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District 8 seeks historical school photos


Last updated 1/28/2020 at 10:07pm

News Photos By Karen Aubuchon Johnson

A photo of the 1910 Fountain Senior Class is on display at the Fountain Valley Historical Society's Museum.

By G. Connor Salter

When Mike Maiurro started working with the Fountain Branch Library to collect historic photographs of Fountain's schools, he assumed it would be simple. Now, he says it's turned into "more of a mystery than a search."

The project, organized by Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 and the Fountain Branch of the Pikes Peak Library District, is to build a digital collection of photos showing Fountain's schools. The collection will go all the way back to Fountain's earliest school built in the 1880s. Donors will sign release forms, have their photos scanned and then get th...

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