Old School & Class photos

Old school and class photos from past decades
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The first public school in the United States was founded in New England in the early 17th century. But the history of education is much longer than that, ranging back to pre-history when elders taught the skills needed for living to the young of their society.

This collection of old photos shared by the community is of school & class photos ranging from universities to grade schools to Sunday Schools, dating back to the mid 18th century, showing students, teachers, and the schools themselves.
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A photo of Mildred I Kolves with her Kindergarten class of 1964/65.
People in this photo:
Aug 5, 1908 - Apr 1, 1999
HIGH SCHOOL PICTURE OF EDNA WICKENBERG
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Apr 19, 2013 by: Barbaraa Hargrove
Barbaraa Hargrove
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This was a picture taken of the school age children of Joe & Martha Phipps in Grundy, Tennesse in 1929: Alton Phipps, Virgil Phipps, and Vera Phipps. The rest of the kids and the teacher's name are not known. Virgil E. Phipps died in August 8, 1996. Alton L. Phipps Died April 29, 2006, and Vera Reed Died in Feb of 1972.
People in this photo:
September 25 - Apr 29, 2006
Added Nov 5, 2012 by: Linda Steele
Linda Steele
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Charles Van Vlack ~ La Cygne Rural High School, La Cygne, Kansas, USA. 1947
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Sep 10, 2012 by: Jennifer Rudd
Jennifer Rudd
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St. Liborius School and Church, Steger, IL was completed about 1906. Steger was then a thriving area, centered around the Steger Piano Factory. Mr. Marconi's invention, the radio, dimmed the popularity of the piano, as well as the prospects of the town.
Elizabeth Jensen ~ 1942 Easter Queen of Marion High School in Marion Indiana, USA.
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Aug 19, 2012 by: Jennifer Rudd
Jennifer Rudd
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A school photo of Esther Olivo Padilla.
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Aug 17, 2012 by: Valentina Padilla
Valentina Padilla
19 favorites
A photo from the yearbook at Bellarmine College Preparatory shows some of the Jesuit staff that taught at this all boys high school in San Jose, California. From left to right: Fr. "Pop" Silva, Fr. McFadden, Fr. Capitolo, Fr. John Flynn, Fr. Lentz, Fr. Finsterbach and Fr. Geary (back right corner)
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Miss Lulu Bierman's second (?) grade classroom, Columbiana School, Ohio circa 1940.
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Jul 27, 2012 by: Anne Rupert
Anne Rupert
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Hospital Mascots ~ Cynda Fidler and Johnny Sharp. Photograph from the Good Samaritan Hospital of Lexington, Kentucky USA. 1955 yearbook 'The Nightingale'.
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
Added Jun 5, 2012 by: Jennifer Rudd
Jennifer Rudd
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This is written on the back: (1) Zelma and me (2 ) ( X) sister Reenea (?) Old Woodward Rural School, Probably 1917 - Miss Harris & Miss Coovert teachers No town or state listed. I would love to return this photo to a family member of any of these students. Judy email: cairnsrobby@hotmail.com I found this photo in Gruene, Texas. GRUENE ANTIQUE COMPANY (830) 629-7781. They have numerous undocumented photos.
Added Jun 1, 2012 by: Undine Sien
Undine Sien
13 favorites
Dorothy Pachoud, Photograph taken in 1930 for The Summit Rostrum yearbook, Cincinnati Ohio USA.
People in this photo:
Unknown - Unknown
1947 Thomas Jefferson Charter School (Caldwell Idaho) yearbook photo of Don Novas.
People in this photo:
Apr 12, 1930 - May 2, 1997
Added Nov 25 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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A photo of William Shuford from the 1967 Highland Park High School in Dallas TX.
People in this photo:
Feb 28, 1951 - Nov 15, 2020
Added Nov 24 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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This is a photo of Elizabeth Hanson (Mears) Couse added by William Major on November 24, 2020.
People in this photo:
Jun 1, 1903 - Apr 7, 2004
Added Nov 24 by: William Major
William Major
26 favorites
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This is a photo of Robert S Currie added by Tina Hines Long on November 23, 2020.
People in this photo:
Oct 8, 1967 - Dec 9, 1988
Added Nov 23 by: Tina Hines Long
Tina Hines Long
25 favorites
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The 1969 Grover Cleveland High School yearbook photo of the 1960s - 1990s television and movie actress Patricia Mattick.
People in this photo:
Jul 31, 1951 - Dec 6, 2003
Class of 1953 Sterling High School yearbook photo. Carol Eaglin Frey, bottom row, second from left.
People in this photo:
Jul 10, 1934 - Aug 25, 1999
Added Nov 19 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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The 1989 Saint Mark's School of Texas yearbook photo of Sam Kinison.
The 1969 Rayburn High School yearbook photo of Terry Marze.
People in this photo:
Aug 28, 1954 - Jun 23, 1992
The 1953 Coon High School yearbook photo of Connie Burnette.
People in this photo:
Nov 17, 1934 - November 1984
Photo from the 1964 yearbook of Bellaire High School, Bellaire TX
People in this photo:
Mar 11, 1947 - Unknown
Added Nov 16 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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The 1982 Barbe High School photo of Kevin Abel. Next to the photo it reads: HISTORY - ABA - CHI.
People in this photo:
Jun 3, 1965 - May 17, 1997
The Senior Class 1987 Pennsbury High School yearbook photo. It reads: Kristin Huggins Sports Nite, Who's Who, Interact Club, Foreign Lang. Club, Winter Track, National Honor Society, "MIK - IT'S BEEN GREAT SHARING LEADERSHIP OF THE C.C.C. WITH YOU!! NOW YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT YOUR YARD! C.K.
People in this photo:
Jan 7, 1970 - Dec 17, 1992
The 1972 Kinkaid High School yearbook photo of Gwyn Tuttle.
People in this photo:
Sep 6, 1956 - Unknown
The 1976 Franklin High School yearbook photo of Andrew Ogrodowski.
People in this photo:
Sep 13, 1959 - Mar 17, 1995
1961 De Sales Catholic High School yearbook photo of Molly Cavagnaro.
People in this photo:
Nov 20, 1945 - Jun 4, 2007
The 1991 Jersey Village High School yearbook photo of Gayla Glenn.
People in this photo:
Mar 25, 1976 - Aug 19, 2009
1998 3rd grade photo of Christina Kerschen.
People in this photo:
Oct 22, 1989 - Unknown
Added Nov 1 by: Daniel Pinna
Daniel Pinna
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The 1984 Thompson Middle School yearbook photo of Donna Colfver.
People in this photo:
Aug 20, 1971 - Sep 15, 1999
A photo of Pamela Evans Thompson I ran across while trying to lookup the genealogy of https://www.ancientfaces.com/person/pamela-claire-thompson-russell-birth-1946-death-20/192738857 I don't think it's the same person due to the middle name, but thought a stunning photo and should share. This was taken for the Traverse City Senior High School 1964 yearbook.
The 1962 Lamar High School yearbook photo of John Mgebroff.
People in this photo:
c. 1947 - Unknown
This is a photo of Wendy Rastatter added by Daniel Pinna on November 1, 2020.
People in this photo:
c. May 18, 1958 - Unknown
The 1957 Senior photo of Ira Pomerantz that appeared in the James Madison High School yearbook. Under his photo it reads: IRA POMERANTZ 1776 East 13 Street Basketball team, track team, lunchroom guard, sing, gym guard. College.
People in this photo:
Feb 24, 1939 - Jan 27, 2000
The freshman photo of Elliot Cyman that appeared in the Pendleton Heights High School yearbook of 1998.
People in this photo:
Nov 1, 1982 - Jun 6, 2004
The 1989 Senior Yearbook Photo of Darren Render appearing in the Traverse City Senior High School yearbook.
People in this photo:
Jul 23, 1971 - Oct 28, 2010
The 1988 Traverse City Senior High School yearbook photo of Darren Render. He played baseball at the time.
People in this photo:
Jul 23, 1971 - Oct 28, 2010
The 1966 Graduation photo of Billy Storms that appeared in the Howard Payne College yearbook.
People in this photo:
May 6, 1923 - Apr 25, 1982
The 1982 Franklin High School yearbook photo of Paula Uziel.
People in this photo:
Sep 21, 1965 - Nov 18, 1994
Des Moines East High School Yearbook Picture Circa 1981
People in this photo:
Oct 29, 1964 - Nov 16, 1997
Added Oct 30 by: Toby Beau
Toby Beau
22 favorites
The 1994 Junior Class photo of Elihue Parker in his ROTC uniform that appeared in the Jones High School yearbook.
People in this photo:
Mar 24, 1977 - Aug 2, 2000
The 1993 Jones High School yearbook photo of Elihue Parker.
People in this photo:
Mar 24, 1977 - Aug 2, 2000
A photo of Scott Fennern on the B squad wrestling team in the Wabasso High School 1987 yearbook.
People in this photo:
Dec 15, 1971 - Oct 27, 2004
Added Oct 28 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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Anthony "Tony" Robert Bobulinksi wrestling for the Kempsville High School in 1989. The caption reads: Starting the period off right, Tony Bobulinski attempts to take his opponent to the mat.
People in this photo:
Jul 28, 1972 - Unknown
The 1987 Kempsville Junior High School Wrestling Team includes the following: Wrestling: Row 1: Tony Bobulinski, Steve McSweeney, Carlo Veloso, John Douglas, Jason Freedman, Nick Durney, Bill Bartolomea, Chris Fussel. Row 2: Alan Orts, Brian Fanning, Chris Shults, Tony Griffin, Charles Daniels, Chris Thomas, Eric Spence, coach - Tim Spruill.
People in this photo:
Jul 28, 1972 - Unknown
Not 100% positive, but this could be John Chaplin, better known as actor Jack Chaplain, the fifth from the left back row. This photo was taken in 1960 and appeared in the Leo High School yearbook in Chicago Illinois.
People in this photo:
Jul 28, 1942 - Apr 25, 2008
A photo from the 1966 Warren Travis White High School yearbook in Dallas Tx. This is a photo of a "Richard S. Goodstein" age 16 on the swimming team.
People in this photo:
1950 - Unknown
Added Oct 26 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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1947 yearbook photo of Arvin Shreve
People in this photo:
Mar 1, 1930 - Aug 10, 2009
Added Oct 26 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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The 3rd grade photo of Justin Fulbright taken in 1988 for Bolivar High School in Missouri.
People in this photo:
Nov 10, 1978 - Sep 15, 1997
The 1974 Blytheville High School yearbook photo of Rosemary Hardin.
People in this photo:
Jun 17, 1957 - Apr 18, 2001
The 1967 Graduation photo of Paul Skalnik from Clear Creek High School.
People in this photo:
c. 1950 - Unknown
The 1966 Clear Creek High School Junior yearbook photo of Paul Skalnik.
People in this photo:
c. 1950 - Unknown
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