|Title||Franklin High School student commando training, Seattle, March 1945 |
|Caption||During World War II, all nine of Seattle's public high schools set up rigorous physical training courses. The goal was to ensure that all male graduates would be in good shape when they joined the military.|
This March 1945 photo, taken at Franklin High School, shows students in the commando training course. Drills included swinging quickly along the bars shown here, scaling a nine foot wall and running safely up and down a dangerous ramp.
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Franklin hi commando course.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - schools - Franklin (commando course).
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): March 26, 1945.
|Subjects||Students--Washington (State)--Seattle; Schools--Washington (State)--Seattle; Physical education--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military training--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Mount Baker (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI25499 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |