Desoto County Schools
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Photographs of schools located in Desoto County (past and present)
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The following links below are photographs of schools located in Desoto Co. and are found at the Florida State Archives online Photo Collection. The dates range from 1900 to 1942. All but 2 photos lack the names of the students shown. If you can help identify any of the children shown or have any information you can contribute to this site, please contact me.

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Nocatee High School ~ circa 1920s
Methodist Episcopal Church and High School ~ circa 1900s
Nocatee Grammer School - 2cd grade boys ~ 1941 - 42
Back row: Robert Crum, Benny Dyal, Bobby Waters, Otis Allen, James McLain, R. L. Dees
Front row: Dallas Sowell, Bobby Wynn, Clarence Bishop, Charles Hurt, Bobby Mixon
Nocatee Grammer School - 2cd grade girls ~ 1941 - 42
Back row: Barbara Wynn, Cordia Mae Lindsay, Letta Mae Waters, Audrey Carter, Opan Hancock, Shirley McCullers, Carolyn Wilson, Ruby Dell Tucker
Front row: Pauline Williams, Edna Dazey, Evelyn Farrett, Betty Lou Croy, Betty Joe Lamer, Ann Sutton
Desoto High School ~ circa 1900s  (1st high school built in county)
Desoto High and Grammer Schools ~ circa 1900s  (built 1914; postcard)
Desoto Grammer School ~ circa 1910s
Desoto High School ~ circa 1910s
Desoto School ~ circa 1910s
Eighth grade class ~ 1921 (students unknown)
Female class ~ 1920 (students unknown)
Desoto High School Lettermen ~ circa 1920s (students unknown)
Desoto High School Orchestra ~ 1924 (students unknown)
Violin Class ~ circa 1920s (students unknown)


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