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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

BACK IN TIME: First National Bank in Mitchell

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured is the First National Bank, built in 1906, at 123 N. Main St. in Mitchell. The original First National Bank building, built at this location in 1882, burned down on Sept. 19, 1884. This building, constructed by A.J. Kings, is a simple versio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Artesian Main Street circa 1910

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

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BACK IN TIME: DWU gymnasiums

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

While the building date is unknown for Dakota Wesleyan University’s early gymnasium, catalogs before 1899 noted that, with the combined aid of students, faculty, and the citizens of Mitchell, funds had been gathered to fence an athletic field, grade …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: DWU gymnasiums

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

While the building date is unknown for Dakota Wesleyan University’s early gymnasium, catalogs before 1899 noted that, with the combined aid of students, faculty, and the citizens of Mitchell, funds had been gathered to fence an athletic field, grade …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com