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Historical Ada

Four Ada HS queens

Ada High School had four queens in 1967. From left, Rhonda Miller, G.A.A. queen; Coleen Hathaway, HI-Y and Y-Teen queen; Jeanette Willeke, homecoming queen; and Jacque Ludwig, Hardin County junior fair queen.

Stand for the National 1966-67

This revealing two-page spread photograph from the 1967 Ada High School yearbook shows the Ada crowd, cheerleaders and boys' basketball team standing for the National Anthem.

The Icon photographer viewing this photo identified some Bluffton fans in this photo, which tells us that this was an Ada - Bluffton game.

The Icon welcomes any additional idenfication of persons in the photo.


Ada Junior High Science Club

Here are members of the Ada Junior High Science Club during the 1975-76 school year. 

Row one, Jeff Lawrence and Janie Bertl.

Row two, Rowan Laing, Bill Ansley, Sammy Awad, David Vottero, Brooks Bertl and Mr. O'Donnell.

Row three, Diane Hinderliter, Laura Brace, Lynn Ansley, Dan Norberg.

Ada school board of 1975-76

Here is the Ada school board during the 1975-76 school year.

Seated from left, Charles Conley, vice president and Robert Elliott, president. Standing from left, Oscar Darlington, Joseph Saltzman and William Robinson.

1975-76 Ada HS office girls

Meet the Ada High School office girls from the 1975-76 school year.

Front from left, Wilma Fancher, Carma Long, Lulu Garcia, Anita Hopson, Lori Begley, Sylvia Smith, Chris Quattrocchi, Beth Cheney, Crystal Zachariah and Debbie Boutwell.

Standing from left, Kathy Fancher, Margie Gonzalez, Linda Elwood, Mona Binkley, Gretchen Herrington, Sheila Gahman, April Arlington, Robin Simon, Diane Klingenberger, Barb Telles and Ann Allen.

Wilson Sporting Goods building in 1953

Certainly you recognize the Wilson Sporting Goods building. This aerial view is from the 1953 Ada centennial book. 

At the time of this photo Wilson's was known as the Ohio-Kentucky Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of leather and rubber athletic goods, as this advertisement states.