Do you only look for relatives in college yearbooks when you know they graduated? Is it possible they attended but were unable to graduate?  Finances or “real life” may have prevented your relative from graduating college, but they may still appear in college yearbooks as my aunt does in the 1934 yearbook for what is now known as Western Illinois University.

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    • I have several other aunts/uncles and slightly more distant relatives who started but were unable to finish. A few went to college long enough to get a teaching certificate, which you could do (at least in Illinois) without actually completing a four-year degree.

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