Adamson High School People and Places, Part 1 — 1960s

by Paula Bosse

adamson-high-school_1967-yrbk_magnificent-seniors_adThe super-groovy Magnificent Seven of 1967 (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Here are a whole bunch of 1960s ads from Adamson High School’s yearbooks. Go Leopards! (Click to see larger images.)

Above, a group of guys took out an ad for themselves in their 1967 senior yearbook:

  • Oscar Kirby Burrell, Jr.
  • James Clinton Newell
  • Michael Randolph Pullen
  • Stephen Sanders Maris
  • Leonard Gregory Milke
  • George Hardy Ellis
  • James Heath Clary

Thumbs up for creativity , guys!

Below, churches, lotsa churches, including:

  • Cliff Temple Baptist Church (from the 1961 yearbook)
  • First Church of the Nazarene (1961)
  • Galilean Baptist Church (1961)
  • Grace Temple Baptist Church (1961)
  • Polk Street Baptist Church (1964)
  • Oak Cliff Presbyterian Church (1966)
  • Western Heights Church of Christ (1966)
  • Grace Temple Baptist Church (1967)

And then you’ve got your garages and gas stations, including:

  • O. B. Goodman’s Gulf Service Center (1967)
  • Herbie Dodd Wynnewood Texaco (1965)
  • Navarro Custom Automotive (for all your hot rod needs) (1966)

And Safety  Brake Service over the years: 1961, 1964, 1965.

One must eat:

  • The Old South (1961)
  • Speedy Chick No. 4 (1965)
  • Inky’s Charcoal Burger (1966)
  • Woody’s Pancake House (1965)
  • Big Daddy’s Grill (1966)
  • Goff’s Hamburgers (don’t forget Mrs. Goff’s Ice Cream) (1966, 1967)

And then everything else:

  • U.S. Congressman Joe Pool (1967)
  • Colbert’s (women’s clothing) (1967)
  • Raven’s Pharmacy (1966)
  • John Hiegel’s One Hour Martinizing (1966)
  • King’s Book Store (1966)
  • Ketchum & Killum Sporting Goods (you read that right) (1965)
  • Crosswinds Apartments (1965)
  • Dougherty’s Pharmacy (1964)
  • Doris Wood Bridal & Party Service (1966)
  • Bronco Bowl (…RIP…) (1966)

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Ads from the 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, and 1967 W. H. Adamson High School yearbooks.

See the companion post (which shows the school and students — mostly from 1966), here.

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