photos above and below were sent by Dale A. Long, son of Donald A. Long (center,
a member of the Blacklick Township Class of 1935, recently deceased
in Fair Lawn, New Jersey
at age 90. Other class members will be identified
as names are provided.
Long left the mementoes of his high school years shown below. Left, a beanie that
probably part of his class initiation when a freshman in 1931-2, and right,
a 1935 senior class ring,
and, bottom, a class pennant.
Long writes: "My uncle Esco Charles Long was a teacher in Blacklick as well.
My father was one of nine brothers and sisters and lived in Twin Rocks. The
known as 'Long Corners' in that day. My mother also grew up there
in town and
she was Elizabeth Burkey. She was one of seven brothers and sisters
graduated in 1937. The related families are Longs, Burkeys, Ragers,
Spichers & Wagners. "