Manoa School’s Dilapidated Conditions

Residents complained about Manoa School’s conditions one hundred and three years ago.

Fifty-one students were “jammed into a small room in a badly-dilapidated building.” A single small tap provided drinking water for the entire school, and everyone used the same tin drinking cup. Every three children shared a single desk.

Read more about it in “Manoa Residents Stirred to Action by School Conditions.”

Manoa Residents Stirred to Action by School Conditions
Honolulu star-bulletin, Jan. 16, 1913, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014682/1913-01-16/ed-1/seq-1/

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