Education, Secondary -- Michigan
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains one volume of records of the Dunbar School of Agriculture, 1909-1921. Also included are a letter requesting verification of attendance (October 1959) and two certificates verifying attendance (July 12, 1935 and undated).
This collection consists of several educational certificates. Included are teacher's certificates of Mary Davidson, Berrien County, Michigan (1866) and Nebraska (1884); a teacher's license (1885), La Porte County, Indiana, of Maurice Parker; a teacher's contract (1902), Three Oaks Township, Berrien County, of Osker Wright; and a certificate of promotion from the ninth to the tenth grade (1905), Three Oaks, Michigan, of John Duncan.
This collection contains Grace Bradley's teaching certificate (1869-1879) from Berrien County, Michigan, and LaPorte County, Indiana, a letter from Senator J. C. Burrows regarding her application for the position as Matron on the "Indian Service" (1898), and a school roll book from Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan (1875).
This collection contains two volumes. The first is a five-year diary kept by Lemuel Hart, a farmer in Tuscola County, Michigan, between 1875 and 1880. Hart recorded weather conditions, work performed, and expenses and receipts. The second volume is a ledger from a school in Tuscola County, recording students' attendance and grades (1885-1900). The collection also contains gas ration stamps issued to L. J. Hart during World War II.
The bulk of the correspondence was written by friends and relatives in Michigan and California in the period 1864-1880 to Mary Taylor, later Mrs. Richard Hale, a school teacher residing in Milford, Michigan
In addition to education and the problems of teaching, such topics as the Civil War, the draft, election politics, and farming activities are discussed.
Also included are the courtship letters (1842) of John Taylor of Milford and Jane Wark of New York City.