Black and white photograph of the NWSA swimming pool, 1932.

Swimming pool in Physical Education Building

The NWSA swimming pool was sixty feet long and twenty-four feet wide, 1932. The water level on the springboard end was nine feet and the shallow end four-and-a-half feet.

Black and white photograph of Retta Bede with students during a home-cooking class, 1930s.

Retta Bede teaches a cooking class

Retta Bede with students during a home-cooking class, 1930s.

Black and white photograph of a translator with three Ojibwe men. The Ojibwe leader Miskogwan (Red Feather) stands on the far right. Northwest School of Agriculture Dedication Day, October 5, 1920.

Participants in NWSA Dedication Day

Three Ojibwe men with a translator. The Ojibwe leader Miskogwan (Red Feather) stands on the far right. Northwest School of Agriculture Dedication Day, October 5, 1920.

Black and white photograph of the flooded NWSA campus during the 1920s.

Flooded NWSA campus

The flooded NWSA campus during the 1920s. Earlier, it had been known to locals as a good duck-hunting grounds.

Black and white photograph of girls in uniform performing calisthenics during a physical education class on the second floor of Kiehle Hall, 1927.

Girls’ physical education class

Girls in uniform perform calisthenics during a physical education class on the second floor of Kiehle Hall, 1927. Classes also involved group games, folk dancing, and personal hygiene.

Black and white photograph of a toboggan slide built at the NSWA by students, December 13, 1916. Printed in the school’s 1916 yearbook.

Toboggan slide built by students

Toboggan slide built at the NSWA by students, December 13, 1916. Printed in the school’s 1916 yearbook.

Front cover of sheet music for the NWSA class of 1912’s “Song of Farwell,” written by N. E. Schwartz.

Class of 1912 “Song of Farewell” sheet music

Front cover of sheet music for the NWSA class of 1912’s “Song of Farwell,” written by N. E. Schwartz.

Black and white photograph of students during a NWSA shop class, 1910.

Boys’ shop class at NWSA

Students during a NWSA shop class, 1910. Boys learned blacksmithing, scale weighing, and welding skills in the class.

Black and white photograph of teams of horses with equipment and drivers in front of a barn, 1910.

Horses and wagons in front of a barn

Teams of horses with equipment and drivers in front of a barn, 1910.

Crops and soils parade on NWSA campus

Livestock walk through the mall area of the NWSA campus during the crops and soils parade, 1910.

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