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St. Maries Area Retired Teacher Association (SMARTA) records

Identifier: MS 0724
This collection consists of materials from the St. Maries Area Retired Teacher Association and includes minutes of meetings, treasurer's reports, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous items. Also included are the recollections of 12 teachers who were members of the St. Maries Retired Teachers Association, compiled by Carrie Scott in 1990.


  • 1977 - 1991


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box, 2 scrapbooks.)

Historical Note

Elizabeth Curtis founded the St. Maries Area Retired Teacher Association (SMARTA) in 1977.



More Information

The recollections include the following teachers include: Helen Dimico, Jessie Schmidt, Hyrtha Miller, Clyde Miller, Ida Mitchell, Ethel Kammerzell, Elizabeth Curtis, Ruth Daman, Bessie Storms, Alice Holladay, Louise Johnson, and Herbert Wunderlich. Each contributor includes a short biography and memories of their teaching experiences, 1922-1972, in the following Idaho schools: Andrew Springs, Avery, Banner, Coeur d'Alene, Indian Springs, Meridian, Minneloosa, New Meadows, Plummer, Potlatch, Red Rock, St. Maries, and Tensed. Some of the teachers also taught at schools in Alabama, Mississippi, Nevada and Washington, and one later pursued a career in higher education.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts Repository

2205 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID 83712
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