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Fred Lynch

Tacky Day at Central High

Posted Monday, October 21, 2013, at 12:00 AM

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"One-Shot" Frony assembled the wacky-looking group of Central students for a picture. Then the photo-op developed into something more. He took another photo, below, which was published on the front page of the Southeast Missourian on May 22, 1956.

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Central High School seniors had their day of fun Monday when they staged their pre-graduation stunt of Tacky Day. Dolled up in all sorts of get-ups, some representing comic book characters and others using their own ideas, the youngsters had a day of frolicking which started when they assembled for this picture and an impromptu square dance at the school's entrance. (G.D. Fronabarger photo)

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