Third St. School must have been in Owensboro. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is the following...
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Teachers of Third St. School 1904 and 1905
Last Friday in May, 1905
1. Prof. McHenry Rhoads Supt.
2. Prof. A. W. Dawson Grade VIII
3. Miss Vi Jones Grade VII
4. Miss Alice Hite Grade VII
5. Mrs. M. Nalle Grade VI
6. Miss Ella Worthington Grade V
7. Miss Bernice Miller Grade IV and V
8. Miss Jessie Jolly Grade IV
9. Miss Florence Pendleton Grade III
10. Miss Minnie Powers Grade II
11. Mrs. Belle Clarke Grade I
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McHenry Rhoads was the Superintendent of Public Education for the State of Kentucky. His visit was probably the occasion for the photograph.
The ten teachers can all be found in the 1900 census of Daviess County. My notes may be helpful to someone...
Arthur W. Dawson, b. Ky Jun 1875, son of Wm Harrison & Martha Dawson
Vi Jones, b. Ky Oct 1854
Alice Hite, b. Ky Aug 1875, dau of James F. & Sarah Hite
Maliza Nall (misindexed as Walle in 1900 census) b. Ky Aug 1844, widow of Eugene Nall or Noll.
LuElla Worthington, b. Ky Apr 1875, dau of John W. & Lucy Worthington
Bernice Miller, b. Ky May 1880, dau of E. Oscar & Merab Miller
Jessie Jolly, b. Ky Jan 1879, dau of G. W. & Susan E. Jolly
Florence Pendleton, b. Ky May 1873, dau of Cyrus (deceased) & Ella Pendleton.
Minnie Powers, b. Ky Sep 1882, dau of Ellis & Ida Powers
Belle Singleton Clark, b.Ky Dec 1860, dau of Louisa Margaret (Mary) Singleton, b NY Sep 1835
I will attempt to scan the picture (it is awkwardly large). If I'm successful, I'll add a follow-up message, and you can email me then if you have a relative in the picture.
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