Saturday, July 29, 2006

1943: Kuser Annex

Here's the cast of what was called the annual "Spring Entertainment" put on by the students of Kuser Annex. For those viewers who are not familiar with "the Annex," it served Kuser neighborhood are students as their freshman year. Students from Kuser, Greenwood, and Homedell spent their freshman year at "KA, then it was on to good old Hamilton High for the Sophomore, Junior and Senior years.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

1921: Emily C. Reynolds

Long before she became Principal of Kuser, Emily Reynolds taught the 4th grade. Believe it or not, this historic letter was destined for the recycle bin!

1930: Kuser School Districts

Am I ever glad to have grown up on Hartley Avenue, well within the Kuser School district! This graphic details the boundary line for Kuser School as it was set in the year 1930. There doesn't appear to be much difference to the boundary we still use here in the year 2006.

Sunday, July 02, 2006

1940: Ruth Margerum's Third Grade

Ruth Margerum was one of my favorite Kuser School teachers. It was she who nurtured and encouraged me in my music. Here is a classroom photo of the third grade class of 1940 attending to their "Cotton Plantation" project.