Title:Anna Adele Konigshofer school project book on California, 1924 June
Creator/Contributor:Konigshofer, Anna Adele, 1909-1925, creator, author.
Handmade school project book on California by a student at Glen Taylor School in Alameda, California. Inside are handwritten
essays about significant events in California history and include sketches, photographs, illustrations, etc. Also includes
a laid-in photograph of a young girl of the same era, approximately 10 or 11 years old (possibly Anna Adele Konigshofer?).
Konigshofer, Anna Adele -- 1909-1925
Konigshofer, Anna Adele -- 1909-1925 -- Portraits
Glen Taylor School (Alameda, Calif.) -- Students
California -- History -- 1850-1950
On first page: "Adele Konigshofer, Glen Taylor School, June 1924".
Anna Adele Konigshofer school project book on California, 1924 June, BANC MSS 2015/192, The Bancroft Library, University of
Purchase; from Margolis and Moss; 20150311.
Anna Adele Konigshofer was born in Alameda, California on May 6, 1909 to Leon Andrew and Etta May (Loebenstein) Konigshofer.
Her father owned a dry goods store in Alameda and she attended Glen Taylor School. She died at age 16 on July 11, 1925 in
Santa Cruz, California.
Glen Taylor School, founded by Esther Reynolds Taylor, opened in 1902 in Alameda, California. A private school, Glen Taylor
helped pioneer Maria Montessori's system of education. In 1936, the school required more space and relocated to a 12-acre
farm in Walnut Creek.
1 21 x 22 cm
BANC MSS 2015/192 v.1