County Center School

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Photo by Sarah Hultmark, c. 1981, History Room Photo File P-1264

Location: (Fractional District #7) - Section 6, southeast corner of Sprinkle Road and N Avenue.

The school appears to have closed after the 1954-55 school year.

Teachers

1925-26 John Scharping

1927-30 W. Hartman Kakabaker

1930-31 Etoile F. Hoffman

1931-32 Mrs Jennie Welch

1932-33 Mrs. Marian Johnson

1933-34 Margaret Beckwith

1934-36 Mrs. Margaret Reddy

1936-38 Marian Downs

1938-40 Marian DeLing

1940-41 Carroll Abbey

1941-42 Mrs. Marian Wheeler

1942-44 Clyde Abbey

1944-45 Agnes Maat

1945-46 Clyde Abbey

1946-1954 Mrs. Frances Riley

1954-55 Mrs. Mary DeForest

 

Sources

Manuscripts

List of one-room schools still standing in Kalamazoo County in 1982

  • Hultmark, Sarah.
  • Manuscript, Local History Collection, Kalamazoo Public Library

Articles

"County Center School, after more than 60 years, continues as the scene of scholarly activity"

  • Kalamazoo Gazette, 10 July 1949

Maps and atlases

USGS topographic map for Kalamazoo County, 1922/1950 (Schoolcraft Quadrangle)

  • History Room map case, left drawer #1

Files

Teachers' and School Officers' Directory, Kalamazoo County, Michigan , 1925-1955 (title varies)

  • Shelved in a pamphlet box with H 379.774 K149 (History Room Storage)