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Theodore Roosevelt High School entrance
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Theodore Roosevelt High School, named for the 26th president of the United States, is located at 456 S. Mathews Street. Roosevelt, as it is simply called, was founded in 1922, but actually opened its doors in 1923 in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles, to the east of the L.A. River. The school has expanded through the years to accommodate the growing number of students; the campus has seven main buildings with several bungalows scattered around the school. As of 2007 the enrollment consisted of 5,047 students in grades 9-12, making it the largest High School by population west of the Mississippi River. The school colors are red, gold and blue; the sport teams are known as the Rough Riders; the school mascot is Teddy the Bear, and the school motto is: "Don't flinch, don't foul, hit the line hard!" - which is, of course, a Theodore Roosevelt quote.
Photo of the Theodore Roosevelt Hish School building. This entrance, possibly the main entrance, shows two wide sets of stairs leading to four double doors, with large multi-paned windows directly above them and the name of the school, "Theodore Roosevelt High School", visible above it. A large tree covers visibility of the left side of the school.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Schools-Roosevelt High School.
Theodore Roosevelt High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
High schools--California--Los Angeles
School buildings--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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