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ALHS Time Capsule 1940s

 Abraham Lincoln High School opened on August 27, 1940 with a school size of approximately 950, less than half of today. It cost $750,000 to construct; which is around $10 million in 2005 dollars. Lincoln’s CSF, JROTC, and various athletic themes such as soccer and track began during this time period. The telephone has just been recently adopted.

Did you know?

  • Lincoln’s cafeteria used to be run by students.
  • The Yearbook was called “The Roundup”.
  • Lincoln used to have a auto mechanic’s class.
  • The first ever Bell Game (which is the football game between the Lincoln Mustangs and Washington Eagles) was played.
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