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LETTER: Elaine Burton Cooley puts out APB for Hopkins School photo

To the editor,,

I have been searching for a picture of the old Hopkins School also known as the Christine School.

I attended Hopkins for 8 years when Sallie Akin was one of theteachers.

I believe it closed in the early 60s and the students then went to Shepherd.

I would appreciate a picture very much.

Elaine Burton Cooley
4310 Leaf DR
Louisville, KY 40216
Editor's note: Can anybody help Ms. Cooley? I've inquired about photo from everyone I can think of, and not even that illustrious Hopkins School alumnus, A.L. Sinclair, Adair County Solid Waste Coordinator, has been able to get a photo of Hopkins School. Surely somewhere out there on the planet there is a reader who has a photo they will share. -ED

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Hopkins School Grades 1-8, 1948 : Identification in Progress

2006-03-08 - Christine, Adair CO, KY - Photo courtesy Rollin McQueary. Great progress has been made in identifying the Hopkins School Grades 1-8, 1948-49 Photo, with the help of Lewis Curry, Lila Ford, Thelbert Curry, Lewis Curry, and A.L."Pewee" Sinclair. So far: TOP ROW, from left: The teacher, Dorothy Cole, Printha "Penny" Burton, Jean Smiley, (nyi) Burton, Nellie Faye Burton, Hugh McQueary, Evelyn McQueary, A.L."Pewee" Sinclair, Yvonne Knight, NYI. SECOND ROW from top: Vaughn Burton, Doris Curry, Russell McQueary, Joyce Knight, Ralph McQueary, Carol Knight, Leon Sinclair, Barbara Lee Sinclair THIRD ROW from top: Melvina Sinclair, Dewey Burton, Bobby Burton, Rollin McQueary, Nelda Davidson, Bobby Karnes, Helen McQueary, Willard "Burr" Curry, Marie Curry, Donald Knight; NYL FOURTH ROW DOWN: NYI, Margie Burton, nyiBurton, Janet Pendleton Ralph Farris, , Nona Bess Curry, Benjamin Curry, Sue Pendleton, NYI, Nelda Knight; BOTTOM ROW: Philip Smiley, NYI, Nyi Sinclair, Barbara Farris, Kathryn Burton, NYI. Rollin McQueary a alumnus of Hopkins School, sent this photo of the students at the school in 1948-1949. He wrote, "The teacher is Dorothy Cole. I am third row fourth student from the left," but he isn't sure about the others. "I could use some help on the others," he said. It' a great photo. It's easy to see by from the bright eyes and beautiful faces why Hopkins grads answer the age-old and still pondered question: "Who is the better educated? A graduate of Hopkins, Vester, or Garlin"? with "Hopkins." Help will be appreciated. And we're still looking for a an old photo of Hopkins School for Elaine Burton Cooley. Clicking ReadMore accesses her letter. Last Update 3:35 p.m. Lila Ford, her Aunt Doris, and Lila's father Thelbert Curry just sent in several new names.
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