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July 19, 2019

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56 yearbooks ago

Here are the senior editors of the 1962-63 Ada High School yearbook. They include John Spitzer, Phyllis Hodges, Linda Fulks, Kathy James, Twal Heifner, Joan Moser and Charles Collett.

Lots of Tressels in the 1905 school photo

Here is a photograph of students in the Red county school, rural Ada, in 1905. It's a reprint from a newspaper clipping from the collection of Leland Crouse.

Your find several family Ada family names including at least six Tressels.

Familiar last names on this Sugar Grove baseball team

Sugar Grove Methodist Church baseball team 1917 –

•Back row, Lem Runser, Carl Barnes, Dayle Spar, Neil Paterson, Bryan Mull and Howard Barnes.

• Front row, Arden Searson, Roy VanAtta, ___Nye, Roy Aikenbery, Robert Patterson, Dale Carey, Ernest VanAtta and John Wells.

(Collection of Leland Crouse)

This was ONU athletics...way back when

Did you ever watch a football game at this location in Ada? It's a post card view of the athletic field and gymnasium on the ONU campus. The Taft gym is no longer standing and the field now longer exists.

(From the Leland Crouse collection)

Ada Kindergarteners - what year?

Here are 21 Kindergarten students in a class taught by Mrs. Carl Smith, Jr.

Front from left, Larry Conley, Mike Blaha, Tommy Stoodt, Mike Roberson, Suzanne Dilts, Laurie Miller, Jeanine Sousley.

Center row from left, Linda Baker, Carla Sleesman, Steven Brace, Kelly Martin, Pamela Smith, Bruce Smith and Scott Anderson.

Back row from left Singleton Remsburg, Cheryl Umphress, Dale Vandemark, Kenneth Merrill, Donald Klingler, Stephen Hubbel and Keith Blue.

(From the collection of Leland Crouse)

Did you sell poppies in Ada?

When was this photo taken? You tell us.

It’s three Poppy Day sales girls. These girls netted $151 in their collection. From left, Janis Hays, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hays; Becky Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Brown and Susan Van Atta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Van Atta.

Jane Hoffman chaired the campaign. (From the collection of Leland Crouse)