Over the past month I have been reviewing a scrapbook from the Yelm High School Girls’ League in the 1950’s. Technically, every girl in the high school was a member of the Girls’ League much the same as students taking agriculture classes are considered members of the FFA. Since the club was so large, most [...]
Category : Yelm: The Post War Years (1946-Present)
Brown Bros. Garage on the road to Rainier, Washington.
Brown Bros. Garage on Yelm Ave.
The first two pictures are of the north side of Yelm Ave while facing west.
Jessica: How long was your school year? I know that it’s 180 now, but there must have been more time off?
Dillard: We started right after Labor Day and we always got out the last of May. Usually around May 29. Yeah, because I don’t think we had any spring vacation. But, yeah, we always got [...]
The Nisqually Valley News
Thursday November 18, 1971
The Yelm School Board played before a packed house last Thursday when they held their
regular meeting.. .Several change orders were discussed by the board… The dress code
change, formulated by the students, was on the agenda with the full house yelling for
change. The three board members John Cullens, Harold [...]
Nisqually Valley News
Born in Pendleton, Oregon the land of the Indians, horses, and festive annual round-ups, Crawford E. Williams of the Puget Sound Power and Light Co., still must confess to an inability to “sit” a horse in true western style.
“I was only a spectator at the round-ups, not a participant,” he modestly answered [...]
To the State Board of Education
September 1, 1948
PROPOSAL TO FORM A NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THURSTON COUNTY COMPRISING A PART OF THE TERRITORY OF THE YELM SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 400
By action of the Board at its meeting on July 27, 1948, this proposal is scheduled for a hearing before the Board in conformity with the [...]
Introduction: YHS annuals provide a visual view of Yelm in the sixties. Excuse the quality of the photos.
1966 Marching past NVN office