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Franklin Photo/Exhibit Gallery 1940s Volume 1
Article By: Brian Shute, Ph.D., CCC

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1949 Class of 1954, Third Grade, Class 1 1948-1949, Teacher: Mrs. Elsie Coon

1 Larry Herron; 2 Donald Tomlinson; 3 Ray Strecker; 4 Kenny Kraft; 5 Bob Mosher; 6 Gary Myrene; 7 Jack Kincaid; 8 Mrs. Coon; 9 Mickey Hanson; 10 Clark Peterson; 11 Carol Hayes; 12 Merlene Jones; 13 Shirley Pharness; 14 Kay Christofferson;
15 Larry Meyers; 16 Allan Minaker; 17 Jeanette Scholl; 18 Carol Roath; 19 Sylvia Witty; 20 Mary Fowler; 21 Judy Fowler; 22 Carolyn Schlomer; 23 Billie Sharpe; 24 Barbara Biklen; 25 Jack Neumiller; 26 Allan Muench; 27 Paul Wobe.

Additional Note: Old records indicate that Miss Alice Winslow occasionally taught segments in this grade.
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Christmas Play, 1949. This picture was taken inside the main entrance to school. Ho-Ho-Ho! This is how "Department Store Santas" got their start. Special thanks to Robert and Ray Mosher for this an other photographs.

1 Byron Johnson; 2 Bob Mosher; 3 ?; 4 ?; 5 ?; 6 Ray Strecker; 7 Jack Kincaid; 8 ?
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This 1949 photograph is of the Den G Cub Scouts Knights Contest. With heavy armor and swords, these Round Table Knights posed for the camera. Gary Carriveau is amongst the clan. Special thanks to Dean Carriveau for this and other photographs.
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"Aye, fetch me some eggnog, fair maiden, err... mom." These were the winners of the 1949 Cub Scouts contest.
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May 1949 Kindergarten Morning Class(Class of 1957)

1 ?; 2 ?; 3 Ray Mosher; 4 ?; 5 ?; 6 Eldon Fry; 7 Gary Mahn; 8 Carol Ford?; 9 Michele Cattanach; 10 ?; 11 ?; 12 Joy Conrad; 13 Pamela Curl?; 14 ?; 15 ?; 16 ?; 17 Vernon Neumiller?; 18 ?; 19 ?; 20 ?

Names from 1957 "Yearbook" First Grade (for reference only, no picture)Ellen Towne, Harriett Potts, Kenny Marquardt, Marianne Moline, Vernon Neumiller, Karen Erie, Bill Aigner, Pamela Curl, Stephen Symms, Linda Calhoun, Carol Ford, Gary Mahn, Mary Ellen Myrene, Gary Sandberg, Ron Perrone, Eldon Fry, Larry Carter, Steve Ferguson, Ginny Bishop, David Hayes, Jane Howard, Dennis McMacken, Joy Conrad, Michele Cattanach, Roger Dirstine, Ray Mosher.

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This 1949 Christmas play, starring Gary Carriveau, was performed on the old auditorium stage.
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1949 Class of 1954, Third Grade Class 2, 1948-1949, Teacher: Mrs. Bennett

1 Byron Johnson; 2 Albert Adams; 3 Gerald Bowers; 4 Jim Erickson; 5 Jack Hemingway; 6 Roy Christofferson; 7 Dick Clement; 8 Mrs. Bennett; 9 Pat Oman; 10 Mary O’Leary; 11 Merry Mills; 12 Mary Masters; 13 Susan Calhoun; 14 Linda Laitinen; 15 Judy Aigner; 16 Marion Francis; 17 Gary Kinsel; 18 Gary Carter; 19 Donald Hindman; 20 Eugene Peden; 21 Terry Kelly
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1948 Class of 1954, Second Grade Class 2, 1947-1948

1 Roy Christofferson; 2 Larry Herron; 3 Kenny Kraft; 4 Mary or Judy Fowler; 5 Carol Roath (?); 6 Gerald Bowers; 7 Mickey Hanson; 8 Jim Erickson; 9 Janet Bolling; 10 Marion Francis; 11 Kay Christofferson; 12 Susan Calhoun; 13 Judy Aigner; 14 Carol Hayes; 15 Barbara Biklen; 16 Dick Clement; 17 ?; 18 ?
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1948 Class of 1954, Second Grade, Class 1 1947-1948, Teacher: Miss Christie Reirerson

1 Jack Kincaid; 2 Ray Strecker; 3 Dean Shadle; 4 Allan Muench; 5 Terry Kelly; 6 Donald Tomlinson; 7 Gary Myrene; 8 Larry Meyers; 9 ?; 10 Paul Wobe; 11 Eugene Peden; 12 Allan Minaker; 13 Betty Olson; 14 Linda Latinen; 15 Nancy McDougal; 16 Merry Ellen Mills; 17 Carolyn Schlomer; 18 Mary Masters; 19 Billie Sharpe; 20 Carol Hulse; 21 Mary O’Leary; 22 Donald Hindman; 23 Jack Neumiller; 24 Byron Johnson; 25 Gary Kinsell; 26 Bob Mosher.
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1948, Third Grade

Top Row Left to Right: Hugh Tinling; Leroy French; Frank Loriman; ?; ?; Wallace Sharpe; ?;?. Second Row from top: Karl Guenzel; ?; Harriett George; Geraldine Meyers; ?; ?; Marilyn Larsen; Lance Erie. Third Row from top: Sally Anderson; Sandra McCreight; Barbara Hansen; Judith Manor; ? ; ?; Nancy Dawson; ?; ?. Bottom Row: ?; Larry Seehorn; Richard Gilmore; Gary Carriveau; ?; ?; Gary Harris.

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May 1948, Seventh Graders. Teacher: Miss Edith J. Ogilvie. Picture taken by Biggel Photo.

Front Row (Left to Right) Billy Hoyt, Dickie Smith, Thurlow Baxter,(?), Eugene Mahn. Row 2: Claudia Jean Shane, (?), Dorothy Moreland, Lynn Stewart, Shirley Jean Price, Beulah Jane Noble, Peggy Walker, (?), Ruth Nadine Newmiller. Row 3: Mark Follett, Lawrence Chestnut, David Willison, Kathleen Lorriman, Beverly Beecher, Jerry, Pat Powers, Dan O'Leary. Row 4: Don Butler, Jay Erickson, Carolyn Gehres, Marlene Mortenson, Helen McLaughlin, Maurice Hood.

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1948, Student Council
Front Row, ?, ?, Robert Mosher, Billie Sharpe, Carol Hayes, Kay Christopherson, Hugh Tinling, Barbara Hansen.
Immediately behind Barbara at the right end of the middle row is Kitty Lou Kenny. The faculty member behind Kitty Lou and to the right is John Kingsland. Special thanks to Bob Mosher for providing these names.

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1947, Class of 1947. Special thanks to Eugene Harvey for this photograph. Mr. Harvey is on the 3rd row, second from left. Patsey Colvell ?, First row 5th from the left.
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On stage in 1947 with Walter Carriveau and friends, these PTA actors performed the HiJinx program in the old Franklin auditorium. "Abracadabra, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat."

Left to Right: Herm Hanson; Walter Carriveau as the clown, Henry (Hank) Peden, an accomplished magician who had several of his children at Franklin, and L. Hoyt.
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This 1947 shot is of Ronnie Carriveau on his first day of school at Franklin. How many proud parents over the last 100 years have snapped pictures of their children in this very spot? Franklin School has enjoyed many Carriveau kids in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Special thanks to Dean Carriveau for this and other Franklin pictures spanning nearly three decades.

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In 1947, father and PTA actor, Walter Carriveau, performed in the old Franklin Auditorium. This rare stage photograph captures Carriveau in preparation of shaving his face--No doubt the Franklin audience was howling. PTA skits, socials, and follies were common in yesteryears. Proceeds from them helped raise money for the Franklin Kinderhouse and the surrounding land.
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1947 Franklin Class of 1954. First Grade, 1946-1947, Teacher: Miss Gertrude Laurance

1 Mickey Hanson; 2 Dean Shadle; 3 Ray Strecker; 4 Kenny Kraft; 5 Gerald Bowers; 6 Jack Hemingway; 7 Larry Meyers; 8 Larry Herron; 9 Gary Myrene; 10 Russell Shane; 11 Gary Carter; 12 ?; 13 Dick Clement; 14 Allan Minaker; 15 Bob Mosher; 16 Mary Masters; 17 Karen Geiss; 18 Nancy McDougal; 19 Carol Hulse; 20 Susan Calhoun; 21 ?; 22 Merlene Jones; 23 Linda Latinen; 24 Billie Sharpe; 25 Jim Erickson; 26 Bo Lower; 27 ?; 28 Barbara Biklen; 29 Kay Christofferson; 30 Marion Francis; 31 Mary Fowler; 32 Judy Fowler; 33 Carolyn Schlomer; 34 Carol Hayes; 35 Betty Olson; 36 Mary O’Leary; 37 Janet Bolling; 38 ?; 39 Donald Hindman; 40 Allan Muench; 41 Jack Neumiller; 42 Gary Kinsell(?); 43 ?; 44 Jerry Osborn(?); 45 ?; 46 Jack Kincaid; 47 Eugene Peden; 48 Terry Kelly; 49 ?; 50 Byron Johnson;
51 Paul Wobe
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1947 Fifth Grade Class, Mr. John Kingsland

First row, left to right: Donnie Ruffles, Jay Jay Nooney, Gary Wood, John Heinz, John Eakins, Teddy Geiss, Jimmy Clements.
Second row: Judy Yake, Joan Nord, Anita Bartoo, Benita Blue, Joanna Tarkington, Marion Hanson, Betty Davis, Donna Crowe, Carol Miller.
Third row: Ann Lawson, Patty Johnson, Doreen Dodge, Barbara Brown, Patsy Ives, Susan Melrose, JoAnn Nance, Patty Davis, Gwen Cauvel.
Fourth row: David Knerr, Paul Hatcher, Janice Rettig, Marilyn McMacken, Joan Denoo, Ronald Crowe, John Powers. Names for this photograph were kindly provided by Benita Mason (Blue).

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1947 Kindergarten class at Franklin

Special thanks to Mary Kay Davis (Eddy) for this and other photographs from this era.


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1946 Class of 1954, Kindergarten, 1945-1946, Teacher: Miss Gladys Hoagland (later married and became Gladys Knight)

1 Carol Hayes; 2 Kay Christofferson(?); 3 ?; 4 ?; 5 Billie Sharpe; 6 Karen Geiss; 7 Linda Latinen; 8 Nancy McDougal; 9 Betty Olson; 10 Barbara Biklen; 11 Miss Hoagland; 12 Dean Shadle; 13 Gerald Bowers; 14 Bob Mosher; 15 Jim Erickson; 16 Carolyn Schlomer; 17 Jack Hemingway; 18 Ray Strecker; 19 Mary Masters; 20 Byron Johnson; 21 Mickey Hanson; 22 ?; 23 Bobbie Bush(?); 24 ?; 25 ?; 26 Mary Fowler; 27 Judy Fowler; 28 Janet Bolling; 29 Allan Muench; 30 Paul Wobe; 31 Jack Neumiller; 32 ? 33 Eugene Peden; 34 Gary Carter; 35 Larry Meyers; 36 John Parks; 37 Bo Lower; 38 Bo Bryan (?)
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1946, Fifth Graders

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1946, Fourth Grade. Special thanks to Benita Mason (Blue) for this photograph.

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This 1946 photo is of Franklin School from the bluff at Lincoln Park.

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June 1945, Fourth Graders in Miss Sims class.

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This is a picture of the 1942 graduating class. We know that the young man sitting third from the left wearing argyll socks is David Beadle; the lad with the neck tie sitting next to David is Bobby Walker; the girl standing behind David is Verna Anthony. Other names associated with the picture but without positions are: Gregg Miller, Eugene Rammiger(sp?), Bob Walker, Don Potts, Carle Marsh, Joyce McRae,Virginia Permalm(sp?), Rush Taathaker(last name sp?), Bill Rusk, Burton(last name unreadable), Don Usher(last name ?), Don Martin, Stan Witter, Ray Christensen. Special thanks to David Beadle (see written history) for this photograph and other contributions.
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These First Grade girls in Miss Christie Reirerson's 1941 classroom were knitting squares for WWII soldiers. Special thanks to Shirley Jean Price-Winton for this and other pictures from this era. Shirley is the one in the back with short dark hair and a white bow. The girls had a knitting project for the soldiers and the boys had something else to do... possibly bird houses but this is uncertain.

More names thanks to Peggy Walker:

Front Row left to right: 1 ?, 2 ?, 3 Kathleen Lorriman, 4 Peggy Walker, 5 ?, 6 Jane Noble, 7 Carolyn Gehres, 8 Beverly Beecher, 9 Helen McLaughlin.
Back Row: 1 ?, 2 Lynn Stewart, 3 Shirley Price, 4 Laureen Rogers, 5 Myrna Bostwick.

The photograph was published in the newspaper and these girls were proud of their work according to Peggy. See oral history section for more.

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