Normal School Fire Scrapbook, 1897-1898.

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UWRF Series 205

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Normal School Fire Scrapbook, 1897-1898.


  • 1897-1898. (Creation)


1 volume and 1 folder.

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On the evening of November 29, 1897, after 23 years of operation, the River Falls Normal School Building was raised by a fire. The collection includes newspaper clippings of surrounding local newspapers notifying of the destruction of the Normal Building. Other articles include questions concerning whether or not the school should be rebuilt at River Falls or another community.

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COLLECTION STORED, ALL or IN-PART, AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.

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Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright transferred to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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Formerly part of UWRF Series 125 Scrapbooks

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