First Day of School!

As another school year welcomes its students, the 1939 Boynton first graders below walked into a very different school – blackboards that were black, no air-conditioning, no back-packs, no cafeteria. When was the last time you saw a little boy wearing overalls? The wooden stairs at the 1913 Schoolhouse (celebrating its centennial this year) still bear the marks of spurs from the boots of the little boys. If most of these kids were six years of age in 1939, that means each will be turning 80 years old this year, if they still grace this earth. If you know anyone in this picture, please email us at boyntonhistory@gmail.com.

1939 - First Grade at Boynton Elementary

1939 – First Grade at Boynton Elementary

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4 Responses to First Day of School!

  1. Sue Beaman says:

    Ginger, I have two 1949 Boynton High School Yearbooks, one my Brother’s and one mine. It has Senior class and Junior, Sophmore and Freshman classes with photos. Might be helpful in identifying some as I think this photo is probably one or two years younger than me. Let me know if you would like to have one of them. Sue

  2. Lynda says:

    What a wonderful post for the first day of school in PB county. Love seeing the first graders from 1939.

  3. Tammie Marasco says:

    Thank you so much for posting that picture. My mom is the girl in the first row on left next to boy in overalls Marilynn Baskin Carr . I would love to have a copy if possible . My mom passed away a year ago and is no longer with us but she could have told you some great stories . Thanks Tammie

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