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Roosa, Howard School

Howard Roosa School
Howard Roosa School

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a.k.a. Claremont School

1216 E Illinois St
Evansville, IN 47711

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1901 Claremont School is built
1921 School renamed after Howard Roosa
1922 Gym and auditorium added
1956 Large addition to east
2011 School closes, becomes Joshua Academy


North side of Illinois St between Harlan Ave and US 41
District: Rosedale
Latitude: 37.97920023
Longitude: -87.54191637
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formerly claremont 6th District Public School 1910 1914 part of city schools after Rosedale neighborhood annexed. enlarged 1922 still claremont e illinois bet bartlett and rose in 1924 auditorium and gymnasium additions renamed howard roosa 1921? in honor of editor morning courier and school board member who also helped bring UE to evansville additions 1921 1927 1953 1956 original school building was torn down >1962 additional facilities and rooms at howard roosa 50s sixth district school No 6

Howard Roosa closes 2011 and Joshua Academy relocates here from St Joseph School

See also Schools / Education Rosedale district

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