1947 Junior Class of Hall High School, Gray's Knob, Harlan County, Kentucky.
First row (l-r): Anna Jo Angel, Rose Mary Maxey, Lois Baker, Maxine Allen, Christine Smith, Vera Downs, Alma Frazier, Loretta Seiber, and Frances Walden.
Second row (l-r): Marisue Carroll, Helen Scott, Ima Jean McCury, Thelma Woodley, Goldie Kirk, June Brown, Sylvia Tye, Josephine Burwick, Virginia Napier, and Beltie Young.
Third row (l-r): Rebecca Shayse, Lois June Oliver, Wanda Wallace, Pauline Walls, Billie Ruth Mullins, Jenny Lou Spurlock, Vanda Heckie, Anna Jean Miles, Belle Garrett, and Edith Gay.
Fourth row (l-r): Fern Skidmore, John Edward Smith, Pauline Skidmore, Ester Thomas, Ada Jean Clawson, Peggy Hopkins, Della Mae Hornsby, and Ruth Gutherie.
Fifth row (l-r): Jimmy Burkhart, Lucille Falkner, Bill Bostic, Jean Jordan, and Charlene Napier.
Sixth row (l-r): Esco Rouse, Jimmy Clicks, Bill "Crow" Ashe, Slybia Chitwood, Jack Mitchell, Kenneth Walls, and Don Blanton.
John E. Smith and Christine Smith are the contributor's uncle and aunt. John Smith and Bill Ashe are veterans of WWII. They came back after the war to finish high school. John went on to graduate from UK and was employed by Lockheed Aircraft Company as a member on its advanced design program.
(Photo courtesy of Donald Smith, 1003 Dauphine Lane, Manchester, MO 63011, 636/394-4383.)