Worthington School Children


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Worthington School Children from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Worthington School Children. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Worthington School Children is a picture, with genre photograph. Its dimensions are 4.5 in. x 7.5 in..

It was created in 1891.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

Worthington school children are pictured here with their teacher, Anna Johnson (b. 1869, d. 1949). Miss Johnson was a native of Worthington, daughter of Dr. Orville Johnson. She taught grade school in Worthington and also taught in Bexley. A poet and musician, she authored a children's booklet "My Five Little Songs", which was used in public schools.

A reproduction of this image appears in a newspaper clipping pasted into a Pingree family scrapbook in the Worthington Historical Society collection. The accompanying clipping from the unidentified publication indicates that Mrs. Pheobe Chapman identified many of the students, some from the classes of 1902 and 1903. The back row includes Morgan Milne (far left), Frank Welling (second from left), George Snow (sixth from left), Harry Clark (eighth from left), and Sam Flickinger (ninth from left). Identified in the second row, from left to right, are Harry Fuller, Fred Sharp, Harry Brooks, Roy Chapin, Delmar Locke and one unidentified student. The front row students are Cornelia Vest, Ida Pinney, Bessie Flickinger, Hattie Chapin, Katie Hyland, Grace Fuson, Birdye Evans and Roberts.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 73-G-190.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0616.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 22, 2002. It was last updated July 13, 2021.