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1874 Portland City Directory
Directory of Schools

Public Schools

High School: J. W. Johnson, Principal; Alexander Meachen, First Assistant. Miss M. A. Hodgden, Second Assistant. Total scholars in attendance, 108.

Central School: Jas. M. Williamson, Principal. Grammar Department taught by Principal. Miss Julia A. Sutton, Miss Ritchey, Miss Kate Dwyer, Walter Johnson, Miss Barker, Miss Dillon and Mrs. O. S. Phelps, Assistants. Total Scholars in attendance, 408.

North School: W. W. Freeman, Principal; Miss F. A. Holman, Assistant in Grammar Department. Intermediate Department: Miss M. E. Gibson, Preceptress; Mrs. Meachen, Assistant. Primary Department: Miss E. Monastes, Preceptress; Mrs. W. W. Freeman, Assistant. Total enrollment in the School, 332.

Harrison Street School: L. W. Pratt, Principal; Mrs. Morton, Assistant in Grammar Department. Boys enrolled, 45; girls, 34. Total, 79. Average attendance, 70. Intermediate Department: Miss Bodley, Teacher; Miss Annie B. Shelby, Assistant. Boys enrolled, 48; girls, 51. Total, 99. Average attendance, 83. Fifth Grade: Mrs. J. S. Briggs, Teacher. Boys enrolled, 26; girls, 34. Total, 60. Average attendance, 54. Total number enrolled, 293. Whole number attending the public schools, 1,141. Average attendance, 89 per cent.

South Portland School: Located on the McAdmized Road, under the supervision of Mr. Mulkey. Number of scholars in attendance, 26. 

Evening School: Held in the Central School House, five evenings in the week. Walter Johnson, Teacher.

Select Schools.

Beth Israel School: Situated corner of Sixth and Oak streets, Rev. M. May, teacher of German and Hebrew.

Bishop Scott Grammar School: Situated corner of N Eighteenth and C street. B. Wistar Morris, D. D., Bishop of Oregon and Washington Territory, Rector; R. W. Laing, A. M., Head Master; Miss E. Buss, Teacher of Primary Department; Miss Maria Emery, matron. This institution is designed as a Day and Boarding School, and to furnish a sound practical Christian education. At present there are accommodations for 50 boarders and 150 day scholars. There is at present an average attendance of about 90 pupils.

Independent German School: A day school situated corner of Ninth and Morrison streets. This school is conducted by Mr. George Harrold as teacher, and Mrs. Geo. Harrold as Assistant, under the Supervision of the Independent German School Association. Average attendance, 75. Officers: C. Von Wintzingerode, President; Henry Weinhardt, Vice President; Henry Bohlman, Secretary; Otto Truer, Treasurer; Frank Dekum and G. Niemeyer, Trustees.

National College of Business and Commerce: No. 104 First St. President, H. M. DeFrance; W. S. James Secretary.

Portland Academy and Female Seminary: Situated on Seventh, between Columbia and Jefferson streets. This institution is under the charge of Rev. T. F. Royal, A. M., Principal, assisted by an efficient corps of teachers.

Private School: Fifth street, between Pine and Oak, under the charge of Miss Batchelder.

St. Helen's Hall: A boarding and day school for girls, situated on Fourth, between Madison and Jefferson streets. This school is conducted by the misses Rodney, under the supervision of the Right Rev. B. Wistar Morris, D. D., Bishop of Oregon and Washington Territory. It was opened on the 6th of September, 1869, and has had an attendance the past year of 135 pupils.

St. Mary's Academy: Situated on Fourth Street, between mill and market. This institution is under the charge of the Sisters of the most Holy names of Jesus and Mary, and is conducted as a Boarding and Day School. During the past year the average number of pupils has been 225.

St. Michael's College: Fourth, between mill and Montgomery sts. For Boys. Rev. A. J. Glorieaux, Principal. Average attendance of boys, 60.

St. Joseph's School: Situated on Stark Street, near Third: under the supervision of the Misses Showers. No. of scholars, 35. Writing Academy: Located on Third St., near Morrison. White Bros., principals. No. of scholars, 25.

Writing Academy: Located on Third St., near Morrison. White Bros., principals. No. of scholars, 25.