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Title Education
Caption Thompson School and Midland High School
Catalog Number 2005.645.0012
Description Postcard photograph of the Thompson Elementary School (in the foreground) and the Midland High School (eventually the Midland Junior High School), located at the foot of McDonald Street. Built in1909, after the previous school building burned down, the high school was converted to a junior high in 1937.

Written on the back: "This is the school where Elmer and Fred goes to. That high tower is where the bell is an [sic] we live right a crost [sic] the street frome [sic] it on the corner. Elmer is in the high school this year. I believe I sent you a view of the old one that burned. Did I. Wall [sic] this is the new one. Stands right where the old one did. The old one is the one whare [sic] Emer graduated. Had a nice rain last night. It will soon be winter again. Received your letter and will write as soon as I can. Yes that is the Pesy [?] , my mother's only brother. Good by [sic], With love."

Object Name Print, Photographic
Year Range from 1904
Year Range to 1918
Place Midland, MI
Orig/copy Original
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Collection Midland County Historical Postcard Collection
Classification Buildings
Search Terms City, Midland
Street, McDonald
School, Thompson School
School, Midland High School
School, Midland Junior High
Subjects Schools
Elementary schools
Photographic postcards
Educational facilities