Pictured is a page from a Washington-Nile School Board Minutes & Business Record Book for years beginning in 1887 into 1906, and a special election tax ballot, June 13. 1903.
Excerpt from page 203, August 20, 1900: "The Certificate of Election of Branch Rickey as teacher for Dist one was presented. The Committee on teacher reports favorable..and vote was taken which resulted as follows. A. Cole, yes. Jas. Stoner, yes. Jms. W. Hall, yes. A.F. Givens, yes. A. Sissel, yes, Wm. McGraw, yes. Jas. R. Odle, yes. T. Cornell, yes - the vote standing 8 to 0. Branch Rickey was declared teacher for Dist. no. one." (Minutes Book 7)
Thank you to Mrs. Carol Rose for sharing this wonderful piece of Washington-Nile history with us.
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The Board Minutes book is presented here in 9 separate books, beginning with 1887 into 1906.