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Author Thomas, Sue, 1932-

Title A second home : Missouri's early schools / Sue Thomas
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 142 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Missouri heritage readers
Missouri heritage readers.
Contents Introduction : children on the frontier -- The first schools in upper Louisiana -- The Missouri Territory -- A new state -- The rural schoolhouse -- The rural schoolteacher -- The scholars' day -- Tools of learning -- The slow progress of common schools -- Rebuilding Missouri's school system "without regard to color" -- A gathering place
Summary "History of early schools in Missouri, including accounts of teaching materials and methods and schoolday activities. Describes schools in frontier settlements such as Ste. Genevieve. Discusses the beginnings of public education in the 1850s and the contributions of John Berry Meachum, James Milton Turner, and other African American leaders"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-135) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Education -- Missouri -- History.
Schools -- Missouri -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006010059
ISBN 0826265669 (electronic bk.)
9780826265661 (electronic bk.)