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Identifier: P0485

Title: Garesche Family Collection

Description: Two photograph albums and some glass plate negatives comprise the Garesche Family Collection. Marie R. Garesche's album contains family snapshots, photographs of Forest Park, Shaw's Garden, Kirkwood, Pike County in Missouri, and trips to Pennsylvania and Michigan. Mimi Hicks Garesche's album is similar to Marie's and includes some duplicate photos. Marie Garesche took almost all of the 66 glass plate negatives and transparencies in the collection. Fifty-seven of them show the History of Education exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and tableaus of historic education scenes from Greece and Rome to the beginning of the twentieth century. Some of the negatives are duplicated and also exist as black and white transparencies; prints are available in the History of Education folder in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Collection. The negative series also contains nine pictures of unidentified family groups. Marie Garesche founded the St. Louis Public Schools Educational Museum. Subjects include: educational history; LPE; Grecian school; students in a home economics kitchen; kindergarten; Native American school; Roman school; boys schools; girls schools; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: 1899 - 1904

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Marie Garesche

Subjects: Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)


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