Huntersville School, New York
In my collection of 19th century and early 20th century photos is an orphaned photograph of students and teacher at Huntersland School, Schoharie County New York.
The names of students were written on the back and while it was not dated, we can study the photo for clues. We can also check census records for the names of the students (a much easier task than using clothing and hairstyles for clues)
Also the photographer is stamped on the reverse: P. J. Messer so we should be able to determine when he or she was in business.
A search indicates he was taking photographs in 1915 but I don't have access to a book of photographers to find out the complete years he was in business. Research indicates he was born Philip J. Messer ca 1888 and died in 1939.
Teacher Stanley Heason, Huntersland School
Back row left to right: Judy Shufelt, Eula Sison, Hattie Conklyn, Ernest Utter, Hazel Laraway, Walden McCumber, Mildred Laraway, Ruth Cook
Second row: [? can't read] Becker, Minnie Heason, Ros-- Coons, Mae Acker, Grant Laraway
Front row: Beatrice Spencer, Manyard? Laraway, - Cook, - Shufelt
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