"The Optimist" Forest Grove High School Yearbook Collection, 1922-1941  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
"The Optimist" Forest Grove High School Yearbook Collection
Dates
1922-1941 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 cubic feet
Collection Number
MS.121
Summary
Forest Grove High School, founded in 1907, has published yearbooks since at least the 1920s. This collection includes several issues of the yearbook from various sources.
Repository
Pacific University, Archives
Pacific University Archives
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR
97116
Telephone: 503-352-1400
archives@pacificu.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Six volumes of "The Optimist," the Forest Grove High School yearbook, dated 1922, 1923, 1927, 1929, 1930, and 1941. Some of the yearbooks belonged to the donor's family and others were bought at antique stores.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Forest Grove High School was founded in 1907, where it was the sole public high school in the town through the 2000s. It was originally located on the corner of 17th and Elm Streets. The high school published yearbooks beginning at least as early as the 1920s.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Geographical Names :
  • Forest Grove, Or.
  • Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Yearbooks
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Holscher, David (dnr)
    • Holscher, Virginia (dnr)