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Jefferson Elementary School

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The South Bentley Avenue Building built in 1911, renamed Jefferson School in 1920, was closed in 1980 and razed.

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Jefferson Elementary School

The South Bentley Avenue Building built in 1911, renamed Jefferson School in 1920, was closed in 1980 and razed. Jefferson Elementary School was yellow brick and had 18 rooms, but only 6 were used for classrooms. It also contained Music room, Nurse's Room Lunch Room, and basement which was used for dances and "Get together" for young people

Senior housing apartments are now built on this site.

Students living on the south side of Robbins Avenue attended grades K-6.



This school was torn down after much controversy in the 1980's.

This school was torn down after much controversy in the 1980's. PO1.1215

Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School
before demolition. . PO1.1629a

Side view of Jefferson Elementary School.

Side view of Jefferson Elementary School.


Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School
during demolition.
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Staff of Jefferson School in 1959-60.

Staff of Jefferson School in 1959-60.

Top row: V. James, A. Kaercher, M. Ceplecci, C. Lynn, I. Joseph, J. Burke, D. Vandegriff.

Middle row: M. Planton, H. Conlan, G. Jones, B. Trimbur, H. Batson, S. Zarlengo, E. Wiand.

Bottom row: Violet Polanski, Principal; V. Reid, Music; R. Lanham, Art; R. Hudspeth, secretary; M. Amy, Cook; V. Zeigler, custodian. PO1.2108

Miss Schuller's class at Jefferson Elementary School with names of the students below the photograph.

Miss Schuller's class at Jefferson Elementary School with names of the students below the photograph.


 

 

 

 
     
     


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