Terrill, John M. / Ladysmith lore: a photo album
[Photo album], pp. 3-64 ff.
i-I How's this for an unusual cold weather activity? The Harley Davidson motorcycle at right apparently was pulling a sleigh train of young men down the frozen street, Miner Avenue in this instance. There are traces of snow in the picture. For many years a winter carnival was held in Ladysmith. One popular event was the dog sled race. The family's pet was the sled dog, and the sled was homemade. Youngsters raced on a circular course which went through the downtown. Girls athletics has come a long way since the days of the bloomer and the ker- chief. This photo shows a 1918 team. The girl at far right is identified as Florence Groeschel. Ernie Dodge and Frank Smith played for E. M. Worden's baseball team in about 1908. Worden also layed . Smith, son of Samual Smith, worked in aughan's Clothing Store.
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