Throwback Thursday May 18, 2017

It’s time for another “Throwback Thursday”, a weekly column that takes a look back in time at some of the well-known people and places of Ottumwa.  The goal of this pictorial column is to allow readers to take a walk down memory lane.  Photos used will show people, places, and events from Ottumwa’s past.  Readers are also invited to get involved.  Please feel free to share any relevant pictures with us and you just might see it published online.  Contact us through any of our social media outlets or email, just make sure to tag the pictures with #throwbackthursday or #tbt.

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Ottumwa High School marching band, 1997


Ottumwa High School orchestra, 1926


Ottumwa High School students practicing instruments, 1943


Ottumwa High School students rehearsing for school play, 1932


Ottumwa High School students perform “Road to Freedom” play in 1942.  The play featured characters of both Mussolini and Hitler.