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Photograph of students working at the Forest School. There is a note that says; "Boys in (a) right foreground mapping the area, (b) center front trimming old apple trees, and (c) at left pruning the old grape vines". This is a photograph from a page in the scrapbook of the School Forest. The scrapbook is to document the Biology/School Forest project at Keppel Forest Preserve. Keppel Forest Preserve is located at Lakewood Blvd and 168th Ave. The School Forest was a project Lida Rogers who was a Holland High School biology teacher, she also suggested starting a Tulip Day during a speech to the Women's Literary Club on April 26, 1927.  She was interested in making Holland a beautiful city.  Tulip Time grew out of her original idea. Lida also worked hard on the Keppel School Forest and other beautification project for Holland.
Gift of
Semeyn, Barbara L.