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Elmer, Missouri - Early History
Bell School, 1955
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The school was in operation in 1914, as evidenced by the graduation program shown below. It closed in 1947 when there was only two pupils: Crystal Allen and Larry Helton. The building, while abandoned and overgrown with brush, still stands (but barely). The picture below was taken in 1955. The school was located on what is now Dairy Avenue, Elmer, Missouri.
Bell School # 16 (circa 1910) when Ethel Shumaker (center of photo) was teacher.