Group/ School photo of the Morning Kindergarten Class, Naval Air Station, Adak, Alaska, Spring 1949, came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney. Students included are (back row, L-R moving around the table back to the original position, beginning with the little girl with dark jumper, white blouse, and white shoes on the far left): Dody Stover, Jack Stegenger, Ray Rust, Karen Woods, Dickie Elder, Bill Johnson, Dennis Rud….., Stuart Gates, Lee Snider, Pat Neeley, Fred Uehler, Sharon Nelson, Dottie Wooten, Robert Hartman, Rica Polombo, Gladys Carroll, Donna Forney, Tamara Fordham, & Susan Dunn. Girls who had just come from the lower forty-eight wore Mary Jane shoes while all the other children who had been on Adak awhile wore the only shoes available, sturdy oxfords. More photos of Adak, Alaska Naval Air Station personnel are found at Michael Gordon’s “A Pictorial and Anecdotal History of Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.” at http://www.orneveien.org/adak/ Photos appear under the heading "1948 Chaplain Fredric John Forney."
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