The Legacy of North Dakotas Country Schools North Dakota Humanities Council

ISBN: 9780965457910

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The Legacy of North Dakotas Country Schools  by  North Dakota Humanities Council

The Legacy of North Dakotas Country Schools by North Dakota Humanities Council
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Lavishly illustrated with historical photographs from private and public North Dakota collections, the 8.5x11 book printed on acid-free paper features 21 major chapters and memories of nearly 100 former teachers and students. The book provides theMoreLavishly illustrated with historical photographs from private and public North Dakota collections, the 8.5x11 book printed on acid-free paper features 21 major chapters and memories of nearly 100 former teachers and students.

The book provides the first major history of the 4,732 country schools of North Dakota and its students. There are chapters on what was taught, the qualifications and duties of the teachers, the tests students took, the role of the schools as community centers and as places where immigrants learned to become Americans, and first-hand accounts of the way it was during blizzards and prairie fires as well as the good times with Christmas programs and spring programs. Included in the book being sent around the world are chapters on school barns and the school lunch bucket and comparisons of the one-room schools in Norwegian and German from Russia communities.

Editor and author Warren A. Henke provides the first history of the Young Citizens Leag! ue in the state, and editor and author Everett C. Albers offers an essay about his own experience in a one-room school in Oliver County, North Dakota.



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