Dunham School

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Photo by Sarah Hultmark, c. 1981, History Room Photo File P-1271.

Location: (District #8) - Section 10, southwest corner of O Avenue and 8th Street.

Dunham School was not listed in the county school directories after 1941, so it probably closed after the 1940-41 school year.

Teachers

1925-28 Mrs. Georgia Shaw

1929-30 Mrs. Ruth Amey

1930-31 Mrs. Edith Drake

1931-34 Mable Lawton

1934-35 Frances Austin

1935-36 J. H. Smith

1936-37 Mrs. Hester Thompson

1937-39 Mrs. Hazel A. Wade

1939-40 Mrs. Blanche Gregory

1940-41 Mrs. Violet Smith

 

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 shelf #1

Files

Teachers' and School Officers' Directory, Kalamazoo County, Michigan , 1925-1941 (title varies)

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