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Catalog Number 2006.085.001
Object Name Paddle, Fraternal
Description Small varnished wooden, initiation paddle; medium brown in color with 7 small holes, 3/8" in diameter, and 2 large drilled holes, 7/8" in diameter. Larger holes are located on the flat side of the paddle in line with each other, two inches apart. Used in high school lettermen's club called "Big A". Inscriptions on the paddle read as follows: Front side: A; "Buggy: R.K., Shorty Megre, Walt Hanson, "Les", "Mutt" Okerlund, "WAD", Bill Lowman, Clarence Anderson, Bill Lowman, Melvin Prowitz, Bob Dansingby, Paul Franalovich, Jack Hill, Bob Trafton, Jib Duranceau, and Tony Pikan.
Date 1932
Dimensions H-14.75 W-4.38 D-0.75 inches
Caption AHS club paddle
Credit line Donated by Jana Eriks
Notes Donor's dad, Jay Dishnow, taught math in 1930 at the high school and was a coach. He was a former principal of the junior high school. Anabel Peterson, music supervisor at the schools was donor;s mother.
People , Wad
ANDERSON, Clarence
BEAN, Bob
BOULTON, Dubb
BOULTON, James "Jim"
DANSINGBY, Bob
DOUGLAS, Bill
DURANCEAU, Jib
DYBBRO, Phillip "Phil"
FRANULOVICH, Paul
G., Fred
HANSON, Walt
HILL, Charles "Chuck"
HILL, Jack
JENSEN, Walter "Walt"
KEEPERS, Bud "Buddy"
KENOYER, Donald "Don"
LOWMAN, Will Perry "Bill"
MEARE, Shorty
MECPEAN, Bud "Buggy"
OKERLUND, Mutt "Mutt"
PROWITZ, Melvin
SENFF, Lester "Les"
TITUS, Overton
TRAFTON, Robert "Bob"
VERRALL, Raymond "Ray"
Subjects School
Initation Paddle
Club