Saturday, October 22, 2011

More Thames (NZ) Postcards and photos (Schools) Part 2

There are also an amazing number of pictures of Thames-ites to be found at this source. Take this one of the Teachers of Tararu School 1900, taken by The Auckland Weekly News, published 20 July 1900
Source: 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19000720-6-3'

Back Row: Misses F E MORTIMER and B M NOLAN
Front Row: Miss GOLDSWORTHY, Mr W H NEWTON (Headmaster) and Miss E E HARRIS
For this and other Tararu School Pictures from this edition, click here, then click VIEW FULL PAGE (beneath picture)
Another School photo from the Matapihi site is one of THAMES HIGH SCHOOL
Showing front view of Thames High School from Baillie Street. The original site of Thames High School was sold to the Hospital Board in May 1914 and the Baille Street school site and classrooms were bought to allow for expansion and erection of a new high school.

'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 35-R1447'
Photographer: Radcliffe, Frederick George 

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