Rex Stargel pictured here with Brunswick Fire Chief and other dignitaries, was our first Fire Chief of Boys’ Estate Georgia.
Mr. James V. Carmichael (name sake of the James V. Carmichael Memorial Chapel, Dedicated May, 1964, and first Chairman of the Board of Managing Trustees for Boys’ Estate), and Mr. William Jenkins (Founder of Georgia Theatre Company.), Mr. Wallace Butts (Head coach of University of Georgia football team.)
The occasion for this photo was the gathering at the Capital Club of the principle fund raisers spearheading an event which took place on May 18th 1949 at the Atlanta Fox Theatre. The largest crowd to ever attend a fund raising event to benefit Boys’ Estate, Georgia.
Ma Chambly stands over Tiny Griffis and another citizen of Boys’ Estate to make sure they do a good job planting some grass. – Leon Peacock provided the photograph.
Swimming in the pond.
Given to Leon Peacock by Rex Stargell. Leon says: “This looks as though it was taken shortly after John and I arrived at Boys’ Estate in 1965. John is on the right I’m on the left with Stanley Griffis in the middle. Thanks for this awesome gift Rex.”
David Thrower giving a Chapel Service.