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Dorothy Graves

aka: Miss Graves

Grades 3A and 3B teacher
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[ Courtesy: Steve Glazer - 03-07-2013 ]
Dorothy M. Graves -- born on March 14, 1903 to Clarence E. and Myrtle E. Graves in Indiana -- was raised in Hammond. Upon graduation with a teaching degree, she taught at Harding School in the late 1920s/1930s. By 1934, she had left Harding to teach at Hammond's Columbia Elementary School; still later, she taught at Thomas A. Edison Elementary School. Miss Graves was a frequent performer on the xylophone and marimba, and even appeared nationally on several radio stations, including NBC radio's Town Hall Amateur Hour. Miss Graves died in October 1980.

August 07,1935
Miss Graves on Town Hall Amateur Hour

Courtesy: Steve Glazer

July 17,1940
Miss Grave and band go to Colorado

Courtesy: Steve Glazer