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An Interview With Luttie Wilson

Luttie Wilson, principal of the Ft. Lowell School in 1929, with 4th grade students in 1999
Luttie Wilson, principal of the Ft. Lowell School in 1929, autographs her book It Used To Be at the end of her videotaped interview with 4th grade students. University of Arizona graduate associate Elaine Mariolle organized the project.

Luttie Wilson was a teacher at the old Fort Lowell School and the first principal of the new Fort Lowell Elementary School located at Pima and Rosemont in Tucson. Students of Ms. Sheri Miller's 4th grade class interviewed Mrs. Wilson at the Fort Lowell Elementary School on March 4, 1999.

The walk back in time to the Old Fort Lowell School was held in conjunction with the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association annual La Reunion de El Fuerte on February 5, 2000.

The video is dedicated to Luttie Wilson (1898-2000).

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About the video

The video is dedicated to Lutie Wilson (1898-2000), who was a teacher at the old Fort Lowell School and the first principal of the new Fort Lowell Elementary School at Pima and Rosemont in Tucson. Students from Ms. Sheri Miller's 4th grade class interviewed Mrs. Wilson at the Fort Lowell Elementary School onMarch 4, 1999.

The walk back in time to the Old Fort Lowell School was held in conjunction with the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association annual La Reunión de El Fuerte on February 5, 2000.

Sponsors and Community Support
Old Ft. Lowell History was funded in part by the Educational Enrichment Foundation

Additional Support Provided by: Community Learning Project, Hitachi Foundation, and the Tucson Unified School District

Special thanks to: Ann Branham and Jeanne Turner of the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association for their help with the local history and the warm welcome to the La Reunión de El Fuerte and to the Fort Lowell Elementary School Parent Teacher Student Organization for its encouragement and support.

Ms. Sheri Miller's 4th grade class, 1999: Alison Blake, Abigail Chesney Nakita Davis, Andre Gree, Kayla Hathaway, Adrienne Hoxie, Kale Kacperski, Brianna Moreno, Ashley Peterson-Campas, Nelida Ponce, Michael Ramirez, Molly Rife, Amanda Ruiz, Joseph Shelter, Bianca Sillik, Sean Sullivan, Kira Travis, and Heather Westermoreland.

Andrew Kent, Principal, Fort Lowell Elementary School
Mary Bouley Director, Community Learning Project
Project Coordinator/Producer, Elaine Mariolle Community Learning Project
Editor, Lisa Horner
Videographers, Lisa Horner, and Tim O'Grady

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