Randolph Henry High School
Charlotte Court House,
Charlotte County, Virginia
Photos from a
collection by Philip Bonn
taken for the Office of War Information
to: Library of Congress,
Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI
Students at the
entrance to RHHS
in the cafeteria kitchen.
Lunches ready for the students.
Student paying for lunch (cost of lunch was approximately 15 cents -
note the Morgan Dollar).
Boys enjoying lunch (milk was free - as much as you wanted).
Last person on the right is
W. Edgar Trent. (Thank you to his daughter
for calling and letting us know.)
Cleanup after lunch.
The boy sitting in the front
row is Marshall Hancock. On the 2nd row, the girl on the far left side of
the photo is Dean Marston, next to her on the same row in the jacket, is Ruby
Arrington, and the girl next to Ruby with the flower in her hair is my mother,
Frances Pugh. On the 3rd row, the girl on the left end with the ribbon in her
hair (sitting behind Ruby Arrington) is Catherine Hogge. The people named here
all graduated from Randolph Henry in 1945.
(Thanks to Deborah Briggs for this info.)
Students looking over the latest newspapers and periodicals.
Teacher helping her brother who is a student with homework.
Student looking over books at his brother's garage after school.
First aid classes.
Home Economics Cottage
Girls gardening at cottage.
Boys in shop class.
Girls at bulletin board.
Principal J. M. Garber
Miss Mae Kelly with teacher.
Miss Mae Kelly, Director of Instruction with Vocational Agriculture
teacher and Shop teacher.
Boys enjoying baseball.
Commemoration Plaque at RHHS.
One of the old schools consolidated into RHHS, now an elementary
Another school consolidated into RHHS.
Home of one of the
Vocational Ag students.
RHHS student’s family
RHHS School Buses –
some of these were driven by Senior Class members.
RHHS Shop and Vocational
Students looking out of
Student studying at
If anyone can identify any of
the persons in these photographs, please contact us so that we can