Santa Cruz High School, after the 1913 fire

Aftermath of the October 1, 1913 fire which destroyed the first Santa Cruz High School. Before the school was built in 1895, high school students were taught in the top floor of the Mission Hill School. Until the new school opened in 1915, temporary classrooms were provided in various Santa Cruz buildings.

Source of information: Koch pp. 84, 202

Date: 1913
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1910s
Rights: This photograph/postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.

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Identifier: LH-0512


“Santa Cruz High School, after the 1913 fire.” 1913. SCPL Local History. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.