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Martha Honea Quarles Photographs, 1940's-1960's

Martha Honea Quarles was a Diboll native and a member of the Diboll High School Class of 1952. These photographs document life in Diboll during the 1940's and 1950's, with an emphasis on Diboll High School students in the early 1950's. One photograph of her husband, Haywood Quarles in the 1960's is also included.


Diboll 7th Grade Class, 1952

Diboll 7th Grade Class, 1952

Diboll Seventh Grade Class, 1952
Front row (left to right): James Patton, Charles Anthony, Betty Havard, Barbara Vaughn, Barbara Drake, Marie Moore, Mozell Capps, Alice Courtney, Maxine Finegan, Frankie Goins, Murlene Clark, Christine Gresham, Jackie Neyland, Billie Bobbitt.
Second row (left to right): Dovie Shivers, Billy Kessinger, Freddie Nash, Charlie Horton, Haywood Quarles, Jesse Halsell, Matilda Miranda, Betty Lewis, Bobbie Havard, Artis Clark, Jeraldine Small, Lola Morgan.
Third row (left to right): Ruby Havard, Faye Carnley, Billie Goins, Lola Dykes, Wanda Grimes, Lilly Kessinger, Lena Leggett, Martha Honea, Carl Halsell, Annette Arnold.
Fourth row (left to right): Glen Hines, Charles Smith, Ann Weeks, Henry Sanford, R. L. Dykes, James Bell, J. C. Wheeler.

1948 Diboll High School Senior Class

1948 Diboll High School Senior Class

1948 Diboll High School Senior Class.
Back row (left to right): Eddie Ruth Quarles (hidden), Rose Ellen Saxton, Charles Haas, Dorothy Willis, Blant Ferguson, Frank Smith, Jr., Milford Ruby, Edward Bell.
Front row (left to right): Johnny Waller, Isadore Miranda, Jack Weeks, Louis Stringer, Ralph Weisinger, Douglas Minton, Mary Lou Strickland, Beatrice Carrier, Margaret Carnley, Marian Edwards, Jeanette Ford, Mary Sue George, Maurine Wilkerson, Naomi Ruth Spivey.
Seated: Principal Robert Ramsey.

Diboll High School Formal, 1952

Diboll High School Formal, 1952

1952 Diboll High School Formal
Back row, left to right: Alton Drosche, Charles Anthony, Haywood Quarles and James Patton.
Front row, left to right: Martha Honea, Bobbie Havard, and Betty Havard.

Young Bobby Ramsey Playing Football

Young Bobby Ramsey Playing Football

Bobby Ramsey dressed in football uniform

Children and Adults at Diboll First Baptist Church

Children and Adults at Diboll First Baptist Church

Undated photograph of children and adults at Diboll First Baptist Church, possibly during a Vacation Bible School ceremony.

Girls Class at Diboll First Baptist Church

Girls Class at Diboll First Baptist Church

Undated photos of girls and their teachers in a Sunday School or Vacation Bible School class at Diboll's First Baptist Church. 

Elementary Children and Teachers at Diboll First Baptist Church

Elementary Children and Teachers at Diboll First Baptist Church

An undated photo of elementary school aged children and their teachers at Diboll's First Baptist Church, possibly during Vacation Bible School.

Students and Teachers on the Steps of Diboll First Baptist Church

Students and Teachers on the Steps of Diboll First Baptist Church

Children and adults pose on the steps of Diboll's First Baptist Church in this undated photo.

Diboll High School Girls and Teacher Mr. Matthews

Diboll High School Girls and Teacher Mr. Matthews

A group of Diboll High School girls with their teacher Mr. Matthews, ca. 1952.
From left to right: Martha Honea, Joyce Minton, Mr. Matthews, Billie Jean Walker, Jimmie Jordan, Elsie Martin and Betty Havard.

Elsie Martin and Sallie Minton

Elsie Martin and Sallie Minton

Diboll High School students Elsie Martin and Sallie Minton stand on the school steps, ca. 1950.

DHS Students, ca. 1952

DHS Students, ca. 1952

A group of Diboll High School students sit on the steps of the school building, ca. 1952. 
From left to right: Tweet Landrum, Elsie Martin, Haywood Quarles, Clayton White, Betty Havard, Larry Scarborough, Elton Robbins.

Haywood Quarles, Temple Associates, 1968

Haywood Quarles, Temple Associates, 1968

Haywood Quarles, job superintendent for Temple Associates at the site of Lufkin Foundry and Machine Company's new Trailer Division, February 1968.
 

Martha Honea at School, ca. 1952

Martha Honea at School, ca. 1952

Martha Honea smiles while sitting at a desk in school, ca. 1952.
 

Diboll Mill Workers

Diboll Mill Workers

An undated photo of workers at one of Diboll's mills.
Front row: unidentified
Middle row, left to right: J. T. "Slim" Hutson, Raymond Willis, David Dial, Aden Jones, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Harold Shorty Turner, Dwight Clark.
Back row, left to right: Henry Placker, unidentified, unidentified, Mr. Russell, unidentified, Nolan Hall, Ed Quarles, unidentified.

1951-1952 Diboll High School Pine Echo Staff

1951-1952 Diboll High School Pine Echo Staff

The Diboll High School Pine Echo Staff, 1951-52
Seated, from left to right: Mary Jo Henson, Ann Carnley, teacher Ilene Cornick, Martha Honea.
Standing, from left to right: Bobbie Havard, Bobby Breazeale, Jimmie Jordan, Betty Havard, Matilda Miranda, Dema J. Parker.

1952 Senior Play

1952 Senior Play

Diboll High School Seniors perform the play "The Adorable Imp" in 1952.   Martha Honea is on the left.

Tacky Day Girls, ca. 1952

Tacky Day Girls, ca. 1952

Four girls laugh during tacky day at Diboll High School, ca. 1952.
 

Van Davison and Evelyn Walker

Van Davison and Evelyn Walker

Diboll Lumberjack football player #53 Van Davison and his girlfriend Evelyn Walker, ca. 1952.