Friday Serendipity

Doing some indexing for SCRIBE (through our Washington State Digital Archives) in some Yakima County school census records for 1913:

I know you can barely read it so I’ll transcribe the high points:

  • Number of children in the district: 497
  • Number of months public school was taught: 9
  • Number of teachers employed: 6 male; 11 female
  • Average monthly salary paid male teachers: $86.39
  • Average monthly salary paid female teachers: $74.10
  • Total seating capacity of all schools in the district: 600
  • Number of reference and other books in district library: 541