Joint High School, 625 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Fulton County, IN HABS IND,25-ROCH,1-24.tif

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Title - Joint High School, 625 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Fulton County, IN
Description Young, Kelly, transmitter
Depicted place Indiana; Fulton County; Rochester
Date Documentation compiled after 1933
Dimensions 4 x 5 in.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Accession number HABS IND,25-ROCH,1-24
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  • Significance: The Joint High School is significant in architectural style and educational/cultural attitudes of the period. This two story with basement building is an example of the Eclectic Revival style. The school was built as a joint high school between the city and township and was one of the most modern of its type with new curriculums in domestic economy and manual training. This building represented a desire by the community to provide the best possible educational and cultural facility for the development of the youth in the community.
  • Survey number: HABS IN-237
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