Wellington High School, Wellington, Texas

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Photograph of a science classroom in the Wellington High School building in Wellington, Texas. Single-piece student desks are attached to the floor. A larger desk is at the front of the room, partially covered by books and papers. A lab sink and faucet are at one end of the desk, and a lab burner is attached to a gas jet on the desk. To one side of the desk is a wooden barrel with a glass aquarium sitting upon it. Part of a wooden cabinet is visible at the front of the room. Behind the teacher's desk an open doorway ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 1929.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930 and was provided by Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 19 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum opened in 1933 to showcase the artifacts, art, and archives that document the history and culture of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding plains regions. The Museum is located at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon.

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Description

Photograph of a science classroom in the Wellington High School building in Wellington, Texas. Single-piece student desks are attached to the floor. A larger desk is at the front of the room, partially covered by books and papers. A lab sink and faucet are at one end of the desk, and a lab burner is attached to a gas jet on the desk. To one side of the desk is a wooden barrel with a glass aquarium sitting upon it. Part of a wooden cabinet is visible at the front of the room. Behind the teacher's desk an open doorway leads into another room. A chalkboard is mounted at the front of the room, and against the wall to the right is a stand on which large paper documents are held. The architect for this school building was Guy A. Carlander.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930

Photographs of educators, students, school buildings and activities show the growth of educational endeavors, from one-room schools to colleges, within the Texas Panhandle.

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  • February 1929

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2016, 1:48 p.m.

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Wellington High School, Wellington, Texas, photograph, February 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402987/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.