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SCHOOLS IN DOOLY COUNTY, GEORGIA
Cir. 1922



Map of Dooly County, Georgia School District
VIENNA SCHOOL
Prof. J. M. Harvey, Superintendent.


The Vienna School has a splendid building valued at $75,000. The building is well lighted and in good condition. This school is an accredited high school and has a faculty of thirteen teachers. The Vienna Woman's Club is actively interested in the school and has done a great deal for it and for the children by providing playground equipment, improving the school grounds and contributing to the school library. As one of the county Senior High Schools the Vienna School should in the future render a splendid service to Dooly County.
BYROMVILLE SCHOOL

Teachers:
Prof. J. W. Smith, superintendent; Mr. Fred Thompson, Miss Mary Anderson, Miss Jewell Andrews, Miss Lucy Parsons, Miss Nannie Mercer, Miss Winnie Holden, Mrs. J. W. Smith.
Location: Three miles south of Dooling; five miles northwest to Lilly.
Grounds: Area, 3/4-acre; titles in local trustees; good playgrounds, with basketball and volleyball equipment. No gardens; supervised play; two toliets, sanitary condition.
Buildings: Value, $12,000; nine rooms, improperly lighted; cloak rooms; painted inside; brick outside.
Equipment: Single patent desks; teacher's desks; hyloplate blackboard; maps, sand tables, charts, globes, framed pictures.
Organization: Eight teachers, eleven grades; 192 pupils; programs posted; domestic science department; Schoool Improvement Club; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $5,720 per annum from county.
REMARKS - This is an accredited high school and receives State aid for consolidation under the Barrett-Rogers act. A department of Home Economics has just been established in the high school and is doing splendid work.
UNADILLA SCHOOL

Teachers: Prof. T. L. O'Kelley, superintendent; Prof. M. O. Rudolph, principal; Miss Edith McCormick, Miss Ollie Singletary, Miss Clara Webb, Miss Amelia Wooten, Mrs. Maggie Howard.
Location: On the Southern Railway, in the extreme northern part of the county.
Grounds: Area, one block; titles in city; well equipped playgrounds; no gardens; inside toliets.
Building: Value, $12,000; improperly lighted, eight rooms and auditorium, music room and library; painted.
Equipment: Single patent desks; teacher's desks; globes, pictures, a good library. New laboratory equipment.
Organization: Eight teachers, eleven grades, 230 pupils; programs posted.
NOTE --- The people and teachers are making a splendid effort to put the Unadilla School on the accredited list. They are to be congratulated on their splendid school spirit.
PINEHURST SCHOOL

Teachers: Prof. M. V. Braddy, principal; Miss N. P. Sullivan, Miss M. E. Dallas, Miss Annie Burnam, Miss Artie Lynch, Miss Annie Laurie Peek.
Grounds: Area, 1 1/2 acres; titles in local trustees; good playgrounds, baseball, basketball and tennis equipment; no gardens; two sanitary toilets.
Building: Value, $10,000. Six rooms, improperly lighted, in good condition; well kept; no cloak rooms; painted inside, brick outside; heated by stoves
Equipment: Single desks, teacher's desks; hyloplate blackboard; some maps, sand tables, charts, no globes; some framed pictures, a few books; a reference dictionary.
Organization: Six teachers; ten grades, 147 pupils; no programs posted; no industrial work; a Parent-Teacher Club; Corn, Canning, Pig and Poultry Clubs.
Maintence: $2,500 per annum.
LILLY SCHOOL

Teachers: L. D. Singleton, principal; Miss Mary Hughes, Miss Alma Wood, Miss Louise West, Miss Alberta Lilly.
Location: Three miles west to Pleasant Valley, five miles southeast to Byromville.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in local trustees. Unimproved baseball grounds, no appliances for play, no supervised play; no gardens; two toliets in bad condition.
Building: Value, $4,000; six rooms and auditorium, good condition, well kept; cloak rooms; heated by stoves; painted.
Equipment: Douple patent desks, one teacher's desk and some tables; hyloplate blackboard, maps, sand tables; no charts, no globes; some pictures, a few books, a reference dictionary.
Organization: Five teachers; ten grades, 100 pupils; programs posted; no industrial work; a woman's club, music and expression department; nine months' school year.
DOOLING SCHOOL

Teachers: W. B. Cornelius, principal; Miss Edith Phillips, Miss Eva McKenzie, Mrs. W. B. Cornelius.
Location: Three miles northwest of Byromville, five miles west to Oakland.
Grounds: Area, 4 acres; titles in local trustees. Unimproved, new; basketball and volley ball equipment; no gardens; two toliets in bad condition.
Building: Value, $10,000; four rooms and auditorium; clean; cloak rooms; painted inside. This is a good building, built by State approved plans.
Equipment: Double patent desks in two rooms, single patent desks in two rooms; hyloplate blackboard; teachers' desks; sand tables, no maps, no charts, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Four teachers; ten grades, 87 pupils; programs posted. No industrial work, no clubs; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $2,800 per annum from county.
TIPPETTVILLE SCHOOL

Teachers: Prof. N. Morris, principal; Mrs. M. R. Singletary, Mrs. A. E. Peacock, Miss Mattie Adkins.
Location: Three and one-half miles east to Adkins, three miles north-east to Rock Hill.
Grounds: Area, 3 acres; titles in local trustees; slightly rolling; unkept; small playgrounds, no gardens; two toliets in bad condition.
Building: Value $2,000; four rooms, poorly lighted; no cloak rooms; unpainted.
Equipment: Double patent desks; one U. S. map, no charts, no globes, no pictures; a small library, a reference dictionary and encyclopedia.
Organization: Four teachers; ten grades, 97 enrolled; 32 weeks' school year.
HOLLOW BRANCH SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Fannie Mays, principal; Miss Maud Mays, Miss Lillian Goodwin.
Location: Mars Hill, 3 miles southeast; Dunaway, 3 miles east; Pinehurst, 3 1/2 miles northwest.
Grounds: Area, 3 acres; titles in county Board of Education; being improved; large playgrounds, no gardens; two surface toliets in bad condition.
Building: Value, $3,600; three rooms, properly lighted, well kept; cloak rooms; painted.
Equipment: Single patent desks in primary room; double patent desks in other rooms. Hyloplate blackboard, no maps, no charts, no globes, no dictionary, a bookcase with a few books, a teacher's desk.
Organization: Three teachers; nine grades, 96 enrolled; no programs posted; Canning, Pig and Corn Club members. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1,840 from county.
REMARKS - Building is new and modern; floors oiled: good school spirit; a music room and a piano.
FRANKLIN SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Lizzie Buchanan, principal; Miss Floride Conner; Miss Frances Williams.
Location: Vienna 7 miles.
Grounds: Area, 2 acres; titles in county board; has trees and grass, well kept; pump in well; no play equipment except baseball diamond; no gardens; two surface toliets in fairly good condition.
Building: Value, $5,000; four rooms and auditorium, properly lighted, well kept; cloak rooms; plastered inside, painted outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks, good hyloplate blackboards, roller maps, primary charts, one globe, two pictures; no library, a reference dictionary.
Organization: Three teachers; ten grades, 75 enrolled; programs posted; domestic science department; Poultry and Pig Clubs; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $2,400 from county and local subscriptions.
PLEASANT VALLEY SCHOOL

Teachers: A. S. Boyette, Jr., principal; Miss Lessie Maynard, Miss Opal Gay.
Location: Lilly, 3 miles west; Vienna, 5 miles southeast.
Grounds: Area, 1 acre; titles in local trustees; unimproved, fair condition; no appliances for play; no gardens; two surface toilets, bad condition.
Building: Value, $2,500; four rooms, improperly lighted; no cloak rooms; heated by stoves; only one room painted inside; painted outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks, hyloplate blackboard, maps, no sand tables, some charts, one globe, a few books, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Three teachers, nine grades, 56 pupils. Program posted in primary room; no industrial work; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1960 per annum from county.
SNOW SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Carrie M. Wells, principal; Miss Jane McCormick, and Miss Florence Peavy.
Location: Unadilla, 3 miles east; Oakland, 4 miles west; Pinehurst, 5 miles south.
Grounds: Area, 2 acres; titles in local trustess; unimproved, no playgrounds, no gardens; two toilets, bad condition.
Building: Value, $1,500; three rooms, improperly lighted; no cloak rooms; painted inside and outside, colors on inside are very bad.
Equipment: Double patent desks; cloth blackboards, maps, no charts, one globe, no pictures, no library, a dictionary.
Organization: Three teachers; nine grades, 49 enrolled; no programs posted; no industrial work; Corn, Pig and Poultry Clubs. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1920 per annum from county.
SANDY MOUNT SCHOOL

Teachers: Prof. Chas. A. Smith, principal; Miss Florence Perry, Miss Lucile Parker.
Location: 4 1/2 miles northeast of Vienna; 4 1/2 miles south of Pinehurst; 5 miles southwest of Hollow Branch.
Grounds: Area, 3 acres; titles in local trustees; unimproved, no playgrounds, no gardens; one toilet, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $2000; three rooms, improperly lighted, fair condition; no cloak rooms; painted inside and outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks, hyloplate blackboard; no charts, no globes, some pictures, some maps, a book case with a few books.
Organization: Three teachers; nine grades; programs posted; no club work; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $2200 per annum.
WILLIAMS SCHOOL

Teachers: Mr. W. O. Dorrough, principal; Miss Tommie Goodwin.
Location: Dunaway, 2 miles; Holly Branch, 5 miles southwest; Butler Hill, 5 miles north.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in county board; partly improved, well kept; some play equipment; no gardens; two surface toilets.
Building: Value, $750; two rooms, improperly lighted; two small cloak rooms; painted.
Equipment: Double patent desks, one small hyloplate blackboard, insufficient for one room; a globe, a small library, a primary chart, a sand table, a teacher's desk.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades, 42 enrolled; no program posted; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $725 per annum.
RICHWOOD SCHOOL

Teachers: Mr. H. M. Perry, principal; Miss Jewell Goodwyne.
Location: Vienna 3 miles northwest.
Grounds: Area, 2 acres; titles in local trustees; a few trees, well kept; well not in use; no play equipment, no garden; two surface toilets in fairly good condition.
Building: Value, $900; two rooms, improperly lighted, dilapidated condition; small cloak rooms; needs repainting.
Equipment: Double patent desks, one teacher's desk; no blackboards; walls painted; a good map of United States; no charts, no globes, no library, no reference dictionary; a few good pictures but badly abused.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades; programs posted; a few club members; no community clubs; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1320 from State and county.
SMYRNA SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Myrtle Brown, principal; Miss Lucile Brown.
Location: Mars Hill, 3 miles northeast; Adkins, 3 1/2 miles southeast.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles, county Board of Education; surface well, uncovered; no playground equipment, no gardens; one surface toilet, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $850; one room, improperly lighted, well kept; no cloak rooms; painted inside and outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks; walls painted for blackboards; one United States map, no charts, no globes; three framed pictures, no library, no reference dictionary; some material for primary work.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades, 48 enrolled; program posted; no industrial work; no community clubs; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1200 per annum from county.

MARS HILL SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Mabel Burns, principal; Miss Robbie Martin.
Location: Smyrna, 3 miles southwest; Hollow Branch, 3 miles northwest; Dunaway, 3 miles northeast.
Grounds: Area, 3 acres; titles in county board; unimproved, deep well with pump; no equipment, no gardens; one surface toilet in bad condition.
Building: Value, $600; two rooms, improperly lighted; no cloak rooms; unpainted inside, painted outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks; no teachers' desks; hyloplate blackboard, no maps, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Two teachers; nine grades, 48 pupils; programs posted; no industrial work; six club members. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1220 per annum from county.
OAKLAND SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Marie Dobbs, principal; Miss Irma Lockeman.
Location: Five miles east of Dooling, 4 miles northwest of Snow.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in local trustees; unimproved, bad, no playgrounds, no gardens; two surface toilets in bad condition.
Building: Value, $300; two rooms, improperly lighted, poor condition, fairly well kept; no cloak rooms; heated by stoves; painted inside and outside.
Equipment: Double patent desks; no teachers' desks; hyloplate blackboard, one map, no sand tables, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades, 43 pupils; no programs posted; no industrial work; no clubs; eight months' school year.
Maintence: $1160 per annum from county.
ROCK HILL SCHOOL

Teachers: Miss Laura Webb, principal; Miss Clyde Dorminey.
Grounds: Area, two acres; titles in local trustees; overgrown with grass, unimproved; well not in use; very small playground, no gardens; two toilets in bad condition.
Location: Tippettville northeast, 3 1/2 miles; County Line, 3 miles southeast.
Building: Value, $1000; three rooms; lighted from two sides; no cloak rooms; unpainted.
Equipment: Double patent desks, no blackboards, no maps, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades, enrolled, 57; 41 recitation periods; no programs posted; 32 weeks' school year.
Maintence: $1240 per annum.
MT. PLEASANT SCHOOL

Teachers: Mr. E. G. Green.
Location: Vienna, 3 miles southwest; Richwood, 3 miles northwest.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in local trustees; no playgrounds, no gardens; one surface toilet, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $300; one room (divided), improperly lighted; needs repair; unpainted, poorly kept.
Equipment: Double patent and home-made desks, no blackboards, no maps, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no reference dictionary, no library.
Organization: One teacher; eight grades, 40 enrolled; no programs posted; no industrial work, a few members of Pig and Canning Clubs. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $640 per annum from county.
DUNAWAY SCHOOL

Teacher: Mr. Abner Bush.
Location: Williams, 2 1/2 miles north; Mars Hill, 3 1/2 miles southwest; Hollow Branch, 3 miles west.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in county board; unimproved, unclean, no equipment, no gardens; one toilet, in very bad condition.
Building: Value, $200; one room, improperly and insufficiently lighted; needs repairs; unpainted.
Equipment: Desks, double patent; 12 feet hyloplate blackboard, no globes, no charts, no pictures, no library.
Organization: One teacher, seven grades, 23 pupils: no program posted; no industrial work. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $600 per annum from county.
COUNTY LINE SCHOOL

Teachers: Misses Georgia Dupree, principal; Annie Lee Braswell.
Location: Rock Hill, 3 miles northwest; Pleasant View (Wilcox County), 4 miles; Tremont (Crisp County), 3 miles.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles in local trustees; unimproved, no wells, no play equipment, no gardens; one toilet, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $750; one room, improperly lighted, new; no cloak rooms; unpainted inside and outside.
Equipment: Insufficient number of single patent desks, no blackboard (wall painted); no maps, no charts, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: Two teachers; eight grades, 58 enrolled; no program posted, no industrial work; seven months' school year.
Maintence: $700 per annum from Crisp, Dooly and Wilcox Counties.
BAKERFIELD SCHOOL

Teacher: Mrs. A. E. Pennington.
Location: Four miles southwest of Dooling; 5 miles west of Byromville.
Grounds: Area, one acre; titles conditional; unimproved, no playgrounds, no play appliances, no gardens, no toilets.
Building: Value $800; one room, lighted on two sides, good condition, well kept; no cloak rooms; heated by stove; unpainted inside, painted outside.
Equipment: Double desks; a teacher's table; hyloplate blackboard, few maps, no pictures, no charts, one globe.
Organization: One teacher; seven grades, 33 pupils; no program posted, no industrial work, no clubs.
Maintence: $720 per annum from county.
BUTLER HILL SCHOOL

Teacher: Mrs. J. C. Pickren.
Location: Undilla, 4 miles north.
Grounds: Area, 2 1/2 acres; titles in county board; being improved; no play equipment, no gardens; one toilet in bad condition.
Building: Value, $800; one room, lighted from one side, new; no cloak rooms; unpainted; incompleted.
Equipment: Double patent desks; good hyloplate blackboard, no maps, no charts, no globes, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: One teacher; seven grades, 53 enrolled; no clubs, Eight months' school year.
ADKINS SCHOOL

Teacher: Mr. A. C. Mixon.
Location: Tippettsville, 3 1/2 miles east; Mars Hill, 4 miles north.
Grounds: Titles in local trustees; unimproved, no play equipment, no school gardens; two surface toilets, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $800; one room, fairly well kept; no cloak rooms; unpainted.
Equipment: Double patent desks; a teachers' desk and chair, no blackboard, one U. S. Map, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: One teacher; eight grades, 35 enrolled; no program posted; 48 recitation periods; no industrial work. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $560 per annum from county and State.
KING SCHOOL

Teacher: Mr. Walter Murray.
Location: Smyrna, 4 miles north; Vienna, 5 miles northwest.
Grounds: One acre; titles in Board of Education; no well, no play equipment, no gardens; one surface toilet, in bad condition.
Building: Value, $500; one room, lighted from two sides; window panes out; not well kept; unpainted.
Equipment: Double patent desks; no blackboard, no maps, no charts, no globes, no pictures, no library, no reference dictionary.
Organization: One teacher; six grades, 29 enrolled. No program posted, no clubs. Eight months' school year.
Maintence: $600 per annum from county and State.
MABEL FRANCES WOODWARD

Superintendent, Lavenia High School.
Daughter of James Madison Woodward (May 12, 1870- ) and Buford (Bryan) Woodward (December 28, 1877- ). Born at Hoycroft, Vienna,Dooly Co., Ga. Graduated Vienna High School, 1917; Wesleyan College, Macon, A.B., May 1921 (major work in history). Attended University of Georgia, summer of 1926. Methodist.
Democrat. Teacher of History, Lavonia High School, 1921-'25; superintendent of Lavonia Public Schools, 1925-date. Address: Lavonia, Ga

[Source: Georgia Women of 1926, Compiled by Ruth Blair, State Historian and Director. Published by The Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1926.

EMILY BARNELIA WOODWARD

Editor, Vienna News. Daughter of John Hartwell Woodward (January 16, 1831-October 18, 1918) and Nancy Barnelia (McCormick) Woodward (November 26, 1841-December 17, 1895). Born May 2, 1885, in Vienna, Ga. Educated Vienna High School and Gordon Institute. Baptist. Democrat. Vice-President, Georgia Press Association for past 5 years; President, 3d District Press Association for past 3 years; Regent John Dooly Chapter, D. A. R., 1924-'25; President, Vienna Business Women's Club for past 3 years. Free lance writer and author of a number of poems, etc. Address: Vienna, Ga.

[Source: Georgia Women of 1926, Compiled by Ruth Blair, State Historian and Director. Published by The Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1926.



[Source]: Educational Survey of Dooly County, 1922.







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