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School Pre-1940s    School 1940s    School 1950s    School 1960-    Church    Farm & Business    People    Miscellaneous
2011 reunion    2014 reunion    2017 reunion
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  School Pre-1940s (school pictures are the Rutland school unless otherwise indicated)

South Maple Grove School, 1891

Junior high, 1928-1929?

Girls basketball, 1928-29?

Boys basketball, 1928-29?

*1st-2nd, 1929-30?

*Junior high, 1929-30?

South Maple Grove School, 1930s

All school, 1932

*1st-2nd, 1934-35

*9th-12th, 1934-35

6th-8th, 1935-36

*Girls basketball, 1936-37

Seniors 1938

3rd-5th, 1938-39
 
         
  School 1941-42

*3rd-5th, 1941-42

Girls basketball, 1941-42

School band, 1941-42

West Maple Grove School,
1941-42
 
  School 1942-43

*1st-3rd, 1942-43

*4th-6th, 1942-43

7th-8th, 1942-43

9th-12th, 1942-43

Girls basketball, 1942-43

Band, 1942-43
       
  School 1943-44

Girls basketball, 1943-44
       
  School 1944-45
  School 1945-46

4th grade, 1945-46

Boys basketball 1945-46
   
  School 1946-47

Grade school girls 1946-47

Grade school boys 1946-47

1st grade 1946-47

2nd grade 1946-47

Primary-2nd 1946-47

Grades 3-5, 1946-47

7th grade, 1946-47

Grades 9-12, 1946-47

Girls basketball 1946-47

Boys basketball 1946-47

Seniors 1947

Seniors 1947
   
  School 1947-48

*Primary-2nd 1947-48

*Primary-2nd 1947-48

3rd-5th 1947-48

3rd-5th 1947-48

*6th-8th 1947-48

Seniors 1948

Girls basketball 1947-48

Boys basketball 1947-48

South Maple Grove School, 1947
 
  School 1948-49

Grades 3-5, 1948-49

Grades 6-8, 1948-49
   
  School 1949-50

Primary-2nd, 1949-50

*Grades 3-5, 1949-50

Seniors, 1949-50

Girls basketball 1949-50

Boys basketball 1949-50
         
  School 1950-51

Seniors 1950-51

Girls basketball 50-51

Cheerleaders 1950-51

Band 1950-51
 
  School 1951-52

Primary-2nd 1951-52

Seniors 1951-52

Girls basketball 1951-52

Cheerleaders 1951-52
 
  School 1952-53   see the Rutland Rocket (yearbook)
  School 1953-54

Primary-2nd 1953-54

Primary-2nd 1953-54

3rd-5th 1953-54

6th-8th 1953-54

9th-12th 1953-54

Girls basketball 1953-54

Boys basketball 1953-54

Baseball 1953-54

Cheerleaders 1953-54
 
  School 1954-55

Nels Moen, school
custodian 1954-55

Jean Andersen, 6th-8th
teacher 1954-55
     
  School 1955-56

Seniors, 1956
  School 1956-57

Lois & Michael Hines

6th-8th 1956-57
     
  School 1957-58

*K-1st 1957-58

2nd-4th 1957-58

5th & 6th 1957-58
   
  School 1958-59

*5th & 6th 1958-59
       
         
  School 1960-

1st grade 1960-61

6th grade 1960-61

Kindergarten, 1967

5th grade, 1973
   
         
  Church

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1901-2001

Rutland Methodist Church, ca 1909

*Rutland Ladies Aid, 1939-1940

Methodist Church on a Sunday in 1940

*Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1940

Methodist Church children's choir, early 1940s

*Methodist Church children's choir, later 1940s

*Methodist Sunday School
class, ca. 1946

*Methodist Sunday School
class, 1946?

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1948

Methodist Sunday School
class, 1950

*Methodist Sunday School
class, 1951

*Trinity Lutheran Church
congregation, 1951

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1952

Trinity Lutheran Church
parsonage, 1952

Methodist Sunday School
1st & 2nd grade, 1951-52

Methodist Sunday School, 1952

Methodist Church roster, 1952

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1952

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1954

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1957

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1961

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1975

Trinity Lutheran Church
confirmation class, 1976
 

  Farm & Business

Rutland Roller Milling Co.

H. H. Gregory & Son
Hardware, ca. 1910

Henry Gregory in store,
ca. 1910

Walter Schluter in meat
market,ca. 1915

C&NW depot, 1916

Rutland Elevator, 1920

C&NW depot, 1932

Marian Thorn, 1944?

*Making hay, summer 1946

Grocer Grant McGill, 1948

Hoffman farm, 1950s

*Field break, ca. 1951

Lars Boyd, ca. 1954

Rutland Elevator crew, 1963

Thorn truckers, Bill & Paul

Hood farm, 1970s

Rutland 4-H Club, 1971
     
         
  People

DeGroote ancestors

Oxborrow brothers, ca. 1892

*South Maple Grove school
reunion, ca. 1905?

Maime Jergens & Mae Pease,
1910?

Schluter family pictures

Niels Nielsen on motorbike,
1912

Henry Gregory family, 1930

Gladys Paulson, 1932

*DeGroote family reunion, 1933

Thorn children, 1935

Cran family pictures

Hansen brothers, 1938?

Jack Wells, 1930s?

One day in the summer
of 1943

Barb & Mamie Caryl & visitors,
1943

Nielsen family, 1944

Miles Holden in China, 1944

Dennis Skow family, 1946

Vera and Ed Skow, 1946

Paulson-Fries cousins, 1947

New bicycle, 1948

Horsing around, ca 1948

Kids on wheels, ca 1948

Gorden DeGroote family,
ca 1948

John Sheridan 80th birthday party, 1949

Coltvet family, 1949

Lewis children, 1949

Day reunion, ca 1950

Elwood (Swede) Boyd, 1950

Sadie DeGroote & friends,
ca 1950

Anderson family, 1951

Boyd twins, 1951

Rodger Thorn & beagles, 1951

Larson family, 1952

Thorn family, 1953

Hoffman family, 1953

Summer playmates, ca. 1953

Anderson brothers, 1954

Esther & Floyd Blomker, 1954

Oxborrow family, 1954

McGills & Gregorys 1950s

Front porch gathering, 1954

Roy Chapman, salutatorian

*Ball family, 1956?

Chapman family, 1961

Dornath kids with friend, 1961

Gold medal winner, 1972

Dan & Carol Fish, 1983
   
         
  Miscellaneous

Old views of Rutland

Rutland school, 1899?

East Main Street, ca 1900

Main Street, 1904

Main Street, July 4, 1906

Main Street, 1909

Bridge collapse, 1913

New school, 1934

Rutland school and neighborhood, 1936

*Rutland dam, 1946

Aerial photo 1948 or 1949

Main Street, 1950s

Boat races program, 1952

Boat races, 1952

First blacktop, 1957

Icy weather at the dam

High water at the dam

South Maple Grove School

Ads and promotional items

Miscellaneous objects