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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – March 15th, 1941

Friday, March 15th, 2019

A snapshot view of Lassen High School in 1941

Lassen Honors Drafted Men
March 15th, 1941

A banquet was held at Hotel Mt. Lassen Friday evening at 6:30 o’clock honoring the fourth call of draftees.

Attorney George D Pancera was general chairman. Judge Ben V. Curler was principal speaker for the evening. Attorney J. A. Pardee, member of the district appeal board of the selective training organization and Milo Massoty, commander of the American Legion, also spoke.

Dr. G. S. Martin was master of ceremonies.

The draftees left Sunday for Sacramento where they will report.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Susanville 20-30 Club and Lassen County Defense club all joined as hosts.

Father and son night was celebrated at the high school gymnasium Friday night, with sports events to entertain the dads.

Wrestling, boxing, tumbling and other entertainment, under the direction of Coach Ralph Hillsman, made up the annual sports show of Lassen high school.

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6 Responses to LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – March 15th, 1941

  1. Penny StClair

    Penny StClair

    Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    My high school!

  2. Jesse Jackson

    Jesse Jackson

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 10:50 pm

    Neat old building, all the time i passed it, i never apperciated it’s arcitechure,

  3. Fred Pace

    Fred Pace

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 7:52 am

    Story brings back memories of most of the people in the story.

  4. Ted Maurino

    Ted Maurino

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 7:48 am

    The only high school building I ever attended.

  5. Jimmy Hudspeth

    Jimmy Hudspeth

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 5:54 am

    Those years from the 40s and 50s was the best at California ever was probably never see those days again

  6. Ann Bayles Narwold

    Ann Bayles Narwold

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 5:35 am

    That chocolate was a beacon of beauty in our town.

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