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Continuing with memories of William C. and Ruby Rowley

 

December 9, 2022

Marshall Lambert photo

Bill and Ruby Rowley, dedication of Rowley Field, October 1965

My last article about "Mister Rowley" started at his birth, followed by his education and teaching positions.

In 1925 he learned of an opening of the principalship of the schools in Ekalaka, Montana - he applied and was accepted.

From "Shifting Scenes Vol. II:"

"The Ekalaka Grade School was located just south of the Carter County High School which in 1925 was in the building now occupied by the Farmers' Union. The grade school was a two story frame building with two classrooms on each floor divided by central hallways. A wooden outside stairway served as a second exit from the second story....



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