[Clarendon College building]

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Photograph of the main building of Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas. The three-story building is constructed of brick, with a shingled roof. On each side of the main part of the building are two square towers. The mansard roof of the main building includes dormer windows and at the top of the towers there are small gabled dormer openings. The tower closest to the viewer has round windows on the third floor and one of them appears to be open or missing. There are three children sitting on the ground in front of the building, and a girl is about ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm., mounted on board 14 x 16 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1906.

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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 20 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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Photograph of the main building of Clarendon College in Clarendon, Texas. The three-story building is constructed of brick, with a shingled roof. On each side of the main part of the building are two square towers. The mansard roof of the main building includes dormer windows and at the top of the towers there are small gabled dormer openings. The tower closest to the viewer has round windows on the third floor and one of them appears to be open or missing. There are three children sitting on the ground in front of the building, and a girl is about to enter one of the doors. A water tower is visible behind the building. The image is misidentified as "Claude Courthouse." on the verso.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm., mounted on board 14 x 16 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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  • 1906

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • Dec. 11, 2015, 3:10 p.m.

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[Clarendon College building], photograph, 1906; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth403007/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.