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Lunchtime at Thomas Starr King Middle School
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Los Angeles Neighborhoods Photo Collection;
Leonard, Gary
Part of the Los Angeles Neighborhoods Project. Made accessible through a grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A group of boys play cards during their lunchtime at Thomas Starr King Middle School in Los Angeles. King Middle School is a public school that has been educating students from the Franklin Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Echo Park, and Hollywood neighborhoods since 1926. In 1995, Thomas Starr King Junior High School reconfigured to a 6th through 8th middle school; it has approximately 2,854 students. In September of 1996, the school community established a strict dress code and uniform policy that states that the school uniform must be worn while attending school, intersession or during school-sponsored activities. It is a year-round school, which runs on three tracks. Tracks B and C start at the beginning of July, and Track A begins at the end of August. Thomas Starr King (1824-1864) was a Unitarian minister, orator, teacher, activist for social justice, and ardent patriot. Photograph dated September 9, 1997.
1 photographic prints :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection;
GPC_b1_f1_i18; A-010-131 4x5
Thomas Starr King Middle School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Middle schools--California--Los Angeles
Uniforms--California--Los Angeles
Middle school students--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Students--California--Los Angeles
Los Feliz (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection photographs
Group portraits
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