San Juan School Annual Reports, 1924

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Annual Report, 1924. San Juan Agency . While the Toadlena School plant is in good condition there is immediate need of play- ground apparatus; one or more cottages for employees; & hospital not alone for pupils but for the accomrnods tion of patients from the surrounding camps as well; a mangle and dryer for the laundry; and a concrete floor on the basement under the school building. Possibly the most urgent need right now of the school is an employee to take care of the school farm. It is just recently we have discovered we have a school farm. There is an excellent tract of rich and, located s one eight miles from the school, which can be developed and expanded to several hundred acres. This land is very fer. tile, do es not require irrigation, and needs but to be fe nced, plowed, seeded and cared for. On account of loc ation distant from the school, it is essential that a depend able employee be in c untinuous attend ance, throughout the entire planting, growing, and Ie rvesting season, to preform all necessary work and protect the crops. Excellent potatoes in quantities sufficient for the entire school, and hay, were raised last season with the very limited help available( Note:- These potatoes and this hay were produced solely through the pers onal activities of Principal Hashbarger who through this one item saved to the School Inore than one half of the salary paid to him. Superintendent, 26

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