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Public school, Palermo, N.D.
Public school, Palermo, N.D.
TitlePublic school, Palermo, N.D.
Date of Original1909-09-27
DescriptionA two storey brick school house. There is a bell tower above the entrance and two chimneys are visible. An "x" has been drawn at the back of the first floor. There are several small, barren trees in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEducation
Art & Architecture
Subject (LCTGM)Schools
Bell towers
Chimneys
Trees
Photographic postcards
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Personal NameHolt, Maybelle
Organization NamePalermo Public School (Palermo, N.D.)
LocationPalermo (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0736-11
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"x is my room"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Public School Bldg. Palermo, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear friend, - How do you like my school house? Reached home in time for supper the day we were up there. It was all ready too, as my aunt was here, which saved me the work. Was none the worse for the long chilly drive. Was over to my next door neighbor's for dinner today and have also been invited out for supper. Hope to hear from you soon. Best regards to Mr. D and you. your friend, Maybelle H. Mrs. T. E. Drinkwater, Stanley, N. Dak."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe first school house in Palermo was a wooden building constructed in 1903. This building was built in 1908. In 1911 several rural schools consolidated into this school. This postcard was sent by Maybelle Holt, a teacher at the school begining in 1908.
Bibliographic ReferenceMountrail County Historical Society Publication Committee. Tales of mighty Mountrail : vol. I : a history of Mountrail County, North Dakota. Mountrail County Historical Society, Stanley? N.D.: c1979. 74.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0736-11)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0736-11
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