As was the case in many small towns around the country, a village wasn’t complete until it had it’s own Opera Hall. While it may seem like a funny goal for today’s communities, pleasureable pursuits were a sign of the wealth of a town, and having the time, and clothes, to attend the finer arts like opera was indeed a sign you had arrived.
Explore a little of the history of teachers who ruled the roost at the 13 schools in Bovina.
Click here for full article on Ray LaFever's blog. Photo:Jean Hoy at the Maynard School, c. 1920s, picture courtesy of the Bovina Historical Society.More