02440 Grand Canyon Historic_ New Schoolhouse Dedication 1953
Dedication of new school building held at Grand Canyon School, evening of March 26, 1953. Group includes Coconino board of supervisors and guest speakers, superintendent of public schools, and local school board.
Left to right, back row: School Principal Carl Guthrie, Superintendent Bryant, County School Superintendent Bessie Kidd Best, board member Peggy Verkamp, guest speaker Father Faustina, State Superintendent, public construction Brook, Reverend Ken Porray, board member Howard Stricklin.
Front row, left to right: County Supervisor Tissaw, ?, Supervisor Proctor, student speaker Steve Verkamp, Ivan Smith, Wallace Devaney, Jack Dent. Photographer Steve Leding.
NPS photo. Grand Canyon Museum Collection, P.O. Box 129, Grand Canyon, AZ 86023