Series 2009.40.5 - Howard Jordan Public School Artifacts

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Howard Jordan Public School Artifacts

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CA ON00154 2009.40-2009.40.5

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  • 1970-2009 (Creation)
    Howard Jordan Public School
    Port Hope, Municipality of

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5 artifacts

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Howard Jordan Public School was located at 34 Percival Street, and opened in 1960. The first principal was Willis Dowler. The building, which began construction in 1958, was an L-shaped facility, originally built to accomodate 9 classrooms, a kindergarten, and a playroom. The school was named in honour of W. Howard Jordan, Supervisory Principal of the Port Hope Public Schools from 1934. HoJo, as the school was named by the students and staff, was closed in the spring of 2009, and the the student body was incorporated into the new Ganaraska Trail Public School.

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Donated to the Port Hope Archives by P. Bolton, 2009. Files were created by the staff of Howard Jordan Public School in the course of daily activities. Upon the closure of the school, Peter Bolton rescued the records and donated them to the Port Hope Archives.

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Series consists of various artifacts related to Howard Jordan Public School, c. 1970-2009. It includes: (1) 50th Anniversary Guest Book; (2) "Howard Jordan Public School Celebration CD"; (3) Howard Jordan Public School Closing, 23 May 2009 (CD-ROM); (4) Howard Jordan Public School School Pin; (5) Howard Jordan Public School Track & Field Ribbons.

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