building. I am the kid dressed in a white sailor suit holding onto my uncle’s hand, Bill McCutcheon who is standing next to his wife Elsie and then my mother Dora Smith. Grandma Fredricksen is the woman with the white shawl over her head right below my grandma.

Back of Clear Lake School picture

Back of Clear Lake School picture

Others I recognize are Claire, Emily, Dewey Fredricksen; Mrs. Arthur Fredricksen, Fred Guske, Fred Fredricksen and Alfred Breuer Sr.

Presented by William D. Smith

Photo courtesy of Bill Smith.

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