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Catalog Number WF 0660
Caption Guemes Island school
Description Student body of Guemes Island School, District 21, 1934-35.
Back Row - Clarence Rolph, Earl Cahail, Bud Strom, Louise Merchant, Jeanne Williamson,
Elaine Stricklan
2nd Row from back - Emil Freeman, Earl Blackinton, Kenneth Birch, Dick Latimer, Howard
Schlagel, Gordon Showalter, Louis Padovan
Front Row - ?, ?, Anna Mae Freeman, Ray Forrester, Agnes Shoultz, Olive Strom, Alma Zehner
Gordon Showalter grew up to become a well-known dancer and choreographer; see WF 4699. Bud Strom became mayor of Anacortes in 1960; see WF 0660.
The Guemes Island School District consolidated with the Anacortes School District in 1948, with only grades K-3 remaining on Guemes Island. The older children were then bussed to Anacortes. In 1962, the Guemes Island School closed for good.
Date 1932 c.
Photographer Unknown
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Guemes Island
People
Organization - School
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People BIRCH, Kenneth
BLACKINGTON, Earl
CAHAIL, Earl
FORRESTER, Ray
FREEMAN, Anna Mae
FREEMAN, Emil
LATIMER, Dick
MERCHANT, Louise
PADOVAN, Louie "Louis"
ROLPH, Clarence
SCHLAGEL, Howard
SCHOULTZ, Agnes
SHOWALTER, Gordon Lyle
STRICKLAND, Elaine
STROM, Eugene Alton "Bud", Dr./Mayor
STROM, Olive
WILLIAMSON, Jeanne
ZEHNER, Alma
Place Guemes Island, WA
Search Terms Guemes Island
school
Object Name Print, Photographic