Portrait of Ms. Amelia Helander, teacher at Central Elementary 1892. Courtesy DPL Western History Collection, WH1990

Portrait of Ms. Amelia Helander. She sits in a chair, leaning to her right. Her right elbow rests on the chair while her right hand is raised to her cheek. She wears a black dress with white ruffled lace cuffs. Helander was a teacher at Central Elementary School.
Date circa 1892
Notes Located in Photo Box 2 File Folder 6. Writing under picture reads: “My school teacher at Central School First Grade 1892. Amelia Helander 1892” This photo was donated to Denver Public Schools by an unidentified woman in 2007. also see the 1949 Rocky Mountain News article about Central School where she taught 50 years earlier. DPL Western History Collection, WH1990

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