The Mansfield 42 Club in front of the Otis home in 1928. Shown are (front row from left) unidentified, Una Lamb, Bess Holland, Flossie Stewart, Lelia House, Ester Wilson, Lula Back and Billie Walker; (second row) Sudie Sims, Mrs. Ben Graves, unidentified, Jessie Lou Mamil, Ted Nifong and Dora Halbert; (third row) Duanne Smith, Nora Ward, Jennie Patterson, Grace Galloway andMargaret Mayfield; (back row) Hattie Blessing, Kate Smith, unidentified, Earl Gilstrap, Carrie Mills, Pearl Galloway, Annie Guest and Mrs. Barto Smith.
To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to mansfieldhistory.org.
Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.
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