Central High School
Four and a half-story brick school, with central clock tower and symmetrical gabled wings on both sides. Viewed at an angle across intersection, past trees. Printed on front: "Central High School, Detroit, Mich." Printed on back: "Cental High School, Detroit, Mich. The Central high school, situated on Cass Ave., is the the leading public school of Detroit. The building and grounds occupy a complete block and the site cost the Board of Education $130,350. The addition shown on the left was completed in 1908 at a cost of $250,000. The buildings represent an investment of three quarters of a million." Handwritten on back: "Dear Till: I suppose you miss me. I think of you all every day. I wonder what you are doing and I miss the baby very much. I am having a very nice time. This is some busy city. With love to all, Mary." Card is postmarked November 16, 1917.
- Resource ID:
- High school buildings--Michigan--Detroit
- 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
- D/Schools-Central High
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