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Prairie School

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First Grade - Prairie School

Circa 1925-26

Lloyd Wieda, James Bardot, Elvin Carvey and Paul Bardot. Paul Bardot and James G. Bardot were born in 1919, thus the decision to label the photograph circa 1925-26

Prairie School - Grade 4

Circa 1924-25

Mary Ellen Lapee, Geraldine Bardot, Teresa Dierker and Leona Bardot. Leona Bardot was born in 1916 and Geraldine Bardoe was born in 1915.

Prairie School - Grade 6

Juanita Bardot, James Volbert Bardot, Marie Dierker, Freddie Dierker, Ralph Bader and Elvin Carvey. Juanita Bardot was born in 1918 and James Volbert Bardot was born about 1917.

Some Prairie School Students - 1915

Back Row: Cora Bardot, Myrtle Pursley, Della Lewis, Elga Pursley, Helen Bardot, Amelia Noonan, Mary Bardot, Amanda Wieda, Edna Noonan, Alice Bardot, Isabelle Wilson and Esther Conley, the teacher - 1915.

Note: Cora Bardot was born in 1903.

Prairie School 1924-25

Mary Bardot, Alice Bardot, Lois Tyrey and ?(unknown)

Class of 1924-25 Prairie School.

Note: Mary Bardot was born in 1908.

Prairie School - Grade 6

Alice Wieda, Virgil Pursley, Antoinette Dierker, Robert Pursley and Rosalie Bardot.

Note: Alice Wieda was born in 1913.

Prairie School Group

Robert Pursley, Alice Bardot, Amanda Wieda, Freddie Wieda, Lois Tyrey, Walter Lewis, Alice Wieda, Antoinette Dierker and Rosalie Bardot.

Note: Alice Bardot was born in 1911 and Rosalie Bardot was born in 1913.

The Prairie School House

Year Unknown




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  Sue Blesi, Franklin County Coordinator, Missouri USGenWeb Project


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