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Ada Hogle Abbott
Ada Hogle Abbott, served on the faculty of the then State Normal School from 1902-1916. She studied at the Kansas State Normal School, Columbia School of Oratory (Chicago, Ill.), and did special work at Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio), University of Chicago, University of California. Boston Art School, Columbia University and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She taught drawing and manual training (Industrial Arts). As an instructor, she adapted Cornell University's alma mater, "Far Above Cayuga's Water," to what became WWU's alma mater, the "White and Blue." Mrs. Abbott is also recognized as the one who designed the Stone Bridge still in use at Whatcom Falls Park. The bridge was made of Chuckanut sandstone recycled from the Bellingham Bay National Bank Building located at the corner of State and Holly, which had been slated for demolition. Negative (5 x 4 in) also available.
b/w ; 6 1/2 x 5 in.
Abbott, Ada Hogle, 1879-1960
Western Washington University--Faculty
College teachers--Washington (State)--Bellingham
Campus History Collection
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