Lincoln School on Rockford's west side at Court Street and Park Avenue. Top Row: Mrs. Marie Taylor, Carl Ross, Bert Sames, Daisy Sames, Charlie Clifford, Minnie Gray, Frankie Reed, Jessie Williams, Morris Pendergrast, Lee Shaw, Prof. Stetson - Principal. Second Row from Top: Will Dagwell, Will Hampton, Fred Andrews, Bertha Ashton, Frank Bertrand, Charlie Lyman, Ella Hicks, George Smith, Johnnie Fellows. Next to Bottom row: Kate Barns, Hattie Warren, Minnie Chalmers, Mamie Ridgley, Susie Muckle, Kittie Flynn. Hattie Marsh, Shelley Blaisdell, Joe Barnes, Hattie Reed, Hattie Marsh, Maude Mandeville, Meta Gibson. Bottom Row: Belle Lockwood, Clara Ticknor, Dell Doty, Ida Phinney, Charlie Lawshee, Flo Bryant, Walter Martin, Stella Thayer, Maggie Westbrook, Charlie Hinckley, George McCoy, Amy Barnes, Carrie Lawshee, Elsie Gibson. Note the African American girl in the center back row is Jessie Williams. Her father James Williams was a member of Nevius GAR and a local barber. Lincoln School was renamed Franklin School in 1925 when Abraham Lincoln Junior High was opened.
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“Lincoln School,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed June 15, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3245.