Blaine High School Photograph Collection, 1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Clark, Horace G
Blaine High School Photograph Collection
1940 (inclusive)
16 photographic prints in one album (1 folder) ; various sizes
Collection Number
Album of photographs documenting the of construction of the Vocational Training Building at Blaine High School, Blaine, Washington, 1940
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.


Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

Blaine, Washington, is situated just below the Canadian border in Whatcom County. The first school district was established in Blaine in 1885. The high school began a site-expansion program in the late 1930s, and the next decades saw multiple building projects, beginning with the Vocational Training Building in 1940.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of an album photographed by Horace G. Clark of the construction of the Vocational Training Building at Blaine High School in Blaine, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top


Container(s) Description Dates
Page item
1 1 Cover page
Typed on cover page: "Blaine, Wash. Sept. 6th, 1940. The following views taken at different times show interesting views of the new Vocational Training Building, an important addition to the Blaine High School. The building, now completed, to be dedicated tonight 66x144 feet in size is, I am told, one of the best in the state. Horace G. Clark."
Sept. 1940
2 2 Construction site with framed walls of structure Oct. 1939
3 3 "Front view" of completed walls of structure Nov. 1939
4 4 "Rear view" of completed walls structure Nov. 1939
5 5 "Roof construction"
6 6 "During construction"
7 7 Front view of construction with windows added July 1940
8 8  Angled front view of construction with windows added July 1940
9 9 "Main entrance"
10 10 "Rear view" of construction with windows added
11 11  "Rear and south end including high school"
12 12 "South class room"
13-14 13-14 "North class room"
15 15 "Farm shop"
16 16  "Manual training shop"
17 17 "Bleachers built of salvaged lumber"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Building--Washington (State)--Blaine--Photographs
  • Classrooms--Washington (State)--Blaine--Photographs
  • High schools--Washington (State)--Blaine--Photographs
  • School buildings--Washington (State)--Blaine--Design and construction--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Blaine (Wash.)--Photographs

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)