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Backtracking at old Effingham Academy
1920-21 Gd 6-7 Eff Acad
Above are the sixth and seventh grades at Effingham Academy in 1920-21. They are, left to right, front row: Willie Griffin, Johnnie Bragg, Henry Shearouse, Cecil Gnann, Dorothy Boykin, Helen Bargeron, Hazel Hickman, Helen Upchurch, Laurene Atchison and Grace Davidson, second row: William Rahn, Karl Durden, Nelwyn Scott, Althea Loadholt, Debbie Tippins, Winnie Neidlinger, Gladys Jerald, Rosa Mae Jerald and Edith Seckinger; third row: Franklin Edwards, Unknown, Troy Tebeau, Edward Gnann, teacher Miss Mildred Jaudon (Marchman), Charles Rahn and Edcowen Harley; and back row: Robert Kieffer, J.B. Seckinger, Lovick Exley, Albert Seckinger, Alonzo Thomas, George Moore and Madison Morgan. - photo by Photo provided

This week, Echoes of Effingham takes a look back at life at Effingham Academy in the 1920s.