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This photograph shows the demolition of the top floor of Central School, Featherston Street after the Napier Earthquake in 1931. There were four main incarnations of Central School - The Original School (corner of Main and Princess Streets, 1873-1890), Campbell Street School (1890-1922), Central School (Featherston Street, built 1922), Central Normal School (became a practice school for teachers college students in 1956).

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sc10_007905
Title
Central School - Demolition of Top Floor
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sc 10
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Featherston Street, Palmerston North
Date
1931

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
central normal school,
natural disaster,

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