Central High School
View of Central High School, a four and a half-story brick school, with central clock tower and symmetrical gabled wings on both sides. Viewed from a height at an angle across intersection, past trees. Printed on front: "Central High School, Detroit, Mich." Printed on back: "1238, the Central High School, situated on Cass Avenue is 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. The Valentine-Souvenir Co., New York. Printed in U.S.A." Handwritten on back: "Dear friend, Received your card and was glad to hear from you come up any time drop a card and let me know live at same place. Mrs. Messner, 4521 24 St." Card is postmarked April 13.
- Resource ID:
- High school buildings--Michigan--Detroit
- Valentine-Souvenir Co.
- 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
- D/Schools-Central High
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