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The 1909 New Albany High School yearbook depicts the junior year of Sherman Minton. Through photographs and quotes, Minton is shown to have been a sportsman and a scholar, excelling particularly at baseball and debate. Biographical details are referenced, including his nickname, Shay, a late arrival back to school after a summer spent with famiy in Texas, and his early aspirations for the law and politics. A biography of Sherman Minton can be found on here.

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Sherman Minton, Shay Minton, New Albany High School, NAHS, The Vista, high school, yearbook


These yearbooks were received as a donation from Herbert A. Terry and Diane Wille in August 2017.

They are currently housed in the Archives of the Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Index to Minton content

Pages 36-37: Football team
Page 38: Baseball team
Page 54: Quotation

The Vista, 1909: New Albany High School Yearbook featuring Sherman Minton