Vicksburg, MS, Adventist School Pictures




Vicksburg Adventist School ca. 1964,

Eleanor Dean Oakes, Teacher
Frt Row: Frances Farrier**, Linda R. Monk*, Stanley Porter (son of James Porter),
2nd Row: David Shelby, Yvonne Farrier**, Carol Shelby***,
3rd Row: Rose Etta Baxter, LaRee Caviness, Janice Barfield
Back Row: Teresa Baker, Camellia Hartley****.
Mary Lee Powell may be in the picture

About people in the picture:

*Linda R. Monk, J.D., is a constitutional scholar, journalist, and nationally award-winning author. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she twice received the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, its highest honor for law-related media. Her books include The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution, Ordinary Americans: U.S. History Through the Eyes of Everyday People, and The Bill of Rights: A User’s Guide” For more than 20 years, Ms. Monk has written commentary for newspapers nationwide—including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post and Chicago Tribune.

Ms. Monk was appointed by Governor Tim Kaine (2016 candidate for Vice-President) to the Board of Trustees for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, which commemorated the 400th anniversary of the founding of Virginia in 1607. She is also on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees for the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. Her museum work includes serving as the Lead Curator for the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum in Chicago, a Visiting Scholar at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, and a consultant to the Newseum, now in Washington, D.C. She also has conducted teacher training seminars for such groups as National History Day, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, the National Archives, and the National Council for the Social Studies.
In 2013, Linda was a consultant on the highly successful PBS Series, “Constitution USA with Peter Sagal.” The credits from the show are shown below:

**Frances Farrier has a Ph.D. in Nursing. She married Ron Johnson, a band leader at Southwestern Adventist College, Clebourne, TX. They now live in Michigan.

*** Carol Shelby Lee Pownall lives in Vicksburg. She helped with a number of identifications.






****Camillia Hartley, daughter of Marvin and Catherine Hartley, Marvin was brother of Margie Hartley Oakes



Vicksburg Adventist School 8th Grade Graduation 1966

L-R Back: Arthur Baker, Jack ?, Yvonne Farrier*, Camillia Hartley**, Mrs. Florence Redding, (Teacher from MA), Unk, Mary Lee Powell, Richard Hartley***
Frt: Jack ?’s Brother, Rita Kay Hartley****, Linda R. Monk*****, Frances Farrier******, Wayne Monk
Rita Kay, Camillia and Richard Hartley, children of Marvin and Catherine Hartley, Marvin was a brother of Margie Hartley Oakes

***Richard Hartley (at right), served as School Principal in Calcasieu Parish in Louisiana, Superintendent of Schools in Morehouse Parish, and Director of Museum Education in Louisiana Secretary of State Office . He is now Special Projects Director in the Office of Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana.

*****Linda R. Monk, see above.

Frances Farrier******, see above.