This is a picture of my grandfather Stanley “Spud” Davis’ high school graduation class. He graduated from Scales Mound High School, Scales Mound, Illinois, in 1933. The Scales Mound Class of 1933 had eleven graduates. The photograph includes the graduates and the superintendent, W.D. Stephenson. Written on the back of photo: Stanley P. Davis Kenneth…
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Viola Bausman’s oration from her 1912 Scales Mound High School Commencement
My great-grandmother, Viola (Bausman) Davis Hickman, was a teacher and educator. I discovered the oration that she gave at her Scales Mound, Illinois, commencement on June 7, 1912. She had written her speech in her graduation memory book. The Tercentennial of Henry Hudson by Viola Edith Bausman There was a time when Americans lacked distinction….