Alder Community Club Fundraiser (1953)

Fundraising Auction in Alder (ca. 1954)
Fundraising Auction in Alder (ca. 1954)

“Amby Potts is the Ringleader looking character,” says Carl Rotter.

By today’s standards this is uncomfortable (to say the least), but back then folks hadn’t heard the term politically correct yet.

Did they raise money? They sure did. Here are some receipts from the 1953 auction. It looks like a pair of wool socks by Matilda Hedborg could bring in $7.00 ($61 by todays standards).

I think I would have bid on the postholes.

Thank you Carl Rotter for sharing these and giving up a little glimpse of the past.

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Carol Rotter donated 50 fence post holes with saw attachment
Carol Rotter donated 50 fence post holes with saw attachment

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Socks by Mrs. Hedborg
Socks by Mrs. Hedborg

 

Golden West Cover 1953
Golden West Cover 1953

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