Guide to the Katherine Ross Howell Student Teaching Photo Album 1916
PC 52

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Howell, Katherine Crystal Ross.
Title
Katherine Ross Howell Student Teaching Photo Album
ID
PC 52
Date
1916
Extent
81.0 images
General Physical Description note
.25 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
A photo album containing 81 original black and white photographs of playgrounds, young children, and student instructors in the summer of 1916 in Kalamazoo, MI.

Preferred Citation note

Katherine Ross Howell Student Teaching Photo Album, 1916 (PC 52)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Katherine Crystal Ross (later Howell) was employed at Washington State College in 1919-1920 as an Assistant Professor and acting Head of Physical Education for Women. She attended Western Michigan University (then the Western State Normal School) in Kalamazoo, MI, from 1913-1916, and in the summers there was employed as "playground director" for the Normal School's Physical Education program.

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Scope and Contents note

The album contains 81 labeled black and white photographs of children playing in Kalamazoo, MI school or city playgrounds, as well as students enrolled in a Western Michigan University college teacher's program.

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Arrangement note

The album is retained in its original order and binding.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

https://libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) holds no information on the provenance of this collection, though it most likely came to MASC prior to the late 1970s.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Children and Youth
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Photographs
  • School children -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Photographs.
  • Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Photographs.

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