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Dorothy M. Jesse, as a Mathematician

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Dorothy M. Jesse, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as an author of books on Mathematics. Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based on a class prophecy theme.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 54880

Creation Date: 1905 

Creator Name: Hansen, Albert

City: Menomonie

County: Dunn

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Hansen, Albert, 1886-1979 : Papers, 1899-1980

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: M82-255

Original Dimensions: 5 x 7 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Page 36 of 70. Prophecy on page 35 reads, "The following is a clipping taken from the Century Magazine of Jan. 1914 belonging to our prophet." Miss Dorothy Jesse generally known as Clarabell Robinson has been awarded the Grand Prize at the international association for authors, for the best book on Mathematics written between the years 1909 and 1914. At present she is working upon a revised Geometry in which she explains with infinite care and accuracy the fundamental proposition, 'All straight angles are equal.'" Dorothy M. Jesse got married to John Benish of Menomonie in 1906. Information about Dorothy Jesse has been researched through contemporary newspaper articles.

SUBJECTS

Books

Education

Intellectual life

Persons

Portrait photography

Students

Women

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