Helen King with school children, Portland, 1931

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Helen King with school children, Portland, 1931

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Helen M. King, supervising principal of the Woodfords District of Portland elementary schools, poses with Stanley Richard Gates and Frances T. Turner, both of South Paris at Union Station in Portland.

King was going to chaperone the two students to Washington, D.C., to a conference intended to ascertain the role of sound films in schools.

President Herbert Hoover asked the governor of each state to name a boy and a girl of grammar school age to attend the conference.

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About This Item

  • Title: Helen King with school children, Portland, 1931
  • Creation Date: 1931-07-05
  • Subject Date: 1931-07-05
  • Town: Portland, South Paris
  • County: Cumberland, Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 23.2 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1852, Scrapbook 1931-1932
  • Collection: Business and Professional Women's Club of Portland, Me. records
  • Object Type: Image

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