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Dorothy M. Jesse, as a Mathematician



Dorothy M. Jesse, as a Mathematician
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Title: Dorothy M. Jesse, as a Mathematician
Description: 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.

Image ID: 54880
Creation
Date:
1905 
Creator
Name:
Hansen, Albert
City, State: Menomonie, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Hansen, Albert, 1886-1979 : Papers, 1899-1980
Genre: Photograph
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
Students
Portrait photography
Women
 

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