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1913 Postcard of the Original Edwardsville High School Building


“1913 Postcard of the Original Edwardsville High School Building,” Madison Historical, accessed June 16, 2024,


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This is a postcard dated May 31, 1913 depicting the first building of Edwardsville High School. Today the building is Columbus Elementary School in Edwardsville. It is addressed to Miss Sophie Schollenberg of St. Louis, MO. It reads: "(illegible) how are you? I have been wanting to write to you for a long time But we have been so busy cleaning house since I'm home. Just about finished now. Am looking for Emma and Anna Bien (illegible). Do you still like it in St. Louis? One of my girl friends worked at Richards. Love Emma"


  • Edwardsville High School

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  • Edwardsville
  • Edwardsville High School
  • schools
  • education


  • Kessler, Greg



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  • Photograph


  • Black and white photographic print


  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1910s


  • EHS-P-009a
  • EHS-P-009b
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