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April 7, 2016 / Joanne Yeck

Buckingham Schools: Well Water School, c. 1931-1932

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Well Water School, Laura Patteson Hayes Collection (click image to enlarge)

This class portrait of the students of Well Water School in Buckingham County. The image was made by the distinguished Scottsville photographer, W. E. Burgess.

For more about Burgess and his studio, click here: Kodak Party.

Laura Patteson, who saved her class photo, is standing in the front row, third from the right.

Can a Slate River Ramblings readers identify more students pictured here?

Interested in learning more about Well Water? Search Slate River Ramblings for lots of tidbits or consult “F.N. Maxey and His Community at Well Water” in “At a Place Called Buckingham” for the story of Frank N. Maxey and the founding of the community at Well Water.

 

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