Pictured are the members of the Class of 1936 from Thorncreek Township School. The group of eighth graders were the first to graduate from the school, which is now in the process of being demolished. The photograph was submitted by Kenneth Jones, of Columbia City, who is pictured seated in the front row, third from the left.
Also in the photograph are Dale Bitting, Franklin Smith, Hugh Gaff, David Engle, James Ambrose, Roland Grabill, Donna Bell Buckles, Mary Jane Knellar, Faye Coverstone, Mary Jane Boggs, Mildred Mier, Joy Knellar, John Whirledge, Donald Chapman, Junior Hively, Doris Conrad, Zelda Coopenrider, Mabel Blue, Vivian Rider, Rosella Friese, Phyllis Snyder, Homer Hively, John Max Venis and Floyd Chapman (back row, on the right).
Time warp Tuesday is a new feature spotlight highlighting historical events, residents and news items from Whitley County’s past. Do you have a photo depicting Whitley County history? Family photos, snap shots of area community events, sporting activities, scenic photographs or others? The Post & Mail is partnering with the Whitley County Historical Museum to collect, scan and publish photographs from area residents. Look for more information on how you can submit your historical photos in an upcoming issue of The Post & Mail.