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Sun City School, Barber County, Kansas

Sun City School prior to 1901, Barber County, Kansas.

The teacher MAY be J.E. Thomas.

From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Sun City School prior to 1901, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
The teacher MAY be J.E. Thomas.
From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.

Sun City School prior to 1901, Barber County, Kansas.

The teacher MAY be J.E. Thomas.

From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Sun City School prior to 1901, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
The teacher MAY be J.E. Thomas.
From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.


Sun City School, 1901, Barber County, Kansas. 

Teacher - middle back row - Lloyd Davis.

First Row - 2nd from left - Lyle Bullock.

First Row - 4th from left - no shoes - Cliff Hoagland, great grandfather of Kim Fowles.

2nd row:  girl standing - far left - Edith F. Hoagland (married Waldo Leffler, became mother of Elloise Leffler).

2nd row:  first girl sitting far left:  Nina Pansy Hoagland.

From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles
Sun City School, 1901, Barber County, Kansas.
Teacher - middle back row - Lloyd Davis
First Row - 2nd from left - Lyle Bullock
First Row - 4th from left - no shoes - Cliff Hoagland, great grandfather of Kim Fowles
2nd row: girl standing - far left - Edith F. Hoagland (married Waldo Leffler, became mother of Elloise Leffler.)
2nd row: first girl sitting far left: Nina Pansy Hoagland
From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.


Sun City School, 1903 - 1904, Barber County, Kansas.

Bernice Woodard, Teacher: 6th person from right on back row.
 
Lyle Bullock, holding horse - far left - 2nd row.

Nina Hoagland - 2nd row - 6th from the left.

Edith F. Hoagland - 2nd row - 7th from the left. 

From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.

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Sun City School, 1903 - 1904, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Bernice Woodard, Teacher: 6th person from right on back row
Lyle Bullock, holding horse - far left - 2nd row.
Nina Hoagland - 2nd row - 6th from the left.
Edith F. Hoagland - 2nd row - 7th from the left.
From Elloise Leffler's photo collection, courtesy of Kim Fowles.
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The Sun City School that was used before the brick building was built.

Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.
The Sun City School that was used before the brick building was built. Photo from the 1920s.
Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.


Pupils at the Sun City School in the 1920s.

Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.
Pupils at the Sun City School in the 1920s. Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.


Pupils at the Sun City School in the 1920s.

Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.
Pupils at the Sun City School in the 1920s. Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
The sign above the doorway says "Standard School".
Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.


Sun City School, Barber County, Kansas, 1946-1947.

4th row (top) - Elizabeth (Keller) Goodnight, Martha Sloan, Virginia Walker, Glenn Hamilton, Wesley Bennett, Marion Lee Freeman, Floyd Statts, Kendall Quimby, Wanda Hamilton. 

3rd row - Blythe (Collins) Cramer, Betty Brown, Wanda Walker, Otilia (Hamilton) Garten, Melba Jarnigan, Velma Davis, Barbara Cobble, Judy Howard, Mable Minor (teacher).

2nd row - Myrna Henson, Naomi Hentis, Mary Ann Fittro, Janet (Knowles) Boggs, Lois Freeman,
Bobbie (Houchin) Freeman, Marilyn Davis, Faye Troutman.

1st row - Duane Joseph, Billy Johnston, Dean Houchin, Ray Troutman, Bobby Payne.

Photo courtesy of Marilyn (Collins) Cramer.
Sun City School, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas, 1946-1947.
Photo courtesy of Marilyn (Collins) Cramer.

4th row (top) - Elizabeth (Keller) Goodnight, Martha Sloan, Virginia Walker, Glenn Hamilton, Wesley Bennett, Marion Lee Freeman, Floyd Statts, Kendall Quimby, Wanda Hamilton.
3rd row - Blythe (Collins) Cramer, Betty Brown, Wanda Walker, Otilia (Hamilton) Garten, Melba Jarnigan, Velma Davis, Barbara Cobble, Judy Howard, Mable Minor (teacher).
2nd row - Myrna Henson, Naomi Hentis, Mary Ann Fittro, Janet (Knowles) Boggs, Lois Freeman, Bobbie (Houchin) Freeman, Marilyn Davis, Faye Troutman.
1st row - Duane Joseph, Billy Johnston, Dean Houchin, Ray Troutman, Bobby Payne.


Pupils at the Sun City School.

Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.

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Pupils at the Sun City School. Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
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Sun City School Students, Barber County, Kansas.

Back Row: Harold Hoss, Ellen Tuefel, Juanita Williams, Jessie Alsbrugh, Sonora Lee Ward, Euva Huse, Crola Mae Rogers, Helen Ward, Bonnie Freeman, Mr. James Stranathan, Billy Howard Martin.

Front Row: Marlin Kramer, Meade Adams, J.R.Massey, Mark McLain, Harold Urton, Marion Hastings, Harold Walker, Wesley Urton, Phil Davis.

Photo courtesy of Kim Fowles. Photo caption courtesy of David Massey.
Sun City School Students, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Kim Fowles.

Back Row: Harold Hoss, Ellen Tuefel, Juanita Williams, Jessie Alsbrugh, Sonora Lee Ward, Euva Huse, Crola Mae Rogers, Helen Ward, Bonnie Freeman, Mr. James Stranathan, Billy Howard Martin.
Front Row: Marlin Kramer, Meade Adams, J.R. Massey, Mark McLain, Harold Urton, Marion Hastings, Harold Walker, Wesley Urton, Phil Davis. Photo caption courtesy of David Massey.


Sun City Girls Basketball Team, 1940-41, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Left to right: Grace Mae Smelser, Ethelda Winnop, Emma Ellen Keller, Evah Mary Larkin, Robert Ann Froman, Minnie Lee Massey, Helen Ward. In back: Coach C.R. McDougal.

Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.

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Sun City Girls Basketball Team, 1940-41, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
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Photo courtesy of Brenda McLain.

Left to right: Grace Mae Smelser, Ethelda Winnop, Emma Ellen Keller, Evah Mary Larkin, Robert Ann Froman, Minnie Lee Massey, Helen Ward. In back: Coach C.R. McDougal.


Old Sun City Schoolhouse, now used as a gift shop. It is just west of Buster's bar and grill in Sun City, Kansas. 


Photo by Nathan Lee, 15 December 2006.
Old Sun City Schoolhouse
It is now used as a gift shop. It is just west of Buster's Bar and Grill in Sun City, Kansas.
Photo by Nathan Lee, 15 December 2006.


Also see:

Sun City High School Graduates, 1935 - Class Photograph

Sun City High School Graduates, 1925 - 1966

Sun City School Pupils and Teachers   Listing of students who attended Sun City and for one reason or another did not graduate from Sun City perhaps moved away, quit school, or were required to attend Medicine Lodge when the school closed.

Sun City School Pupils, 1920-1921

Photos of Sun City Basketball Teams


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