Story furnished by Clarence
The above caption along with
the following article appeared in the Spartanburg Herald, Thursday June
$40,000 Structure Proves
Asset to Community near Hub City.
The Glendale school in the
Glendale school district #39 was built several years ago
at the cost of $40,000. It is a large and efficient school.
Mrs. F. D. Murray of Glendale
is Principal. Other teachers are; Mrs. Reba Houser, Miss. Minnie
Sanders, Miss. Frances Duncan, Miss. Ruth Keller and Mrs. Irene
In the Glendale district
there also is the Lewis Chapel school for the blacks.
Trustees of the district are;
Mr. S. J. Dupre, Chairman; Mr. A. W. Gault and Mr. L. S. Wofford.
The Glendale School was located on Church street in the heart of the
The Lewis Chapel school was
located on the Lewis Chapel road about one mile above village.
Mr. Dupre was serving as Secretary and Treasurer of The D. E. Converse
Co., Glendale Division in 1934 and became President of the Glendale
Division in 1945.
Mr. Gault was serving as
Cotton Platform and Outside Employees Supervisor of The D.E. Converse
Co., Glendale Division in 1934.
"Mr. L.S. Woffod" I believe should
have read Mr. Lindsay Swofford who was serving as Bookkeeper/Paymaster
of D.E. Converse Co., Glendale Division in 1934.
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