Cedar County Schools
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 Liberty School, District 34 on Power Line Rd.  Teacher Connie Lockmiller.     Thanks to Cedar Co. Historical Society at !cecohs at gmail dot net!



   Cedar Hall School, 1935, two and one-half miles SE of Jerico Springs, Cedar County, MO

In the picture back row, left to right:

Lewis Wolf, Gene Jacobs, Charles Boston, Mae Boston, Maxine Brown (Teacher) Ruth Naselroad, Helen Ballard and Leo Edwards.

Middle Row L-R:
Nellie Boston, Edith Wolf, Esther Orendorf, Meridith Ballard, Marguerite Wolf, and Russell Boston.

Front row L-R:
Edgar Jacobs, Jack Naselroad, ? McPhearson, Laura McPhearson, Ethel Wolf, Rosalee Ballard and Edith Fern Ballard.

Thanks for sharing, Tom Jacobs  !tjcougrz at swbell dot net!


Subscription School 1841-- Teacher Andrew S. Steward 
Thanks to Evelyn Gray  <EvieJo1@ aol.com>  for sharing this.


  Hall School, Dec. 5, 1900, Back Row on left, only person identified is Florence Evans.  Can you identify someone?  Thanks to Edy Rodarme
<jonandedy @hotmail.com> for sharing.

"Hall School was 4 miles due north of Jerico Springs, more specifically, it lay about one-half mile northwest of the Hall Cemetery which is on the Wagoner Road between Wagoner and Highway 97."  The first records of this school are for the year 1895.  The school had teachers and a board of directors until 1949. 


    Johnson School 1911    Can you identify someone?

The second girl from the left at the back is Elsie Nora Worthington my great grandmother. At her level two over is Alva (Messick) Neely.

Photo submitted by: Justin Neely <neelyjustin@ hotmail.com>

"Johnson or Johnston as some say it should be called is located on Highway 39 across from Herriman's Church camp near Cedar Springs."  1870's --  1953

  Cane Hill School, 1927/28.  On the back,

"Cane Hill School Group.  Teacher, Miss Bessie Cowan"

Second Row, second from left, Ivan Thomas Holmes (1919--2004), son of Thomas Jefferson & Jennie Ester (Lowry) Holmes

Back Row, left is Wilma Simmons. Front, 5th from the left is Marjorie Simmons.  They are the daughters of Lillie (Chism) & Warner Simmons.

 Thanks to Louise Chism for sharing this school picture.
Louisechism AT aol.com

    Wright School, 1948-49

   Wright School, 1949-50

Thanks to Jim Leonard for sharing,  JamesR1941 /at\aol /dot\ com


    These two are pictures of Wright School. 

"Wright is a flat-land district north and mostly west of Filley."   The last teacher was Norine Watts, 1950-53.

   This is White Hall School

Thanks to Ken Fortney for sharing these.    fortney / at \ ipa.net

"White Hall was on the north side of White Hall Road about two miles east of Virgil City."  The last teacher was Lucille Phipps, 1949-51.

  Coal Hill School, Feb. 1927, Zelma Manley near the back row has been identified.

Thanks to Richard D Vest for sharing.   richardvest / at \ charter.net

"Coal Hill was in the middle of the coal mines less than a mile from St. Clair Co., near by is Lebeck, Cedar Spgs, El Dorado Spgs.  Ralph Magnas was the last teacher, 1955."

    Cedar Springs School, 1947   ----   

Top Row: Donita  Jean (Leonard) Trent, Minta Ellan (Davis) Gilpin, William Leroy Leonard, Ruby Smith, Teacher

Next Row Down:  Bonnie (Watts) Runyan, Thelma Jean (Blackmore) Smith, Rose Marie (Leonard) Smith, Joyce Bland, Joan Vilhouse, Alice Roselee (Smith) Rector, Virgie Fae (Leonard) Francis, Charles Lee Smith.

Bottom Row:  Norman D Scott, Bonnie Carol (Smith) Jones, Mary Evelyn (Blackmore) Ford, Glenda Lee (Allen) McCormick, Jerl Junior Leonard, Don Gaylon Leonard, Kent Gilbert Leonard.

A big Thanks to Jerl Leonard  <jerl  /at\ centurytel /dot\ net>

   Hazel Dell School, 1944-45

   Hazel Dell School, 1945-46

   Hazel Dell School, 1947-48  
Thanks to Jim Leonard for sharing <JamesR1941  /at\  aol /dot\ com>

    Forest Grove School, ca 1912

    Gordon School

Thanks Diane   <mgaume  /at\  kc.rr.com


If you know anyone in the pictures please let us know, Thanks

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