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Irva Linbrugger Yancy

Irva Yancy was a 1926 graduate of Humble High School.  She saved and scrapbooked pictures and memorabilia from her school years, giving us a better picture of what life was like as a student in Humble ISD at that time.  The Humble Museum is proud to house several of her scrapbooks, picture albums, and other memorabilia. 

 

Did You Know?  Mrs. Yancy's souvenir spoon collection includes hundreds of spoons from around the world and is part of the Humble Museum Collection.

Her Story

1907          Irva's parents, Henry and Elizabeth Linbrugger, married. 

1908          Irva Gertrude Linbrugger was born on July 14.

1917           First Communion on July 3rd.

1920-21     6th Grader in Aldine.

1923-24     Sophomore at Charles Bender High School.  She was a member of the Spanish Club and Girl's Glee Club.

                  April 28, 1924, Irva performed in "Miss Cherry Blossom" as Henry Foster Jones.

1924-25     Junior at Charles Bender High School.  She was a member of the Spanish Club (Program Committee), Girl's                        Glee Club (High School Trio).

1925-26     Senior at Charles Bender High School.  She was a member of the Glee Club, Curtain Club, Scribblers, and the                      Society Editor of the Gusher.