Old Van Zandt County School Photos Page

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society


We welcome any submittions of Old School Photos of Van Zandt County. If you would like to share, contact Sibyl Creasey for instructions on sending them. And any number of these wonderful old photos that you would like to send will be accepted. And sincere thanks to all our special contributors!


Edgewood School Group of 1907 & 1908

Submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips

This old Edgewood School was located on Hickory Street. It is believed that Miss Eva Quinlan is the teacher pictured and the photograph was made about the 1907-1908 school term.

Top row [L-R]: Leta Sanders; Ruby Lee Martin; Zelma Board; Gladys Farrell; Lois Jo Downs.

Second row [L-R]: Unknown; Unknown; Sarah Petyon; Unknown; Mae Johnson; Edna Peyton; Hugh (Pat) Smart; Avis Slaughter; Leo Odom; Ocie Talmadge Pickens; Ray Hooks; Ollie Simmons; Teacher, Miss Quinlan; Unknown; Unknown; Earl Nichols.

Bottom row [L-R]: Fred Presley; Roy Estes; Next four boys unknown.

Seated [L-R]: Lora Pugh; Unknown; Roy Williams; Graydon Downs; Bonnie Covin; William Presley; Birdie Hooks; Elsa Covin and Lena Maude Burns.


This original photo of some of the students of the 1907-1908 school term in Edgewood is from the late Mrs. Aude McWilliams collection. It is owned by her daughter, Mrs. Hazel (McWilliams) Goode McEnturff, wife of Eddy McEnturff of Edgewood, Texas. If you can identify any of the unknown students in this photo, please let us know and we will add them.This picture was, at one time, printed in the Edgewood Enterprise and you will find the newspaper clipping on the "Old Newspaper Clippings Index Page".


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