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1971

year of graduation from Gateway

Is This Any Way to Run An Airline?

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For Nadine

some collected Tyler clippings

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Edward Campbell, Jr

Read Mr. Campbell's obituary by clicking on the link below.

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George Stoll obituary

Read his obituary by following the link below. He was an English teacher at Gateway for the Class of 1971.

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Joseph J. Folcarelli, Jr.

Read Mr. Folcarelli's obituary by clicking on the link below.

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Anthony J. Sankus Obituary

Many members of the class of 1971 will remember having Mr. Sankus for math in 8th grade.

Read his obituary by clicking on the link below.

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Principal William A. Bartleson, Jr. Obituary

If the image is tough for you to read click on link to the PDF below and you can zoom in to make reading easier.

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1894 January Skating Tragedy on Otsego Lake

The Morris Chronicle on Jan 24, 1894 ran this account of that horrible weekend. The skaters were not all three together. The brothers were together. The other boy was skating with a friend on another part of the lake.

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Steam bent farm tool

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The Hypercycle - My First Recumbent Bicycle

On the Hypercycle in the Delhi Great American parking lot on a rainy day during a 4H Shankitunk bike trip.

Milt Turner was the builder of the Hypercycle frame --
https://www.turnerrecumbents.com/

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Downer Sand Mine and Railroad

Mining sand in Downer. Looks like it was a shovel and wheel barrow operation at the time of this photograph. Date of photograph is unknown but seller on eBay said it was when the tracks were owned by the Atlantic City RR. The Atlantic City RR was formed in 1889 from a number of other railroads. A copy of the Wikipedia article on the Atlantic City RR is attached below.

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1897 Downer School Photograph

1897-Downer-NJ-School-with-students-and-teacher-identified

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Downer, Gloucester, New Jersey, USA

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The Quaternary Formations of Southern New Jersey BY ROLLIN D. SALISBURY AND GEORGE N. KNAPP

The Quaternary Formations
of Southern New Jersey

BY ROLLIN D. SALISBURY AND GEORGE N. KNAPP

Vol. VIII of the Final Report Series of the
State Geologist
TRENTON, N. J.

MacCrellish & Quiqey Co., State Printers.
1917.

Ever wonder what geologists call the various layers of sand and gravel beneath our feet in South Jersey?

This book will explain them and even offers some photos and diagrams.

Use the link below to view or download the book -- for now -- get up to speed on the word Quaternary.

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Inversand Marl Pit

Lots of folks went fossil hunting at this marl pit in Sewell, NJ -- between Wenonah and Pitman.

Donald Gant of Franklinville and Francis Rule of Glassboro were among them.

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Class of 1971 - Gary Condell

A few pages featuring Gary Condell from the 1971 Profile, our yearbook.

Click on the links to view the pages.

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Horace and John VanLeer

VanLeer, a family on my maternal grandmother's side included

Horace VanLeer

and

John H. VanLeer

They were both featured with line drawings in the following book

Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey:
Illustrated ...
published by Lewis, 1900 - Camden County (N.J.)

-- which can be viewed on line or downloaded for free from
books.google.com

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Charles and Mary Purdy

Family Treasures Found -- trying to get photos and clippings of Purdy family back to a blood relative.

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