The Faces of Slatington

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The Faces of Slatington


These are photos and postcards that I have collected over the years. Some are postcards; others are cartes de visite or cabinet cards. In most cases, I do not know the names of the people.

Collection Items

Basketball Team, 1921-22 "AL 16"
This could be the American Legion Post 16 in Slatington basketball team. That is my guess since this postcard was in a lot with other Slatington photos. The American Legion was organized in Slatington in 1919.

Slatington High School 1925-26 Men's Basketball Team
Lehigh Valley Champions. There are names written on the back of the postcard.
Top row, left to right: John Roberts, C. F Schoffstall, Robert Prestwood, Chickie Fritzinger, Carl Fritzinger, N. E. Smith, Prof. J. W. Snyder;
Middle Row, left to…

Baseball Team
My guess is that this is a Slatington team because it looks like the site of the old baseball field, the "S" on the uniforms, and the other photos in the group were all from Slatington.

Slatington High School 1919-20 Men's Basketball Team
Front, left to right: Webster Mann, George Rauch, Daniel Rauch;
Middle, left to right: Willis RInger, Paul Craig, Ernest Steckel, Wallace Kern;
Back, right to left: Malcolm Meagher, Norman Smith, Elmer Krause, Charles Schoerstal, Prof J. W.…

Slatington Basketball Team, 1916-17 "S.R.M."
There are six names listed on the back:
Pat Berlin, Allen Kester and Russell R. Evans in one row; David Roderick, Russell Tabor and Norm Roderick in the other row.

Slatington Basketball Team, 1921-22 "Premiere"
There are some names on the back, but they are hard to make out:
Steckel John M., Wm. Marshall, Miller, Hughes, Wm., Dor. Kern, Lewis Paul, Mertz?

Slatington Basketball Team, 1921-22 "O K F"
Names written on the back of the postcard.
Bottom, left to right: Evan Jones, Wilmer (Scrubby) Bennington, Delvin Davis;
Middle, left to right, George Rauch, Chalmers Evans, (Corbitt) Thomas Roberts, Wallace Kern, Winfield Wassum, Allen…
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