School: Hewett Twp--Hewettville
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

----Source: Clark Co. Press, 1983

Snow was still on the ground when this photo was taken in 1910 at the Hewettville School. The stocking caps and the woolen clothes provided warmth. One-room school houses were usually heated by a single potbelly stove--those seated close to it got warm quickly and then roasted; those at the edges remained chilled on one side and tepid on the other. There were some days when ice had to be broken out of the water bucket.

The 1910 photo below was loaned to the Press by Vera Shumway of Neillsville. Pictured are:

1) Eugene Moffet 2) Willard Moffet 3) Perschy Moffet 4) Ray Albert 5) Laura Haskins 6) Clara Mowerstadt 7) Ralph Lowell 8) Heczkiah Haskins 9) Earl Marden 10) Richard Albright 11) Earl Lowell 12) Charles Marden 13) Paul Albright 14) Hazel Wiesner 15) Ruth Pollno 16) Vera Scherholtz (teacher)

 

 


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