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Easter Egg Hunt at Jacox School – 1947

Students and teacher gather for the final Easter Egg Hunt at the Jacox School on April 4, 1947. The school closed at the end of the school year. Front row, l to r: Buster Doss, Claude Simmons, Marie Boggs, Ruth Ann Boggs, Gene Boggs, Juanita Boggs. Middle row: Jack Boggs, Karl Pritt, Wallace Cochran, Ed Boggs. Back row: Betty Pritt (m. Wright), Anita Simmons (m. Zeldon Rose, later Roderbaugh), Dorothy Lou Hill (m. Don Eckert), Jean Pritt (m. Sidney Jackson), Teacher Ruth Cutlip (mother of Elma Cutlip McNeel). Kenneth Boggs not present. Courtesy of Jean Jackson, ID: PHP000359

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