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Braceville Elementary School

Braceville Elementary School

Mitchell Street, year unknown

 

 

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Braceville High School

Braceville High School

year unknown

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Braceville Elementary School, 1896

Braceville Elementary School, 1896
Rooms 1 & 2


Seated 3rd from left is Ernest Davy

 

 

Braceville High School, October 29, 1903

Braceville High School, October 29, 1903

Front row, 5th from left: Anna Watson

 

 

 

Braceville 10th Grade Graduation, June 1907

Braceville 10th Grade Graduation, June 1907

Elbert E. Gowey, Principal. Alice Williams, Rose Powell, Blanche Harris, Lizzie Boal, Lucy Vignery, Emma Khenast, Emma Miller, Ella Ernst, Florence Roy, Leona Bailey, John Alexander, Walter Davis, William Powell, John Mulligan, Eve Oliver, George Johnson, Ernest H. Davy

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Braceville Public Schools Annual Closing Exercises

Braceville Public Schools Annual Closing Exercises

The graduating class of 1900 included: Jennie Abram, Mary Cowie, Eda L. Davy, L. Edmund Davy, Lottie Huston, Tessie Jacobs, Micheal Mulhall, Fred Norris, Ina Smith, Sadie Spiers, Alfred Spiers and Lydia Vignery.

Class Motto: For Value Received We Promise To Pay

 

Braceville Public Schools Commencement Program,

Braceville Public Schools Commencement Program,
May 26, 1906


Included in the evening program were:

An Oration - Education and Ambition
by James C. Ferguson
Class History by Annie E. Watson
Class Prophecy by Emma A. Robertson
Class Address by Frank V. Irish
Valendictory John Ondesco
 


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Braceville Grade School Room No. 2,
year unknown  

Braceville Grade School Room No. 2,
year unknown

Front row: 5th from left, Viola Watson
Second row: 4th from left, Amanda Watson; 5th from left, Hazel Speirs

 


Braceville Grade School Room No. 2, year unknown

Braceville Grade School Room No. 2, year unknown

Front row: 5th from left, Viola Watson
Second row: 4th from left, Amanda Watson; 5th from left, Hazel Speirs

 


Ramsay School, 1896

 

  Ramsay School, 1896


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School on Mitchell Street, 1917

School on Mitchell Street, 1917

The population had declined a great deal. Teacher standing at left of
row two is Pauline Eichner. Boy holding sign is Russell Gray.

 


First & Second Grades, 1922

First & Second
Grades, 1922

Top Row (L-R): Ramsey, Laura Powell, Florence McKinney, unknown, unknown,
Violet Lincheki, Jim McCormick, Miss Winifred Slow
Bottom Row (L-R): Vernon Smith, Francis "Babe" Perino, LaVerne Huston,
John Cerutt, Russell Huston, unknown, Freddy Kociss

 


Braceville Downtown School, 1905

Braceville Downtown School, 1905

Top Row: 1st on left is Rose Powell, boy to the left of the boy holding the sign is William J. Powell