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Wimbledon grade school, Wimbledon, N.D.
Wimbledon grade school, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleWimbledon grade school, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1912
DescriptionA view of the Wimbledon grade school, partially blocked by a tree. The school is a two-story wooden building with a bell tower. There is a walkway leading up to both the front and the side doors.
General SubjectEducation
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Schools
Wooden buildings
Bell towers
Organization NameWimbledon School (Wimbledon, N.D.)
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Item NumberWM-13
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Wimbledon has one of the best grade schools in the state"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe building was the first school house in Wimbledon. Construction started in 1898 and was completed in 1906 at the cost of $16,000. In 1928 a fire destroyed the original building and a modern brick building was built.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 11 of "Wimbledon History: 1893-1968, " by Kathleen Blinsky.
Repository InstitutionWimbledon Community Museum
Credit LineWimbledon Community Museum (WM-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Wimbledon Community Museum.
Ordering InformationWimbledon Community Museum
PO Box 223
Wimbledon, ND 58492
Phone: 701-435-2239
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWM13
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