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Red Cross Township School, Towner, N.D.
Red Cross Township School, Towner, N.D.
TitleRed Cross Township School, Towner, N.D.
Date of Original1912
DescriptionA teacher and students posed for a picture outside a one-room wooden schoolhouse.
Ordering Information
General SubjectEducation
Subject (LCTGM)Schools
Rural schools
One-room schools
School children
Wooden buildings
Personal NameShively, Nora
Dium, Cora
Cuckler, Lena
Tagestad, Einar
Tagestad, Olaf
Dugan, Pat
Thursby, Albert
Larson, Carl
Oium, Richard
Cuckler, Orville
Tagestad, Thor
Hagen, Knut
Organization NameRed Cross Public School #1 (Towner, N.D.)
LocationTowner (N.D.)
Red Cross (McHenry County, N.D. : Township)
McHenry County (N.D.)
Item Number0032-MH-20-13
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Red Cross Twp. School"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
"School, Red Cross Twp., located 4 miles North and 2 miles East of Towner, ND. R. to L. Teacher, Nora Shivley, Cora Dium, Lena Cuckler, Einar Tagestad, Olaf Tagestad, Pat Dugan, ? Hagen, Albert Thursby, Carl Larson, Richard Oium, Orville Cuckler, Thor Tagestad, and Knut Hagen. Date of picture is 1912"--Handwritten on note attached to postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe first Red Cross Township school was built in 1890, however an official school district was not organized until 1904. The school pictured above is probably Red Cross Public School #1.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-MH-20-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032MH2013
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