Waukon High School
Class of 1918
Photos of the class as seniors, juniors, freshmen & 7th graders
Waukon HS Class of 1918
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Charlotte Barthell (front row, 2nd from R), Margaret Collins, James McGinnis (D), Stella Brady, James Murphy, Mildred Thomson, Marie Sweeny (D), Estelle Bryson, Laura Steffen, Lottie Jones, Nathan Hale, Albert Kosbau (D), Walter Cain, Gertrude Stilwell (D), Dorothy Helming, James Ryan (back row, 4th from L), Marie Denning (front row, far right), Lawrence Cooley (D), Frank Rupp, Isable McCormick, Jake Davis (D), Helen Vold, Dorothy Deeny, Emily Williams (D), Mildred Entwisle, Gladys Carpenter, Clare Barthell (front row, center), Selina Megorden, Gertrude Williams, Ruth Howe (D), Grace Simon, Hazel Meikle, Selma Hansen (D), Frank Werhan
*(D) Deceased (at the time the photo was printed in the newspaper, but this date is unknown)
Can you put a name with a face in these photos? Email the Allamakee co. coordinator. Also, see notes at the bottom of this page.
Charlotte Barthell graduation photo.
She is seated front row 2nd from right
(This photo was first thought to be the young woman seated on the far right front row, but it is not, see the update below)
Class of 1918 as Juniors, November 9, 1916
Class of 1918 as Freshmen
Class of 1918 as 7th graders, October 1912
-photos contributed by Sean Ryan
-contributor notes: The (original) class photos are at the Allamakee county historical society. I can identify two individuals in the senior class photo: my grandparents James Ryan and Charlotte Barthell. There is another relative in the class, Clare Barthell, as well as a "relative-in-law" Gertrude Stilwell, but I have no idea where they are seated in the photo.
-the graduation photos of my grandmother Charlotte Barthell, and the other of the girl at the far right of the class of 1918 photo were shared with me by Mr. John Dickson.
(Sean's email address can be found in the Surname Registry for Ryan)
-update, August 25, 2007 from Lori Mayer of St. Ansgar, Iowa: "I recognize my Grandma, Marie Denning Hansen on this photo. She is the young lady sitting on the far right in the bottom row." and "I checked with my Uncle Duane. He said the photo of the young lady graduate with the rose is definitely not my Grandmother, Marie Denning Hansen."
-update, September 3, 2018 from Greg Faust: "My Grandma is in the center of the front row. Her name is Clare Barthell."
-webmaster notes: the large class photo did not resize well for display on the website, which is the reason for the distortion of facial features.
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