Pictured: Lily B. Clayton Elementary School, looking from
Berkeley and Park Place, 1935
Summary: Donor gave a collection of copy print photographs of Lily B. Clayton Elementary School. The school was first called Mistletoe Heights Elementary and was designed by Wiley G. Clarkson. Around 1935, construction begin on a new addition designed by Preston M. Geren and the name of the school was changed to Lily B. Clayton Elementary School. It became the first Fort Worth school to be named for a woman. Clayton began her career as the long-time teacher of Latin at Fort Worth High School in 1885.
Margaret Martin Littlejohn, who painted a portrait of Lily B. Clayton, had trained under William Merritt Chase and exhibited frequently at the galleries in the Carnegie Library.
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