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Central High School - 1948 Year Book

Note: The 1948 Centralia is also available in slide show format in the Pictorial Library.

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    The complete year book is presented with only non-essential pages left out. There are 114 pages presented with the page numbers representing the actual pages from the year book. Members of the Class of 1948 would now be in there seventies and may be parents or grandparents to some of you viewing this photo presentation. If you would like personal copies of the images, use the save feature on your browser get a copy of the image file.

    We've created a Page-Subject Index in the right-hand column to help you locate specific pages of interest.

    The following are companies that supported the publishing of the 1948 Centralia:

    • 20th Century Garment Cleaners
      - 1005 Washington
    • Aetna Portland Cement Co.
    • Affleck Electric Co.
      - 6th & Adams
    • Alarie, Elmo C.
    • Balcer Bros. Motor Coach Co.
      - 1600 Garfield
    • Bay City Bank
    • Bay City Clearing House Assoc.
    • Bay City Dairy Co.
    • Bay City Funeral Directors
    • Bay City Junior College
    • Bay City Taxicab Co.
      - 906 Saginaw
    • Bay Co. Automobile Dealers Assoc.
    • Bay Trust Co.
    • Berger, Robert M.
    • Boehringers' Greenhouse
      - 325 Park
    • Briggs, Sidney Jr.
    • Burton Jewelry
      - Washington Theater Bldg.
    • Callahan Paper & Supply
      - 1012-14 N. Adams
    • Carsons Apparel Shop
    • Cass Coal Co.
      - 101 Cass
    • C.E. Rosenbury & Sons
      - Water, Cor. 3rd
    • City Diary
      - 9 locations
    • C.&J. Gregory Co.
      - 108-110 5th
    • Clark Sportswear
      - 115 Washington
    • Consumers Power Co.
    • DeWaele & Regan Jewelry
      - 200 5th
    • Eichhorn's Women Footwear
      - 918 Washington
    • Fletcher Oil Co., Inc.
    • F.M. Piggott
      - 205-7 3rd
    • Ford's Clothing
      - 210 Center
    • Freel Drugs
      - 4th & Johnson
    • Goddeyne Sport Shop
      - Johnson & 3rd
    • Graebner's Radio Service
      - 110 Columbus
    • H.B. Bookness Flower Shop
      - 1921 Columbus
    • Heglund & Beyer Jewelers
      - 708 Washington
    • Hermann Hiss & Co.
      - 905 Washington
    • H.G. Wendland & Co.
    • H. Herschfield Sons
    • Howe's Camera Shop
    • Hughes Store
      - Washington & 5th
    • Hurley Bros.
      - Washington (near 7th)
    • Hudson's Laundry
      - 3rd & Jackson
    • Industrial Brownhoist Corp.
    • Keit's Flowers
      - 609 Washington
    • Kuhlman Electric Co.
    • Latham Furniture & Appliance
      - 308 Columbus
    • Le Chateau
    • L.E. Oppenheim Co.
      - Center
    • Levine Furniture Co.
      - 980-14 N. Water
    • Lodewyk Insurance Co.
      - 409 BAy City Bank Bldg.
    • May Clothing Co.
    • Meisel Hardware & Supply
      - 1000-1012 N. Water
    • Metzer Motor Sales Co.
      - 1011 Washington
    • Millar's
      - Henry & Vermont
    • Modern Cleaners & Dryers
      - 917 E. Midland
    • Momburg Camera Shop
      - 208 5th
    • Morris King Cigar Co.
    • Nichols-Foss Packing Co.
    • Northeastern School of Commerce
      - 701-05 N. Madison
    • Peoples Commerical & Savings Bank
    • P. Van Haaren & Sons
      - 1st & Sheridan
    • Quality Furniture
      - Water St. cor. 3rd.
    • Risser News Agency
      - 712 Adams
    • Robt. Gage Coal Co.
      - Water at 10th
    • Rogers Jewelers
      - 5th & Washington
    • Sealtest Ice Cream
    • Sears, Roebuck & Co.
      - 709 Washington
    • See Furniture Co.
      - 816 N. Water
    • Schneideman's Clothing
      - 809 Saginaw
    • Tabor's
      - 912 Washington
    • Thomas Office Equipment
      - 922 N. Water
    • Valley Supply Co.
    • Washington Theatre
    • WBCM & WBCM-FM Radio Stations
    • Wenonah Beach Co.
    • Westgard's
      - 617 Washington
    • White's Drive-In
      - Euclid Av.
    • W.J.S. Hicks, Portraits
      - 406 E. Midland

    Centralia 1948 Page Index
    [ # ] - indicates header pages that are not included.

    Centralia Staff: [1]
    (2) Group Photo
    (3) Mr. Wright, Helen Defoe, Jim Slezak

    General School Photos:
    (4) Music, shop, halls, lunch, etc.
    (5) Pictures, physics, cooking, libary, etc.

    Average Students Contest:
    (6)(7)(8)(9) Louis Weishuhn, Chuck Hamilton

    Administration:
    (10) Paul Briggs, Principal
    (11) Glenn Omans, Vice-Principal
    (12) Benjamin Klager, Supt. of Schools
    (13) Board of Education:
    B.W. Lodewyk, A.H. Lee, R. Beckett, J.W. Hebert, M.W. Jacques, F. Beutel, R.H. Smith

    Faculty: [14][15]
    (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) Staff Members

    Student Government: [24][25]
    (26) Cabinet & Girls League
    (27) Supreme Court & Dept. of Justice

    Undergrads [28][29]

    9ths Grade Class:
    (30) Message by Mary Ann Spencer
    (31) Boys
    (32) Boys & Girls
    (33) Girls

    10th Grade Class:
    (34) Message by Arlene Englehart
    (35) Boys - Mr. Tessmer's Group, Mr. Isbell's Group
    (36) Boys - Mr. Wright's Group, Mr. Cady's Group
    (37) Boys - Mr. Sager's Group, Mr. Grein's Group
    (38) Girls - Miss Johnston's Group, Miss Marvel's Group
    (39) Girls - Miss Richert's Group, Miss Turner's Group
    (40) Girls - Miss Willis' Group, Miss Miller's Group
    (41) Girls - Miss Phelps' Group, MIss Perrin's Group

    11th Grade Class:
    (42) Message by Stanley Jaroskee
    (43) Boys - Mr. Dersnan's Group, Mr. Browne's Group
    (44) Boys - Mr. MacDonald's Group, Mr. Willoughby's Group
    (45) Boys - Mr. Franek's Group
    (46) Girls - Miss Michener's Group, Miss Hill's Group
    (47) Girls - Miss Sloan's Group, Miss Forbes Group

    12-B Grade Class:
    (48) Message by Thomas Van Laan
    (49) Boys - Mr. Cramer's Group, Mr. Hewitts Group
    (50) Boys & Girls - Mr. Kern's Group, Mrs McBride's Group
    (51) Girls - Miss Giffith's Group, Miss Payne's Group

    January Class

    (52) January Class History of 1948
    (53) January Class Phophecy
    (54) Class Officers
    (55) Photos: Aldrich - Estabrook
    (56) Photos: Fick - Loll
    (57) Photos: Le Beau - Schwab
    (58) Photos: Stark - Zangbell
    (59) January Class Phophecy Continued

    Music: [60][61]
    (62) Drum Major & Majorettes
    (63) Trombones & Saxaphones
    (64) Bass Horns & French Horns
    (65) Trumpets & Reeds
    (66) Reeds & Percussion
    (67) Horns, Reeds, Strings
    (68) Cellos, Bases, Percussions
    (69) A Cappella Choir & Chorus
    (70) Boys' Chorus & Small Band
    (71) Dramatics

    June Class

    (72) June Class History of 1948
    (73) June Class Officers
    (74) Photos: Abels - Beckley
    (75) Photos: Bell - Brunner
    (76) Photos: Bryce - Chamberlin
    (77) Photos: Chase - Dietlein
    (78) Photos: Doan - Fogelsinger
    (79) Photos: Fox - Goss
    (80) Photos: Gottleber - Henderson
    (81) Photos: Herbst - Johnson
    (82) Photos: Jones - Kukuk
    (83) Photos: Lambert - Lykins
    (84) Photos: MacPhail - Mueller
    (85) Photos: Murawski - Olson
    (86) Photos: Olk - Pietryga
    (87) Photos: Precour - Rynalski
    (88) Photos: Sams - Silverthorn
    (89) Photos: Sloan - Swaton
    (90) Photos: Swiatowy - Walter
    (91) Photos: Walter - Wiesen
    (92) Photos: Witt - Zink (late photos)
    (93) June Class Phophecy 1 of 5
    (94) June Class Phophecy 2 of 5
    (95) June Class Phophecy 3 of 5
    (96) June Class Phophecy 4 of 5
    (97) June Class Phophecy 5 of 5

    Athletics: [98][99]
    (100) Football
    (101) Football Games
    (102) Football Pratice & Action
    (103) Basketball - Varsity
    (104) Basketball - Reserves
    (105) Basketball - Action
    (106) Basketball - Cheerleaders, Spectators, Underglass
    (107) Swimming - Varsity
    (108) Swimming - Varsity, Action, Reserves
    (109) Track - Tennis
    (110) Baseball - Golf
    (111) Girls Athletics
    (112) Girls - Bowling, Soccer
    (113) Girls - Swimming, Ping Pong
    (114) Girls - Tennis, Basketball, Soccer
    (115) Clubs - Visual Ed., Home Nursing
    (116) Clubs - Ecclesia, Y-Teens, Citizenship
    (117) Clubs - Life Savings, Music

    Activities: [118][119]
    (120)(121) Social Activities
    (122) Radio - Debate
    (123) Art Staff
    (124) June Class History - Continued

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