Backman (Nelson) Scrapbook … pages 37 – 47

 Sandy Backman (Nelson)’s

1955-1956 Scrapbook 

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Pages 37 – 47

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Page 37

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*This Oct. Play is entered here as Sandy placed it

it is on the front side of the page for the Country Club Christmas Formal

The Class of 1957

Presents

"BOOKS & CROOKS"

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"BOOKS & CROOKS" PROGRAM

Inside left

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 "BOOKS & CROOKS" PROGRAM

Inside right

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Page 38

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COUNTRY CLUB CHRISTMAS FORMAL

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 Santa Claus opens to pages for dance sign ups

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          1st inside page : COUNTRY CLUB FORMAL.

                                      CHRISTMAS

                                      Dec. 21 WED.

                                      GENE CHEPIL

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          Center left page:                     Center right page:

                         1.  Gene Chepil ……………………….  7. Compton

                  2. Noel Duncan……………………………8. Rudy Reynolds

                  3. Monty Williamson………………….9. Curtis Henning

                  4. Don Leffingwell……………………10. Chuck Crum

                  5. ………………………………………      11. Terry Barr

                  6. Terry Barr………………………….12. Gene Chepil

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A loose clipping from the Manhattan Mercury

tucked in between Page 38 and Page 39

Sunday, December 25, 1955

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The clipping reads:

Dance in Winter Wonderland Theme

     The Winter Wonderland Senior High Formal for Country Club members and their guests was held Wednesday evening.

     Balloons covered the ceiling a large snowman and Santa Claus emphasized the winter theme of the country club.  The dance programs were in the shape of a Santa Claus.

     Matt Betton’s band played for dancing and Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ryan were chaperones.  Snacks and punch were served later in the evening.

     A committee composed of Patricia Ryan, Mary Sue Schmedemann, Ann Mullins, Roberta Hostinsky, Mary Griffith, and Judy Smith planned the party.

     Members and guests attending: Barbara Anderson and Eddie Tayloy, Helen Anderson and Terry Barr, Sandra Backman and Gene Chepil, Anne Mullins and Sonny Ballard, Carole Backman and Fred Boone, Nancy McCracken and Craig Chappell, Janet Krider and Larry Chartier, Marjorie Suelter a[n]d Larry Cowan, Ellen Dickens and Jim M[a]cFarland[e], Sandra Drown and Bill Washington, Delores Helget and David Fiser, Rita Giller and Pat Wadick, Mary Griffith and Bob Compton, Maxine Burton and Chuck Hansing, Milly [Molly] Hoover and Rudy Reynolds, Sue Hostetler and Monty Williamson, Joanne Olson and Charles Hostetler, Roberta Hostinksky and Gary Kershner, Jill Johnsmeyer and Danny Annis, LuAnn Burnette and Dan Kershaw, Barbara Taylor and Don Leffingwell, Mary Washington and Frank Lowman.

     Janice Brooks and Tom McCollum, Marilyn Yantz and Fred Rickson, Patricia Ryan and Mike Finney, Mary Sue Schmedeman[n] and John Erickson, Judy Smith and Lee Atkins, Sandra Wareham and Von Dix, Helen Varney and Harold Gier, Charlene Ramsey and Noel Duncan, Karen Sue Greveldinger and Dick Russell, Rexene McBane and Warren Hixon, Janice Hofman and Don Carlson, Joan Van Valkenburg [h] and David Long.

     Wilma Deitcher and Dean Vincent, Jeanette Love and Curtis Henning, Violet Cederburg and Tom Dunn, Judy Murphy and Larry justus, Elaine Knorr and John Compton, Jane Jacobson and John Frey, Suzi Gerber and Chuck Crumm [one too many ‘m’s’], Ann Horlings and Pat Dougherty, Judy Kuykendall and Pete Lindsay, Barbara M[a]cFarlane and Poke Dawson, Claire Fryer and Tim Grace.

Under the middle photo:

GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH SANTA CLAUS, left, picture above, are six Manhattan senior high school girls who  composed the planning committee for the Country Club senior high party "Winter Wonderland," Wednesday evening.  Left to right, Anne Mullins, Mary Griffith, Judy Smith, Mary Sue Schmedemann, Patricia Ryan and Bo Hostinsky.  In the picture center are Tim Grace, Claire Fryer, Barbara M[a]cFarlane, Sandra Wareham and Von Dix.  Helen Varney and Harold Gier, Nancy McCracken and Craig Chappell are the dancing partners in the picture above, right Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ryan were chairmen and chaperones for the party.

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Page 39

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Written beneath the photo:

PRETTY PARADERS —

"With wide smiles and high kick Manhattan High School twirlers and Majorette Fran Schwartz, center, are ready to lead the MHS band in the K-State Band Day parage Saturday morning.  The parade begins at 10 and will be composed of 39 bands.  Manhattan twilers are, left to right, Joann VanValkenburgh, Mary Sue Schmedemann, Kay Waddell, Sherry Siegle, and Janet Krider. (Mercury staff photo.)"

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Page 40

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FIELD HOUSE ROCKS

As 3.500 Enthusiastic Fans Hear Jazz At The Philharmonic Crew Sunday

Clipping from the Manhattan Mercury

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 Page 41

 

TRIBE LACES MUSTANGS, 41-13

Top half

A page from the Manhattan Mercury

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TRIBE LACES MUSTANGS, 41-13

Bottom half 

A page from the Manhattan Mercury

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SADIE HAWKINS DANCE

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 Page 43

MANHATTAN CAGE ROSTER

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BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Clay Center Tigers vs. Manhattan Indians

January 10, 1956

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BASKETBALL PROGRAM

inside

Clay Center Tigers vs. Manhattan Indians

January 10, 1956

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GOLD-DIGGER’S BALL

Underneath the photo, the clipping reads: "APT INNOVATION —Shelia Nelson, 705 Bluemont, won first place in the corsage competition at the high school Gold-Digger’s Ball Saturday night with this contrivance labled Dickie Jones’ Locker.  You see, the young gentleman wearing the corsage and Sheila’s date, is Dickie Jones, 401 Delaware. other photo on page 2.  (Mercury Staff Photo)"

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GOLD-DIGGERS BALL

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GOLD-DIGGERS

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 Pages 1 – 12 mm Pages 13 – 25 mm Pages 26 – 36 mm

 Pages 37 – 47 mm Pages 48 – 57 nnn Pages 58 – 75