Graduated Alone

May 1949: Eva Mae Bradbury was the only member of her graduating class at the public school in Ada, Kansas. The school nevertheless put on a full commencement program for her, attended by 150 people (which was about the entire population of Ada).

Decatur Herald and Review - May 21, 1949

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Nov 05, 2020
     Category: School | 1940s

Mom told me that her total graduating high school class was three, in Nebraska. I thought she was joking - my class size was about 500 and I thought that was the norm. For my hometown in California, it was the norm.
Posted by KDP on 11/05/20 at 04:28 PM
She was both valedictorian and salutatorian. Instead of a yearbook, she had a yearpage.
Posted by ges on 11/05/20 at 10:04 PM
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