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East Elementary School
Memphis, Tennessee

Mrs. Hallie James  Mrs. James's Classes

Mrs. Hallie H. James was assigned to East Elementary when the school opened in 1948. Each of the faculty members for the new school were specially selected to provide the highest quality educational experience in the school system. In addition to her regular teaching duties, Mrs. James also was sponsor of the Safety Patrol, overseeing their selection and  training, as well as its work each school day. Mrs. James was still at her 6th grade teachers desk at least through the mid 1960s. She died in Memphis April 13, 1999, at the age of 94. An obituary is available. If you have more information about Mrs. James's life & service to East High, please let us know at

    Mrs. James's 6th grade class, 1961-62Mrs. James's 6th grade class 1961-62 school year.

These children would become part of the Class of  1968.

Photograph courtesy of Nancy Page

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Contributors to this page include: Nancy Page ('68), Raymond Young ('57), Ken Welch ('68)

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