Albion/Eleva Photos

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Big Creek 1938 1885-1961 Founding school board members in 1885 were James W Grant, Hans Rosholm, CP Gilbert and was built on property formerly owned by Martin Rosholm.
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Eleva Intermeidate School 2016
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Veum School 1952-53 George Filla, teacher. Back row: Wylass Especeth, Joyce Kolve, Lois Kolve, Joan Waniorek, Frank Stanislowski, Ellard Sather, Betty Nelson, Patty Olson. Front row: LaVonne Kolve, Warren Nelson, Patty Kampa, Paul Kabus, David Burt, Richard Roskos, Audrey Hestikin
Hamlin
Teeple Farm, Hamlin, south of Eleva-Strum area
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Hamlin School 1930 1859-1960 First schoolboard members were Henry Teeple, S R Stoughton, James Rice and Lawrence Lampman
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Hamlin School 1953-54 with teacher Viola Jacobson
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Hamlin 1930
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Hamlin School 1930

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Rural School Music Festival Big Creek Students
Up Bennet Valley
Upper Bennett Valley Lutheran Church 2016

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Plainview School 1926
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Listing of Plainview Teachers
Gibson 1945
Gibson School 1945
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Gibson School memories written by Vera Lindsey
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Upper Bennett Valley School 1946

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Photos

Teacher Elsie Jensen 1916 Hamlin Valley
1938 Hamlin School
Interior of Hamlin School 1930’s
The last day of school at Hamlin, 1960. The school was closed and most of the students went to Eleva-Strum

1918 Sigurd Brian dies in France from the Flu

East (Upper) Bennet Valley Lutheran Church 2017
Collapsed Roof at Hamlin Valley dairy farm, March 2019
Big Creek School Picnic May 28 1948



First Broiler Fest contestants 1959
1948 Tollefson Parade, Eleva. Named for the several Tollefson family members that participated in the whimsical parade where there were silly entries
Original Big Creek School–1912
Norden Lutheran Church 1977
Eleva stock farm ad
Hartman Hardware Store in Eleva

Lawrence Tollefson Gas station and show repair, Eleva
Steam engine owned by W Enger
Grocer Tom Fimreit and Mrs Charles Schmidling behind left
Eleva High School 1921 Basketball team–Back L-R- Rex Adams, Alvin Semingson, Principal, Athol Jackson, S. Skogstad Front- G. Fagerland, Ralph Mulvaney, G. Elkington
Wold Hotel, Eleva burned in 1902 John and Ole Wold on right
Big Creek School boys 1938, Top down-Harold Brian, Howard Semingson, Alton Engen, Ray Jacobson, Roy Dahlby, Dickie Peterson, LaVern Engen, Photo taken by teacher Irene Anderson Berg
Roy Anderson and his new Austin, 1942, Eleva
Eleva Ridge, Highway 93 looking south west, 1960’s
Third Hamlin Schoolhouse
FIRST HAMLIN SCHOOLHOUSE, REPURPOSED AS GRANARY
OLD HAMLIN HOTEL AT THE STAGE STOP. THE STAGE WENT BETWEEN EAU CLAIRE AND LACROSSE. STAGES ALSO RAN EAST TO OSSEO AND THEN TO BLACK RIVER FALLS
HAMLIN SCHOOL PUPILS AND TEACHER LEONA WEBSTER, 1900
EARLY ELEVA PIONEERS IN FROM OF THE MERCANTILE STORE
1920’s Upper Bennett School Towns of Chimney Rock and Albion