Wednesday, 13 November 2019

1227) Rosabell Glass

Rosabell Glass (1880-1971). American history teacher at Ballard High School and Lincoln High School. In 1918 she volunteered with the YMCA to help with World War I in France and was stationed in a YMCA entertainment section in Brest.
After the war, she returned to Seattle to continue teaching. She taught nine years at Franklin High School before becoming the first girl's advisor at Roosevelt High School, where she founded the Aurora Guards, a group composed entirely of red heads. This group was responsible for entertaining visitors and helping new students integrate into the school. Glass was also an associate editor for the pro-women's suffrage newspaper Votes for Women

- "She is quoted saying, "I've got red hair, I know how to rough it..."  https://documents.alexanderstreet.com/d/1009860160

- "The group's founder was Roosevelt High School's girls guidance counselor, Rose Glass, a flamboyant redhead..."  https://reunionswithclass.com/Images/Docs/GV2016Spring.pdf…



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