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Local History

Thanksgiving 1935

 Senior High School Red Cross Offering
Springfield Leader & Press, November 28, 1935, page 3.

"One of the largest Thanksgiving offerings ever collected by the Junior Red Cross chapter of Senior High school will be distributed this year. Each of the home rooms contributed and the junior members gathered it up. Miss Frieda Neagler is sponsor and Ruth Sharp, president. The four girls shown above, who helped in the collection, are, left to right, Muryel McEldowney, Eunice Sinewright, Maurine Duncan and Martha Gilbert."


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