The Beginning
August Wehrle

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Newark, Ohio

Looking amused, C. Good checks out the crowd.

The crowd builds and builds.

The Pause that Refreshes.

Picnics are great for families, says Bob Merideth.

One classy looking picnic.

Herman Leiber, wife Helen, son Richard and family, ease into the day.

Entertaining the crowd, is stand-up comedian Mel Mullis. Sitting, LtoR: John Francis, Elsie Mullis wife, and Mrs Ridella, neighbor.

Homer Comisford and his wife, make a stylish couple.

Hobart Sanderson handles the prize drawings.

In the foreground is, Janice Cochran and in the background, sisters Mary and Anne Laca,
​dazzle the crowd.

Newark Stove Company Picnic at Buckeye Lake Park 1959

Hobart Sanderson's wife holds on tight.

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Everyone looking for some shade.

Heading for a fish dinner are Red Tanner, ___? Whiteman, Bob Merdith, Alex Jones and Hobart Sanderson.

Whistles...I hear whistles!

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Newark Stove Company Picnic

Thinking he is sneaking off for a swim, is Pat Russell.

Chas Meloy and family all dressed up for the picnic and
​ready for creamsicle bars, to drip all over them.