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First Kindergarten class in Medora, N.D.
First Kindergarten class in Medora, N.D.
TitleFirst Kindergarten class in Medora, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1936-12-01 and 1937-12-01
DescriptionThis photograph features the first kindergarten class of Medora, N.D. Unidentified male and female students stand in front of a building and pose for this photograph. Only part of the building is visible. At left, another building can be seen.
General SubjectPeople
Education
Subject (LCTGM)Children
School children
Schools
Kindergartens
Personal NameRethwell, Mary
LocationBillings County (N.D.)
Medora (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item NumberBI-16
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original7.5 x 12 cm.
Transcription"BADLANDS HOMEMAKERS SPONSER KINDERGARTEN AND PLAYGROUND IN MEDORA"
"Through the financial assistance and cooperation of the Badlands Homemakers Club, Medora has had a kindergarten class during the past year. The club furnished material necessary for its maintenance, and an NYA girl was secured for teach the class. The club also furnished equipment for the playground in Medora where an NYA girl is also employed to supervise the children of pre-school age at their play.
This club was the first to adopt the Homemakers Extension Program in Billings County. The club organized in the early months of 1934 and has met regularly every month since organization. The meetings are held in the evenings, and lunch is served at the close of each meeting. The club donated $5.00 to the Red Cross for Flood Relief."
"OFFICERS"
"President, Mrs. Waldo Lane, Medora, North Dakota."
"Vice President, Mrs. John Taylor, Medora, North Dakota"
"Secretary, Miss Mary Rethwell, Medora, North Dakota"
"Treasurer, Mrs. Page Myers, Medora, North Dakota"
"Project Leaders, Mrs. Wilton Grady, Medora, North Dakota"
"Mrs. Vernon Thompson, Medora, North Dakota"
"OTHER MEMBERS"
"Mrs. Chalmer Rider; Mrs. Einar Fong; Mrs. Louis Goins; Mrs. Carl Johnson; Mrs. Ronald Kinmarck"
"Mrs. Paul Lebo; Mrs. Lloyd McCutchan; Mrs. Howard Peterson; Mrs. Norman Tennison; Mrs. Edwin Johnson; Mrs. John Sanders"--Typed on Page 85 of report.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionBillings County Historical Society
Credit LineBillings County Historical Society (BI-16)
Rights ManagementCourtesy of Billings County Extension Report and Billings County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBillings County Historical Society Museum c/o Leona Odermann P. O. Box 364 Medora, ND 58645 701-623-4829 bcm@midstate.net
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBI16
Original SourceANNUAL REPORT FOR VERNON THOMPSON
COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT
BILLINGS COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA
December 1st, 1936 to December 1st, 1937
page 85 and 86.
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