Stromberg School and students in 1903

Stromberg School and students in 1903

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District No. 71 – Stromberg School
DISTRICT FORMED 1892
YEARS SCHOOLS BUILT N/A
GENERAL LOCATION N/A
MODERN ADDRESS Located in section 2 of the Forest Lake Township.
DISTRICT BOUNDARIES N/A
DISPOSITION Now razed.
NOTES *District formed from districts 38, 56, and 67.
*The first term was held in an old cottage near the residence of an A.L. Stromberg for 2 months. The blackboards were made of cloth.
*School was 7 months long.
*The class also consisted of parents who were students.
*In 1898, the school was supplied with new books. Enrollment in 1898: 22 students.
MEMORIES: “Upon entering, the scene is much more pleasing. If school is in session we will come face to face with about 22 bright-looking, busy children. The room is pleasant and well lighted by six windows, 3 on each side. In the back of the room we will see a nice blackboard, also one between the doors, while on one side hangs a nice case of maps.” -Stillwater Gazette, May 1898

Known Teachers:

1898-9: Edith Weberg
1903-4: Minnie Martinson
1907-8: Ranghild Stromberg
Other teachers: (1892-8): Herbert O. Grubbs, Edith Lundell, Anna Rockstroh, Selma Holcombe. Effie Posten (the first teacher).