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Hannah Whited, daughter of John and Angie Whited, Auburntown, holds newly released "Auburn High School Pictorial History-1922-1977". Her grandparents Ernest and Rita Davis were classmate sweethearts at Auburn High School. (Photo by Donna Nichols)


"Auburn High School Pictorial History-1922-1977," a new publication by the Auburntown Historical Society, Auburntown, is a sweetheart of a deal. Filled with hundreds of photos from the 55-year history of Auburn High School, it features
pictures of school groups, sports teams, senior classes, and snap shots.

Auburn High School graduate Betty Patrick Thomas said the vintage photos were unique. "Some of the students pictured, have kids attending Auburn School today that look just like themselves when they were school age." Ellen Smithson, Class of 1958, treasures the book because it includes photos of her brother George Oland King, who died at age 17. Ellen had previously never seen photographs of him.

Auburntown Historical Society President Bobby Dutton, stated, "The book's narrative, photographs and hard bound cover create a keepsake edition. It exemplifies the historic impact the local school had on our rural Auburntown community." New books can be purchased at the following locations: Rita's Hairstyling and Auburn Library in Auburntown, Cannon County Register's office, Adams Memorial Public Library and Cannon County Arts Center in Woodbury, E.Z. Webb & Sons
Pharmacy & Gifts in Smithville, and B&P Printers in Murfreesboro. For mail order copies send check for $50.00 plus $6.00 for postage and handling, along with name, mailing address and phone number to: Auburntown Historical Society, P.O.
Box 114, Auburntown, TN 37016. For more information, see Facebook page- Auburntown Historical Society.

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