DEEP VALLEY ONE-ROOM SCHOOL - Students Photographed During Great Depression

(05/14/2022)

Front row left-right: Willadean Slider, Greta Slider, Mabel Kerby, Tessie Kerby, Lillian Slider, Deo Nutter, Garrett Kerby, Junior Kerby, Harley Slider, Denver Kerby, Earl VanHorn, Virgil Slider, Hubert Kerby

Back row left-right: Genevieve Nutter, Opal Starcher, Tessa Tennant Poling (teacher), Wilma Slider, Bessie Slider, Velma Kerby, Delma Kerby, Ellah Starcher (Whisman)

Photo compliments of Sandy Satterfield

Deep Valley, sometimes known as "No. 7 School," was located on a steep knoll above the right fork of Barnes Run, not far from the Village of Hur. The photograph was made about 1933, during the great depression.

Kids had to climb a really steep hill to get to the school, but back then, all transportation was by foot and physical education was not a requirement to promote health.