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Catalog Number 1948.016.002
Object Name Diploma
Scope & Content Diploma, printed on heavy paper and mounted on linen, from the Detroit Public High School. The text of the diploma reads as follows:

"On behalf of
The Board of Education of the City of Detroit
And of the Teachers of the
Detroit Public High School
We the undersigned,
Certify that Bessie Margaret Curtiss has satisfactorily completed the Latin Course of Study prescribed for said School, and having uniformly sustained a good character for conduct as well as for Scholarship, is hereby honorably graduated from the same.
In Testimony whereof we have subscribed our names and caused the Seal of the Board of Education to be affixed hereunto on this Twenty Ninth, day of January A.D. 1890."

The gold seal of the City of Detroit Board of Education is affixed to the bottom left. To the right of the seal are signatures from John R. King, the Secretary of the Board of Education, William Voigt Jr., the President of the Board of Education, W.E. Robinson, the Superintendent of Public Schools, and F.L. Bliss, the Principal of the High School.
Date 1890
Extent of Description 20" x 16"
Collection Education
Search Terms Detroit Public High School
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