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The first state school in Palmerston North was established on the corner of Main and Duke (now Princess) Streets in 1872. In 1890 it moved to a new site in Campbell Street, and in 1921 to Featherston Street as Central (Normal) School. Some of the pupils are (from left, standing): C Dawick; C Nathan; W Keeling; unknown. (Sitting): Walton; T Allingham; A Dawick; A Mowlem; Jos Batchelar.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007P_Sc135_SCH_0421
Title
Boy pupils, first state school
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sc 135
Date
circa 1880 to circa 1885

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Place
Palmerston North

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children,
education,
photographs,
primary school,
schools,
students,
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