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A one-room building 20 feet by 20 feet housed a one-room school at Welcome with Miss Hallie Whittaker as teacher at the turn of the century. Miss Whittaker was actually the second teacher. The first teacher was Miss Clyde Dickson. In the group are,…

This scene shows students in the side yard of the Mt. Carmel School, which was located north of Welcome. The photograph, made in the early 1920's, is from the files of the Coweta County School System.

An exciting basketball game is shown in progress on the grounds of the Welcome School in the early 1920's. This wooden school building was used prior to the brick school building being built on the site in 1934.

These students and school officials are in front of the old Western School building, which burned in March 1949. The photo, provided by Mrs. Mary Effie Bridges, is from her husband Dan Bridges' family. He shows it to customers at the Dan Bridges…

The Buckeye School was located in the Buckeye community just north of Welcome. Most of the names of the school children in the photo are unknown. Only Brown Payton could be identified on the front left.

Members of the Class of 1948 of Western High School are shown in this photo. From left are, front, Virginia Rainey, Mary Hardegree, Marie Payton, Peggy Fulcher and, seated, teacher Alma Yarbrough; second row, Dorothy Stephens, Joanne Greene, Beulah…
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