Maroa-Forsyth School Archives


1954 School Board1954 School Board - George R. Austin, Norman Ferrell, Robert Bolen, Secretary, William McGuire, Joseph Harmon, President, Newel Braden 1

Administrative Collections


The Archives houses many administrative collections, highlighting various aspects of day-to-day school district activities from the late 1800s through modern day. This collection includes school records from the smaller rural schools which became part of the district through consolidations in the mid-1900s.

School Board Minutes

Original journals and copies containing the school board meeting minutes, including:

  • Maroa Grade School Board Records Journal Book, 1907-1922
  • Maroa-Forsyth Board Policies, 1962
  • Keith Milligan Maroa-Forsyth Board Meeting Minutes Binder, 1964-1965

  • Parent-Teacher Association

    History of Maroa Parent-Teacher Associations

    Parent-Teacher Association materials include:

  • Maroa Grade School PTA Secretary's Book, 1932-1939
  • Maroa Commnity High School PTA Meeting Minutes, 1965
  • Maroa Grade School PTA Scrapbook, 1957-1958
  • Maroa Grade School PTA Scrapbook, 1958-1959
  • Maroa Grade School PTA Scrapbook, 1959-1960
  • Maroa Grade School PTA Scrapbook, 1960-1961

  • Maroa-Forsyth Education Association

    MFEA materials include:

  • Organization Meeting Ledger, 1965-1976
  • MFEA Meeting Minutes, 1976-1987
  • MFEA scrapbook, 1986-1993
  • File containing MFEA scholarship notes, seniority lists and misc., 1993-1997
  • Misc. Negotation Agreement, c. 1970?

  • School Attendance and Grade Registers

    Student records are restricted for research purposes to dates prior to 1949.

  • Center Ridge School District Record Book, 1892-1902

  • Forsyth School Combined Attendance and Classification Register, 1925-1933
  • Forsyth School Daily Attendance and Record of Progress Register, 1934-1940
  • Forsyth School Daily Classification and School Record, 1940-1946
  • Forsyth School Daily Classification and School Record, 1946-1952 (2 books)
  • Forsyth Grade School Attendance, Classification, Graduation and Close Supervision - 4th and 5th Grades, 1949-1956
  • Forsyth School Daily Classification and School Record, 1951-1955
  • Forsyth School Daily Classification and School Record, 1952-1956

  • Hickory Point School Combined Attendance and Classification Record, 1925-1933
  • Hickory Point School Daily Classification and School Register, 1925-1930
  • Hickory Point School Daily Attendance and Record of Progress, 1938-1943
  • Hickory Point School Daily Classification and School Record, 1943-1949
  • Hickory Point School Attendance, Classification, Graduation and Close Supervision, 1949-1956
  • Hickory Point School - Illinois District Record - Financials, 1941-1943

  • Maroa Grade School Lunches/Textbook Expense Book, 1974-1987
  • Maroa School Student Transcripts Ledger Books, 1903-1942

  • Pleasant View School Daily Classification and School Record, 1923-1929


  • Notes

    1 Maroa Grade School. 1954 Maroa Grade School [Yearbook], Maroa, Illinois, 1954, p. 10. https://archive.org/details/maroalibrary_gmail_1954/page/n9/mode/1up


    Historical items have been made available to the community for research and study purposes and to satisfy curiosity. Due to the nature of the colloquialisms, culture, attitude, and/or political climate of the various time periods represented, some content may be deemed “inappropriate" if viewed outside of its historical context. In addition, the newspapers, logos, branding, and other publication identifiers are the trademarks of the newspapers and other publishers. Our use of newspaper content contained in this archive in no way implies an affiliation with, or endorsement from, the publisher. Included photos have been identified from owner's notatations or through community members. If you believe there has been an error in identification of any materials, please email the Maroa-Forsyth School Archives.