1812 W. 24th St.
Los Angeles, Cal.
Mar. 22, 1904.
My dear Mr. John Muir,
The name of our school is 24th Street School. It was finished about Feb. 1, 1904. It is upon 24th St. hill, and the scenery about it is beautiful. When you are on top of the hill you can see most all of the city. Our school has four rooms, and one hundred forty pupils. We have a very large play-ground the boys have one of the side yards and the back yard to play in, and the girls have the front yard and the other side yard to play in.
Our Arbor day was on the seventeen of March. We had very nice exercises. The same day we had the dedication of our school, and our flag-raising exercises.
For our Arbor day we planted flowers, and one tree and dedicated it to you because you are the California naturlist.
In our program we had several selections from the books you have written, and the story of your life.
We have your picture in our room at school.
I must close my letter now,
Your loving friend,
1904 Mar 22
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Wattron, Marie, "Letter fromMarie Wattron to John Muir, 04 Mar 22." (1904). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2759.
Reel 14, Image 0102
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