Share our heritage: Boalsburg Elementary 1939

Share our heritage | Boalsburg Elementary 1939

March 2, 2014 

This photo shows the Boalsburg Elementary School second and third grade classes from 1939.


Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Today’s photo is from Gladys Jackson Burnside, of State College. This photo originally ran on this page on July 15, 2013. Louise Callahan Ulinski, of State College, provided most of the names after she saw the photo in the paper.

This is the Boalsburg Elementary School second- and third-grade classes from 1939.

Here are the names provided by Ulinski:

First row, from left: Hatch Nevel, Lynn Perryman, Bev Bolton, Pat Peters, Nancy Bradford, C. Stucker, Margaret Smith, Mable Horner, Eva Horner, Louise Callahan, unknown, Elise Jordan, Evelyn Jordon, Gladys Jackson, Elwood McClintic and unknown first name Horner.

Second row, from left: Charles Jordon, Philip Stover and Charles Hess.

Third row, from left: Howard Horner, Glenn Dugan, Russel Smith, Lee Runkle, unknown first name Kauffman, Sam Ishler, Philip Bradford, Carl Lengle, Harold McClintic, unknown, Jack Whitehill, Guy Lengle, Gordon Douglas, Stan Hartzell and unknown first name Horner.

Readers can contribute to the “Share our Heritage” series by sharing their own photos. Just drop off or mail copies of the photos to Centre Daily Times, 3400 E. College Ave., State College, PA 16801 or email them to or directly to Photo Editor Laurie Jones at Provide as much information as you can. All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.

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