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Boston School Students, Findley Township, Mercer County, PA 1887-1888

Boston School Students, Findley Township, Mercer County, PA 1887-1888

Boston School, located in Findley Township, Mercer County, PA. Photo from the 1887-1888 school year, F. M. McCullough, teacher.

Most of the children are from the family of Robert Clark McWhirter and Mary Jane Kyle McWhirter.

Front row, left to right, unknown girl, unknown boy, Edward Earl McWhirter, unknown boy (to the right and behind Edward Earl McWhirter), unknown boy, Clara E. McWhirter, unknown girl (in plaid dress), James C. McWhirter

Second row, unknown McWhirter, Robert Kyle McWhirter, unknown girl, unknown boy, unknown boy, John Herman McWhirter

Back row, unknown woman, unknown man, unknown woman, the teacher F. M. McCullough (standing behind the row), Mary Margaret McWhirter, unknown boy (directly in front of Mary Margaret) and unknown woman.

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Dating

Are you sure this isn't supposed to be from the 1897-98 school year? The clothing is consistent with that date, not the late 1880s.
Anna

 

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