Lake Center School - School No. 7

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Photo by Sarah Hultmark, c. 1981, History Room Photo P-1260

Location: District #7 - Section 34, south side of Bacon Avenue, 1/2 block east of S. Westnedge.

Teachers

1925-26 Mrs. Sarah Walker

1927-28 Ruth Elwell

1929-30 Mary Heverly; Vivian Mench (sic)

1930-31 Katherine Couchman; Vivian Menck

1931-32 Donald McGrady; Katherine Couchman

1932-33 Shirley Denton; Mrs. Dorothy Van Epps

1933-34 Shirley Denton; Grace Jenkins

1934-35 Mrs. Edna Turner; Marian Hubbel

1935-36 Charles Sherman

1936-37 Leslie Harmon; Dorothy Yanka

1937-39 Richard Mouw; Mrs. Dorothy Robinson

1939-40 Mrs. Alzadah Borough; Mrs. Kathryn Larkin

1940-41 Mrs. Kathryn Larkin; Clarence Bushnell; Mrs. Edna Turner

1941-42 Mrs. Edna Turner; Mrs. Kathryn Larkin; Mrs. Katherine Livingston

1942-43 Mrs. Edna Turner; Mrs. Lavina Daniels; Mrs. Katherine Ver Meulen

1943-44 Mrs. Katherine Ver Meulen; Mrs. Floy Foreman; Mrs. Helen Wiles

1944-45 Mrs. Katherine Ver Meulen; Mrs. Violet Whilser (sic); Mrs. Helen Wiles

1945-46 Mrs. Katherine VerMeulen; Mrs. Violet Whisler; Mrs. Helen Wiles; Mrs. Mabel Beers

1946-47 not listed

 

Sources

Manuscripts

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

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

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, 1925-1947 (title varies)

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