Title/Object Name: Wichita High School East
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1925
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Aerial view over campus of Wichita High School and Roosevelt Intermediate School. Looking southwest toward Lincoln Street; Douglas Avenue in foreground intersects with Grove Street at lower left. The complex of the high school included the main building, the gymnasium, and the shops. The new school boasted an auditorium with seating for 2200, a laundry, an ice plant, an office vault, a greenhouse, and a heating plant [A History of Wichita Public School Buildings, 1978, p 179]. The curve of trees at right indicates the original bed of Chisholm Creek which was straightened into the canal that bisects the view diagonally at top.
Keywords: Education, business and industry, rivers, residences, street scenes, houses, landscape, East High, neighborhood, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003