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Woodland Elementary School Class of 1940-41
Top row, left to right, Reuben Pifer, teacher; G. Rowles, J. Ogden, B. Kassab, M. Bowery, C. Peters, N. Dixon, S. Komossgi and H. Stevens.
Second row, D. Knepp, W. Rinehart, Peters, D. Turner, Tom Goon, Jack Karchner, S. Duck, E. Peters and M. Adams.
Third row, A. Wilson, R. Jury, Harold Lansberry, Betty Rowles, G. Stephens, B. Grabaski, Emery Rowles, J. Lansberry, and Lyell Mahew
Bottom row, __ Peters, J. Baird, M. Wisor, P. Rabick, A. Hynd, H. Jordan, S. Lombardo and C. Williams.
Notes on the bottom of the article:
Kassab in the first row is brother to Francie Kassab who is still a barber in the Woodland/Bigler area on St Rt 322.
Tom Goon lived with Bubba Herbert.
Harold Lansberry was the son of Jesse "Hoody" Lansberry.
Jack Karchner became postmaster.
The school has long since closed, but the building is still there.
Submitted by Carol Wood. Photo saved for Carol's husband, Gary Wood by his aunt Phoebe Rowles Graham. Gary is the son of Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Rowles in the third row and the grandson of Mable Duke and Andrew Rowles of Woodland. His ancestors have lived in the Woodland area for years. Carol has been researching the DUKE/WOOD and related families over the pass 25 years.