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Title
[Students painting a mural in the playground of John Muir School]
Creator
San Francisco Unified School District
Date Created and/or Issued
1974 Feb
Contributing Institution
San Francisco Public Library
Collection
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
Description
Permission to use this image must be obtained from the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library: www.sfpl.org/permissions.
On back: "John Muir School; 380 Webster Street; San Francisco, Ca 94117. Feb 25, 1974. To: Mr. Ray Koltz, Public Information Office. From: Leola Havard, Principal John Muir School. Subject: Article for Newsletter - School Yard Mural. The teachers and children of John Muir School planned a yard beautification project that involved painting a mural on the wall and fence of the school playground. Mrs. Verla Leonard, the art supervisor for John Muir, released available funds to pay an artist, Trish Lindstrom, as a consultant. The John Muir P.T.A. also contributed funds to complete the project.
On back (continued): "The central theme of children's literature was selected and each class, Pre-Kindergarten thru 3rd grade, chose its favorite story to illustrate. The stories were varied with subjects including - Humpty Dumpty; Little Miss Muffet; Giant John; Charlie Brown; Hansel and Gretel; Little Red Riding Hood; Three Little Pigs; Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater; Jack and the Beanstalk; Jack and Jill; Lollipop Dragon; Horton Hatches the Egg; Five Chinese Brothers; King's Birthday; Fat Albert; Put Me in the Zoo; Danny and the Dinosaur; Tropical Scenery. Miss Marian Haughee served as teacher coordinator. Mrs. Leola Havard is Principal of John Muir School. cc Victor Rossi".
Type
image
Extent
1 photographic print:
Subject
Schools--Elementary--John Muir
Schools--Elementary--Muir, John
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs

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