The 1957 Bruin
Year Book of Jackson High School
Corsicana, Navarro County Texas


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Yearbook from the collection of John C. Barron

Front Cover

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Title Page

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Dedication - Jackson High Quarterback Club

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Jackson High School - Alma Mater

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Fly Page - Administration

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Board of Education: Mrs. Will Miller, Matt Dawson, Mrs. E. W. Williams, Maurice G. Young, Maco Stewart, R. L. Wheelock Jr., Dr. Paul Mitchell

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Administration: Robert A. Ashworth (Superintendent of Schools); Oscar E. Bounds (Business Manager); Dr. Jim Kearns (Director of Curriculum)

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Principal's Message: Walter F. Cotton

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Jackson High School P.T.A. - Mrs. Willie B. Portis, Mrs. Ola Mae Nahtan, Mrs. Veline Cephus, Mrs. Pauline Huckaby, Inez A. Rhodes, Bessie Herron, Effie B. Madison, Pearlie B. Collins, Louise B. Searcy

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Faculty: Earl L. Campbell, Mrs. Vera Coleman, Walter Day, LaSalle Donnell, Mrs. Verlon J. Jackson, Dazell Lee, Mrs. Zenobia Marshall, Walter Mitchell, Miss Johnnie M. Moore, Miss Maggie Moore

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Faculty: Mrs. Janice B. Morgan, Australia Phillips, Mrs. Jimme D. Powell, Carlly Redus, Mrs. Inez A. Rhodes, Mrs. Louise Sarcy, Mrs. Alva J. Smith, Hulen Smith, Mrs. M. A. Springfield, Mrs. E. Yeldell

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Teachers' Autographs - Blank

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Fly Page - Seniors

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Senior Class Officers - James McCoy, Wilbert Bluitt, Rosie Marie Primous, Helen Ruth Herron, Thurman Bluitt, Rogers Gowans, Jesse Johnson, Mrs. Z. H. Marshall

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Seniors: Thurman N. Bluitt Jr., Wilbert Earl Bluitt, Sara Louise Birdwell, Alberta Carter, Vester Lee Choyce, Joel Edward Conley

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Seniors: Patricia Louise Davis, Rogers Gowan, Robert Taylor Green, Billie LaJoyce Harris, Helen Ruth Herron, Rosetta Marie Holmes

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Seniors: Verna Mae Huckaby, Jessie Mae Johnson, Jesse Williard Johnson, Bettye Jean Manuel, James Arthur McCoy, Ocell Miller

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Seniors: Rosie Marie Primous, Burtis Robinson, Willie Howard Stewart, Norma Kathryn Stovall, Loretta Dell Stovall, Ruby Patricia Watts

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Seniors: Luster Earl Williams, Willie Mae Williams

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Junior and Senior Prom - Photos

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Fly Page - Juniors

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Junior Class Officers - Travis Curry, Tommie Faye Miller, Billie Ann Williams, Pinkie Keeton, Lillian Crawford, Walter E. Day

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Juniors: John D. Alexander, Walter Andrews, Mattie Bell Brooks, Georgia Mae Burrell, Patricia Ann Butcher, Elton Campbell

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Juniors: Melvin Campbell, James Earl Chandler, Odell Christle, Carolyn Clay, Samuel Cole, Robert Conley

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Juniors: Lillian Marie Crawford, Eugene Cunningham, Travis Ray Curry, Mary Eliza Griffin, Evelyn Henderson, Eugene Johnson

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Juniors: Lee Vercy Johnson, Robbie Faye Jones, Pinkie Eola Keeton, Birdie Lee, Robert Louise Madison, Tommie Faye Miller

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Juniors: Lois Lee Paige, Curtis Robinson, Pauline Robinson, Roy Sanders, Ira Wade, Vera Lee Wafer

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Juniors: Joseph Washington, Billie Ann Williams

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Fly Page - Sophomores

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Sophomore Class Officers: Napoleon Johnson, Morris Johnson, Annie Laura Tankersly, Jesse Ray Curry, Maurice McGriff, Earl L. Campbell

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Sophomores: James Black, James Brandon, Hazel Burnett, Daniel Campbell, Dorothy Campbell, Jeanetta Chaney, Billy Christle, Henrietta Cooper, Jesse Curry, L. J. Davis, Vera Day, Bennie Fortune

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Sophomores: Autry Green, Corine Hayward, Bonnie Henry, Debra Jackson, Ossie Jackson, Morris Johnson, Napoleon Johnson, Earnestine Martin, Maurice McGriff, Charles McGriff, Bonnie Medlock, Bedissa Nathan

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Sophomores: James Nealy, Robert Newsome, Tony Overton, Charles Primous, Loreda Quarles, Effie Smith, Annie Tankersly, Lozell Washington, James Wilkes, Agnes Williams, Leroy Wilson, Eddie Wright

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Autographs - blank

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Fly Page - Freshmen

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Freshman Class Officers: Donald Huckaby, James Cox, Birdie Bolden, Patricia Jackson, Ernest Johnson, Virginia Ward, Clydia Hill, Shirley Carroll, Jeweline Jones, Betty Nash, Billy Portis, Johnny Johnson; Sponsors: Mrs. Powell, Mr. Phillips, Mrs. Smith

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Freshmen: Walter Blair, Avery Bonner, Harietta Brooks, Leroy Brown, Lois Brown, Neil Brown, Roosevelt Busby, Gracie Carroll, Shirley Carroll, Claudia Cephus, Bobbie Collins, Gussie Collins

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Freshmen: Edward Cook, Rubie Cook, Christine Cummings, Lela Sue Dixon, Martha Evans, Hazel Fields, John George, Walter George, Alonzo Gibson, Joe Green, Loretta Green, Willie Gross

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Freshmen: George Harris, Ada Harvey, Laura Henderson, Clydia Hill, Donald Huckaby, Bernice Jackson, Patricia Jackson, Robert Jackson, Earnest Johnson, Jim Johnson, Robert Johnson, Vernon Johnson

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Freshmen: Jeweline Jones, James Langston, Betty Marshall, Faye Marshall, Oran Martin, Elton McGriff, Doshia Miller, Leonard Miller, Oscar Miller, Betty Nash, Shirley Nathan, Billy Portis

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Freshmen: Willie Shannon, Bobbie Simmons, Robert Smith, Betty Stoval, J. T. Taylor, Virginia Ward, Jesse White, Leoris Whitfield, Marshall Williams, Rozella Williams, Windrell Woods, James Wynne

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Candid Photos

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Candid Photos

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Candid Photos

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Fly Page - Junior High

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Eighth Grade: Rosaline Andrews, Earline Betts, Erma Lee Benton, Andrew Blair, Jerry Brandon, Edward Brown, Ethel Mae Brown, Johnny Harold Brown, Stella Mae Brooks, Joe Dean Carter, Loran Caruth, Eugene Chaney, Mozell Chaney, James Clay, Willie Colbert

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Eighth Grade: Authur Collins, Wyart Collins, Deloise Cooks, Leonard Coy, Creola Curry, Martha Curry, Arnette Davis, Madaline Dempsey, Herman Driver, Tina Dudley, Joyce Edwards, Margaret English, Joe Willie Foster, Clara Nell Green, James Gross

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Eighth Grade: Jerry Hamilton, Avon Herron, William Herron, Lillian Holmes, Marion Jackson, Helen Jimerson, Charles Johnson, Alice Mae Jones, Frances Jones, Chestine Kelly, Floyd Lawrence, Wanda Ray Robinson, Jeweline Lewis, Douglas Madison

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Eighth Grade: Jackie McDade, Percell Minton, Larry Nathan, Eddie Perkins, Charles Polk, Ruthie Runfro, R. O. Rice, Ruth E. Robinson, Robert Simpson, Chester Sims, Hazel Smallwood, Erma Smith, Judith Stovall, Edward Tankersley, Alice Taylor

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Eighth Grade: Theresa Tilly, Dianne Wallace, Sandra Waller, Stella Walker, Charles Watts, Marva Whitaker, Minnie Wilkes, Carolyn Williams, Charles Williams, Pearlie Williams, Betty Wilson, Edna Wilson, W. C. Woods, Lois Wright, Dianne Yeldell

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Seventh Grade: Etta Alford, Everett Bluitt, Joe Blair, Willie Bonner, Henderson Body, Ada Brandon, Joe Brooks, Herbert Brown, Robert Brown, Johnny Brown, Willie Brown, Roselle Burnett, Eleanor Burts, Raymond Busby, Willie Campbell, Gloria Caruth, Ernest Cobbs

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Seventh Grade: Andra Collins, Marlowe Crawford, Willie Criddle, Robert Cummings, Charlie Davis, L. V. Davis, William Dawson, Johnnie Dixon, Maudra Dixon, Virginia Dixon, Ester English, Brenda Fortune, E. C. Ford, James Foster, Joe Green, Nellie Green, Pearlie Green

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Seventh Grade: Ruby Green, Jimmie Hawkins, Deloris Herron, Gertrude Huckaby, Ida Jimerson, Mildred Jones, Mamie Johnson, Robert Jones, Lura Jones, L. A. Jones, J. D. Jones, Delois Jones, Bennie Kelly, Juanita Keeton, Willie Leonard, Zanel Lewis, Vivian Lynch

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Seventh Grade: Bobbie Mathis, Albert McAdams Jr, Estell Miller, David Milton, Elsie Newsome, Barbara Portis, Helen Ruth Renfro, Choicie Mae Smith, Ada Mae Tarbutton, Adolphus Tabutton, Wm. Thomas, Bobbie Tilly, Douglas Waller, Edna Ward, Margaret Ward, Roy Washington, Barbara Young

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Fly Page - Favorites

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Miss Homecoming: Carolyn Cosette Clay; Miss Jackson: Shirley Nathan

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Queens of the Bears: Lela Sue Dixon, Ruby Lee Thomas

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Miss Homecoming and Attendants: Annie Tankersley, Diane Wallace, Helen Jimerson, Ora Curry, Henrietta Cooper, Alice Jones

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The Crowning of the Queens: Wilbert Williams, Arnetta Davis, Autry Green, Effie Jean Smith, Arthur Collins, Lillian Ann Holmes, Robert Jackson, Verna Mae Huckaby

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Most Beautiful Girl: Helen Ruth Herron

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Most Handsome Boy: Maurice McGriff

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Most Popular Girl: Billie LaJoyce Harris

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Most Popular Boy: Autry Green

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Vanity Fair: Loretta Don Stovall, Lois Yvonne Brown, Shirley Jean Miller

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Vanity Fair: Hazel Ray Burnett, Pauline Robinson, Effie Jean Smith

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Most Scholarly Girl: Ruby Patricia Watts, Most Scholarly Boy: James Arthur McCoy

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Most Versatile Girl: Rosie Marie Primos; Most Versatile Boy: Travis Ray Curry

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Most Dependable Girl: Billie Ann Williams; Most Dependable Boy: Joe Edward Green

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Most Athletic Girl: Norma Kathryn Stovall; Most Athletic Boy: Billy Joe Christle

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Most Mischievous Girl: Alberta Carter; Most Mischievous Boy: Bonnie O'Field Henry

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Senior Favorites: Rosetta Marie Holmes & Roger Gowans

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Junior Favorites: Pinkie Eola Keeton & Robert Louise Madison

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Sophomore: Vera Marie Day & Leamond Charles McGriff

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Freshman Favorites: Clydia Mae Hill & Vernon Johnson

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Freshman Favorites: Birdie Beverly Bolden & Robert Miller Johnson

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Freshman Favorites: Christene Cummings & James Cox

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Fly Page - Organizations

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Student Council: Mrs. Marshall, Mr. Mitchell, Mrs. Searcy; Scholarship Club: Mrs. Rhodes

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Jackson High School Choral Club & Jackson High School Band

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Drum Major and Majorettes & Pep Squad

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Bethune Tri-Hi-Y & Busy Boys Hi-Y Club

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Jackson Chapter New Homemakers of America

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Jackson Chapter New Farmers of America & Chemistry Club

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Spanish Club & Library Club

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Commercial Club & Shop Work at Its Best

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Junior Tri-Hi-Y & Jr. Hi-Y

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Citizenship Club

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Candid Photos

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Fly Page - Athletics

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Football - Offensive Team

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State AA Football Champions 1956

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Football: Billy Christle, Odell Christle, Walter Andrews, Willie Newsome, Thurman Bluitt, Burtis Robinson

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Football: Ossie Lee Jackson, James McCoy, Luster Williams, Ira Wade, Walter George, Eugene Johnson

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Football Photos

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Basketball Teams

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Fly Page - Advertisements

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Back Cover


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