While Connie Petersen has been plugging away at searching for WWII and now WWI Manning Veteran information and sending me tons of obits, military information, and other Manning history, which I have been editing & archiving in my database, and posting on the Veterans' pages and obituary pages - I have also been scanning the John Keane collection that his son has sent to me from Florida to scan, including his dad's MHS 1946 letter sweater.

I'll be posting many of those scans once I finish scanning his grandmother's MHS 1922 memory book...I already have scanned John's school scrapbook and odds and ends.
Here is the 1946 senior class play - note all of the businesses in Manning - sponsors...

John passed away January of 2021 so I'll also be posting a tribute to him.

1940 State Division I Class B winners

Back: Sam Wiese, Jean Schrum, ??, Jim Ansorge?, Leroy Hass, Frank Miller, ??, ??, ??, ??
Third: ??, ??, Dale Bingham?, ??, ??, ??, Robert Bonnesen?, ??, ??, Ken Jensen?, ??, ??, Gene Wiese?
Second: ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??
Front: ??, ??, ??, ??, Jean Jensen, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??

Who can find their mother/dad in this picture?
I'll have to study it some more and compare with known pictures to see if I can get more identifications - I thought I already had this picture scanned with names but unfortunately I did not...

School concert program

January 17, 1918 Monitor Ad

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