|Scope & Content||
The newspaper article tells us that Ms. Priscilla Houghton, a teacher in Fitchburg, for over eight years, had contracted to teach kindergarden at Maui Island in the Pala school system.
Ms. Houghton's classroom will overlook volcanic snow-bound Mt. Haleakala, the world's famous extinct crater.
She descends from a long line of pionneers. One of her ancestors was a pony express rider in Kansas. Her paternal grandfather operated a livery stabled and raised race horses in Manhattan, Kansas.
Ms. Houghton's grandfather was the founder of the Safety Fund bank and its first president. He also built the house on 37 Prospect St. in which Ms. Houghton and her family lived.
|Dates of Creation||Aug. 15, 1953|
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|Collection||Archives - Biography Files|
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|