Washington Public School
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|Washington Public School was built of brick with two stories and a basement. It was heated, lighted and ventilated upon the most modern and progressive lines. The two upper floors contained large classrooms with ample accommodation for all the white children of the city and separate cloak rooms for each classroom. In addition, it had an auditorium with a seating capacity of several hundred, which was used for school exercises and other public gatherings. The basement contained the heating and ventilating plants, kindergarten rooms, closets for pupils and teachers, domestic science department, playrooms, lavatories, manual training and music rooms and every feature to be found in a modern school building located in cities many times the size of Washington.