The old Maysville school building where U. S. Grant attended
First District School, Maysville, 1917
|First Ward School||First Ward School, 1935||First District,
with Prof. Martin
|A list of the teachers and board members
of the first ward school are here.
|Third District School||New Maysville Schools, 1935|
|Fifth Ward School, a.k.a. The Forest Avenue School
center, c. 1928, from a Facebook post by Michael Purdon
|A list of the teachers and board members of the Fifth Ward school are here.|
Maysville High School
|First Ward School||Fifth Ward School||Colored High School||Maysville High School|
|These four pictures are all from the Maysville Public Ledger of April 9, 1910, as are the stories below of the school board and the superintendent of the time:|
|Part1||Part 2||Part 3|
|Read about Miss Jessie O. Yancey, Superintendent of Mason County School, here.|
“It's a Maysville High bus, an REO Speedwagon, which my great-grandfather, C. L. Mains (standing behind
the hood) sold while in business with Mr. Gaither.” - Charles Mains
from a Facebook post by Kirby Wright
|Cornerstone Laying for
New School, May 14, 1908
|Children forming for line of march to laying of corner stone new High School Building, May 14th,1908.
Published by the Sallie S. Wood Drug Store, 2nd and Market Sts., Maysville
|Read lots more about the cornerstone laying event, here.|
Maysville Colored High School, c. 1910
Seven graduate from Maysville's Colored High School in 1890. Story here.
“Maysville is the only city of its size in Kentucky that can boast of a new high school costing $500,000. Prof. W. H. Humphrey, who is principal of the Maysville school, has included a program of vocational education that teaches young colored boys and girls to become mechanic's, bricklayers, carpenters, plasterers, stenographers, beauty culturists, and expert maids, cooks, and butlers.” uncredited clipping, December 21, 1930
These are from the Mason County School Fair of 1914
|Miss Cartmell's Preparatory School, 1910, here.||Miss Johnson's Commercial School, 1910, here.||Miss Gordon's Training School, 1910, here.|
The Class of 1913. from the left, the basketball team, class picture, and senior Lisle Threlkeld runs track.
Members of the class of 1913 are listed here.