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Catalog Number HRHS-133
Collection Edna Shickel Collection
Object Name Announcement, Graduation
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

Dayton high school was located at 290 Mill St., Dayton, VA from 1914-1956. That building now houses The Dayton Learning Center.
Charles M. Robinson of Richmond was the architect of this building. He is responsible for a number of schools in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, including the initial plans for what is now James Madison University. This Colonial Revival structure used the Corinthian order with a very fine cornice. It was one of the earliest of the brick consolidated schools in Rockingham County. The exterior has been restored. (Information obtained from daytonva.com/walking_tour_of_dayton)

SCOPE AND CONTENT:

Contains commencement announcements from Dayton High School in 1926 and 1929.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:
1926 Dayton High School Commencement Invitation
1929 Dayton High School Commencement Invitation



Title Edna Shickel Collection