Gleanings from "The Kinmundy Express"

Newspaper gleanings from our Hometown Newspaper

(Oct. 1904 - 1959)

 

"The Kinmundy Express"

(1914-2005) is now on Newspapers.com!


 

CEMETERIES

Photos &  Plats of local Cemeteries

 

CHURCHES

Photos & Histories of churches in Alma, Foster, Kinmundy, Meacham, & Omega townships

 

HOMETOWN PLACES

Historical Photos of area Businesses, Residences, Fires, Railroad & Depots, Parks & Lakes, plus Histories our area Towns & Townships

 

NEIGHBORS & FAMILY

Photos of Families, Clubs/Organizations,   Soldiers & Veterans, Kinmundy Centennial & Sesquicentennial, Homecoming & Parades, Farming, Bob Ford portraits from the 1960s-70s

 

MEMORIES & STORIES

Area Neighbors write about Growing Up and Living in the Kinmundy-Alma area

 

SCHOOLS

Photos & Histories of Kinmundy & Alma area schools including complete yearbook listings and pictures from the one-room schoolhouses

 

 

INGRAM'S PIONEER LOG CABIN VILLAGE

All about Kinmundy's own Pioneer Village, this includes historical articles and photos



NEWSPAPERS


SURNAMES


Links to other Kinmundy-Alma area websites

 

Kinmundy-Alma

Area Schools

Including Photos and Histories

from One-Room Schools, and Schools located in

Kinmundy, Alma & Farina, Illinois

 

   We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help?  Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

        The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come!

        We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact:    

Dolores (Ford) Mobley – Dolores@ford-mobley.com

         208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527

            or

         Gladys (Corrie) See – gsee49@yahoo.com

                       408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731


 

NAME INDEXES to School Photos

 

 NAME INDEX to Kinmundy &Alma Schools Yearbooks (1916-1989)

(Includes Students, Faculty, Staff & School Board)

These photos can be found by clicking on the "School Yearbooks" link below.

 

 

 NAME INDEX to South Central School Yearbooks (1990-2003) 

(Includes Students, Faculty, Staff & School Board)

These photos can be found by clicking on the "School Yearbooks" link below.

 

 

NAME INDEX to School Photos

(Includes all names identified in photos (excluding yearbooks) of One-Room Schools,

Alma Schools, Kinmundy Grade Schools, Kinmundy-Alma High Schools, Sports & Band photos.)

Referenced photos can be found by clicking on the school links below.

 


K-A Schools Class Lists

K-A Schools Memorial Page


 

School Yearbooks

KINMUNDY, ALMA, and SOUTH CENTRAL SCHOOLS.

These yearbooks were published for the schools located

in Kinmundy, Alma, & Farina and

include both High School and Grade school yearbooks.

 

 

 


Photos from around the Schoolhouses

located in the towns Kinmundy & Alma  

 

 

Alma Schools & K-A School at Alma

(1898-1979)

 

Alma Grade School P.T.A. Minutes

(1934-1957)

 

 

Kinmundy Grade School at Kinmundy(1900-1949)

Kinmundy Grade School / Kinmundy-Alma Grade School at Kinmundy (1950-1976)

 Kinmundy School gradebook - 1880's

 

 

Kinmundy High School Photos (Classes of 1865 thru 1930))

KHS & KAHS Photos (Classes of 1931 thru 1989))

(including Class Reunions)

 

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KINMUNDY-ALMA SCHOOL SPORTS

High School Sports Photos (1914-1959) 

High School Sports Photos (1960-1989) 

Grade School & Jr. High Sports Photos 

 

 

 

 

K-A Band, Chorus, & School Plays 

 

 

High School Proms, Homecomings & Cornations

 


 

One-Room Schools

 

 


Kinmundy-Alma area One-Room School Map

 (courtesy of Kenneth Chitwood)

(Note: Approximate township lines were added to map by the Kinmundy Historical Society)

(Click here to enlarge map)


Marion County One-Room School Map (courtesy of Kenneth Chitwood)

(Note: Approximate township lines were added to map by the Kinmundy Historical Society)

(Click here to enlarge map)


Alma Township 

Allen

Elder Happy Hollow

Kagy

Pleasant Hill (White) Red Lick
Shriver

Union

Wilson

Zion    

Foster Township 

Arnold Chapel (Lester) Chance Doolen

Greenridge

North Fork Pleasant Grove (Jones)

Sandy Branch (Oklahoma)

Zion

 

  Kinmundy Township 

College Hill (Pop Gun)

Meadow Branch

Shanghai

Sherman

Swift (Breakneck)

 

Meacham Township 

Booker

Camp Ground

Lacey

Miletus

Oak Ridge

Prairie Grove

Rockhold

Switzer Young

  Omega Township 

Bee Branch

Brown

Oak Park (Frog Pond)

Omega Possum Trot Shadden
Siloam    

Tonti Township 

Almon

McHaney (Possum Trot)

Oak Grove

     


 

 

                 

Minutes of the Kinmundy-Alma High School Alumni Association

Pa1st Section 1879-1949   Pa2nd Section 1950-1994

 

 

Kinmundy High School Newspapers (from 1923)

 

"History of Kinmundy Schools"

by Pleasant H. Robnett & Karen Robnett (July 2007)

 

l"Illinois High School Glory Days"  -(A Website by Dave Nanninga)

 

 Kinmundy High School Hornets

 

Alma High School

 

Kinmundy-Alma High School Hornets

 






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