"Washington School," photographer unknown, 1898. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-2438.

Long view of Washington School with students standing in front. A small building is visible to the right.

Click HERE to browse more historic images at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digital Photo Archive.

 

2 Responses to PPLD Historic Image of the Day, 4/2/12: “Washington School”

  1. As a professional photographer in the school photography business, I love these old historical images! Thanks for sharing and keep up the awesome work! I bet that old time photographer would be excited to know that over 100 years after he took that image, it would be available for the world to see!

  2. Michael says:

    Is this the original building of the Washington Elementary School at Pikes Peak and 8th Aves … the one that D-11 closed a few years ago and reopened as Buena Vista Montessori School?

News

AP
May 23, 2015 | NPR · The former secretary of defense says that even stepping up the rules of engagement for U.S. troops in Iraq might not keep ISIS in check. “There’s no certainty about any of this,” he says.
 

AP
May 23, 2015 | NPR · At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
 

AP
May 23, 2015 | NPR · Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were “known criminal gang members.”
 

Arts & Life

May 23, 2015 | NPR · In Nell Zink’s new book, Mislaid, a young woman marries her male professor. It’s 1965. She likes women; he likes men. What follows is a biting satire about gender, race and sexuality.
 

NPR
May 23, 2015 | NPR · Sarai Walker’s new novel centers on Alicia “Plum” Kettle, a 20-something writer who’s saving up for weight loss surgery when she joins an underground feminist collective.
 

iStockphoto
May 23, 2015 | NPR · Whether you’re barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here’s how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.
 

Music

Getty Images
May 23, 2015 | NPR · A defense of the monumental, enduring, deceptively complex Swedish pop quartet, and the underlying emotion that has helped its hooks connect with fans for generations.
 

Sean Mikha'el Field for NPR
May 23, 2015 | NPR · Working-class youths invented the steel drum in the 1930s by banging dents in the tops of discarded oil drums to create notes. Today, steelpan is Trinidad’s de facto national instrument.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 23, 2015 | NPR · The best-selling pianist also hosts a jazz show on BBC Radio 2. He joins NPR’s Scott Simon to share new music from three European artists who merge classic sounds with electronic elements.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab