Scrapbook from the 1940s

Scrapbook Items from the 1940s

Below are scrapbook items we obtained from people with Mineral connections.  Hope you enjoy them as much as we do!  To submit items scan and send them to

Mineral Kids of the 1940s mineralirvflintphoto.jpg
Submitted by Theresa Flint Reichenbach


Top Row, L to R:  Irv Flint, Joanne Armstrong, Clarence Flint

Bottom Row, L to R:  Mickey FlintNorma Flint RileyPat Flint

Coach Jochums and his Players in the late 1940s
Submitted by Benny Morey
I found this photo (above) among some items from the Bureau County Hall of Fame celebration of 2004.  I believe it was given to me by Benny Morey.  I recognize Benny, Bill Baird, Ron Childs, and Don Miller.  Can you give me the names of the other kids?  Contact me at if you can!

Poem Published in Newspaper in 1947 mineralbasketballpoem1947dav.jpg
Written by Shirley Braete

Shirley Braete had every right to be excited about the basketball team of 1946-47. The boys would win the District tournament that year and finish with a spectacular record of 28 – 4!