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"The Conger Mesa School of 1917 was a new frame building located about a half mile north east of the Conger cabin. Some of the earlier settlers of McCoy had never expected this to come about, after their predictions that the Conger Mesa Ditch would go broke and leave. In this school group are, in the back row, Earl Abbett, Martha White (the teacher), Ruth Henry, Katherine Ebert, Florence Henry and Lillian Johannbroer. In front, Roger Butler, Frank...
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"The first school on the Conger Mesa was held in a small cabin on the Schrupp ranch in 1911. The second one was held in this log house built by John Conger in 1892 and abandoned by him a few years later. The building was none too warm and the school furnishings crude but after seven years without a school, no one complained. The building served as a school until a frame building was built in a more central location in 1916. In the fall of 1912...
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School picture of the 3rd and 4th grades, Golden, Colorado, 1903-1904. Agatha Ebert, Florence and Josephine Kayser, Carl Schrupp and John Ambos are in this photo, previous to relocating in the McCoy area. Back row: Viola Nixon, Agatha Ebert, Ida Youngwall, Amy Harris, Mary Eldridge, -----, Laura Morton, Amanda Rue, Stella Reed, Ida Bently, Lena Grass, Florence Kayser, Josephine Kayser, Mabel Mathews, Flossie Couch, Lily Youngwall Middle row: Percy...
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Students and teacher at Conger Mesa School, December 1912. From left, Marie Theisen, Ed Schrupp, Cecil Gray, Emma Theisen, Katherine Ebert, John Ambos, Mary Ebert, Kate Pound (teacher), Ethel Gray, Lena and Emma Schrupp. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]