District No. 42
Swede Home School
Taken in part from
The History of the School Districts of
District #42 was formed December 1, 1884. The school was located on Section 33, Township 4, Range 29. The school was given the name of Swede Home, being located in a neighborhood of people of Swedish nationality.
The first school house was a one room sod building. It was built on the wide plains of Kansas. Children had quite a long walk to school.
In 1892 the district built a one room frame building. The library was started in 1910 and baseball was the schools main activity.
Students include: ? Johnson, ? Olson, Albert Dwight, ?
Nelson, ? Peterson, ? Forsman, ? Johnson, Esther Lundquist, Mamie Alstrom, ?
Forsman, Amy Phillips, Hulda Anderson, ? Oberg, Mollie Alstrom, Hjalmer Alstrom,
Victor Anderson, Eugene Rydquist, Esther Nelson, Erhard Anderson, ? Rydquist,
Emma Nelson, Hilda Marcuson, Ellen Marcuson, ? Anderson, Lydia Forsman, ?
Anderson, ? ?, Albert Marcuson, Hulda Forsman, Adolph Nelson, John Sall, Edith
Sall, Amelia Johnson, Ruth Rydquist, Mamie Lundquist, Bernice Johnson
Sitting: Rudolph Anderson, Ewald Rydquist, Ehard Rydquist, Walter Alstrom, Leonard Forsman, David Forsman, Walter Forsman, Oscar Lundquist, Enoch Anderson
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