Yesteryear

The Long family of Altoona submitted this photo of the choir from First Baptist Church, Altoona. They think it was taken in 1954 or 1955. Shown are (from left): front row — Eleanor Rhine, Myrza Maurer Ritchey, Naomi Orr Nelson Campbell, Elvialon Turnbaugh, Doris Long Stendel, Betsy Hobson, Merlyn Langham, Edythe Long Whitfield and Joyce Kennedy (choir director); middle row — Carol Estep, Marian Hall, Nina Rouzer Alt, Barbara Eisenhart Cogan, Nancy Baird, Patty Hershberger Feather, Marylee Turnbaugh, Jean Long Quiggle, Sally Smith and Myra Maurer Ritchey; back row — unknown, Calvin “Bud” Colyer, George Rhine, John Evans, Bill Quiggle, Jim Maurer, Frank Estep, Paul Rouzer and H. King Weight. Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be included. Photos must be 30 years old or older and should be sent to Yesteryear, Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603, or delivered to the Editorial Department.

The Long family of Altoona submitted this photo of the choir from First Baptist Church, Altoona. They think it was taken in 1954 or 1955. Shown are (from left): front row — Eleanor Rhine, Myrza Maurer Ritchey, Naomi Orr Nelson Campbell, Elvialon Turnbaugh, Doris Long Stendel, Betsy Hobson, Merlyn Langham, Edythe Long Whitfield and Joyce Kennedy (choir director); middle row — Carol Estep, Marian Hall, Nina Rouzer Alt, Barbara Eisenhart Cogan, Nancy Baird, Patty Hershberger Feather, Marylee Turnbaugh, Jean Long Quiggle, Sally Smith and Myra Maurer Ritchey; back row — Glenn “Sparky” Fogle, Calvin “Bud” Colyer, George Rhine, John Evans, Bill Quiggle, Jim Maurer, Frank Estep, Paul Rouzer and H. King Weight.

Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be included. Photos must be 30 years old or older and should be sent to Yesteryear, Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603, or delivered to the Editorial Department.

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