CALHOUN'S SESQUICENTENNIAL 1856-2006 - Flashback 50 Years, Bonnets And Beards

(01/31/2006)

Calhoun resident, school teacher and 4-H leader,
Glenna Stalnaker Fleming takes a break on court-
house steps in 1956
(Photo courtesy of Terry Harris)

Calhoun school teacher Ruth Witt (left)
talks with 4-H agent Jane Jones (right) in 1956
(Photo courtesy of Terry Harris)

Calhoun ladies wore bonnets and long dresses and Calhoun men wore pioneer pants and shirts for the centennial celebration - Calhoun's 100th birthday in 1956. Most men grew beards, while others got "Shaving Permits."