The Evansville Courier and Journal, July 7, 1935

Article was typed as it was worded in the newspaper.



Seven hundred McGuffeyites attended the first annual picnic of the southern Indiana McGuffey club held in conjunction with the dedication of the Lincoln Pioneer Village at Rockport July 4. Above are scenes "snapped" at the picnic.

Upper left—Dr. Claude Lomax of Dale, right, presenting J. Roy Strickland, founder and first president of the McGuffey club, a book containing all of J. Roy’s articles concerning the club which appeared in his column, Paragraphy, in The Courier; upper right, S. B. Prater of Indianapolis, national McGuffey club president; below, J. Roy surrounded by a group of the older McGuffeyites of southern Indiana beside the old log schoolhouse in the Lincoln Pioneer Village.