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[Danevang School, Class of 1936, Grades 8-9]

Description: A copy negative of a black and white photograph depicting grades 8-9 of the Danevang School in 1936. There are four discernible rows of people; the arrangement is a mixture of males and females. The man on the very left of the second row, wearing a suit and tie, is Principal Laure Praytor. His wife, teacher Inez Praytor, stands on the right end of the third row. The girls all wear dresses while the boys are wearing button-up shirts and pants. The entire group is posed in front of a white building, identified as the Danevang School. The building's exterior facade and three windows are visible.
Date: 1936
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

United Fund

Description: Photograph of a man sitting at a desk interacting with two children. He is handing a piece of paper to one of the children. The desk has a nameplate with the name "R. B. Hayden, Principal" written on it. In the background there are bookshelves and a fan. The bookshelf contains photographs and books. The children appear to be holding grading report cards.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

United Fund

Description: Photograph of a man sitting at a desk interacting with two children. He is handing a piece of paper to one of the children. The desk has a nameplate with the name "R. B. Hayden, Principal" written on it. In the background there are bookshelves and a fan. The bookshelf contains photographs and books.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music School Class

Description: Copy negative of the Ivan Development Music Normal in 1903. The group includes twenty-five young women in high-collared lacy dresses, fourteen men and boys dressed in suits and neckties, and an infant on a woman's lap. In the center an organ with a woman seated at its bench. Several people are holding guitars and violins. There is a dog in the foreground. Behind the group hangs a banner that reads, "First Session of Ivan Development Music Normal, Closed Aug 29, 1903. J.J. Day Prin., J.W. Day First Asst., Miss Georgie Robertson, Inst. Teacher". Printed on the mat below the photograph is, "The Ivan Development Music Normal, J.J. Day Principal., J.W. Day, First Assistant., Miss Susie Milam, Secretary, Ivan, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Speaker at Ross Elementary]

Description: Photograph of a bespectacled man, Jake Wilhelm, speaking behind a podium on stage at the dedication of Ross Elementary. Three other individuals are seated on stage with him. The man in the middle of those seated is Walter Hall, the school principal. To his right is the Minister James C. Buckner of St. Christopher Church in League City. A floral bouquet and a large, leafy plant is surround the podium, which has a built-in speaker.
Date: 1969
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

The Cullen Grimes School

Description: Principal Donald Bond, the teachers and the students of the afternoon group at Cullen Grimes School in Mineral Wells, Texas congregate in front of the building in March of 1954.
Date: March 1954
Creator: Daniel, W.L.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Photograph of Faculty of the First School in Port Arthur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the principal and teachers of the first school in Port Arthur, Texas. Four rows of people sit on a railed stairway leading up to a set of double doors on a brick building. The group is made up of twelve women wearing light blouses and dark skirts, with two men in suits sitting in the front row. The reverse side of the mat contains a handwritten list of surnames and the name of the principal, Steven Durfee. He is noted as the father of Mrs. Frank Timmons
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Pinkie D. Johnson, Marshall Educator]

Description: Mrs. Pinkie D. Johnson Williams was an English teacher, counselor and school administrator in Marshall. Born (date unknown) and reared in Marshall, she completed Bachelor and advanced degrees at Wiley College. She did graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado. Beginning her teaching career at the rural Jonesville school in Harrison County, she moved after one year to Central/Pemberton High School in Marshall, where she remained for 40 years, until her retirement. Students dedicated the 1955 PHS yearbook to her. She was also a representative to a White House Conference during the FDR administration. She died February 12, 1963.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Principal G. A. Rosborough, Educator]

Description: Mr. Garfield A. Rosborough was principal of Pemberton High School in Marshall from 1944 until 1972. He was born August 21, 1903 in Harrison County, where he was raised and educated. He received his teaching degree from Wiley College in Marshall with graduate work at the University of Colorado. His entire career was spent at the local high schools. During his administration of Pemberton, the curriculum and school plant were expanded. His total contribution to education spanned 48 years. The yearbook picture, possibly 1964, shows him seated at the PHS principal's desk. Below the photo is his annual message to the students.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Portrait of Mrs. M. G. Turner]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a portrait of Mrs. M. G. Turner, the first principal of Portland School in 1914. She is facing towards the left, and wearing a light-colored garment. Text below the image says "Mrs. M. G. Turner, Principal Portland School."
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library