Tag: Willshire Public School

Willshire Village School Bus No.3

I recently spoke at the Willshire Alumni Banquet, to a great group of people who waited a long time for that banquet to be held. One of the things I talked about was Willshire Village School Bus No. 3, which picked up the Chatt-area school children in 1939-40. While preparing for the alumni talk I discovered that I had two additional photos of that bus that were most likely taken on the same day.

Another 1908 Willshire School Postcard

If this postcard looks familiar, you are not mistaken. I featured a postcard just like it last week and another one several years ago.
This was a very popular photo postcard in the Willshire area in the early 1900s.

1908 Postcard of Willshire School

Today, another picture postcard, dated 1908, a photo of the newly built Willshire Public School. This is a fairly common picture postcard of the school, which was completed in 1901.

Local Servicemen, Willshire, 1952

A couple days ago, while trying to reorganize and clean out the back room of our basement [a task with no end in sight], I ran across my aunt Ann’s 1952 edition of the Willshire Public School yearbook, the Willow. My dad’s sister, Ann (Miller) Kosier, was a Junior in 1952,

Willshire School News, January 1949

I could not help myself. A couple weeks ago, while at the Brumback Library in Van Wert, looking at William G. Hoffer’s obituary, my eyes strayed to other parts of the Willshire Herald. Actually, I looked at a few other issues of the newspaper. They are just so darned interesting. My time there that day was very limited but I still had enough time to snap a few photos of some other pages.