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Calvin, Oklahoma Historical Events



1922
Remembrances of Calvin from Opal Cobb Rich
One of my first interesting remembrances in Calvin was going to school in the school wagon. I was 1st. grade and 5 years Old That was in 1922. The school wagon traveled about six miles and picked us up at the end of the lane leading to our house. My older brother, Buster, and my older sister, Zora, were on the wagon too. The School Wagon was full of kids, probably 10 or more. The school wagon was a covered wagon like the pioneers drove .It was covered with a wagon sheet stretched over bows to keep the rain and sleet and snow off. Some times, one of the boys would get out of line, The driver would put a chain around the boys ankle and chain him up front with him. The school wagon took us to the red brick Ward Building, on the hill in Calvin. I went to High school in the High school along side the Ward building. I was there for my Freshman and Sophomore Years. We came to California in 1932.


This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Calvin and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.


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