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John Gunckel poses with staff members and boys from the Newsboys Association.
Postcard: Toledo Newsboys' Band, Toledo, Ohio. This postcard celebrates the Newsboys Association Band, famous for their appearance at Theodore Roosevelt’s 1905 inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.
A member of the Newsboys Association Cadets poses in his uniform.
John Gunckel and Women
John Gunckel pictures riding a fish
Gunckel in his later years at his cottage on Crystal Lake in Michigan. One of Gunckel’s favorite past times was fishing. Here he is seen in his later years at his cottage on Crystal Lake in Michigan.
John Gunkel, founder and life president of the Toledo Newsboys Association
Joe E. Brown pays his respects at the Gunckel Memorial. Hollywood star, and former member of the Newsboys Association, Joe E. Brown pays his respects at the Gunckel Memorial in Toledo’s Woodlawn Cemetery.
A newsboy selling the Toledo Blade. A newsboy sells the Toledo Blade in front of a local theater while wearing his membership badge for the Toledo Newsboys Association – shaped like the lucky acorn John Gunckel carried in his pocket.
Boyhood Days, 1948 news clipping. In this 1948 newspaper clipping, John Gunckel poses with a few of his newsboy beneficiaries on a playground in 1905.