School Pictures in Old St. Louis, Mo.

Yeckel Collection


These pictures are from the Brueckner, Nolte, Schaller, Spraul, Yeckel  families who emigrated to St. Louis from Germany between 1860 to1891.  They settled in the neighborhoods around Soulard Market and  Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Contributed by Joan Schaller Yeckel. Contact for information.

Kindergarten class at Garfield School, Circa 1890. School located at 2612 Wyoming. This photo originates from Hulda Kloessner nee Brueckner, born 1884 (grand aunt of Joan Schaller Yeckel).


Room 19, Lyon School (8th and Pestalozzi, (now part of Anheuser-Busch Campus)
March 1893; (Louis F. Yeckel, age 8,  first row, third from left)


Lyon School, cooking class, Alma Yeckel nee Spraul. (8th and Pestalozzi, (now part of Anheuser-Busch Campus) Circa 1895.


Scruggs School, 8th Grade Graduation January 1921, 4611 South Grand Ave.Calvin
R. Yeckel, Sr. identified above as "Cal". Next to him is Durand Benjamin who
was a physician in South St. Louis from 1935 to 1973.




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