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Guide to the John W. Geary School PTA Records, 1930-1974
MS 3595  
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Description
The records of the John W. Geary School PTA begin in April 1930. Included are correspondence, minutes, flyers, programs, newsletters, and scrapbooks. The most revealing and complete materials from the early days of the school are the publicity scrapbooks which were, for the most part, meticulously kept. During and after World War II, the record-keeping became more fragmentary, and there are no records after 1974.
Background
The John W. Geary School, a small elementary school (200-300 students) located on Cook and Geary Streets in San Francisco, opened on March 31, 1930. It was named for the last Alcalde of San Francisco, who was also the City's first mayor.
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Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment only.