From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
“You and I – From Primary to Junior High.” Manny Charbonneau has just entered Mar-Ken because of a two weeks engagement in Bakersfield.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
HOLIDAYS AMONG STUDENTS: Manny Charbonneau is having turkey.
From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary and Junior High School Yearbook:
Manny Charbonneau was in the fourth grade in 1941. He wrote a poem for the Yearbook, “Santa Comes But Once a Year.” Manny made a large drum for the school’s Rhythm Band.
From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
•Manny wrote the fifth grade Class Predictions, and an article “America Makes Camphor” and a poem “General McArthur” for the Yearbook.
•Class Ambitions: Manny – – – Fighter. Not just “a” fighter but one of the best.