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Stuart School In Floyd County, Virginia Circa 1942

By Susan M. Thigpen © 1986

Issue: December, 1986

Christmas at the old Stuart School in Floyd County Virginia. Circa 1942.Christmas at the old Stuart School in Floyd County Virginia. Circa 1942.

This picture was taken in the school year of 1942-43 at the Stuart School. The schoolhouse is across the road from Parkway Brethern Church near Hylton's Store, Floyd County, Virginia.

Pictured in the first row, left to right: Santas; Raymond Hylton, John Hylton.

Row two: Hubert Hubbard, Leonard Boyd, unknown, Mozell McPeak, Alfred Hylton, Sammie Whorley, Coy Hylton, Olen Belcher.

Row three: Teacher Effie B. Helms, Elliot Whorley, Grace Hubbard, Fred Hubbard, Giles McPeak, Johnny Belcher, Robert Belcher, Junior DeHart, Eugene Hylton.

Row four: Edna Boyd, unknown, Ada Harris, Lillian Boyd, Grace Belcher, Clifford Hylton, Herbert Boyd.

Row five: Jack Agee, Lillian Hylton, unknown, Christine DeHart.

Row six: Macie Hubbard, Betty Whorley.

We would like to thank Mrs. Minnie Belcher for the use of her photograph.