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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • ABOUT PARIS, 1895

Asaville South Carolina High School

Asaville South Carolina High School

Around 1942, Asaville High School in Abbeville County, S.C. Robert Truman Brock fourth from right on back row. View full size.

Fortiesphile

It's photos such as this that show what styles were really like in the 40's. I love the girls hairstyles not to mention they were so pretty back then !

My dad

Robert Truman Brock on back row fourth from right. I believe the school went through 10th or 11th grade and most of the boys didn't go during planting or harvest time. This is between Anderson and Honea Path, SC.

 
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