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Alton High School Graduation - 1936



This Alton High School graduation photo, 1936, features Robert Pershing Wadlow, born February 22, 1918, and died July 15, 1940.  Robert was 8' 11" tall when he died at age 22 of a foot infection.  Photo courtesy of Crystal Jensen.

If you can identify the others in this photo, please email me!

"My sister, Hazel Owens, is in this picture. See the girl in the first row, right side, in the black dress with the white circular collar? Behind her and to her right in the third row is my sister Hazel Owens Brown. Her face is between the girl in the dress with the circular collar and the girl to her right in the second row."  From Roberta Brooks


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