1945-1946 Huxley School

Shelby County Texas


The earliest record found about the Huxley School is in 1915, there were 92 pupils. Other years:
1916- 78 pupils; -- 1924- 100 pupils; -- 1925- 92 pupils; -- 1926- 70 pupils; -- 1927- 79 pupils; -- 1929- 81 pupils; -- 1930- 79 pupils; -- 1931- 94 pupils; -- 1932- 112 pupils; -- 1933- 91 pupils; -- 1934- 75 pupils; -- 1935- 96 pupils; -- 1936- 112 pupils; -- 1937- 101 pupils;  -- 1938- 99 pupils; -- 1940- 102 pupils; -- 1941- 103 pupils; 1942- no record;  -- 1943- 70 pupils;  -- 1944- 68 pupils; -- 1945- 67 pupils; -- 1946- no record; -- 1947- 68; -- 1948- 68 pupils.

        Joe George was principal in in 1931-32 $120 mo.-- the teachers were Elizabeth Powell- $85 mo., W.H. Matthews (substitute) $108 mo., Neva Bradberry- $85.mo., Lucy McLendon (substitute) $85. mo. Wood for the school this year was purchased from Otto Campbell and M.A. Hendricks.
        The Huxley school consolidated with Strong School after the 1948-1949 school term and the school land was ordered sold for $300.00
        The 1937 term was taught by W.G. Harris, principal with salary $110; Teachers were, Bennie Mae Swanzy, $81; Pearl Buckley, $79; Etta Vaughn, $90. Elizie Fleming took the school census and was paid $4.68.

 
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Front:  Etta Vaughn, Principal, Edgel May - Teacher, Sue Boles - Cook,
Back: Lovetta Davis - Cook, Bertha Lawrence -Cook



Grades 1, 2 and 3
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Teacher - Edgel May

The children is this photo are identified Mary J. Dean, Dan Furlow, Montez Corbell, Buddy Green, Mack O'Rear, Jack Still, Murlene Francher, Tommie Lajuan Wimberly and Edgel


Grades 4, 5 and 6 
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Grades 7, 8, 9
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Photo courtsey of Edgel Permenter
History from files of Mattie Dellinger.

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