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Gerald Public School Fall 1927

Source of Photo and Information: The Republican Tribune School Edition -- 1927, provided to Sue Cooley by Glenn Thoming from the papers of his deceased mother, Cora Thoming, who was a teacher.

Elementary and High School Building

The Gerald High School Faculty for the Fall of 1927 consisted of one person, School Superintendent Fred Jones. 1927 was to be his first year at the Gerald School. He had previously taught at the Strain School.

Gerald was the only third class high school in Franklin County, offering two years of high school work. The school building was a brick structure, described as furnishing "ample room for the entire school." The equipment included a library and laboratory. A low-pressure steam heating system had been installed.

ew Haven school boasted a fully accredited first class high school as early as 1903.

This page was last updated Tuesday February 21, 2012 .

  Sue Blesi, Franklin County Coordinator, Missouri USGenWeb Project


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