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    Mrs. Thurman C. Searcy Collection

    Tandy School Carnival 1955

    Summary: Donor was the President of the George E. Tandy Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association from 1955 through 1957. The Collection consists of mixed media scrapbooks covering the administration, faculty, students and programs at George E. Tandy Elementary School. Images (shown at left) were taken on the occasion of the 1955 Tandy School Carnival held October 29, 1955. In the three snap shots: (1) Women prepare food in school kitchen while, (2) Men set up the cake walk and, (3) Children ogle gold fish in the fish pond.  George E. Tandy Elementary School was located at 3400 Purington Avenue in the Meadowbrook area between Tandy Avenue and Sanderson Avenue. The old building is still located in the center of the property surrounded by more modern structures.  Both scrapbooks have embossed hardbound leather covers. Programs such as the PTA meeting at Casino Beach are included as well as highly fragile decorations created from leaves, acorns, ribbons and other materials.

    Scrapbooks

    • George E. Tandy Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association, 1st District, Fort Worth, Texas. 1955-1956
    • George E. Tandy Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association, 1st District, Fort Worth, Texas. 1956-1957