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A Moment in Monrovia History: Almera Romney at Huntington Elementary

Almera Romney and Mimi Martin at Huntington Elementary's 5th grade. Almera Romney was teacher and then principal at the segregated Huntington Elementary from 1946-1963. Standing next to Almera with a butterfly on her dress is Mimi Luvenia Martin (Mency, 1936-2011) who would be the first African American on the Monrovia school board in 1972. From the Susie Ling collection. See full details here.

For more historic photos and papers, see the Monrovia Historical Society’s complete Legacy Project collection here. Learn more about the Monrovia Historical Society here.

- Brad Haugaard

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