Royal Oak (Dondero) High School, 75th Anniversary








- 1931 -

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Right: Panel out of the February, 1931 Oak (year book) showing various aspects of the school at the time - at top the motto, "Enter here to learn, Go forth to serve"; Left: A Royal Oak (High School) play-acting marriage proposal (1931 Oak). My grandfather George Washington Penney's house can be seen in the distance over the boys left shoulder, near the NE corner of Washington and Willis.

A scene from Cass Field (named for Lewis Cass, Territorial Governor of Michigan) from the February, 1931 Oak. From R -> L the houses along Willis (all now gone), the marching band, the tall high school chimney (well before the addition to the rear of the school), old white oak tree (still there today), etc.


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