Baltic Union School (Riga, LV)

A school established in 1923 for the training of church workers. It was operated by the Baltic Union at Suschenhof estate near Riga, Latvia. It is listed in the Yearbook from 1924 to 1937. The estate was situated in a picturesque area near Lake Stintsee and included a main building, referred to as a castle, and several auxiliary dwellings and farm buildings. The main building contained classrooms, a 120-seat chapel, a dining room for 100 persons, and a young women’s dormitory. Other buildings housed faculty members and married students. A dormitory for male students, housing two or three in a room, was erected in 1924. Instruction began under the direction of L. F. Oswald, who came from the United States. Other early faculty members were A. Eglit and M. Oswald, wife of the principal. The...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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