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Ashley Legg Manuscript: Rural Education in America: The 20th Century Shift Away from One-Room Schoolhouses to Modernized Public Education in Conifer, Colorado, 2015
Item — Small Collection Box: 4, Envelope: 6
Abstract From the introduction: From one-room schoolhouses to developed public schools, rural education in America has seen a dramatic shift over time. School consolidation played a large part in this shift on a national level and was one of the main reasons that America began transitioning away from one-room schoolhouses. This shift can particularly be studied in Conifer, Colorado. The first schools in Conifer appeared in the late 1800s as one-room schoolhouses and were maintained as the only...