Preserving Pocahontas


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Pocahontas County men called into service during World War II are photographed by Cal Gay on their reporting day at the Pocahontas County Courthouse on December 29, 1942. This photo belonged to Elton Wade, of Minnehaha Springs, and all of the men are identified. Front row, left to right: Stewart G. Woods, Marion James Stamper, Donald W. Jack, Shannon Eugene Withers and Edmund Oswald Shannahan. Back row, left to right: Elmer Wymer, Lester Earl Tennant, Elton Oliver Wade and Alex Ruben Alderman. Photo Courtesy of Tim Wade, ID: PHP000950


Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at   or www.preserving If you have photographs or documents to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email  Prints of photographs from the archives are available.

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