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The picture shows the Alta Vista Elementary School in the 1910s. The school opened its doors in 1912 to 148 students, three teachers and the Principal. It was constructed to meet the growing needs of what was then considered El Paso's East Side.

Uploaded on 06.23.2014 by El Paso Museum of History

Collection: Aultman Collection

Central / Pershing/Government Hill, (1910 - 1919), Education

  • Architecture
  • Pershing/Government Hill
  • Education
  • School
  • El Paso Independent School District
  • Aultman

My father was caught speaking Spanish at the school in the 1940s and was punished badly. I´m glad things have changed for the better.

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