by Tammy Garnes
“APS Archives” will be an ongoing feature here on Talk Up APS coinciding with the district’s preparations to display its artifacts and archives in a new home. We will feature photos, articles and stories throughout the school year and we encourage feedback from our readers.
Today’s find is a photo from a 7th grade class at Williams Street School, Atlanta Public Schools, 1917.
Teachers: Miss Wilkes, Miss Nolan and Miss Elizabeth Silvey
Principal: Mrs. Berman
Students identified on the back of the photo are as follows:
1st row sitting, L to R – Unknown, Gladys Awtry, Unknown, Catherine Tallifero, Marie Ellerbe, Unknown, Unknown, Mary Kate Langley, Florine Kline, Jeanette Russy, Unknown Canada, Unknown, Ann Mitchell
2nd row middle, L to R – Nelson Sheppard, Walter Warren, Isadore Gallanti, Herman Crocker, Jack Crocker, J.D. Ambrose, Wesson Oliver, Neal Austin, M. Meadows, Olive Jung or Young, Earl Mann, Roger Wisner, George Hardin
3rd row back, L to R – Lucille Langley, Unknown, Euna Tatem, Minnie Lou Spurlock, Thelma DeLay, Unknown, Sarah Moulton, Unknown, Unknown, Kirk Simmons, Unknown, Harold Martin, Unknown
This photo was donated to Atlanta Public Schools by Mr. Harold Martin.
What do you know about Williams Street Elementary? We would love to add more information to our archives.