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We, the Senior classes of Capital Highway High School and Monroe Avenue High School, on the eve of our graduation, do hereby make our Last Will and Testament.
 
 
 
 
 
 
1946
 - To Deros McManus, Ethel Lee Foster leaves her shortness
 - To Ella Craig, Hazel Stubbs leaves her neatness
 - To Annie Lee Dockery, Clementine Strong leaves her calmness
 - To Cora Lee Daniels, Edna Jones leaves her sense of humor
 - To Ruth Odom, Dorothy Brunson leaves her ability to sing alto  and carry a tune
 - To Crenetha Brunson, Dorothy Griffin leaves her ability to master French.
 - To Albert Miller, Sanders Younger leaves his ability to master Geometry.
 - To Lucille Brooks, Lucy Blue leaves her ability to fix neat and attractive hairstyles.
 - To Melissa McCaskill, Juanita Deberry leaves her ability to write Poetry.
 - To Sarah Pearson, Dorothy Briley leaves her friendliness.
 - To Pernell Johnson, Johnnie Pope gives his advice to stick to one school and not roam about.
 
1947
 - To Hazel Brown, Melcena Bailey leaves her musical ability
 - To John Dawkins, Manson Jackson leaves his good manners
 - To Minnie Biddle, Nettie Ingram leaves all of the latest hair styles.
 - To Earl Harrington, Albert Miller leaves some particulars on jitterbugging.
 - To Booker Evans, Pernell Johnson leaves the art of carpentry.
 - To Margaret White, Jettie Ellerbee leaves her alto voice.
 - To James Nealy,  William Duncan leaves his hearty appetite.
 - To Ruth Odom, Olivia Peace leaves her ability to orate.
 - To Ida M. Jones, Roxanna McNeil leaves her basketball equipment.
 - To Della Smith, Susie Barnes leaves her reducing belt.
 - To David Barrengton, Fred Douglas leaves his luck in love affairs.
 - To Bernice Blackwell, Clifton Wall leaves his popularity with the faculty.
 - To Jean Jackson, Rosa Thomas leaves her compact and lipstick.
 - To Margretta Riles, Doris Covington leaves her ability to get assignments.
 - To Clyde Miller, Deros McManus leaves her cool attitude.
 - To Johnnie Stricklin, Howard Stuart leaves his good luck at guessing.
 - To McKinley Mumford, Andrew Lucas leaves his place on the basketball team.
 - To Gertrude Taylor, Margie Douglas leaves her charming smile.
 
1948
 - To Ella Craig, Bernice Blackwell leaves her beautiful soprano voice.
 - To Cecil Martin, Evans Booker leaves his basketball shoes
 - To Edward Fisher, David Barrington leaves his extra lunch pennies.
 - To Margie Wall, Clotell Davis leaves her compact
 - To Ethel Dumas, Alice Craig leaves her wardrobe of long dresses.
 - To Henry Aaron, John Dawkins leaves his physique
 - To Luther Daniel, McKinley Mumford leaves his bass voice.
 
1949
 - To Evelyn Neeley, Nannie Richardson leaves her coolness on the basketball court.
 - To Walter Douglas, Richard Dixon leaves of sum of 3,000 dollars
 - To Hazel Leak, Vernon Bethea leaves his cool attitude.
 - To Oliver Hailey, David Bailey leaves his ability to skip class and get by.
 - To Booker McManus, Samuel Leake leaves his ability to Jive girls.
 - To Ruby Carter, Melissa McCaskill leaves her friendly attitude.
 - To Sallie Dawkins, Ernestine Jackson leaves her ways and ability to jitterbug.
 
1950
 - To Lucy Odom, Pearl Brown leaves her friendly attitude.
 - To Ruby Carter, Louistine Stephens leaves her neatness.
 - To Bernice Brown, Louis McSween leaves her beautiful soprano voice
 - To Doris Taylor, Hazeline Odom leaves her hairstyles
 - To Johnny McDonald, Herdasine Duncan leaves her cool attitude
 - To Winnie Pearl Wall, Vivian Truesdale leaves her wardrobe.
 - To Archie Fisher, Alexander Duncan leaves his neatness
 - To Geneva Tillman, Walter Douglas leaves his cute smile.
 - To Thomas Clark, Marion McCaskill leaves his basketball equipment
 - To Ernest Townsend, Hozel Smith leaves his dancing ability.
 
1951
 - To Bernice Brown, Lucy Odom leaves her dynamic personality
 - To Alvin Bethea, Earnest Townsend leaves his quietness.
 - To Oddessa Covington, Ornabell Dawkins leaves her winning ways. 
 - To Shirlene McLendon, Ethel James leaves her popularity with the boys.
 - To Willie Bell, Addison David leaves his ability to to amuse girls.
 - To Walter Townsend, Oliver Hailey leaves his ability to borrow money without returning it.
 - To Lillie Brooks, Otto Pearse leaves his ability to orate.
 - To Eva Davis, Lacy Bethea leaves her sense of humor.
 - To Annie Downer, Archie Fisher leaves his calmness.
 - To Gloria Wiley, Curlee Glover leaves his musical ability
 - To Margie Savannah, Esse McKay leaves her ability to get French.
 - To Shirley Williams, Myrtle Meadlin leaves her art of writing essays.
 - To George Adams, James Bostic leaves his ability to play basketball.
 - To Henry Duncan, Marion Davis leaves his amiable disposition.
 - To James McLendon, Alex Buchanon leaves his ability to make a touchdown.
 - To Mary Townsend, Mildred Ingram leaves her friendly attitude.
 - To Eva Davis, Lacy Bethea leaves his sense of humor.
 - To Cora Moore, Evelyn Brown leaves her ability to master Geometry.
 
1952
 - To Shirlene McLendon, Laura Brooks leaves her ability to sport the grey Buick.
 - To Rupert Robinson, Annie Mae Davis leaves her hair styles.
 - To Odessa Covington, Geraldine Jackson leaves her popularity with the boys.
 - To Gene McLaurn, Robert Lee Nicholson leaves his ability to be popular with the girls.
 - To Bertha Lee Dasher, Zannie Peterkin leaves a pencil and a pack of paper.
 - To Billie Bryant, Sarah Nicholson leaves her calmess.
 - To Annie Pearl Dowell, Olivia Miller leaves her melodious voice.
 - To Walter Leake, Colen Gilchrist leaves his ability to smoke on campus without being discovered.
 - To George Adams, Willie Jackson leaves his ability to dance.
 - To Alice Courtney, Shirley Douglas leaves her dignity and understanding.
 
1953
 - To Barbara Odom, Alvin Bethea leaves his place at the head of the class.
 - To Willie Mae Bowman, Annie Dowell leaves her good behavior.
 - To Joseph Cox, James Allen leaves his ability to stay out of school.
 - To George Hailey, Frank Fisher leaves his ability to jive.
 - To Gloria Bennett, Willen Davis leaves her quitness.
 - To Shirley McBride, Gloria Wylie leaves her ability to dance.
 - To Matilda Gibson, Bennie Ingram leaves her mirror.
 - To Monroe Bennett, Juanita Carter leaves her scholastic ability
 - To Annie Brown, Wilhelmina James leaves her neatness.
 - To Otis Ingram, Wilson Smith leaves his ability to sing 'My Story.'
 
1955
 - To Mae Bennett, Phyllis White feels her streamline figure.
 - To Leon Miller, Earl Cutner leaves his height
 - To John Jackson, Earnest Brown leaves his position as number 'one' quarterback on the football team.
 - To Mable David, Rhoda Savannah leaves her white leather jacket with the fur collar.
 - To Frank Pride, Robert Brody leaves enough teeth to replace his missing ones.
 - To Margie Courtney, Margie Truesdale leaves her pleasant smiles and sweet disposition.
 - To Mary Leak, Lottie Bethea leaves her ability to stay out of trouble.
 - To Jane Mask, Ernestine Pratt leaves her basketball suit and those expensive sneakers that originally came from Saks Shoe Store.
 
1956
 - To Marion Goodwin, Rhunett Davis leaves her knowledge
 - To Marion Goodwin, Dorothy McNeil leaves her knowledge
 - To Gloria Taylor, Naomi Parker leaves her popularity with boys.
 - To Barbara Simpson, Mary Pearson leaves her sophisticated 'walk.
 - To Tommie McCummings, Archie Hicks leaves his ability to do the Mambo.
 - To James McNeil, Melvin Royal leaves his vocabulary
 - To James Williams, Earl Cole leaves leaves his football suit.
 - To Shirley Quick, Billy Bryant leaves his wardrobe
 - To Shirley Quick, Rebecca Goodwin leaves her wardrobe
 - To Mary Boldin, Carolyn Davis leaves her singing ability
 
1958
 - To Lee Harrington, Tommie Butler leaves his ability to frustrate Mr. Jones
 - To Peggie Covington, Adrienne Barnes leaves her sophisticated style of dancing.
 - To Eugene Jones, Bernard Manning leaves his ability to get away clean
 - To Walter Bell, Bernard Manning leaves his Geometric brain.
 - To Willie Bennett, Ike Jones leaves his ability to make it on the block
 - To Chester Fisher, John Martin wishes to leaves his intelligence
 - To Richard Ingram, Bud Mask wishes to leave his personality
 - To Pearline Whitt, Esther Wall leaves her figure
 - To Mildred Truesdale, Josephine Gordon leaves her sack dress.
 - To Josephine Mumford, Claudia Williams leaves her legs.
 
1961
 - To Ruth Riggins, Mary Bennett leaves her hips.
 - To Caldonia Thomas, Earnest Evans leaves his brain.
 - To Tommie Moore, Mary Carelock leaves her glasses.
 - To Velma Davis, Gwendolyn Goins leaves her ability to be cool.
 - To James Quick, Charles Holden leaves his manish physique.
 - To Marvin Odom, Robert Mask leaves his ability to lie.
 - To Gracie Davis, Patricia Legrand leaves her 'Revlon Love Pat'.
 - To Carolyn Dockery, Leatha Hubbard leaves her streamline figure.
 
1962
 - To Arnesta Felder, Annie Diggs leaves her legs and friendly smile.
 - To Beatrice Quick , Caldonia Thomas leaves her voice and place on the Glee Club
 - To Vonzella Ingram, Wynellie McGruder leaves her Senior walk.
 - To Cicero Bennett, James Clark leaves his ability to play basketball.
 - To Harold Eden, Johnny Felder leaves his 10,000 women.
 - To Perry Quick, Walter Bennett leaves his ability to be a pool shark.
 - To Carrie Evans, Carol Hagins  leaves her magic hand and magic touch.
 - To Louise Goins, Geraldine Ellerbee leaves her ability to meet new boys
 - To James Dockery, Milton Harris leaves his ability to play the field.
 - To Robert White, Thomas David leaves his magic walk. 
 
1963
 - To Jacqueline Nicholson, Carolyn Bennett leaves the keys to the '57 Ford.
 - To Ann Gibon, Ollie Wall leaves her pleasant smile.
 - To Howard Wallace, James Ingram leaves his position on the football team.
 - To Dorothy Legrand, Annie Lou Terry leaves her height.
 - To Brenda Jones, Carrie Evans leaves her ability to have company on Sunday nights.
 - To James Gould, Joshua Patrick leaves his ability to catch the bus on time.
 - To Ruby Crump, Nancy Singleton leaves her cool smile
 - To Fred Diggs, Cornelius Singleton leaves his basketball suit and his room at the Grey Castle.
 - To Priscilla Metz, Arnesta Felder leaves her ability to beome an honor student.
 - To Richard Fisher, James Wall leaves his ability to stay out of trouble.
 - To Shirley Riggins, Ann Brown leaves her girlish waistline.
 - To Clyde Davis, Richard Bell leaves bus "65".
 - To Annie Evans, Ruth Bennett leaves her ability to get Mason for her steady.
 - To Henry Morgan, John Clark leaves his senior walk.
 - To Stephanie Breeden, Ella Goins leaves her feminine walk.
 
1964
 - To Barbara Powell, Willie Beathea leaves her Metrecal Club Card.
 - To Bill Fisher, John David leaves his seat in Miss Dunn's class.
 - To George Metz, Clyde Davis leaves his ability to pass physics.
 - To Albert Ingram, George Thomas leaves the ability to 'Quarterback'.
 - To Earl Ratliff, James Gould leaves his popularity with girls.
 - To James Arnold, Frank Legrand leaves his ability to tell the truth.
 - To Regina White, Claudia Frazier leaves the secret of her happiness.
 - To Alexander Mask, Louis Ingram leaves his ability to be the master of the 1st Trombone.
 - To Dorothy Ingram, Betty Ingram leaves her ability to finish the 12th grade.
 - To Pauline Morrison, Annie Gibons leaves her ability to ride in the '62 Ford.
 
1965
 - To Charles Bostic, James Deberry leaves his ability to become a Senior.
 - To Robert Morrison, Albert Ingram leaves his mustache and position on the football team.
 - To Della Oates, Elizabeth Little leaves her wardrobe and smooth hands.
 - To Alice Bethea, Barbara Powell leaves her ability not to love Kirk
 - To Jacqueline Birch, Mary Ann Davis leaves her walk.
 - To Herbert Quick, Alexander Bright leaves his ability to be a cool cat and his seat in Physics class,
 - To Shirley Quick, Odessa Livingstone leaves her ruby lips and shaky hips.
 - To John Thomas and George Frazier, Amos Legrand leaves his ability to be a great 'Lover.'
 - To Leroy Hubbard, James Ashcraft leaves his ability to stay in school all day. 
 - To all the Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen girls, Loucretia Sellars leaves her ability to be the 'Coolest' little blonde on the Monroe Avenue High Campus.