Eagle Rock's First School
Eagle Rock’s First School in 1889 It was built by community volunteers in 1886 near Colorado Boulevard just east of Caspar Avenue. The teacher, shown at rear, was Will Frackleton. The donor of this photo was fifth from the left in front. Previously, Lida Hutchins taught seventeen pupils in 1884 in a barn on Addison Way owned by Milton Brown. The next year Miss Augusta Stevens moved the class to her own house. (Courtesy the Elena Frackelton Murdock family)
The First Schoolhouse Relocated The school was moved northeast around 1905 to the foot of the hill where Chickasaw Avenue now meets Maywood Avenue. Two rooms were added to accommodate a growing student body. A shaded outdoor lunch area was added to the right. (Courtesy the Elena Frackelton Murdock family)
Eagle Rock School (Central School)
This building replaced the tw room building in 1909. It was swifly outgrown.
Rendering of the new Eagle Rock School 1917
New brick Buildings of Eagle Rock Elementary 1927
The original Rockdale School built in 1909, is shown after a flood. Rockdale was then a part of the Annandale School District.
The new brick Rockdale School built in the 1920's
San Raphael School (West School)
The first San Raphael School built in 1917
The new building built in the 1920's
Dahlia Heights School (East School)
The first Dahlia heights school was built as a result of a 1917 bond issue in the Eagle Rock District. It added an east and West School to the existing Eagle Rock School.
The second Dahlia Heights building was added in 1927 as a result of a Los Angeles citywide bond issue.
It was torn down in 1968 along with the first building due to earthquake concerns. com
These students in 1966 hold a rendering of the new school while standing on the steps of the old building, then used as a kindergarten.
Future site of Yosemite Park & Eagle Rock High School ca 1925
The entry and library of the new Eagle Rock High School
The new Eagle Rock High School in 1927
The Skeleton of Swan Hall Dormitory Alumni Avenue stretches to York Boulevard and Campus Road wraps around. We are standing on the hill where Orr Hall dormitory will be built and looking down the valley, which will become Glassell Park, to the Los Angeles River in the distance. Unseen to our right are Johnson and Fowler Halls, The area in the center, just over Ralph Rogers house, is the location of an artesian spring, now tapped by Sparkletts Water Company (Courtesy of College Archives—Occidental College Library)
Occidental College from the Hills Northwest The first three buildings are completed but unoccupied in 1914. Eagle Rock Boulevard is the divided street running left to right in the center of the photo. The street layout is as it is today. Johnson and Fowler Halls, the paired buildings, were classrooms and administration. Swan Hall in front was the first dormitory. This was unincorporated land located south of the City of Eagle Rock. (Contributed by Louise White Puthuff, postcard photograph by B.D. Jackson)
Occidental College ca 1935