Wise County, North Texas
Garvin School
Email - Sue@WiseCountyTexas.info
We have a few pictures and yearbooks from the following other schools. Contributions to these pages are greatly appreciated.
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1917 - Garvin School Group
1917 Garvin Class.jpg (1193709 bytes)

This good picture is very large and clear. Click to Enlarge.
It was sent in by Anna Popejoy abvfalcp@gmail.com She lists all of the students in the picture, even the person standing looking out of the Garvin Church window:

1 Ward Hattie B Miss (Teacher)        Aug 1885

2 Brown Nettie Clementine               1-3-1902         12-24-1994

3 Davis Annie                                     9-7-1897         1944

4 Lovell Jim Gaddy                            4-22-1900       8-4-1973

5 Chennault Jessie/Jacie                    1896

6 Harris Beunah Myrle                       10-14-1898     12-18-1984

7 Lovell Ruth                                      8-21-1898       6-13-1969

8 Read Fannie Elizabeth                    1-25-1900       10-01-1990

9 Easley Estee                                    1901

10 Baker Martha Frances                   8-1-1902         9-8-1982

11 Chennault  Rufus Walton              12-1-1900       12-17-1985

12 Muse Nell W                                 11-10-1903     3-30-1980

13 Lovell George Chandler                3-28-1902       12-10-1979

14  Brown Oswell Preston                  4-22-1903       11-2-1989

15 Barfield Roger                               5-30-1895       12-30-1948

16 Davis Willie Miss (Teacher)

Row 2

17 Lawrence Mary E                          7-4-1902         12-7-1985

18 Hardin Ellen

19 Clark Lulla Leona                          11-16-1904     7-7-1987

20 Bennette Jessie Lee                       10-11-1904     8-4-1976

21 Loafman Virgil Elton                    2-1-1900         2-1-1980

22 Lovell Jewell                                 11-13-1904     12-5-1989

23 Warlie Cordee    

24 Harris Johnnie                               1901

25 Loafman Bessie Era                      7-26-1904       1-2-1990

26 Hardin Allie

27 Loafman William Ernest               9-3-1901         2-17-1972

28 Read Earl Gilbert                          7-26-1902       9-28-1974

29 Adair Dewey Edward                    11-10-1903     9-17-1982

30 Easley Charlie                               1-14-1904       5-21-1952

31 Read Elvis Brady                           1-7-1905         6-5-1990 

32 Chaney Thedora Perce                  5-6-1907         6-24-1939

Row 3

33 Clark Ruthy Lee                            1910                1933

34 Chaney Mary C                             11-17-1905     5-29-1999

35 Clark Lorena                                  1905                11-15-1971

36 Chaney Ruby                                 8-30-1904       1952 

37 Muse Lorene                                  9-17-1908       11-7-1993

38 Alexander Ruby George                2-22-1908       11-12-1960

39 Adair Ruby  M                               8-9-1910         7-15-1991 

40 Adair Jewell Fay                           2-2-1906         5-25-1999

41 Alexander  Annie Cleo                  12-23-1905     8-26-1999

42 Martin Ivie   

43 Loafman Audry E                          1907

44 Hardin Clardie

45 McConnell Clarence LeGrande    9-28-1905       12-23-1966 

46 Williams Willie

Row 4

47 Bridges Gladys B                           9-15-1909       6-19-1965

48 Chaney Velmer                             6-27-1908       7-9-1925

49 Edwards Robert Frank                   2-10-1905       10-14-1968

50 Bennette Irwing Barrington          1-2-1907         4-5-1976

51 Bennette John Henry                     Jan 1910          Nov 1950

52 Edwards Alden Vernon                 4-17-1907       10-03-1979

53 Read Homer Lee                            5-17-1907       6-26-1976

54 Lovell John Alvin                          6-16-1907       3-23-1974

55 Brown Porter                                 8-15-1908       3-8-1998

56 Loafman Elmer  T                         10-26-1908     2-13-1968 

57 Chennault Clyde Dale                   2-4-1908         9-17-1974

58 Bridges Albert R                            10-20-1906     4-14-1987

59 Clark James Monroe                     2-11-1907       4-5-1976

60 Chennault Guy Ben                       10-31-1905     1-24-1977

Church window

61 Brewer Charlie                              Standing in Church window

The following pictures were sent in by Anna Crownover Popejoy abvfalcp@gmail.com 
She writes that in 2013 she visited Thelma Worthington Barfield, 92 years old, in the rest home. She took photographs of some old school pictures that were in a book that Thelma had.
Click on any image to see it FULL SIZE.

1924 - Garvin School Group
1924 Garvin School Group.jpg (1914930 bytes)   1924 Garvin Shool Group 2.jpg (488387 bytes)   1924 Garvin with numbers.jpg (1270849 bytes)
Pictures sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
The second copy of this picture is a little torn, but it is clearer. The 3rd picture has the students numbered. Number 41 is Fannie Elizabeth Read (1900-1976).
She hopes that others can be identified. Let us know if you recognize someone.
She also writes that there were many copies of this picture. It sold for $5. Lots of money at the time, still many bought it.

1926 - Garvin School Group
1926 School - A.B. Crownover.jpg (1276084 bytes)
Picture sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
Number 7 is my dad A.B. Crownover, he was born in 1913. 
I can't name the others with a number, but Marshall and Marvin Steel, twins, and Forest Brown are in the picture.

1928 - Garvin School Group 
1928 Boyd School Group.jpg (1265470 bytes)
Picture sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
Row 3 -
19. Flois Crownover, 21. Morton Brown 
Row 2 -
16. Clare May Brown, 15. Lenona Bridges, 13. Veda Taylor, 12. Vera Taylor, 10. Lois Crownover, 9. Margo Margaret Jackson
Front Row -
1. Mablene Taylor, 2. Carlton Worthington, 3. Foy Read, 4. a Portor, 5. Lucile Jackson, 6. Wanita Fulps, 7. Thelma Barfield
(13. Veda Bell Taylor is my mother born 1919)

192? - Garvin School Group
(This may be the last year before Garvin consolidated with Boyd School)
Garvin Shool Group - numbers.jpg (1348403 bytes)   
Picture sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.

1921 - Garvin Basketball Team
Wise County Basketball Team.jpg (131831 bytes)

Picture sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
Second from the left is James M. Crownover (born 1905).

1934 - Boyd School Group 
1934 Boyd School Group - Thelma and Carlton Worthington.jpg (1763759 bytes)   1934 Boyd School Group with numbers.jpg (1141379 bytes)
Pictures sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
The second picture has the students numbered.
Please tell us if you know any of these people. 
Thelma and Carlton Worthington are in this picture.

1937 - New Boyd School Busses 
1937 New Boyd School Busses.jpg (269903 bytes)   1937 New Boyd School Busses 2.jpg (223637 bytes)

Pictures sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
Anna writes: This is the first year Boyd had a school bus system . 5 Brand new ones and looking mighty fine. Must have had 5 different routes.
Look closely at the second picture. There are children on the buses.
This would be about 1937,or ? so, would be part of the WPS, President Roosevelt's new plan to get the depression over.
Henry Clyde Read is the one dressed in white. Clyde Read , had already been driving a Garvin School route.
Clyde bought a flatbed truck in about 1921, or so, built side boards and seats, a tarp covered the back end. The children had to raise
up the flap to get on and off. If you were bad, he made you get off and walk home. 
Some where there must be something written up about when the new bus system began.

For newer pictures of the students in Boyd School Click Here to go the yearbooks that start in 1938.

1920 & 1957 Pictures of the John Henry Read House in Garvin 
1922 Read House.jpg (121753 bytes)   1955-60 John Read House.jpg (156652 bytes)

Pictures sent in by Anna Popejoy. Click to Enlarge.
She writes - 2 pictures of the John Henry Read house at Garvin. One abt 1920, the other abt 1955-60.
John was b 1863 d 1933 buried at Gravin.