GUNSTON HALL WASHINGTON D. C. [Cover title]
GUNSTON HALL WASHINGTON D. C. [Cover title]
GUNSTON HALL WASHINGTON D. C. [Cover title]
GUNSTON HALL WASHINGTON D. C. [Cover title]

GUNSTON HALL WASHINGTON D. C. [Cover title]

[Baltimore & New York: Pride Mark Thomsen-Ellis Co., 1937] Dated from the mailing envelope. Tan paper wrappers, bound with thread at the left margin. 16 x 24 cm., frontis. photo, one page of text and 16 leaves of photo illustrations, printed on rectos only. Accompanied by a mailing envelope, addressed and stamped. Located at 1906 Florida Ave, NW, the school advertised itself as "Foremost among Washington's institutions for higher education of girls and young ladies is Gunston Hall, a school planned for those who desire the best advantages and wish a beautiful and cultured home, refined associations, and able instruction. It was founded fourteen years ago by Mr. and Mrs. Beverly R. Mason, principals, who are assisted by Miss Edith M. Clarke, associate principal, and twenty-seven experienced teachers. A feature is that the coming session will mark the occupation of the new school on Florida avenue, near Nineteenth and T streets northwest. The structure, a handsome colonial edifice, planned for school purposes, embraces in its equipment all conveniences that experience could suggest, including every health-giving facility."- Washington Post 1904. Harry Truman's daughter Margaret attended during this time. Tennis, basketball, swimming, golf and horseback riding were offered in addition to academics. No OCLC. Item #66717

Price: $225.00

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