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June 30, 2005
Olga V. Bawden, a former Eastern High School principal and longtime Gibson Island resident, died in her sleep Sunday at Roland Park Place. She was 84. Miss Bawden was born in Baltimore and raised on East North Avenue. She was a 1939 graduate of Eastern High School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1943 from Goucher College. In 1951, she earned a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University and a special education certificate in 1956. She began her career in the 1940s teaching history and French to students at Robert E. Lee Junior High School (School 49)
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By LIZ BOWIE | October 16, 2005
Occupation Baltimore City school system educator In the news Tarter is the former principal of Lake Clifton-Eastern High School who was featured in the series "On Their Own" in The Sun last week. She gave particular attention to students who were experiencing family and social problems and has unofficially adopted Iven Bailey, one of the two subjects of the articles about two young men making their way through senior year without help from a parent or guardian. Career highlights Born in Westminster, she graduated from Westminster High School before getting her degree from Towson State College in 1975.
NEWS
March 16, 1992
Anne Sharp Burkart, a longtime volunteer with the Lake Clifton-Eastern High School Alumni Association, died Feb. 17 of a stroke at the Meridian Nursing Center in Hamilton.Mrs. Burkart, who was 89, was a longtime resident of Parkville.Born and raised in Baltimore, she graduated in 1919 from the Eastern High School -- then a girls-only institution -- and for nearly 70 years maintained her involvement in her school, which was closed in 1986 and merged with Lake Clifton High School.Mrs. Burkart was also a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Baltimore and a member of the King's Daughters and Sons, an international religious order.
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By Jacques Kelly | March 26, 1991
Anyone here who's ever dug a hole for a rose bush knows that Baltimore is a city built on clay.This silicate is what makes Baltimore a brick city. Our rowhouses, schools, hospitals and industrial buildings all began as that reddish pulverized shale that sits just under the surface of the ground.Maryland does well by its masonry tradition, dubbing many brick varieties and colors with historic, ancestral names. In fact, most local bricks come in two trademark categories -- Calverts or Homewoods.
NEWS
December 28, 2003
Evelyn Edwards Andersen, a Long Green Valley homemaker who later in life became an avid painter, died Friday at Ginger Cove Health Center in Annapolis of congestive heart failure. She was 98. Born Evelyn Edwards, she was the daughter of Philip H. "Doc" Edwards, a former principal of City College in Baltimore. She graduated from Eastern High School in Baltimore and took classes at the Maryland Institute College of Art. In 1941, she married Lewis J. Andersen, a salesman of commercial kitchen equipment.
NEWS
January 29, 2006
E. Ruth Hedeman, a retired solar astronomer and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of heart failure at BayWoods of Annapolis retirement community. She was 95. Born Emma Ruth Hedeman in Baltimore, she was raised in Hamilton. A 1928 graduate of Eastern High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Goucher College in 1931. Miss Hedeman, who was known as Ruth, earned a master's degree in mathematics from Duke University in 1936. She taught math at Eastern High School until 1942, when she joined the Navy WAVES -- Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service.
NEWS
March 21, 1993
Mldred V. Hoffmeister, who had been active in the Rossville and Rosedale communities, died Wednesday at Keswick of complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86.Mrs. Hoffmeister, a resident of the Rossville area for many years, was a former president of the Rosedale Woman's Club, a member of the Rosedale Recreation Council, a Red Cross volunteer during World War II and a member of the Women's Guild at Zion Evangelical Lutheran United Church of Christ.The former Mildred V. Seltzer was a native of Baltimore and a 1925 graduate of Eastern High School.
NEWS
July 22, 1991
Jeanette Goldman Askin, 80, who once operated a Baltimore dry goods store, died of cancer Wednesday at Sinai Hospital.Funeral services were held Friday at Sol Levinson and Brothers funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mrs. Askin lived in Diplomat Condominiums on Clarks Lane. The Baltimore native was a graduate of Eastern High School.She worked as a dental technician before taking over the family-owned dry goods business, Askin and Askin, at 321 W. Baltimore St., after her husband, Milton, died in 1968.
NEWS
May 27, 2006
Antoinette "Toni" Jankowiak, a homemaker and longtime Northeast Baltimore resident, died of cancer Wednesday at Genesis Eldercare Hamilton Center. She was 84. She was born Antoinette Masucci in Baltimore and raised on East Chase Street. She attended Eastern High School. During World War II, she built airplanes at Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River. She was married in 1950 to William C. Jankowiak, a brewery worker, who survives her. Mrs. Jankowiak especially enjoyed visits to Wildwood, N.J., and was an avid bowler and dancer.
NEWS
November 21, 1990
Elizabeth Glaser Dwelly, a native of Baltimore who did social work as a young woman, died Nov. 11 at the Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green after a short illness.Mrs. Dwelly, who was 85 and lived in Yardley, Pa., moved to Reisterstown about six years ago.The former Elizabeth Glaser was a graduate of Eastern High School, Hood College and the New York School of Social Work. She did social work in Baltimore, then in several Pennsylvania communities. While living in Yardley, she was active in the League of Women Voters, the Mental Health Association and as an adult leader in the Girl Scouts.
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