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SCRAPBOOK - 1920s

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If you have any photos, newspaper articles, or memorabilia from the 1920s about the town of Mineral send them to us and we will add them to this page.
 
 
MINERAL HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASKETBALL 1926-27
 
The following photo was submitted by Bonnie Fletcher.  The photo is of the Mineral High School basketball team of 1926-27. Players identified in the photo thus far are, from left to right:
John Riley, Darrell "Fluff" Rakestraw, Carlisle "Bose" Ulrich, Freddie Getz, ??,
The coach's name is also unknown at this time. Any further information regarding this photo or this season is welcome.

Mineral HS "Leopards" Varsity Basketball 1926-27
mineralhsbball192627dav.jpg
Submitted by Bonnie Fletcher

GRADE SCHOOL BASKETBALL 1928-29
 
The following two photos were submitted by Twyla (Ulrich) Odegaard (MHS Class of 1942).  Twyla retrieved these photos from a scrapbook kept by her brother, Pierce Ulrich (MHS Class of 1933).  The photos are of the Mineral Grade School basketball team of 1928-29.  On the back of one of the photos the following is written.

Mineral Grade School Basketball Team 1928-29
mineralgradeschoolbballlate192829dav.jpg
Submitted by Twyla Ulrich Odegaard (Left Click on photo for larger view)

"Mineral
 grade
 basket-ball
 players.
 Clarence Reider
 Enos Whitlock
 Charles Brandt
 Ralph Bennet
 Willard Barthelman
 Eldon Thorpe
 Pierce Ulrich"
 
Let us know if you can name the others pictured to the right and below.
 

Mineral Grade Basketball Team 1928-29 With Coach
mineralgradeschoolbballlate192829wcoachdav.jpg
Submitted by Twyla Ulrich Odegaard