Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: John C. Fremont High School

My great-grandmother was a teacher before she married, but I have no idea if she ever taught at John C. Fremont.  These pictures of the school were in her collection.  I don't know who the two ladies are but I assume they were teacher friends of my great-grandmother's.  I'm guessing these were taken in the 1910s.

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NOTE: This John C. Fremont High School was in Oakland, California not the high school of the same name currently in Los Angeles (founded in the 1920s).

UPDATE: I did some more research on the school and found that is was located as 2230 38th Ave.  I looked the area up on Google Maps and it appears the school is no longer standing and was replaced with housing.

2 comments:

  1. I wonder what the school looks like today. I was surprised at how my elementary school has changed since the 1950's.....but it is still there.

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  2. Fremont High School, or the Fremont Federation of High Schools in Oakland is located at 4610 Foothill Blvd, a couple of miles from the 38th Avenue location in your picture. My dad attended Fremont at the Foothill Blvd. location in the 1930's. It was demolished in the 1980's and a new school was built in its place.

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