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BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace of the 1950s

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

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BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell Fire Department 1901

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Shown is members of the Mitchell Fire Department, Jan. 1, 1901, in their dress uniforms. The drill team placed first in 1901 as they had in 1893, 1894 and 1895. The banner hanging in the background had become a possession of the Mitchell team once th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This image is a postcard showing the former Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota. The postcard is not dated, but it was taken after the church was built in 1896. The men at the side of the building and the children on the steps are not identified….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Bike safety circa 1950

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo shows VFW members doing a bike safety check in front of City Hall at the corner of Second Avenue and Rowley Street. Kneeling on the left is VFW member Chuck Summers, and on the far right is Police Chief Robert Kneeland. To the left of Knee…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell police circa 1940

April 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

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BACK IN TIME: Farwell Methodist Episcopal Church

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured is the Farwell Methodist Episcopal Church at its original location in Farwell, 16 miles northeast of Mitchell in Sanborn County. The parsonage is pictured at left. Construction of the church building began in 1908 and was completed in 1909. …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com