Burkhalter, Beatrice

Date: December 10, 1986
Burkhalter, Beatrice

Interview 4b : Long-time Diboll resident and educator Beatrice Burkhalter reminisces for Sherri Sheridan about her school days in early Diboll. She recalls the separation of boys and girls, the 2 person desks, and that many of the wealthier families sent their children away for the last several years of their education. Mrs. Burkhalter recalled some of the pranks boys would play on the teachers and the long school days with long recesses. She was in the Diboll High School graduating class of 1922, the first class to graduate from Diboll.

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