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The case for the 1930 junior high

September 17, 2010
By Charles Lindquuist

ESCANABA - In a previous article I discussed the architecture of the Escanaba Middle School (originally the Escanaba Junior High) on Ludington Street. I mentioned in that article that I wondered how it happened that the people of Escanaba approved raising their taxes to pay for this school in March 1930 when the economy was sliding into the Great Depression. In this article I would like to discuss how that happened.



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