College of Education

Ben Franklin Training School

Student Papers, 1908-1967


Box 1:
Correspondence, 1948, 2004
    Letters concerning the D.A.R. History award and reunions
Lucile J. Baker's Historic Memories Scrapbook, 1950-1967
    This includes a poem, newspaper articles, a brief history and picture of Edna J. Hazen who was the principal of the training school, news release announcing
    Baker's retirement, a picture and information on the training school days, a letter from President Harvey Andruss, a retirement card from the faculty at B.S.T.C.,
    50th teaching anniversary badge, signatures of faculty members and friends at her retirement dinner, congratulations letter from Los Nietos School District Board
    of Trustees, and a certificate of appreciation
Newspaper Articles, 1934-65
    This includes articles on "Jolly Tour Lines", D.A.R. History awards, fashion shows, and other events involving the training school students
Photographs, 1925-67
    These include May Day, Jolly Tour Lines, "Wind in the Willow" play, fashion show awards, and various class pictures.  Photographs are photocopies or digital
    prints.  Originals moved to Training School section of photograph subject file, 6/10/20
Programs and Publications, 1908-45
    Programs for promotion exercises, musical presentations, and plays including the Junior High School Art Productions overseen by George Keller; "The Reflector"
    junior high school magazine; sixth grade publications including "Nature," "The Sixth Grade Talk," and "The Flash;" "The Seventh Grade Squeeler;" and "Cheerio."
    All publications cover various events and topics relating to the school
Social Studies Famous People of Pennsylvania (Oversized book), 1939
    This book was made as a class project and includes pictures of various famous men in the history on Pennsylvania along with some brief background information
    for each of them. Also includes some pictures of historical events occurring in Pennsylvania.  Kept with oversize material
Student Forms and Certificates, 1926-67
    This includes
        Report cards (4), 1926-30
        Certificates of perfect attendance
        Harriet Kocher's farewell speech
        Lists of teachers for each individual grade, 1930-67

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