WABASHA COUNTY SCHOOLS


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How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams
With its illusions, aspirations, dreams!
Book of Beginnings, Story without End,
Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!

from "Morituri Salutamus"

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
American Poet, Educator, Linguist
and a cousin of mine by marriage

FLORENCE SCHOOL
Contributed by Bill Wisen



Florence School with the Eggenberger kids identified:
Elsie is 1st from right in front on ground, Anna is 3rd from right in front on ground, William is 1st boy from right on steps.



Florence School with the Eggenberger kids identified:
Elsie is 4th from left in front on ground, William is 2nd from left on steps, and Anna is 4th from left on steps.


ST. FELIX BASKETBALL
Contributed by Linda Noll


THE BEAR VALLEY SCHOOL
Contributed by Brenda Schreyer Wiech



This photo is of the Bear Valley school children from Chester Township section # 23, in Wabasha County, Minnesota, taken about 1900. The teacher and children were identified by Maggie (Burfeind) Prigge as follows:

Back row l-r: Teacher Ida Hall, Vera Preble, Maud Cliff, Beth Cliff, Jasen Waltman, and Charlie Holst.

Middle row l-r: Lydia Holst, Clara Holst, Jessie Cliff, Charlie, Cliff, and Fred Waltman.

Front row l-r: Claus Miller, Verd Preble, Lorenie Cliff, John Prigge, Hilda Waltman, Leona Holst, and Maggie Prigge.

Maggie Prigge was born June 19, 1892, and is in the front row, the last child on the left. Maggie married Henry Burfeind of rural Lake City. In the middle of the front row is her brother, John Prigge who was born October 22, 1889. John married Hulda Albers of Zumbrota Township.

WOODVILLE SCHOOL AND MAZEPPA SCHOOL
Contributed byanonymous



Woodville School



Mazeppa School About 1925


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