BOONE COUNTY SCHOOLS ~ HISTORY and OLD PICTURES




Thanks to Bob England, Faye Arnold Kirkpatrick, Peggy Tanner, Michael D. Rouse, and Kathy Caminiti for the below school photographs.

If you can identify any other persons in the below photos,
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Florence School


History of Florence Graded School 1909-1931
by Paul Tanner

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Florence School picture ~ ca. 1903

This is the old Florence School which was located at Main Street & Dorotha Avenue.

This building later served as the Town Hall.

Back Row standing – left to right: 5th person-Emma Clutterbuck (b.1888), 11th person-A.M. Yealey-teacher




Florence School picture ~ ca. 1917

Third Row: 2nd girl on the left is Frances Blankenbeker Berkshire.
Second Row: At the far right end is Evelyn Aylor (b. 1912)




Florence School picture ~ Date Unknown?




Florence School picture ~ ca. 1921

Back Row from left: 1? 2 Grant Maddox 3 Alma Kathryn Tanner Rouse 4? 5? 6?
7 Clifford ‘Peaches’ Coyle 8? 9 Wilford Mitchell, Teacher
Middle Row from left: 1? 2 Anna Elizabeth Macrander 3 Naomi Easton England 4 Edna Jetter Cody 5 Arch Marie Lucas,
6 Rosa Dringenburg Tanner 7 Maggie Northcutt Feagan
Front Row from left: 1? 2 Clifford Tanner b.1906 3 Russell Luck 4? 5? 6 John McEvoy





Florence School picture ~ ca. 1922

Back Row from left: 1? 2? 3? 4? 5?
Middle Row from left: 1 Hope (nee Conner) Bradley 2 Iva Tanner 3 A.M Yealey, Teacher 4 Helen Osborn 5? 6 Geneva Tanner 7? 8 Bowers 9? 10? 11? 12? 13?
Front Row from left: 1 Charlotte Bradford Wilson 2? 3 Evelyn (nee King) Hill 4? 5? 6?





Florence School picture ~ ca. 1924

Back Row from left: 1?, 2?, 3 Jerald Dixon, 4 A.M. Yealey, 5?, 6?, 7?, 8?
Middle Row from left: 1 Susan Dixon Pasons, 2?, 3?, 4?, 5?, 6 Fannie Marie Aylor Kleemier, 7?, 8 Mabel Tanner, 9?, 10?,
11 Arch Marie Lucas Maddox, 12?, 13 Frances Berkshire, 14 Evelyn Aylor
Front Row sitting from left: 1?, 2?, 3 Mary Tanner Dringenburg, 4?, 5?, 6?, 7?, 8?, 9?





Florence School picture ~ ca. 1925

Back Row from left: 1? 2? 3? 4? 6 Charlotte Bradford Wilson, Teacher, 7? 8? 9? 10? 11?
Middle Row standing from left: 1 Arnold ‘Buck’ Easton b. 1917, 2? 3? 4 Mary Utz Woodward b. 1917, 5? 6? 7 Winfield Aylor 8? 9? 10? 11? 12? 13? 14?
Front Row sitting from left: 1? 2? 3? 4? 5 Joe Dringenburg 6? 7? 8? 9? 10? 11? 12? 13?




Florence School picture ~ ca. 1928

back row – left to right:
Robert ‘Boog’ Aylor, Norbert Schiffle, Wm. Tryling, Geo. Blaine Miller, Tommy Stevens, Lawrence Aylor

middle row – left to right:
Sarah McCardle, Francis Rennecker, Mabel Davis, Mary Marksberry, Flossie Campbell Martin-Teacher, Mary Higgins,
Catherine Bethel, Ruth Tanner, Evelyn Aylor, Ruth McKibben, A.M. Yealey-Principal, Dorothy McHenry, Dorothy Zimmerman

front row – left to right:
Evelyn Tanner born 1912, Lorraine Osborn, Helen Elliot, Dorothy Sullivan, Sara V. Miller, Mary E. Laubisch




Florence School picture ~ 7th & 8th Grade ~ ca. 1930

Names written on back of photo by Evelyn Aylor

back row – left to right:
Robert Rouse, Robert Groger, Winfield Aylor, Charles Higgins, Stella Rose, Mary Elizabeth Utz,
Vester Allen, _________?, Mrs. Mollie Laubisch ~ teacher, Joe Dringenburg, Alfred Robbins

front row – left to right:
Mildred Easton, Louella Hart, Mary Elizabeth Laubisch, Sara Virginia Miller, Helen Gaines, Mary Markesbery




Florence High Basketball Team 1931-1932




Florence High School ~ Class of 1944




Florence School picture ~ ca. 1945

top row – left to right:
1 Sammy Snelling, 2 Bernie Beemon, 3 _____, 4 _____, 5 Jimmy Rowland, 6 Joe Tanner, 7 Bill Ray Marksberry, 8 Jerry Rawlings, 9 ______

2nd row from the top – left to right:
1 Zada Rouse Clore - Teacher, 2 _____, 3 Nancy Bonar, 4 _____, 5 _____, 6 _____ Henneman, 7 Bonnie Schram, 8 Glen Marie Tanner, 9 Maudie Renaker,
10 _____, 11 ____ Stubblefields

3rd row from the top – left to right:
1 Ann Lutes, 2 Carolyn Aylor, 3 Carol Tritch, 4 _____, 5 ______, 6_____, 7 _____, 8 _____

bottom row – left to right:
1 Lane Cheeseman?, 2 Clinton Horton, 3 C.A.England, 4 _____, 5 Buddy Wilson, 6 Bill McKibben, 7 Roy Martin




Pt. Pleasant School ~ ca. 1894

Back Row from left – 1 Teacher > Ed Matthews 2 Howard Tanner 3 Nettie Tanner 4 Eva Garnett Goodridge 5 Katie Tanner Dringenburg
6 Emma Zimmer 7 Eva Clutterbuck Osborn 8 Allie Walton 9 Collum Garnett 10 ? 11 ___ Tetters
Middle Row from left – 1 Philips Walton 2 ? 3 Katie Beall 4 Lucy Russell 5 Clara Wernz 6 ? 7 Agnes Tanner Walton
8 Una Tanner Anderson 9 ___ Beall 10 Roy Tanner 11 Ira Walton
Front Row from left – standing > 1 ___ Wernz 2 ?
– sitting > 1 Frank Beall 2 Katie Beall 3 Lou Tetters 4 Fannie O’Hara 5 Mike O’Hara 6 ?
7 ___Wernz 8 ___ Morris 9 Otto Souther 10 Hazel Walton 11 ___ Tetters





Hebron School ~ ca. 1927

Back Row left-right: 1.possibly Chester Goodridge

Middle Row left-right: 1.Robert H. "Bobby" England

Front Row left-right:




Burlington School ~ 1933


Burlington School picture from 1933 "The Echo" Yearbook
Fifth and Sixth Grades ~ Mrs. C.G. Lamb, teacher Back Row left-right: none identified yet

Middle Row left-right: none identified yet Front Row left-right: 1_____ 2_____ 3_____ 4_____ 5_____
6 Carolyn Cropper McNeely, 7_____, 8 Florence Cook Vice, 9 Dudley Rouse, 10_____, 11_____




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