Today, another picture postcard, dated 1908, a photo of the newly built Willshire Public School. This is a fairly common picture postcard of the school, which was completed in 1901.
Category: Willshire Public School
A couple days ago, while trying to reorganize and clean out the back room of our basement [a task with no end in sight], I ran across my aunt Ann’s 1952 edition of the Willshire Public School yearbook, the Willow. My dad’s sister, Ann (Miller) Kosier, was a Junior in 1952,
I could not help myself. A couple weeks ago, while at the Brumback Library in Van Wert, looking at William G. Hoffer’s obituary, my eyes strayed to other parts of the Willshire Herald. Actually, I looked at a few other issues of the newspaper. They are just so darned interesting. My time there that day was very limited but I still had enough time to snap a few photos of some other pages.
How did rural students get to school in 1940? By riding a school bus, just like they do today. Below is a 1940 photo of students who lived in the Chattanooga, Ohio, area and rode the school bus to the Willshire Public School. With help, I have been able to identify most of the students …
Just a week ago I was hoping to find an old school photo. And today, here it is–the other Willshire first grade class photo. I was looking for the classroom photo of Mrs. Fisher’s first grade, 1958-59, to see what the other half of our class looked like all those years ago. Even after 57 …