Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-ngp-ZNB002-02-0025_u.jpg

    This is a portrait of Carmen Kypke, taken by Duane Zemper in 1960.  The photo is labeled "Held 1947 Pole Vault record, 11'6' for 20 years".

    An article in the Lansing State Journal dated May 18, 1951 described Carmen Krypke of Howell as leader in the class of pole vaulters in the Lansing area.    The Livingston County Press on May 23, 1951 reported that Carmen Kypke cleared the pole vault bar at 11 feet, 4 3/4 inches to establish a record for the Howell High School and to set a record for Wines Field in Ann Arbor.  His winning vault broke the field meet record by two inches.

    Carmen Kypke was born in 1933 in Chicago, Illinois.  After graduating from Howell High School in 1952, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1956.  Mr. Kypke died in Montgomery, Alabama in 1987.

    Location: unknown
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0029_u.jpg

    A photo of the Howell High School Boys' Bands - 1941-1942.
    Howell, Livingston, Michigan.

    First Row: Jack Borden, Gerald Gehringer, Charles Stevens, George Murphy, Mac Richards, Richard Allen, Paul R. Bennett, Donald Yerkes, Robert Wellman, William Gleason and Mr. Stollsteimer.

    Second Row: Bernard Maas, Donald Allen, Donald Chubb, Lloyd Carroll, Guy Bachman, David Cassidy, Edward MacDonald, Edward Allen, John Frederickson Jr., Charles Mason, Joe Allen.

    Third Row: Floyd Way, Robert Clements, Edgar Defendorf, Harold Anderson, Donald Miller, Ernest McCarthy, Norman Catrell, Fred Rieckhoff, Jack Beeman, and Robert Ladley.

    Fourth Row: Wilbur Herbst, Robert Itsell, Hollis Whitaker, Duane Risdon, Earl Gibson, David Brandon, Gerry Parker, Alfred Pfau, Thomas Garwood.

    Not Pictured: Calvin Cummins, Walter Ladley
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0030_u.jpg

    A photo of the Howell High School Orchestra, 1941-1942, Howell, Livingston, Michigan.

    First Row: Paul R. Bennett, Donald Yerkes, Gerald Gehringer, Danny Reiner; Richard Allen, Donald Allen, Edward MacDonald.

    Second Row: Mr. Stollsteimer, Barbara Baverstock, Margaret Moore, Charlotte Monroe, Betty June Sargison, Joan Hagman, Mary Dillon, Marjorie Robb, Elsie Moore, Mary Ellen Welcker, Edward Allen.

    Third Row: Gerry Parker, Alfred Pfau, Thomas Garwood, Wilbur Herbst, Hollis Whitaker, Duane Risdon, David Brandon, Walter Ladley, Earl Gibson.
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0031_u.jpg

    A photo of the Howell High School Marching Band, 1970, participating in the Howell Melon Festival Parade, marching east on West Grand River, Howell. 

    Stores in background, left to right, D & C Dimestore, Family Restaurant, Joan Carol's Apparel Store, Howell Pastry Shoppe, Western Auto, and Campbell Discount.
    Howell, Livingston, Michigan.

    Members of band: unknown
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0032_u.jpg

    Howell High School Girls' Band, Howell, Michigan - 1950

    First Row: Delores Cranston, Sylvia Zuck, Carolyn Brigham, Marilyn Dunn, June Gearhart, Mary Beth Wessinger, Delores King, Carolyn Dorrance, Lyleen Schnackenberg, Bonnie Brenner.

    Second Row: Rosemary Russo, Carolyn Cook, Lois Markell, Mary Kay McCloskey, Nancy Willis, Janet Terhune, Delores Sutton, Sherry Poole, Beverly Gerkin, Barbara Clements.

    Third Row: Keene Stollsteimer, director; Phyllis Prange, Barbara Ancic, Sylvia Shertzer, Harriet Hibbard, Joyce Parshall, Joy Dowen, Janet Allbright, Nancy Slayton, Mary Lou Slayton.

    Fourth Row: Marian Franklin, Marilyn Miller, Tessie Seamon, Patricia Sober, Joyce Karus, Madeline Hill, Janet Ward, Ruth Brandt.

    Fifth Row: Mary Siderman, Maureen Gerkin, Carol Deutsch, Frieda Sawdy, Mary Ann Winegar, Sally Squires, Frances Steinacker
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0033_u.jpg

    A photo of the Howell High School Band, ? after 1952.

    Location: ?Page Field, Howell, Livingston, Michigan

    Until 1952, at Howell High School were separate Boys' and Girls' Bands ("The Torch" yearbooks, Howell High School).  This photo shows both boys and girls as members.

    Pictured: unknown
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-0035_u.jpg

    A photo of the Howell High School Boys' Band - ?1941-1942
    Howell, Livingston, Michigan.,

    The band is standing on South Michigan Avenue in front of Howell High School.  The band is facing south; the view is looking north to the city center.

    Year: ?1941/1942

    Unknown members
  • HCDL-ngp-B001-01-021a_u.jpg

    this is a photo of the Howell High School Girls' Band, Howell, Livingston, Michigan, taken in 1947, as they marched on South Michigan Avenue in Howell, Michigan.

    Members: unknown
  • HCDL-ngp-B002-02-0056_u.jpg

    This image was included in the 1st National Bank Calendar.

    This photo is also found in the "Howell Bicentennial History and Photographic Supplement", 1975, p. 431.   The caption reads, "The Howell basketball team about 1912, with Gus Schmidt as coach.  This picture taken in the old skating rink where they played their home games.  The losing team had to sit on the floor." 

    This article, written  by Duane Zemper, noted the old roller skating rink was located "on the spot where Mike Hagman's Gas Station is now, across from McPherson Bank on Michigan Avenue.", p. 428.  The address is 202 North Michigan Avenue, Howell, Michigan.

    Mr. Zemper also noted that the high school team had no gym to play their games in the old Central School, but when the new school was built in 1921, on South Michigan Avenue, the team played there. 

    Persons pictured: unknown
  • HCDL-ngp-B002-02-0061_u.jpg

    This photograph of the interior of the Houghtaling Rural School was included on the 1st National Bank Calendar.

    The Houghtaling Rural School was located on the west side of Oak Grove Road near the intersection of Stelzer Road.

    Unknown persons

    Date unknown
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