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Many years ago, Wadena, Minnesota boasted a baseball team of some repute. Scrapbook archeology dates this unannotated photo sometime between 1914 and 1918. Included is Bernard Burch (1889-1985, second from left, last row), who apparently served the team in some managerial capacity. Image from the Bernard Burch photo collection. View full size.
This is a distant cousin, Miss Emma Scott (1883, Iowa - 1970). She was the daughter of Lauren A. Scott and Fannie Childs, wife of Orland Harrison Bailey. View full size.