Ann Scott Benkelman Pritchard Collection
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Collection Ann Scott Benkelman Pritchard Collection
Description Color photo of 8 graduates from Elk Creek High School, class of 1925 -

Robert Bowie, Chiropractor, Member House of Delegates, died 1989 -- Ruby Phipps married Harry McCoy -- Monnie Ellis married Rev. William Steele -- Olive Porter Scott married A.C. Benkelman, Silver Haired Legislator 1985. Died 1996 -- Edith Hale married Glen P. Delp, celebrated 65th wedding anniversary -- Thorton Hale married Davis Horne, 1 son who became a judge. Toni died in 1990 -- Edith Delp married Charlie Cassel - taught in Grayson County for 45 years -- Lenny Murray married a Thompson, 2 sons, died about 1970
-- The graduating girls had their mothers make similar white dresses and they each wore purple rhododendron at their waistes. With the money they "saved", they bought beautiful gold class rings with amethyst stones, the year of their graduation engraved artfully on the rings.
Year Range from 1925
Object ID 2003.011.0067
People Bowie, Robert
McCoy, Ruby Phipps
Steele, Monnie Elles
Benkelman, Olive Porter Scott
Delp, Edith Hale
Horne, Thorton "Toni" Hale
Cassell, Edith Delp
Murray, Lennie
Place Elk Creek - Grayson County - VA
Subjects women
Title Elk Creek Graduating Class
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