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Yuma High School
Yuma, Arizona


Description: Yuma High School
Other Names:
Address:  400 S. 6 ave, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona
Type: educational: school building
Original Client: [local school board]
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1907
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation:
Budget/Cost: $30,000

Wall Materials: reinforced concrete
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)Plans for Outside School Buildings Drawn, El Paso Herald,January 30, 1907, page 12 (reports that Trost& Trost are drawing plans and gives budget figure)
(2)The Arizona Sentinel, February 13, 1907 page 3 ‘Yuma’s $35,000 School Building’
(3) The Arizona Sentinel, May 1, 1907, page 2 ‘Yuma Encourages New Industry’
(4) The Arizona Sentinel, October 9, 1907 page 3 ‘ Plans are submitted for new school’
(5) El Paso Herald, January 30, 1907 page 14 ‘Plans for Outside School Building Drawn’

Remarks: A diagram of the plans for the building is on exhibition at the store of Johnson & Bowles. The fund for the school came out of a bond election. This school was the first in the territory to be built of reinforced concrete. The diagram for the plan for the school was on exhibition at the store of Johnson & Bowles.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.