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Samuel W. Greer, report

Greer, Samuel W

This printed report was submitted to the Kansas Territorial Legislature by Gov. Medary on January 4, 1860. S. W. Greer, the Territorial Superintendent of Common Schools reported that fifteen counties had submitted reports and schools were taught in 136 districts comprising 7,029 children. He reported on how he visited school districts and included some information on various types of schools in the state. He wrote that the pay for the superintendent was inadequate, due to the value of territorial scrip being worth 30 cents on the dollor. He indicated that he had to use $500 of his own funds in the past year. He wrote about the need to establish normal schools (for training teachers) and to hold teachers' institutes. He wanted to increase the standards for teacher qualifications. He also discussed various aspects of educational methodologies of the period. He included short reports from the following counties: Douglas, Anderson, Jackson, Nemaha, and Osage as well as some statistics from all organized counties. This report was taken from the Journal of the House of Representatives, Kansas Territory, 1859, pages 34 through 82.

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L. W. Halbe collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, School for the Deaf applications

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment with the School for the Deaf. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, School for the Blind

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to the School for the Blind for the appointment of Reverand Thomas E. Chandler as superintendent of the School. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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