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And so after OJ Stivers Elementary, it was off to Withers Elementary in Dallas. How 'BOUT 'dem Cowboys! I'm dead center in the second row, with Lori Roberts and Kim McCastle front row from left. BFFs James Gehling and Todd Pickle in the row above me from left, in the navy blue and green shirts. Mrs. Cochran is your teacher today, grade 6A. Sadly, only one year here, then off to Cincinnati where we remained thru the end of grade school/middle school/high school/college. Scanned from a print. View full size.
Louisville, Kentucky, 1969. O.J. Stivers Elementary on Westport Road, AKA "The Cardboard Penitentiary." I've got those great plaid pants on, front row, to the right of the school sign. I'm not pleased to be there. View full size.
[Judging by your other pictures, you're the fourth from right, next to Mr. Spock, correct? -tterrace]
From an Ektachrome slide given to me many years ago by friends of my parents. Does anyone know where this is? The date imprint says "Dec60." View full size.
My sister and me, riding away on rental bikes on California's Catalina Island in June 1965. Kodachrome slide by Dad. View full size.
By request, we present another image in a series of photos from the collection of Bernard Burch, one-time mayor of Wadena, Minnestota. This may be a wastewater treatment facility under construction. Also, it may be a depression-era Works Progress Administration project; if so, the image date would have to be between 1935 and 1943. Given the payload of these dump trucks, it appears that this stage of the project took quite some time. View full size.