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Rural schools

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Flora Inez Smith Diaries

Identifier: SC 01753
Content Description

Four diaries written by Flora Inez Smith. Smith worked as a school teacher in Decatur County, Indiana. The diaries contain mentions of the weather, her job, daily life, and social activities. Early entries focus heavily on farm work that her brothers and father did during the day.

Content warning for derogatory language directed at Black individuals.

Dates: 1893 - 1903

Laura Young Papers

Identifier: MS 00255
Scope and Contents

This collection is stored off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice required for retrieval.

The collection is mainly publications relating to printing and bookbinding. There are a couple of folders containing correspondence about rural school fairs.

Dates: circa 1907-1992

Rupert School No. 4, South Bend District (Armstrong County, Pa.) Record Book

Identifier: SC 01586
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a monthly report book for Rupert School No. 4, South Bend District (Armstrong County, Pa.) for the years 1879-1889. On the front cover, the school is also referred to as "Clayton or Girty." it appears to have been a one-room school with roughly 50 students between 5-15 years old. Recorded are student names, attendance, books used, teacher salary payments, visitors, and statistics.An undated exhibit label, glued into the volume (November...
Dates: 1879-1889

Timberneck Farm ledgers

Identifier: MS 00388
Content Description

The Timberneck Farm Ledgers collection contains 11 ledgers including records of estate in relation to Timberneck Farm in Gloucester, Virginia as well as doctor's ledgers. The collection also includes school notes, essays and a Gloucester Charity School ledger.

Dates: 1832-1876