This photo postcard is postally dated 1906.It shows the Washington Street School in LeRoy Illinois.This card was written by a Leroy teacher named Fanny Belle Stauffer.On this card she mentions that this is the "Old Building".She mentions where her classroom was.The elementary grades were moved to the "New"Eugene Field School in 1906.
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This photo postcard is also postally dated 1906.It shows the Eugene Field School in LeRoy Illinois.This card was also written by Fanny Belle Stauffer.Notice where she wrote "my room"on the building.She explains that she was to move in on friday.The school was built in 1906,so this was one of the first teachers to occupy the school.She mentions 2 other teachers,Miss Teagarden and Miss Wightman.This is probably the 1st postcard published of the Eugene Field School.Both postcards on this page were written to Fanny's sister Grace.
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