We have virtually no pictures of my father-in-law, Alvin Rogers, as a child and I came across this picture in the Trenton Evening Times of him and his father, Dr. Alvin S. Rogers on a field trip to a boy scout camp in 1933. It makes me sad that the quality of the print is so poor. Alvin would have been just seven years old in this picture. His father, Dr. Rogers, died just four years later of a streptococcic infection on 23 May 1937 at the age of 47. Al, Jr. had so few years with his father.
|Alvin Rogers, Jr. & Father Dr.Alvin S. Rogers at Boy Scout Camp|
quoits - according to Wikipedia, it is "a traditional game which involves the throwing of metal, rope or rubber rings over a set distance, usually to land over or near a spike (sometimes called a hob, mott or pin). Evidently it has been around for a long time!