Author Archives: Steve Finch


This is a 6′ by 3.5″ photo of Arcadia School students taken in 1933 according to the writing on the back. Only 4 of the students’ names are included: Clinton Brown, Bernard Finch, Dale Hopkins, Claude Gilbert – the first … Continue reading

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Tough Loss for the Arcadia Trojans

February 2, 1945 was not a good day for the Arcadia High School basketball team. They played against Bear Lake and would have won except for some unfortunate footwork on the free-throw line. My father, Nelson Finch, played in this … Continue reading

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Who Had a Phone in 1917?

Quite a few people had phones in 1917. Small communities had one or more public phones, businesses often had phones and a surprising number of farm families. I scanned in the pages of this 1917 phone book belonging to Luther … Continue reading

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