NOTE: Three different spellings of Robert’s last name can be found in various yearbooks. However, he signed the 1943 album as “Bergsten.”
From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Robert Bergston is mentioned in the Yearbook as making cymbals for The Rhythm Band.
From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
Robert Bergstrom played a vegetable in the school’s May Day play.
From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHAT’S COOKIN’ – Sixth Grade: Robert Bergsten had a wonderful summer vacation. He also went to Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead and Crest Line.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Annual:
Robert Bergsten is listed in the sixth grade.