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Mosherville School 1908-1909

School: Mosherville School
Township: Wells Township, Bradford County
Teacher: Helena (Lena) Hakes
Year: 1909
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Lena Hakes taught school in Towanda as well as in Mosherville and other places. She was first cousin to my grandfather, Lee. D. Tice. Lena's parents were Leticia Tice and Willis Hakes. Lena lived from 1887 to 1939, and she married Tracy Everitt. A couple of boxes of her  postcards and photos came to me in an unusual way. Some of Lena's family had moved to Florida and apparently some of her items were with them. In 1999 a person in Florida bought the boxes of her "stuff" for $1. He contacted Phil Green who had a web page on the Everitt Family and sent the box to him. When Phil realized that Lena was cousin to my grandfather, he turned it all over to me, and no one could appreciate it more. It includes postcards to Lena from my grandfather and his siblings teasing her about her boyfriend, Tracy. It includes three of the souvenir booklets and at least two school photos with Lena as teacher. They are undated, but assumedly match with the booklets, although I can't say which  photo matches which year. I already had photos of Lena in my grandfather's collection. She is recognizable in any photo at any stage of her life from infancy on, by her unusual and distinctive eyes. The collection also includes a photo I take to be the Teacher's Institute held at Towanda as I have postcards she and Tracy exchanged about that. Tracy was also a teacher. 
Helena Hakes
H. S. Putnam
Wm. Shirner
T. G. Wilson
J. Warner
Geo. Luckey
Chas. McClure
A. T. Rynearson
Stanley Potter
Sam Criss
Frank Freeman
Louise Grinnell
Jerome Brewer
Pearl Gifford
Horace Potter
Alice Potter
Bert Brewer
Ella Depew
Mildred Terwilliger
Walter Moon
Ernest Thorpe
James Slocum
Harry McClure
Earl Morrell
Leigh Grinnell
Charlie Richards
Gladys Terwilliger
Tracey Garrison
Alfred Richards
Lottie McClure
Nellie Thorpe
Sadee Carmen
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