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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
PICTURES OF THE PAST - PLACES

ROCKY KNOLL SCHOOL

Contributed 14 Sep 1999,
by Donna Risner

 

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ROCKY KNOLL SCHOOL
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA

This is a school picture from the Rocky Knoll School in Lauderdale County. The notation on the back was written by Edith Risner: "Rocky Knoll School when Hattie Mae (Wallace) Phillips (Mamaw) went to school." Hattie Mae Wallace was born July 10, 1897.
...In 1912 these youngsters made up the student body at Rocky Knoll School. Rocky Knoll School was located west of Florence on Middle Road.

From left to right:
First row: Esther Fowler, Vernice Murphy*, Jesse Murphy, Gladys Campbell, Everett Wallace, Pearl Danley, Clarence Haddock, Lena Robinson, Bertha Black, Irene Whitten, Edgar Whitten, Ruby Haddock, Thema Black, Elmer Lewis, Doyl Haddock, Mamie Kimbrough, Temple Hale*, Pearl Sledge*,

Second row: Mamie Phillips, Percy Wallace*, Lillian Haddock, Velma Kimbrough, Lillie Murphy, Lena Hale, Nannie Quigley - teacher*, Hattie May Wallace*, Minnie Kimbrough*, Marvin Cox, Zola Lewis, Floyd Kimbrough, Essie Haddock, Viola Wallace
Third row: County Superintendent of Education D. O. Warren*, Rebecca Smith, Walter Hale, Velma Sledge, Lee Cox, Mattie Liles*, Bruner Wallace, Pearl Hale, Raymond Murphy, Amy Haddock*, Melvin Cox, Libby Lawson*, Homer Danley, Thelma Lawson*.

*These are marked as deceased in the article which appears to be by W. L. Murphy.     

Donna Risner - Contributor

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