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North door to the Old Kearney Junior High. Now an elementary school. The lockers in the lower hallway are still the same
North door to the Old Kearney Junior High. Now an elementary school. The lockers in the lower hallway are still the same. Like stepping into a time machine. The Longfellow building behind is now gone.
John Reddy's store as it looks today. 1/2 block west and 1/2 block north of the old junior high. Trees and large front
John Reddy`s store as it looks today. 1/2 block west and 1/2 block north of the old junior high. Trees and large front windows gone, but memories still there. I bought a lot of Mallow Cups there.
GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS The location of the new Youth Activity Center is at the same exact spot in Harmon Park. The bad news.
GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS The location of the new Youth Activity Center is at the same exact spot in Harmon Park. The bad news....the old one got torn down. Just "Memories" again.
South side of Whittier Elementary School as it looks today. The side where you lined up to go in. Play ground area now a
South side of Whittier Elementary School as it looks today. The side where you lined up to go in. Play ground area now a parking lot.
Park School as it looks today.  Did you attend Park?
Park School as it looks today. Did you attend Park?
Bryant School. Did you attend Bryant?
Bryant School. Did you attend Bryant?
Emerson School. Did you attend Emerson?
Emerson School. Did you attend Emerson?
Northeast School. Who attended here?
Northeast School. Who attended here?
Kenwood School. Who attended here?
Kenwood School. Who attended here?
Part of 'Kearney Senior High' as seen from the east parking lot, south side. Looking at the part where the office was
Part of "Kearney Senior High" as seen from the east parking lot, south side. Looking at the part where the office was located. Not sure what is in that area now.
The World Theater.  We attended many of movie there. If money was short, did you let anyone in the back door?  Though it
The World Theater. We attended many of movie there. If money was short, did you let anyone in the back door? Though it is now closed, Kearney`s own Jon Bokenkamp, Hollywood screenwriter, has formed a foundation and plans to remodel and open the theatre for showing of old movies. Here`s a link to a letter Jon wrote to the Hub about his vision for the World: http://www.kearneyhub.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20334639&BRD=268&PAG=461&dept_id=577571&rfi=6 You can get more information at http://theworldtheatre.org/index.php
Fort Theater.  The other place for a movie, but hope that the operator did not forget to put on the second reel.
Fort Theater. The other place for a movie, but hope that the operator did not forget to put on the second reel.
Kaufmann's Store (now Kaufmann's Antiques & Collectable Emporium).  Is someone trying to tell us something?
Kaufmann`s Store (now Kaufmann`s Antiques & Collectable Emporium). Is someone trying to tell us something?
Old Post Office on right side headed north on Main. Now M.O.N.A. Are we going left to Ray's or right to A&W? Who's got
Old Post Office on right side headed north on Main. Now M.O.N.A. Are we going left to Ray`s or right to A&W? Who`s got any money?
KGFW....Why we all like 'GOLDEN OLDIES' stations now. But at night we all listened to KOMA on the car radio.
KGFW....Why we all like "GOLDEN OLDIES" stations now. But at night we all listened to KOMA on the car radio.
City Hall, but was that the door you used? If you were caught you used the door around the corner.
City Hall, but was that the door you used? If you were caught you used the door around the corner.
Palm Garden. Another downtown Kearney landmark.
Palm Garden. Another downtown Kearney landmark.
Kearney Lake. Do you remember waling across the lake in winter? Does anybody remember Larry Fotz (sp) who drowned there?
Kearney Lake. Do you remember waling across the lake in winter? Does anybody remember Larry Fotz (sp) who drowned there?
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