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Souvenir, 1909, for Stone School, District Number 56, Woodson County, Kansas

Seibert Printing Co.

Souvenir, 1909, for Stone School, District No. 56, Toronto Township, Woodson County, Kansas. The cover includes a portrait of teacher Margaret Richmond and the souvenir booklet contains lists of pupils and school board members.

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Etta Warner

This is a photograph of Etta Warner, a teacher at school district 45 in Cloud County, Kansas.

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A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas

Baker, Fred

This is a local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas, as recollected by Fred Baker, Gove City, Kansas. Baker wrote this sketch and submitted it in March 1918 to the Golden Belt Educational Association at Hays, Kansas, and was awarded a prize. Also included is a letter from Judge J.C. Ruppenthal, Russell, Kansas, to William Connelly, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, who received the sketch from Baker and wished for it to be donated into the Society's holdings.

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Kansas circa '90

Pierce, Jeff

This film depicts the life a young boy in Kansas in the 1890s. Filmed in the old Kansas Historical Society museum, the film portrays a dentist, photographer, blacksmith, and printer, and addresses the Kansas statehouse, Dodge City and cow towns, railroad expansion, the mechanization of agriculture, public schools, coal mining, salt mining, labor organizations, the Dalton Gang, Populism, and a diphtheria epidemic. The film was produced by The Junior League of Topeka, Inc.; The Channel 11 Club of Topeka; and the Extramural Independent Study Center, Division of Continuing Education, University of Kansas. The film was copyrighted by the University of Kansas and is provided by permission.

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Julia Wright's teaching contract

This is Julia Wright's teacher's contract for a term of five school months. She taught in Norton County and was paid $35.00 per month. In 1906, she married Edward Ray Sloan, who later served three terms in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1923 to 1929.

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School scenes, Finney County, Kansas

These two photographs picture Miss Downey and Ben Tullot in front of a school house.

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Shoe Shop School scene, Finney County, Kansas

Maude Elliott explains on the back of the photograph how the chuck wagon she was using as a school progressed into a shoe shop in Garden City. When the new district was opened, the wagon was hitched behind a pair of mules who drew it to the new school location. Maude Elliott was supposed to get a new school house, but unfortunately the new school building was still unfinished by the time she left.

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Shoe Shop School, Finney County, Kansas

This photograph shows the Shoe Shop School with paper covering the sides, wheels, and all. The paper proved to be poor insulation and did not keep the wind or the children from slipping under the school room floor. The ten children pictured were only half of Maude Elliott's pupils. She taught thirty-two classes a day, all eight grades.

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Susan Dimond journal

Dimond, Susan B., fl. 1870-1873

These entries from the journal of Susan Bixby Dimond describe her experiences as a settler in Osborne County, focusing primarily on her position as a schoolteacher and the harsh winter weather. Also, Dimond states that her family is surviving in Kansas but that ?at present I advise all to keep away.? Dimond sent her journals to an unidentified friend in order to maintain contact; this may explain the journal's conversational tone.

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School in a chuck wagon, Finney County, Kansas

This photograph shows Maude Elliott's first school building; it was used as a chuck wagon where two or three women cooked for a crew of men. The tent was their "living room" which could be as easily moved from place to place as the chuck wagon. A pair of mules was all that was needed to move Maude Elliott's school building around.

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