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Pictured in this October 1939 photo are former Homecoming Queen Lois Balkenol (formerly Lois Zimmerman) and her brother, Paul Zimmerman. Submitted photo

Homecoming queen responds to photo request

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A few years ago, I had a telephone request for a photo of me as the Homecoming queen in 1939. Since then, the records and photos have been destroyed in the schools by the tornadoes.


This is an account of how I remember the famous day of Wadena High School's first Homecoming queen. I do not recall the name of the person who requested the information, but perhaps if you publish this article, it will bring to light some details.

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